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A collaborative process

You know where you want to take your team. We help you chart the path.

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Good leaders are good listeners.

We take the time to get to truly know your organization. By learning your team’s unique strengths and challenges, we tailor a program that’s specific to your goals. A lasting solution requires getting down to the root of a problem. We look forward to meeting you where you are, then helping you grow from there. As leaders, everything you do and say will either build or erode trust. It is one or the other.

Co-Creating with you, from point A to point B

Transformation is a collaborative process. We leverage our expertise to guide you in the right direction. At the end, you ultimately lead your team to success. By co-creating every step of the way, we’ll work together to take your organization to new heights.

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Building a culture of trust and empowerment

When every member of your team knows their voices are heard and valued, alignment comes naturally. So, inclusivity is at the core of our process. We collaboratively work with your team as a whole because that’s the only way to create change that endures.

The Batiste team

In addition to all our professional qualifications and experiences, we are down-to-earth, humble people who will intently listen and seek and incorporate feedback.

John Batiste Major General, US Army (Retired)

Co-founder & Partner

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Jeanette Batiste-Harrison

Co-founder & Partner

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Katelyn Donald


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Lisa Horn


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What our clients say

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“ I engaged with Batiste Leadership to help us empower our finance managers and build a stronger team. We learned how to align and encourage decision making at the appropriate level and were given practical tools that we were able to apply immediately. ”
Chief Financial Officer
United Way of Greater Rochester​
“ We worked with Batiste Leadership for over the past three years to train and develop multiple levels of leaders in the firm and assist us in bringing to life our special culture. We have seen dramatic improvements in our leaders’ abilities to align and empower teams, which directly impacts business outcomes. We categorically endorse Batiste Leadership. ”
The Bonadio Gorup
“ We partnered with Batiste Leadership to assist us in developing a culture of decentralization and empowerment. As a result of their work, our senior leadership team and managers are all aligned around our shared values and company goals. We are impressed with all we have accomplished and appreciate the value that Batiste Leadership brings to the company. They truly listen to us and offer a unique, authentic approach.”
Germanow-Simon Corporation
“ We worked with Batiste Leadership to develop the VOC’s three-year strategic plan. The process was engaging, customized and thought-provoking. We worked through some of the greatest challenges facing the organization. They listened, captured and synthesized our discussions into tangible and actionable components of the plan. They also supported us with tools and techniques to live our values and bring our plan to life.”
Executive Director
Veterans Outreach Center
“ We are working with Batiste Leadership to intentionally define and bring to life our culture of empowerment and initiative.  The process is completely tailored to our company and totally engaging. The momentum we are achieving is impressive.”
Vice President
RM Landscape

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