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7/3/2019 - Executive Forum on Leadership: Fundamental Practices for Making a Difference

On September 18 in New York City, Schaffer is bringing together senior leaders from the Ford Foundation, Blackboard Insurance, and PBS to discuss the fundamental principles of leadership and share how they have mobilized people around common goals to achieve impact, at scale.

7/25/2018 - Columbia Teachers College Features Robert Schaffer on the art of helping companies help themselves

Robert Schaffer, founder of Schaffer Consulting, describes how he developed the Rapid Results Approach – and how it has been utilized by organizations around the world to make vast changes and build capability.

5/25/2018 - Rapid Results in 100 Days

What if you had to manage an extremely challenging business problem, and a consultant said that their company had a methodology to help your organization make significant, measurable progress toward your goal in 100 days? How would you respond? Me too. I’d be skeptical.

5/17/2018 - Fostering a Culture of Succession Planning

This interactive panel will discuss practical approaches to developing future leaders for the highest-level positions, unlocking leadership potential, and facilitating development throughout the larger organization.

4/27/2018 - The right recommendation that can’t be implemented properly is the wrong recommendation.

Ron Ashkenas comments on "Million-Dollar Advice: The High Cost and Limited Return on Personalized Learning Consulting"

4/16/2018 - 4 Keys to Incredible Employee Engagement

Gary Kaplan, President of Construction at XL Catlin, shares the keys -- including the Rapid Results Approach -- to engaging the workforce and creating a culture that positively impacts growth

2/8/2018 - Leading Through Turbulence

Join us as we explore how to navigate turbulent times with those who have been there - Complimentary Access March 5-9!

8/29/2017 - How XL Catlin Built a $2B Customer-Focused Construction Business From the Ground Up

XL Catlin built a $2 billion business in North America Construction in only six years. Gary Kaplan, president of the division, describes the project-centric process used to prioritize efforts on what matters the most, the compilation of a talent database that fuels continued growth, and the use of metrics to keep things on track.