Entries by R. Kendall Lyman

The Highlands Group and Endocyte complete their first Endocyte University Cycle

The Highlands Group partnered with biopharmaceutical company Endocyte—a company that maximizes the potential of small molecule drug conjugates (SMDCs) with companion imaging agents—to deliver a year-long Leadership Development University for the company’s directors and managers. This program was customized to build the next generation of leaders in the organization. We created a development process that […]

TrueCar partners with The Highlands Group to develop leaders

TrueCar leads the new and used car industry by partnering with 9,000+ Certified Dealers who are committed to price transparency and upfront pricing. Building the business requires senior leadership team alignment, individual leadership capability building, and focusing the organization to better execute. The Highlands Group will facilitate team meetings and deliver customized leadership development to […]

The Highlands Group partners with Endocyte to build Endocyte University

The Highlands Group partners with a biopharmaceutical company that maximizes the potential of small molecule drug conjugates (SMDCs) with companion imaging agents to create a year-long Leadership Development University for the company’s directors and managers. The development experience will include: Learning and application of content such as leadership vs. management, true dialogue, difficult conversations, organization […]

Results are in: Executive Leadership Team Improves Year-over-Year

After working with a senior leadership team in the medical field for two years, we surveyed the group to determine progress. The results are impressive. The team has worked hard on individual relationships, delegation and empowerment skills, decision-making skills, developing trust, and building capability to lead and manage work groups. We are excited to see […]

The Highlands Group signs coaching contract with Cenovus Energy

Each leader will have individual coaching to identify the areas for development that will have the greatest impact on their leadership. Each leader will craft an individual Leadership Development Plan including a vision that includes objectives for the leader’s business and personal environments. Elements of the coaching process will include: Assessing strengths using the Leadership […]

Big South Region, Comcast

Consultants from The Highlands Group engaged with the senior leadership team from Comcast’s Big South Region to kick-off a year-long leadership project to provide consultation, leadership training, and team development. Participants will explore the region’s strategy, leadership and management practices, and customer service and quality issues. This engagement is part of a larger project to […]

Leading Change

Cenovus selected The Highlands Group to help the organization remain competitive and resilient in the oil industry. The Executive Team recognizes that challenging times are unique opportunities for firms to retool their organization—not only to weather the storm, but to emerge as a stronger and more effective organization. The Highlands Group is honored to partner […]

The Highlands Group works with OPEC Fund for International Development

Our consultants recently completed an international assignment in Vienna, Austria with OFID’s senior leaders—OPEC’s fund for international development. In partnership with Keenan-Flagler Business School of the University of North Carolina, we lead the first ever leadership retreat exploring strategy, leadership, team effectiveness and customer service. With positive team reviews and outcomes, the team has committed […]

The Highlands Group signs a contract with Cenovus Energy to enable organizational change

The focus of the partnership will be to: Research, develop, and adopt a standardized change framework, process, methodology, and toolkit that can be implemented across Cenovus. Centralize change resources from across the business into a centralized change office. Build a learning strategy to meet the capability requirements of leading, managing, and sustaining change broadly within […]