Enabling Executive Excellence

Leaders Who Thrive

From the start - and for the long term

Solutions for:
• C-level Executives
The Leadership Bench • Board Members


How We Can Help

It's lonely at the top.

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The CEO role can be lonely, isolated, and insulated - both from the Board above and the management team below.

These aren’t just feelings – they’re serious professional challenges. Surveys show that half of CEOs experience feelings of loneliness in their roles. Some isolation is inherent to the senior position, which carries the solitary responsibility of making many of the hard decisions. The often-frenetic pace of the job also makes it hard to find time for professional connection and conversation with other leaders. The burden of responsibility can lead to feelings that further isolate.

At Reliance Leadership Strategies, we've been there.

Nothing can quite prepare you for the weight of responsibility that comes with the chief executive role. Don’t carry it alone – work with an advisor who has walked in your shoes. Whether you’re just getting started or you've been at it for years, Reliance Leadership Strategies will help you get practical, measurable results through powerful and proven methodologies. We help CEOs navigate change, build business, solve problems, develop teams, and guide their organizations to success. We also help senior leaders grow their EQ and leadership skills.

You’ll work one-on-one with a seasoned former CEO who is certified in executive coaching methods to:

  • Assess your strengths and growth areas
  • Improve your executive impact and effectiveness
  • Help you tap your full potential as a visionary leader
  • Ensure you start out strong - and never stop growing.

Are you getting the results your position demands?


Leaders in executive roles share some common frustrations:

  • It’s hard to find strategic clarity, whether for their organization or their own career.
  • It feels overwhelming to lead and make things happen in their complex organizations. This erodes confidence and creates stress.
  • It's tough to find as much fulfillment or satisfaction from their roles as they want. Some are close to burning out.

Reliance Leadership Strategies changes all that.

We coach executives to think clearly, build on their strengths, and apply the wisdom of their experience as they:

  • Decide where their organization is headed
  • Determine how it will get there, and
  • Take specific action.

Our clients develop laser-like focus, enhancing their impact and confidence as a leader. They spend more time on the things that matter most for the success of their role and their organization.

We also support growth in critical leadership aptitudes, communication tactics, and key social skills needed to motivate a multi-generational, diverse, and remote or hybrid workforce.

Our clients receive proven, practical solutions to address the challenges they face. Our solutions are grounded in research from psychology and best practices in leadership and organizational development. More importantly, they’ve been tested in the field - and they work.

How strong is your organization's leadership bench?


Only 11% of HR leaders feel they have a strong bench to fill upcoming leadership roles.

Organizations are struggling to retain their best talent, increase employee engagement, and boost productivity. What's missing? Effective, confident leaders.

Programs to strengthen your bench focus on intentional growth in confidence and effectiveness through a leadership mindset. They aren't just classes - they are transformational learning experiences shared with a cohort of peer learners. The cohort model values the exchange of thoughts and ideas and creating a safe environment where learning is immediately put into practice and shared.

Exceptional training for leadership growth is now accessible to organizations of any size.

From our partners at HR Reliance:

LeaderXChange is a live, online, intensive program for employees preparing for future leadership roles. It develops self-awareness, skills in supervision, communication, problem solving, and relationship building. The program includes a capstone presentation to synthesize learning in practical ways. Duration is about 7 months with a cohort of six participants.

Managers Matter is a 6-week blended learning experience that combines bite-sized video lessons with live virtual challenge groups, all accessed on a high quality digital platform. It puts new or aspiring managers on the right track to lead with confidence and success. Managers Matter is scalable and affordable to organizations of any size. It requires a minimum of three participants per program, and can accommodate as many managers as desired.

In times of transition, who can you lean on?


CEOs lean on the Board for strategic direction as they face change. Who can the Board lean on?

Reliance Leadership Strategies is here to help. Your Board of Directors will  gain strategic clarity through our objective assessments, critical methodologies, and action planning processes. Through group facilitation, we work with the senior executive leader and the Board chairperson to lead the Board through critical issues such as:

  • Navigating leadership transitions
  • CEO on-boarding, support, and performance management
  • Merger planning and implementation

If your organization is facing challenges like these, we’ll use field-tested methodologies to assist the Board with development and implementation of a customized and effective plan. Even if anticipated transitions are far off, now is an excellent time to prepare.

Schedule your free discovery meeting with Reliance Leadership Strategies.