New Leader imageThe New Leader Assimilation process focuses on integrating a leader into a new organization or into a new role within his or her current organization. This program is designed to support a senior professional moving into a new position to ensure a smooth transition.

Throughout the process, The Leader’s Edge/Leaders By Design coach works closely with the participant, the manager and the Human Resources Department to build a solid foundation for success by identifying business goals, key stakeholders and a first year’s action plan.

The four-phase process combines executive coaching, personal and professional evaluation, and skills-building and includes:


Orientation: Understanding the organizational environment establishing preliminary goals and expectations, Identifying key stakeholders

Profiling: Exploration of career goals, personal style and ideal impact on organization; includes assessments such as Hogan Leadership Assessment Series and the 360° colleague interview process

Positioning: Identification of strengths and challenges, development of action items relevant to team and business

Performing: Meetings with coach to provide guidance on preparation for key meetings, presentations, performance reviews

At the completion of the New Leader Assimilation process, the new leader is able to perform at a maximum level of effectiveness with set business goals and direction, established relationships with superiors, and key alliances identified and enhanced, leaving the participant confident and highly productive in their new role.