Qauntum Performance Inc

Gershon Mader

Transformational Consultant
Executive Coach
Best Selling Author

Qauntum Performance Inc

Quantum Performance Inc

Helping organizations and teams achieve extraordinary
results by fully mobilizing talent, expertise and experience
across all levels, functions and geographies.

Quantum Performance

The Power of Strategic Commitment

Achieving Extraordinary Results
Through TOTAL Alignment and Engagement

An Amazon Business Bestseller!

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My Latest Blog Post

Success through Rigor, Clarity, and Responsibility

Often when managers and employees feel frustrated about other’s lack of accountability, and they describe the reality as: “They promised to do X and didn’t deliver!” there is more to the story than that. I have seen many times, in situations of conflict or dispute, person A insisting that person B promised to do or deliver something and simply did not do so, while person B denies ever having made the promise in the first place. Both parties feel frustrated and resentful. Each one believes their version of the story represents the facts and truth. However, in many cases, when both parties step back, look a bit deeper, and try to view the situation more […]

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Quantum Performance Services

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Become a more powerful & courageous leader in business and your life.

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The overall focus of Quantum Performance Inc. is to help your organization or team achieve extraordinary results by fully mobilizing the personal and collective talent, expertise and experience of your people across all levels, functions and geographies.

The Total Alignment and Engagement process transforms your organization or team by taking it through seven key breakthrough stages — each building on the one that came before it.

Every step represents a significant breakthrough in culture, alignment and engagement.

Leadership Tip of the Week

Give and receive recognition powerfully!

When you recognize or give praise to others:

  1. Be specific. “Thank you for the thorough job you did on the quarter-close financial report” is much better than “Thank you for your hard work and great support.” It shows you know what the person actually did. It gives credibility to your recognition and thanks.
  2. Be Personal. “Mark, Linda and Joyce – your contribution to our discussion about the budget at yesterday’s meeting helped us solve some really thorny issues.” Rather than, “Thank you for giving good ideas yesterday.”
  3. Be timely. Thanking people for all their hard work last year is OK, but thanking them at the end of each day or week or month and calling out specific work on individual projects is most impactful.
  4. Be generous. You can thank the same people multiple times, even every day if they are doing a great job in some area. Don’t be stingy or be stopped by the thought “Well, I already thanked them for this yesterday.” Remember, recognition is not about information or data it’s about touching people. The more you do that the better.

When you receive recognition or praise from others:

  1. Open your ears and heart. The worst thing you can do when people recognize or praise you is to deflect it. Saying things like “You shouldn’t have”, or “What I did wasn’t such a big deal” deprives you of the gift of recognition and deprives the person recognizing you of making a difference.
  2. Listen generously, then say “Thank you!” When someone is recognizing or thanking you, regardless of what you think or what your cynical or sarcastic or critical inner voice is saying just stay quiet, listen and then say “Thank you!”
  3. Let it in. Again, no matter what your inner voice is saying to you when someone is recognizing, praising or thanking you, take on the perspective that they are 100% right and accurate about you. Let their recognition in, learn from it, grow from it and make sure to be empowered by it.

What others say about working with Gershon Mader & Quantum Performance

Francois Locoh-Donou

I engaged Gershon in to help raise the performance of the EMEA region at Ciena shortly after the acquisition of Nortel’s MEN division.

Our challenge was to integrate two organizations with different cultures and create a positive, cohesive mindset whilst dealing with complex workforce reductions across multiple European countries.

Gershon worked with us for over a year. The first impact of Gershon’s work was on my leadership team.

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Francois Locoh-DonouCEO F5 Networks / former COO Ciena
Marianne Calder

Gershon, we finished our quarter (very late last night) and I wanted to share with you the good news: we exceeded our plan for the first time in over a year! This is our first breakthrough 🙂

There is no doubt in my mind this comes from a super motivated team executing together, and the Transformation and Breakthrough Session with you was a key step toward this.

Thanks, for all your support!

Marianne CalderVP & MD for EMEA at Puppet
Nick Earle

In taking up my role, I was faced with both a challenge and the opportunity of having a new leadership team… many of my colleagues had not worked together, were located in different parts of the world and were very focused on their individual areas of the business.

After working with Gershon I can say with conviction the team has strengthened considerably – relationships have developed, communications have become more open and, as a result, trust has deepened.

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Nick EarleSenior VP Cisco

Some of my many clients – past & present