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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Do you love your job?

Early in my career, I was facilitating a manager meeting at a manufacturing plant. There were about 100 people in the session and the managers were going around introducing themselves, one-by-one they stood up and shared a few personal things about themselves. At the far-right corner of the hall sat a supervisor, from simply observing his demeanor and everyone’s attention on him I could tell that he was one of the factory veterans. At his turn, he stood up and introduced himself using the following words: “My name is Bill. I don’t remember how many years I have been here, but I have 64 months to go!” and he sat down. There was then awkward […]

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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

Be Powerful!

When people work on articulating goals and they want to convince others in a certain direction they often say things like “We should do this,” “We have to do this” or “We must do this.”

They try to build their case based on external and/or internal circumstances. And, in most cases, their rationale for why they should, must and even can’t afford not to is completely valid and compelling.

However, as we all know people often don’t do what they should, must or have to. For example: we don’t eat or exercise as we should. And, we sure don’t behave or act the way we should in many personal and professional situations. So, by saying “we should” we keep the conversation theoretical, hypothetical and conceptual. And, it doesn’t compel anyone toward commitment and action.

If you want to have a more powerful conversation shift your conversation from “We should do this” to “We want to do this.” The shift from Should to Want to is a big step forward toward a more powerful conversation. “We should” is a description. But “We want” is a declaration of intent and commitment, therefore it takes the conversation beyond the hypothetical and theoretical. It connects people to their real commitment and compels and inspires them to start considering action.

If someone says “I should do this” people will nod their heads and agree. But, if someone says “I want to do this” people may say “So, what are you going to do about it?” It takes the level of personal ownership to a new level.

The most powerful conversation is when people say “We will do this.” If “We should do this” is a description, “We want to do this” is a declaration, “We will do this” is a promise. And, that is the ultimate conversation for driving action.

In conclusion, in order to drive powerful conversations I recommend you:

  1. Stay away from “We should do x, y, z.”
  2. Steer the conversation toward “We want to do x, y, z.”
  3. And then, from there, close with “We will do x, y, z.”

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