No entrepreneur starts a business because they love running businesses. They do so because they have a great idea and a passion for bringing that idea to market.
We continually stress the importance of leadership as a foundation to long-term success. Leadership must be reinforced and recognized frequently as employees are hired, trained, evaluated, and rewarded. Leadership is also central to employee evaluations, training and leadership development programs, core competencies, and decisions regarding compensation and advancement.
Successful managers view their primary responsibility as ensuring that all operational aspects of their group are functioning effectively to achieve the goals of the company. A manager does not conduct all of these tasks alone, but instead recognizes his/her strengths and those of others, and delegates the responsibilities accordingly. Further, our management philosophy recognizes the role that managers play in developing other leaders through creating opportunities and empowerment.
What We Do
Left Lane Advisors is a professional consultancy dedicated to advising professional services businesses, public agencies, community-based organizations, and non-profits on a range of leadership, management, and strategy issues related to developing and sustaining a great organization. We offer highly-experienced senior staff as strategic advisors on such crucial areas as:
- Leadership Development
- Strategic Plan Development
- Board Advisory Services
- Ownership Transition and Leadership Succession
- Senior Staff / Executive Coaching
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Training and Mentoring Programs
- Information Technology
- Strategic Marketing and Communications
- Web and Social Media
- Accounting and Finance
- Human Resources
Why We Are Different
No entrepreneur starts a business because they love running businesses. They do so because they have a great idea and a passion for bringing that idea to market. But they soon learn that running the business is absolutely vital to their success, and that it takes expertise they do not possess and time they would really rather not spend apart from the core business. The entrepreneur therefore devotes the bare minimum amount of time to the business side, which unintentionally limits the growth and prosperity of the company. Stress levels increase, passion and motivation decrease, and the business eventually suffers.
LLA is unlike any other consultancy of its type in that it draws exclusively upon the individual and collective experiences of the current senior executives and managers of Fehr & Peers – one of the largest consulting firms in the nation that focuses exclusively on transportation planning and engineering. Having grown to nearly 300 employees in 14 offices over the past 34 years, we have learned a great deal about what it takes to build and sustain a great professional services firm and we are actively engaged in the process ourselves every day. We’ve done many things right and we’ve also made our share of mistakes along the way. This real-world, real-time experience proves invaluable to our clients. Contact us to learn more about LLA and explore how your company can benefit from our experiences.