I've had the pleasure of participating in one of Howard's leadership development sessions, and we have also spoken one-on-one on matters related to business coaching and business development. Howard is very thoughtful, he is thought-provoking and extremely knowledgeable in a number of critical areas.
Howard has provided much needed guidance and tools for us to help affect organizational change. His coaching has allowed us to implement new strategies and tactics that have led to growth and revenue development. Howard is a pleasure to work with and I would highly recommend him.
Howard has taught me more in a few short months than I have learned on my own during the past 7 years of owning my business.
Howard Shore is a stellar executive and business coach as he helped us with sales and business strategic planning. We utilized Howard’s services for over a year and found his monthly meetings to be well organized, intellectually stimulating, and results driven. I strongly recommend Howard!
My coach is great when it comes to recognizing, adjusting and developing new sales strategies to fit our service and the current marketplace. I have been in outside sales for more than 22 years and my coach brought new ideas to help me deal with the everyday trials of selling a non-tangible service, mostly by phone. I would recommend him to any company that wants to grow their business from inside, with the talent they already have.
As an entrepreneur, I must admit that I had not paid enough attention to hiring practices until the business was going through a rough patch. We reluctantly agreed to use Activate Group’s TopGrading selection tools and hired our first ‘A’ player shortly thereafter. What a huge difference! Not only did we find that a true ‘A’ can perform the work of 2 or 3 employees in the same capacity, but they also become a model and motivation for others to improve. Now that we are seeing the successful results, I would not ever think of hiring anyone without the use of these tools.
Activate Group, Inc. has been instrumental in helping our company. By using the tools such as Topgrading, we have hired key employees that have helped our company to turn around in growth mode. Through assessments and budgets created around our Gazelles one-page plan we now have a true blueprint for success.