"While I honestly wasn't conscious of it, Gary's notion of 'leading by asking' nicely captures my own style. This approach creates a more collegial attitude, it opens dialogue and shows respect for those who are closer to and have responsibility for the issues. In many cases it is also appropriate because each generation seems to be smarter than the last. As a tool, Gary's book can raise everyone's awareness of the social and intellectual power of asking rather than telling."
While CO2’s patented approach—Just Ask Leadership—works for leaders across industries, we are particularly attuned to concerns and opportunities for those working in the manufacturing sector. Our clients make household appliances, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, contact lenses, PC boards, surge protectors, and much more. These products are developed and revised with collaboration among marketing, sales, engineering, and operations departments. With so many moving parts—literally and figuratively—a lot can go wrong.
Manufacturers often encounter the following problems:
At CO2, we understand challenges that arise from the concurrent development of product and process, and the importance of good leadership in this environment. CO2 helps manufacturing leaders more effectively plan and then implement their plans. We work with leaders to ensure alignment among the strategy, culture, values, systems, and people. To this end, we offer three high-quality services:
Our manufacturing clients have reported the following results:
At CO2, we understand the culture and needs of manufacturers, and we offer the tools needed to excel at the individual, team, and organizational level. We’ll help you find the right answers by asking all the right questions.