Barefoot in the Boardroom is a practical change management manual for executives looking for a proven methodology that can break down a huge vision into manageable chunks.
Certified as a Change Management Practitioner and Talent Optimization Consultant, Shara Hutchinson demonstrates how to assess one’s leadership capacity, change impact, and organizational health and reveals the strategies and tactics necessary to achieve a leader’s most audacious goals. By following Shara’s proactive measures and techniques outlined in this book, business professionals will expand their leadership skills while simultaneously encouraging the growth of others. Barefoot in the Boardroom will scale an organization, team, or department to not only identify the right strategic initiatives but to execute those initiatives and sustain success.
Within Barefoot in the Boardroom, business leaders will find a vast array of proven techniques and strategies to apply. Shara Hutchinson’s “Exposeyour™” Leadership Capacity approach includes the nine leadership competencies needed to develop a high-performing team, while her encouragement of vision teaches leaders how to align their business strategy with their team, ensuring that they have the right people in the right seats to get the right results. Shara also introduces the “Barefoot Method™”—which is her signature change management strategy that can be applied to any organization, team, or department to ensure it is future-proofed. Barefoot in the Boardroom will challenge business professionals to break out of the box and innovate with the times. Each chapter offers clarity for strategic initiatives, key objectives, operational tactics, and measurable outcomes that encourages leaders to implement change and innovation in order to sustain professional longevity.