The Leader

Leader effectiveness is critical to the success of any organization. With the frenetic pace of change, the shift in demographics, and the increased mobility of employees, leadership development is a priority for experienced and emerging leaders alike. Leading in the 21st century is an exciting challenge and we support leaders in taking on that challenge with a range of knowledge and skill development opportunities, provided individually or in group settings.

Areas of focus include:

  • 360 Assessments and Executive Coaching
  • Coaching for Performance
  • Leading Productivity
  • Delegation
  • Influencing as a Leadership Skill
  • Strategic Planning
  • Goal Setting and Team Alignment
  • Change Management
  • Amazing Speaker™ Coaching Program

The Team

Performing effectively as a team can be tough as team compositions shift, and working in cross-functional teams becomes the norm. For leaders, the opportunity lies in ensuring performance expectations are clear, the right people are in the right job, and all team members possess the required skills and receive the appropriate training. For individual team members, the challenge can be in working with others, communicating clearly, and managing conflicting interests.

Areas of focus include:

  • Training Needs Analysis
  • Customized Workplace Learning Solutions
  • Program and Process Facilitation
  • Team Engagement and Effectiveness
  • Influencing – Putting the “I” in Teams
  • Prioritization and Personal Productivity
  • Customer Service
  • Change Management
  • Amazing Speaker™ Coaching Program

The Numbers

Whether you are measuring tangibles such as Sales, Expenses, and Profit, or intangibles such as Customer Satisfaction or Employee Engagement, it all comes down to the numbers. Our approach is to utilize our extensive experience in “mining” business data to uncover areas of opportunity that will contribute directly to the overall success of the operation. Using results as indicators, we offer practical solutions that, when implemented consistently, improve business results.

Areas of focus include:

  • “Waterproof” your Business
  • Strategic Planning
  • Goal Setting
  • Operational Initiatives
  • Mining the Profit and Loss Statement
  • Plan Implementation
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • Initiative Sustainability

Keynote Events

Rashmi Biswas shares with you over 25 years of speaking in public, academic, conference, corporate, and consulting environments in Europe, North America, South America, Asia and the Middle East. A natural teacher and a practiced presenter, Rashmi brings her Be Amazing attitude to conference audiences, corporate meetings and community events. Focusing upon current leadership, workplace, and organizational issues, all speeches are customized to ensure relevance and applicability.

Speaking topics include:

  • Leadership
  • Team Engagement
  • Workplace Learning and Employee Development
  • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion


For a confidential, complimentary discussion as to how Lake and Associates may support you, contact us today.