An Fast-cycle Executive Forum is a group 6-10 ‘like minded’ executives from different functions/regions of the company who convene once a week in a ‘virtual round table’ collaboration format to solve business challenges real-time through peer to peer dialogue based on the software platform strategicfrontend.com. During these sessions an "virtual expert" is "pluged-in" to address the group for one hour with relevant topics that help improve business i.e. portfolio management, market strategy, scorecarding, sales optimization, etc. The second hour is spent in peer-group dialogue where the forum members discuss their own business challenges with each other under the auspices and moderation of the forum chairperson. A weakness of one executive may be the strength of another, so solutions are often reached organically through these discussions especially when the group develops a rapport with each other over time.
Fast-cycle Forum membership also includes monthly 1-on-1 online coaching sessions for each member, where they can engage with a the forum chair person on specific personal and business topics. The goal of the online coaching session is to discuss key challenges and objectives, brainstorm solutions and define step-by-step action plans for achieving results. The combination of Executive Forums and Business Coaching on a weekly/monthly basis over time inspires members to learn from each other, to creatively solve both business and personal issues and ultimately become better business leaders who outthink and outperform the global competition.