Welcome Leadership

Leadership is all about welcoming people of different backgrounds, points of view and skills to cultivate an environment of bold ideas and thoughtful execution. Hattem Advisors can help you refine your leadership style to build and retain the best team that delivers for each other and the organization.

Welcome Leadership

It’s a truism that companies and firms today must operate in highly dynamic, disruptive and often unpredictable conditions.  Effective leadership is the secret sauce that maximizes staff potential, motivates teams, builds community and gets the job done in good, bad and wild times.

Our leadership program rests on 8 core principles that incorporate skills, attitude and culture.  It all begins with the novel concept of “WELCOME”! By welcoming people (everyone), ideas (bold, conventional and just plain out there), information (good, bad and indifferent) and points of view (dissenting, supportive and questioning), you promote an ecosystem that builds trust, stimulates creative thinking and fosters a “can do” team attitude that attracts the best people who want to grow their careers.

The program further develops skills designed to encourage intentional listening, collaboration, honest communication, agility, clear decision-making and action. Lastly, personal integrity is the glue that holds it all together.

WELCOME Leadership works because its core principles are uncomplicated and can be individualized to your leadership style, organization and objectives.  Moreover, it delivers for both leaders and teams.

“Dave is a natural coach. From the time I met Dave, he quickly became a go-to confidant whenever I needed to be a trusted advisor. His ability to balance care and compassion with challenging me to see things from a different perspective has been invaluable to my growth. He’s authentic, direct, and kind - and I’m thankful to have him as a member of my ‘personal board of directors.’”

- Brittanie Plasters | Learning and Talent Leader at Equitable | 2022

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