• Howard M. Guttman

    For over 25 years, Guttman has helped clients create high-performing, horizontal organizations and teams. We play for real.

    Howard M. Guttman


  • June  A. Halper

    In Guttman’s view, organizations are aligned when they are in sync both vertically and horizontally.

    June A. Halper

    Associate Senior Consultant

  • Pete  Elder

    The tipping point for becoming a high-performance team is when peers hold peers—and the leader—accountable for results.

    Pete Elder

    Associate Senior Consultant

  • Mark H. Landsberg

    Empowerment puts a heavy burden on leaders, who must ensure that those held accountable for results are prepared to deliver them.

    Mark H. Landsberg

    Associate Senior Consultant

  • Gisele  Garcia

    Acceleration is about being first to the future. That requires reducing the hang time of decisions at every level.

    Gisele Garcia

    Associate Senior Consultant

  • Wendy R. Weidenbaum

    Horizontal organizations don’t just happen.  They are counterintuitive and must be created, which is a central goal of Guttman’s consulting approach.

    Wendy R. Weidenbaum

    Associate Senior Consultant

  • Jack   Jefferies

    Achieving results is not the only issue. The question is, can they be sustained? And at what price did you achieve them?

    Jack Jefferies

    Associate Senior Consultant

  • Martin   C. Becker

    Better to have high-performing leaders everywhere in an organization than a few decision makers at the top.

    Martin C. Becker

    Associate Senior Consultant

Creating a Team of Leaders Creating a Team of Leaders

Often, Guttman is retained by clients to coach not just individual executives, but an entire team, as it strives to reach high performance. In the case of Redken USA, then-SVP Patrick Parenty brought us in to align his team.

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Managing Conflict/Influencing -- Ricola, U.S. Managing Conflict/Influencing -- Ricola, U.S.

To meet the challenges of business growth in a tough market, William D. Higgins, president of Ricola U.S., and his team worked with Guttman, used a phased approach to

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Chubb Group of Insurance Companies Chubb Group of Insurance Companies

James P. Knight is global chief information officer and executive vice president of Chubb Insurance Company, a top-ten global insurance organization that provides a range

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Are You a High-Performance Leader? 

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