Brian@LeadersEdge.me (708) 402-8858
"Brian Becker has had the rare opportunity to work with a wide range of gifted people and organizations that are trying to do very important and very difficult things.  He has proven to be a thoughtful, supportive companion for those who want to keep learning, growing, and serving." - James Wind, M.Div., Ph.D. (President, The Alban Institute, 1995-2014)
"Brian Becker has extensive experience in consulting with non-profits who are committed to making a difference in their communities.  He's particularly effective in helping them plan and design programs from start-ups to follow-through and evaluation.  Brian has successfully consulted and worked with hundreds of non-profits." - Jim Handrich (Associate Head of Schools, Hong Kong International Schools)
"I have known Brian for 10+ years and have always been impressed with his knowledge of the non-profit community and his commitment to strengthening their ability to make a difference in the community in which they serve." - Ann L. Vazquez (President/CEO, Lutheran Foundation of St. Louis)
"Brian is a change agent with proven experience guiding leaders and organizations to realize their potential for greater service and impact.  Part curious listener, part tenacious visionary, Brian understands how organizations work and the process for planning and creating transformative change.<br>" - Keith Wakeman (CEO, SuperBetter)
"Brian has a real knack of knowing how to transition non-profit organizations into effectively serving the community's needs. He also has tremendous experience in leadership development.  His leadership coaching is highly effective and he has provided many new and emerging leaders with the skill set needed to succeed." - Roderick E. McCallum, Ph.D. (Vice President for Academic Affairs (Professor Emeritus), Texas A&M University System Health Science Center)
"Brian is the best-of-the best visionary strategists – evoking organizational wisdoms and insights during the consulting process that are perceptive. His delivery and facilitation skills are outstanding – mutually collective, comfortable style, and sensitive to the organization and leadership group with whom he is working." - Jim Yagow (Executive Team Member, Pastoral Leadership Institute)
"Brian brings a passion and commitment to helping individuals and organizations get better, and he does it with a demeanor that is both focused and caring. Brian’s success in the past has come from him being able to quickly learn about and understand his clients, and then provide feedback that is both useful and doable. Having known Brian for many years, it is exciting for me to see him in the space in which he so richly thrives and serves others." - Donald Christian, Ed.D (President and Chief Executive Officer Concordia University Texas)
"Brian is a change agent with proven experience guiding leaders and organizations to realize their potential for greater service and impact. Part curious listener, part tenacious visionary, Brian understands how organizations work and the process for planning and creating transformative change." - Keith Wakeman (CEO, SuperBetter)
"Brian is the best-of-the best visionary strategists – evoking organizational wisdoms and insights during the consulting process that are perceptive. His delivery and facilitation skills are outstanding – mutually collective, comfortable style, and sensitive to the organization and leadership group with whom he is working. He’ll help you move your organization in the right direction!" - Jim Yagow (Executive Team Member, Pastoral Leadership Institute)

What Clients Accomplish By Engaging Leaders Edge

  • Greater Mission Impact


  • Improved Quality


  • Increased Work Productivity


  • Excellent Customer Service Mindset


  • Employee Growth and Satisfaction


How Does This Happen

  • Deep listening to assess true culture, gaps in process and skill, and opportunities for growth


  • Design of interventions with key leaders to shift organizational mindset, processes and skills to desired state, always driving towards greater impact


  • Implementation of intervention (strategy and planning meeting facilitation, training, individual coaching)


  • Careful assessment and tracking of milestones and markers


  • Accountability to progress


What Impact Looks Like

  • Clarity of vision/mission


  • Clarity about stakeholders highest wants/needs


  • Greater employee ownership, pride and positive attitudes


  • Processes aligning to meet needs


  • Becoming an organization of attraction


  • Team displaying traits of resilience, quality, generosity, energy, joy, trust, and ethical behavior


Philosophy

  • Imago Dei – an ancient Hebrew term that means that humans are created in the image and likeness of God, and that each person fundamentally has value


  • All organizations possess tremendous hidden resourcefulness


  • All people and organizations can have “paradigm blindness.” Fresh eyes on any situation can spark innovation


  • Culture eats strategy for lunch. Shaping culture is vital to the organization’s long-term sustainability


  • Successful organizations need to be in a near constant state of evolution


  • Relationships matter – Mindset matters – Skills matter


  • It’s all about the leadership, whether they know it or not