Very practical and valuable information, the content goes from high level strategy of Talent Management and Succession down to practical details. A great opportunity to exchange experiences with other HR professionals and to expand the network.

Valéria Hill, People Development Processes, SKF Group, 2017 Workshop Participant

I recommend the Talent Review-Succession Strategy Seminar to talent professionals looking to either introduce a talent strategy or take what you have to the next level. Doris has a unique perspective on the topic and generously shares her wealth of knowledge.

Michael Shipman, VP Talent Development, Rockland Trust, 2017 Workshop Participant

Doris is clearly a go-to succession, talent bench-strength expert. She has developed a program, process, and materials that go beyond the philosophical approach so often offered. She equips those who attend her workshop with everything they need to apply what they learn in a meaningful way, and she stands ready to support as needed. Her goal is to teach people to become self-sufficient.

Delta Emerson

Doris is the foremost expert in creating true development of talent and maximization of that talent that inspires engagement of people. If you want to learn about excellent tools for building a top performer organization, this course and her materials deliver.

Barb Astler, MedData

The practical application of this seminar far exceeded by expectations. I was delighted to see that the tools and processes that Doris shared and taught had applicability far beyond the talent review/succession planning process; but could be used as resources for ongoing development and coaching for our managers.

Russ Hall, First Interstate Bank

The 10-step planning approach created by Doris to launch a Talent Review/Succession Management stratgy within your organization, is a well-structured and transparent approach which I can strongly recommend.

2016 Workshop Participant

The content provided in Doris’ Talent Review-Succession Workshop is very detailed and practical, and connects every aspect of talent management. Doris’ experience in the world of talent management added lots of value to her facilitation of the workshop. I feel this is a must attend program for any talent management professional seeking to add value to their own personal career and to their organization.

Adebayo Akinloye, Learning and Talent Development Manager, DAL Group - North Africa


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