Scaling Leaders

Scaling Leaders 2.0 Development Program

“I’ve been told I need to elevate my strategic thinking, what do I do now?”


Are you a mid-senior-level leader looking to enhance your strategic capabilities and drive growth within your organization?Welcome to our 8-week virtual program designed specifically for leaders like you who are eager to scale and expand their strategic thinking skill sets to support their leadership within growing businesses effectively.

Program Overview

Our program is deeply rooted in the principles outlined in the bestselling book, “Scaling Up.” Throughout the 8-week journey, participants will delve into the key concepts from Scaling Up, as well as concepts from renowned thought leaders like Jim Collins. Harvard Business Review case studies will serve as practical frameworks for study and application, ensuring that participants gain tangible skills and strategies to implement within their own organizations.

Who Should Attend

  • Mid-senior level leaders looking to build strategic thinking capabilities
  • Leaders who play a part in driving growth within their organizations (or aspire to take on a bigger role within that realm)
  • Only a limited number of participants are able to participate in each cohort of this program to ensure there is a fully supported, empowered, and immersive experience.

Topics Covered in this Course

  • Gain comprehensive education on the One Page Strategic Plan (OPSP) outlined in Scaling Up and utilized by your L & Co Strategic Advisor and your organization
  • Explore various elements of OPSP through real-world examples, including the Pal’s Sudden Service case study
  • Learn execution strategies to drive effective implementation within your organization
  • Analyze and discuss the Pal’s Sudden Service case study introduced in the previous session and identify key learnings
  • Apply insights to your own company or department, fostering immediate relevance and practical application
  • Develop a SMaC List tailored to your organization’s unique needs and goals
  • Explore foundational strategic drivers such as the Flywheel Effect, BHAG, and Hedgehog concepts
  • Acquire strategic tools to drive sustainable growth and competitive advantage within your organization
  • Dive into the Green Car case study and understand the different strategies each organization leveraged within the same market
  • Extract insights into building a successful flywheel for the two competing organizations
  • Translate lessons learned into actionable strategies for your own organization’s growth
  • Learn the importance of the Quarterly Talent Review and discipline for driving execution amongst assessing, developing, and retaining our people
  • Develop robust development plans and succession strategies to nurture talent within your organization
  • Explore the philosophy of GE’s Talent Machine and its implications for organizational success
  • Apply learnings from the relationship between GE’s Hedgehog concept and leadership development, and identify competency gaps within your workforce
  • Create targeted development plans aligned with strategic initiatives
  • Master cash management strategies and understand the Cash Conversion Cycle (CCC)
  • Learn how to measure performance through Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) effectively
  • Learn how Agoda tested and iterated to find their single most important KPI
  • Apply the case study and module learning to your own organization
  • Reflect on key takeaways and develop an action plan for continued growth and implementation within your organization.

Key Takeaways

  • Deep Understanding of Strategic Frameworks: Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of strategic frameworks like the Operating System (OPSP) outlined in “Scaling Up,” enabling them to effectively analyze their organization’s strategy and execution.
  • Practical Application of Concepts: Through Harvard Business Review case studies and real-world examples, participants will learn how to apply strategic concepts and tools to their own organizations, fostering immediate relevance and actionable insights.
  • Development of Sustainable Growth Strategies: By exploring foundational concepts such as the Flywheel Effect, BHAGs, and Hedgehog Concepts, participants will acquire strategic tools to drive sustainable growth and competitive advantage within their organizations.
  • Talent Management and Leadership Development: Participants will learn the importance of talent review and development processes, as well as how to create SMART development plans and succession strategies to nurture talent within their organizations, aligning with strategic initiatives.
  • Financial Management and Performance Measurement: Mastery of cash management strategies, understanding the Cash Conversion Cycle (CCC), and effectively measuring performance through Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) will enable participants to make informed financial decisions and drive organizational success.
  • Actionable Insights for Continued Growth: Through case study integration, reflection on key takeaways, and the development of action plans, participants will leave the program equipped with actionable insights to continue scaling their leadership capabilities and driving growth within their organizations confidently and with clarity.

Course Leaders

Kristin Hazzard

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Kurtis Osborne

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Brett Abram

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Delivery Formats

  • Weekly virtual sessions
  • Pre-reading assignments for each session via email
  • Weekly Learning Lab outlines with key principles and exercises designed for each module
  • Key content reminders and applications via email
  • Weekly assignments, action plans, application and practice
  • Laser coaching available for troubleshooting

Upcoming Sessions

Begins Wednesday May 15, 2024 and runs from 9:30AM-11:30AM PST for 8 subsequent weeks.



Per Person


For 3 or more participants

*Pricing is in CAD

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