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We are a community of managers focused on improving collaboration in the workplace.

We are a community of managers focused on improving collaboration in the workplace.

CEOs need to delegate with confidence

But in meeting after meeting, collaboration breaks down because departments speak different languages: projects fail, silos get built and everyone gets buried in emails. The CEO gets sucked into details and disagreements--and worry mistakes will pop up in a board meeting.

Our terms, tools, training and workgroups help generalists at all levels break through communication barriers to create an unstoppable culture of collaboration.

Collaborate effectively

Our GMs Index of Terms is the universal language of management.  It puts on one screen simple definitions and approved best practices.  It lets everyone share, understand and appreciate each other's contribution, which breaks down silos and accelerates innovation and decision-making.  It's free.

Delegate with confidence

Our GMs Toolkit holds 14 tested 1-page tools that lets cross-functional teams perform and report on their best work.  If everyone uses the same tools, terms and best practices, executives can be confident projects will be on time, on budget and yield the promised ROI.  It's empowering.

Applications

  • Engaging remote workers
  • Meeting preparation
  • Strategic planning or project kick-off
  • Workflow optimization
  • Simplifying the org chart
  • Overseeing multiple projects
  • Merger integration
  • Development and succession plans

Dependable resources and career-long connections

"I'd used the Center's Index and Toolkit for planning, so I looked forward to their CEO Roundtable Intensives. I've rarely seen 20 executives as engaged. The Center has the content and contacts I need for growth." - Ed Purcell, President, Vertical Greenwalls

Welcome to the Center

Anyone who has or aspires to a general management role will understand the importance of using the standard language and tools.  The video (1:05) summarizes this breakthrough in clarity and consistency. Click How To Start to get going.

Give online and in-person meetings focus

Our 1/4-Page Meeting Planner helps you quickly develop 3 CEO-level questions that snap meetings into focus.  It's a great skill and reputation to have.  Here’s the free PDF and instructions or learn it in one of our "No More Dodgeball Meeting" workshops.

A culture of respect and collaboration

It feels great to be part of a team that respects each other and makes a difference.  The Center has the tools, terms and training that build a culture of collaboration.

Think like a great CEO

Our members are leaders and managers who set inspiring goals and get people organized.  They ask the questions that help people see the big picture.

Career development

We train or coach managers at all levels.  Membership provides career-long access to peers through our Workgroups.  We often create custom training programs.

Low-cost trial

New members often start by clicking through the Index, attending a public workshop or trying a tool from the ToolkitEmail or call to discuss how to try us out.

Organizations that have used our tools and Index:

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