What the C-Suite is Looking For in a Consulting Partner

This month at Notion, we’re celebrating our 4-year anniversary. As we reflect on our journey to date, our growth story makes one thing clear – C-suite leaders are hungry for the experience that boutique consulting firms can provide.

In the same way that companies are facing consumers who want speed, expertise and a personalized experience - we are finding that our C-suite clients have changing demands as well. Fortunately, as a boutique and nimble company, this demand is helping to fuel our growth here at Notion. 

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Michelle Maksim
Tools, Training and Time: How Cornell’s SC Johnson College of Business Is Helping Leaders Manage Change

Recently, we sat down with client Laura Syer, Associate Dean, Finance and Human Resources at Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, to discuss her experience helping her teams lead and navigate change. With the help of Notion, Cornell leaders attended custom workshops to better understand their role and response to changes at the University. Here’s what Syer had to say about her team’s experience:

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Field Tripping: What We Learned About Retail Reinvention During Our Customer Immersion Outing

Our retail clients are keenly aware that reinvention is critical to their continued success, so many of them are making smart changes to their business models. 

 

At Notion Consulting, we often find ourselves helping our clients drive these changes from the inside. So we thought it would make sense to experience reinvention from the outside - as consumers. We recently went on a team field trip to the new Atelier Beauté Chanel in SoHo (NYC), where Chanel is experimenting with a new type of consumer experience that blends in-person service with social and digital experiences. Our goal was to immerse ourselves in the business of one retailer’s reinvention so we could understand the change experience from a consumer perspective.

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Michelle Maksim
Unlocking the Magic Middle: 3 Lessons for Activating Change

Spring fever has officially arrived. And with it, the restless urge to get things done, to be more efficient – to simply do more – is blooming as well. For our clients, the hustle of spring fever is alive and well – driving them to find ways to unlock the potential of the “magic middle" within their organizations. Which is why we’ve found ourselves in several conversations about activating this critical group to help carry the weight of big ambitions.

Leaders in the magic middle – why they matter

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