With the help of a confidential coach, one can expect to see noticeable results in the areas of productivity, personal satisfaction with life and work, and the achievement of professional and personal goals. Bruce is a trusted strategic advisor who works with leaders, teams and Boards in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors helping professionals and technical experts transition and grow as leaders. He draws on management and consultant experience that spans sectors, industries, functions, and continents with organizations of six to 60,000 employees. Bruce is available to coach clients for just-in-time decision support to improve the handling of conflict and expand influence. He listens with a business mind and a big heart. He integrates 360 assessment and psychometric tools to bring out the best in everyone he coaches, ensuring successful executive transition to a new leadership role.
As Director of a major Canadian Business School, “The Economist” ranked his team the #1 business career center in the world for employment results.
Tripled mentorship program to 300 mentors with a 90% match rate by co-developing technology and securing external funding partners. Instrumental in attracting $1 million investment to support immigrant professionals.
As part of a marketing and branding strategy, tripled the number of customers and reduced overhead by 20%.
As Board President of a professional association, focused on governance and branding to grow membership and financial reserves to champion a provincial merger among six diverse organizations.
Recent coaching assignments include:
Executives with Ford Motor Co. leading global teams through acquisitions and culture shift.
Coached a VP responsible for building a new team for a US Fortune 500 firm entering Canada.
Coached a philanthropist focused on governance, Board expansion and broader influence.
Coached a VP team as they built the first e-commerce strategy for a Fortune 500 retailer.
Coached the CEO of a tech start-up to improve team engagement and Board relationships.
Engineers, analysts and scientists with leadership roles in Fortune 2000 energy and utilities.
Public sector leaders implementing program wide organization and culture change.
Facilitated the meeting of an Alberta Crown Corporation Board to define strategic priorities in response to an expanded mandate.
Exit Interviews To Enhance Your Reputation as Good Employer
Recently I was invited to conduct an exit interview with the departing Executive Director (ED) of a charitable foundation. I was told by the Chair that the departing ED had done a great job and had resigned to accept a position with another organization. It was believed an exit interview would aid the Board in [...]
News Release: Bruce Halliday Transitions from an Advisor to a Principal in the Practice
Osborne Interim Management's Partners Mark Olson and Shannon Foster are pleased to announce that Bruce Halliday has transitioned from being an Advisor to a Principal. Bruce, an executive coach, has been with the Practice since 2015 and throughout that time has demonstrated high commitment to the firm and provided valuable thought leadership in all aspects [...]
As 2021 comes to an end, some of Osborne's Principals and Advisors reflect on what the year has meant for them and what their hopes are for the new year. If we could ask Genie to grant us three wishes this coming year they would be: kindness and compassion for all; recovery from Covid, both [...]
The reopening of workplaces has begun after three or four months of closures. In a recent article published by the American Psychological Association workplace psychologists and other leaders discuss the challenges we will face in opening up workplaces following weeks of lockdown because of the COVID-19 pandemic. As workplaces become operational, human beings will be [...]