MJK ExecDev


We believe passionately in leaders with an instinct to better themselves.

No matter your background or years of experience, we tailor our executive coaching and leadership development services to your unique needs.


Good leadership


is not power-oriented, but an attempt to generate growth for the benefit of all.

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What We Do


One-On-One Coaching


Executive Coaching

01 | Goal

The goal of executive coaching is not to get leaders to do things differently, but to help leaders become more connected and understanding of themselves - and then it's in their hands.

02 | Scope

Executive coaching engagements last 6, 9, or 12 months, and include leadership assessments and development planning to clarify the individualized objectives, strategies, and tactics of the coaching process.

03 | Process

While executive coaching usually follows a predictable arc of events-- assessment, planning, implementation-- a healthy coaching process is alive, flexible, and responsive to the unique needs of the leader. 

04 | Approach

Helping leaders grow is what we do. The core of that is our ability to empathize with each leader in their unique business context. We create trust by working quickly to have impact on something important to our clients.


  • Your ideas and feedback proved invaluable in my transition as a manager of 10 people to 50 people.
    — Global Managing Director, Financial Services Company
  • My people became more accountable after I learned to stop solving problems for them and instead encouraged their solving it for themselves.
    — CEO, Design Agency
  • I implemented many of the things we talked about in coaching, and everything you said would happen as a result, happened.
    — SVP, Multinational Internet Company
  • After implementing the tactics we discussed in coaching, my team was given another management survey: Ratings across all areas significantly improved.
    — Senior Project Manager, Ad Tech Company
  • I've received a promotion as a direct result of the social networking I learned to do in our work.
    — VP to SVP, Global Tech Company
  • I've been working with executive coaches for 25 years - the development plan you created for your coaching candidate was the best I've seen.
    — Head of HR, Insurance Company


High Impact Coaching

01 | Goal

The goal of high impact coaching is to achieve meaningful results in a short amount of time for leaders primed and open to growth.

02 | Scope

High impact executive coaching typically involves 8 to 10 coaching meetings for leaders who are highly results-oriented, comfortable with a fast-paced process, and motivated to apply new ideas and approaches quickly.

03 | Process

High impact coaching works best for companies that conduct their own leadership assessments, with a culture that values feedback and learning. The process is designed to keep up with fast-paced, constantly changing environments.

04 | Approach

Our approach balances speed with accuracy. We push hard for results, but modify the pace to make room for reflection and insight. Our approach is collaborative, but aimed at helping leaders become more self-reliant and self-determined.




We have developed new approaches to helping leadership grow and then cascading growth through the organization, from innovative, small-team coaching formats, to world-class leadership training programs.

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Group Coaching

01 | Goal

The goal of group coaching is to empower leaders to create more social environments in their teams, and to turn the negative potential of group conflicts into creative and growth-inducing efforts.

02 | Scope

Coaching groups typically consist of 6-8 participants, either pulled from around the company or all from within the same business. Program scope and content are customized based on the objectives, but typically meet monthly for 6 to 12 months.

03 | Process

In these immersive, small-group efforts, participants learn by doing. Didactic pieces are interspersed, but most of the work is dynamic and experiential, leveraging group discussion, peer interaction, and peer feedback to drive learning. Part of this involves helping people see how they might get in their own way and interrupt group functioning.

04 | Approach

Coaches, like leaders, are role models. In our approach, the group executive coach strives to be a model of non-authoritarian leadership: a person who can open up discussions, and who can help people explore. The coach guides the effort, modeling best practices for imparting psychological safety to teams.

  • The program helped the senior leadership develop a shared identity and a shared purpose.
    — Group Coaching Participant
  • These issues are not typically focused on in our industry. This gives us a competitive edge.
    — Group Coaching Participant
  • The design was well thought out. I began to look forward to the meetings.
    — Group Coaching Participant
  • I valued learning to differentiate viewpoints.
    — Group Coaching Participant
  • This has been extremely helpful — I loved hearing everyone else talk about their issues, which made me realize we’re all in the same boat.
    — Group Coaching Participant
  • We now have an internal support network. It will pay back in dividends.
    — Group Coaching Participant
  • I learned my bias was not to be empathic. This adjustment has made all the difference with my team.
    — Group Coaching Participant
  • Making more authentic connections with people in the room carried over to the floor.
    — Group Coaching Participant

Organization & Culture


Designing Leadership Programs at Scale


The goal of leadership development programs is to translate theory into practical behaviors, and model these behaviors in ways that participants can relate to and adopt for themselves.


Our Participative Approach

Rather than a top-down consulting approach, we engage the people of your organization in a process with us, and with each other.

We facilitate dialogue between key stakeholders, between team members or across teams, or between the entire company and its leadership. Then we design a coaching or leadership development program based on who you are and what your organization needs to grow.

Assessment and Analysis

We don't pretend to have all the answers. But we are experts in the design, administration, and analysis of assessments for your leaders, teams, businesses, and entire organization.

From customized surveys to 360° interviews to full assessment batteries, we combine the qualitative with the quantitative to get the most accurate data possible. We then analyze the data to identify issues and clarify what vital new ingredients can be added that will lead to constructive change.

Designing Programs at Scale

Our goal is impact that lasts rather than fades. By combining different modalities and customizing content to suit your needs, we create impact with staying power.

Programs range in scope based on your needs. Plenaries generate excitement and motivate networking, but the trust formed among leaders in small-group settings goes deeper, and emanates into the culture. Workshops introduce new ideas, but sequential programs make sure skills are practiced and learning is reinforced for lasting change.

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Ongoing Transformation

From start to finish our leadership programs remain flexible as new data comes in, to ensure the process remains connected to the pulse of the team. From creating engagement committees to conducting ongoing feedback surveys, we carefully monitor the buzz, making adjustments as needed.

Contact us to learn more about our offerings, or click here to read more about some of the core ideas that guide our work.

  • Strong and effective. Worked well with our group through the entire series. Did a great job of keeping everyone on task and engaged.
    — Leadership Development Program Participant
  • Very engaging and made the day go fast.
    — Emotional Intelligence Workshop Participant
  • Great presenter/facilitator— great at summarizing what you heard from others and playing it back in context of the subject matter you presented.
    — Mindful Leadership Offsite Participant
  • Each module was easy to understand and had a great pace. Loved the measured conversations.
    — Leadership Development Program Participant
  • Excellent! Great training, concise, clear, respectful, relatable.
    — Coaching Skills Workshop Participant
  • Excellent. Easy to understand and relate to. Content was great, Matt was very knowledgeable.
    — Leadership Communication Workshop Participant
After this program, I appreciated the advantage of group coaching over typical leadership training. I liked learning a skill, then applying it, and then coming back to discuss it with the group and getting more feedback. I really learned new skills. In the past, when I went to a leadership program, I would forget everything when I walked out the door.
— Group Coaching Participant