no-nonsense business consulting

WORKBENCH IS A NETWORK OF CONSULTANTS WITH DECADES OF COLLECTIVE LEADERSHIP AND ENTREPRENEURIAL EXPERIENCE. OUR CHIEF AIM: TO SEE BUSINESSES, AND THE PEOPLE BEHIND THEM, FLOURISH.

WE DESIGN AND IMPLEMENT A CUSTOM CONSULTING SOLUTION TAILORED TO ADDRESS THE IMMEDIATE AND FUTURE NEEDS OF YOUR BUSINESS.

IF YOU'RE READY TO GET YOUR HANDS DIRTY...

We can help
HOW WE DO IT

In the foxhole, with you.

If you want someone to parachute in with a pre-packaged roadmap and "how to" manual, you should probably look elsewhere. Our approach is the opposite of a suit who walks into a room and tells you your baby is ugly. Instead, we figure out what is really going on, identify what can be done, then come alongside you to get after it. If you want a partner who will lock arms with you and your team to drive meaningful change, let's talk.

Phase 1

Diagnose

Org-wide assessment of unfiltered feedback, synthesized data, and laser-focused analysis to distill your unique business profile. Ultimate report includes actionable insights and guided debrief allowing for feedback and future planning.

Phase 2

Design

A tailored strategy plan to maximize new opportunities in order to build the kind of organization you want to lead. Includes a one-day workshop intensive with an industry veteran to drill down on your most pressing need.
Phase 3

Build

Unwavering partnership to provide ongoing support as you tackle challenges, eliminate obstacles, and pursue clearly defined goals.
Strat plan discussion and planning paired with ongoing individualized coaching with leadership team to catalyze next steps.

About us
REVIEWS

We were completely stuck. Our leadership team knew that we were operating at 50% capacity but everyone had a different take on what was wrong. We decided to bring in outside help. The (Workbench) team came in, systematically identified our issues, mapped out a plan, and worked alongside us through implementation. Now, our business is thriving and so is our leadership team. It was worth every penny.

Shane c
ceo // aerospace engineering

Our employee retention had taken a nosedive. It felt like we were bleeding talent. (Workbench) worked with us to get to the root of the turnover, ultimately unearthing a few toxic members in middle management that were poisoning our culture. They helped us get rid of the bad apples and then revamp our core values. Since then our retention rates have skyrocketed and we're back on track.

leslie m
coo // financial services

I had never seriously considered getting a leadership coach even though it felt like all of my peers had one. When I found out Workbench only commits to a 6 month engagement I figured I'd give it a go. It was the most transformative six months of my leadership journey. I didn't want it to end!

Brett D
owner // manufacturing and distribution

We had, what felt like, a once in a lifetime opportunity at a strategic acquisition but the deal was losing steam and we were running out of options. The (Workbench) team came in and helped us come up with creative solutions for getting the deal across the finish line. Ultimately we got it done but without the expertise and immediate help from you guys I don't think it would have happened and we'd be kicking ourselves.

connor s
cfo // construction
Consulting Disciplines
Leadership

Organizational health starts with the decision makers. Culture, strategy, and talent all flow from the leadership. For better or worse, the state of a business is a reflection of the individual(s) at the top. If your organization is on the struggle bus, you need to take a hard look in the mirror. How far are you willing to go to ensure that you and your leadership team are operating at the highest level possible?

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Talent

Every organization has A, B, and C players. Differentiated by intelligence, drive, interpersonal acumen, and professional skills, these people exist on a spectrum. Understanding your people and how much upside they really have is key. While competency may get them a seat on the bus, it's ability plus culture that ensures they have lasting impact. Do you have the right people in the right seats to get where you want to go?

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Culture

Behaviors are what we do and how we act. Beliefs are what we know and believe to be true. Culture is the intersection that defines an organization. While culture may not eat strategy for breakfast, the absence of a strong one puts your business at a significant competitive disadvantage. More than ever, culture is the distinguishing feature that attracts and retains top talent.

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Strategy

If culture is the heart and soul of an organization, strategy is the bone and the muscle. Without it, your business is more like a summer camp with minimal direction and a hearty dose of wishful thinking. Production, performance metrics, robust financial systems, and a dialed ops plan all serve to make a business go and grow. Without a coherent strategy, you are left hoping the phone rings and nothing breaks. When is the last time you nailed down a plan of attack and executed on it?

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Puzzle
Leadership
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Workbench Origin Story

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Culture
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Does Culture Matter?

3 principles leaders need to accept about organizational culture.

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