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For more than twenty years, Cooper Strategic has helped leaders, founders, entrepreneurs, and influencers accomplish the breakthroughs that matter most.

We are consultants, coaches, speakers, scientists, strategists, workshop leaders, researchers, and writers, sharing our unique tools and insights because it’s what we love to do. We originate and customize ultra-practical ways for leaders and teams to excel, innovate and set records year after year. We draw on a peak performance database with over one million leaders, entrepreneurs, professionals and teams.

Founder and CEO Robert Cooper has been called “a national treasure” and “the ultimate business guru for the new millennium.” His books have sold more than four million copies.

He and the Cooper Strategic team have advised the world’s best companies, earned top accolades for quality, value, impact, and lasting results from speaking engagements and workshops, and have coached leaders, entrepreneurs, and their top teams to new heights of personal and organizational success.

In all contexts, our mission is to help our clients achieve record-setting results as a result of redefining what’s possible and then bringing that to life by making the smallest changes that will create the biggest difference.

Cooper Strategic seeks and shares insights at the intersection of how the brain works and what was “impossible” yesterday but is possible today for leaders, entrepreneurs, teams, and organizations.

We distill and present our best findings in purposefully brief e-books, customized coaching, and speaking engagements, training, and workshops.

Creating the Future

Who We Are

We are consultants, coaches, speakers, scientists, strategists, workshop leaders, researchers, and writers, sharing our unique tools and insights because it’s what we love to do. We originate and customize ultra-practical ways for leaders and teams to excel, innovate and set records year after year. We draw on a peak performance database with over one million leaders, entrepreneurs, professionals and teams...

Founder and CEO Robert Cooper has been called “the ultimate business guru for the new millennium.” His books have sold more than four million copies. He and the Cooper Strategic team have advised the world’s best companies, earned top accolades for quality, value, impact, and lasting results from speaking engagements and workshops, and have coached executives to new heights of personal and organizational success.

What We Do

In all contexts, our mission is to help our clients achieve record-setting results as a result of redefining what’s possible and then bringing that to life by making the smallest changes that will create the biggest difference...

We seek and share insights at the intersection of how the brain works and what was “impossible” yesterday but is possible today for individuals, teams, and organizations.

We distill and present our best findings in purposefully brief e-books, leading edge online programs, customized coaching, speaking engagements, training, and workshops.

How We Work

We are obsessively focus on record-setting outcomes and ROI: yours. We offer customized consulting for CEOs, entrepreneurs, and their teams in a range of fields and industries. Our pioneering work draws on global peak performance research with more than one million leaders, professionals, and teams...

We develop ultra-practical strategies and tools based on leading edge research and disciplined metrics. We help leaders and entrepreneurs tailor and apply these tools to create the breakthroughs that matter most to them today—and for winning the future.

In fact, we’re so committed to outcomes that for over two decades we have put a significant portion of our potential consulting revenue at risk, contingent on hitting pre-defined success milestones.

Ultrapractical Insights

Robert Cooper’s books have appeared on The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Business Week bestseller lists – but more importantly, they’re on the bookshelves of over four million people who want to know how exceptional leadership, emotional intelligence, and using neuroscience can break the perceived limits of human capacity.

  • The New York Times
  • Wall Street Journal
  • Amazon

Forthcoming Titles Include:

Record Setting Mindset Recommenders
Breakthrough
Hacking Human Nature Killer Questions

Previous Bestselling Books:

  • The Other 90%
  • Executive EQ
  • Get Out of Your own Way

“Highest ratings in our program’s history”
— John C. Horton, The Leadership Forum

Robert Cooper is a neuroscientist, New York Times best-selling author, and trusted advisor to record-setting leaders and entrepreneurs.

KEYNOTES, SEMINARS, AND practicum TOPICS

RECORD SETTING RESULTS: The Mindset and Actionset. How the smallest adjustments in vision and action create the biggest impact for today’s top leaders, entrepreneurs and teams.

IGNITING INITIATIVE: How today’s most effective leaders and entrepreneurs drive more of the right initiative and follow through on top priorities

ELITE TEAMS ARE DIFFERENT: How today’s most exceptional teams outlead, outinnovate, and outperform the rest

LEADING WITH EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE: How today’s top leaders and entrepreneurs turn untapped capacity into competitive advantage. Includes the latest updates and research insights from the best-selling author of Executive EQ: Emotional Intelligence in Leadership & Organizations

RECOMMENDER SCIENCE: How today’s top leaders and entrepreneurs understand and engage “recommender DNA”—the most powerful untapped marketing force to multiply the success of each valuable new idea, product and service

RAISING THE GAME: How today’s top leaders and entrepreneurs are using leading edge learning strategies to drive exponential growth

The Leadership Forum

"I take great pains to ensure that members of The Leadership Forum are exposed to the very best and latest thinking on leadership and executive development. Over the years, our program—over 300 members strong and represents more than 90 organizations—has featured over twenty widely recognized leadership authorities, including Jim Collins, Ed Lawler, Richard Ross, Alvin Toffler, Jon Katzenbach, Fred Reichheld, Gary Hamel, Warren Bennis, Don Tapscott, Adrian Slywotzky, and Noel Tichy. As a recent faculty member at The Leadership Forum, Robert Cooper received the highest ratings in our program’s history, including inherent value, usefulness, applicability, delivery, and overall results."

-John C. Horton, founder, president of The Leadership Center, Leadership Forum

Senior Management Interchange

An independent consulting group polled top executives from a wide range of fields and industries about the impact of Cooper’s leadership methods and tools. That numerical rating was 4.9 out of 5.0.

TOP GLOBAL RANKING: “MOST INFLUENTIAL THINKERS”

Cooper has again been voted one of HR magazine’s Most Influential International Thinkers. This ranking recognizes the practitioners and thinkers/academics who have had the greatest influence in the field of people strategy. The peer-based ranking is intended to create a definitive list of the top influencers based on elements such as:

  • Challenges conventional thinking
  • Brings credibility...both inside and outside the business
  • Commands the respect of peers and key stakeholders
  • Adds real value to the business
  • Is visionary and transformational

A long list was developed from industry nominations, experts and HR’s editorial team’s expertise. An independent panel of judges debated the names to create a shortlist. Ashridge Business School interviews were also conducted with business leaders/CEOs, media commentators and city analysts.

Smallest Changes Biggest Impact

Cooper Strategic offers customized outcome-focused consulting to CEOs and their leadership teams. We have advised organizations large and small, in a wide range of industries. For examples of some of our client engagements and their outcomes, see below.

Our neuroscience-based approach shows teams and leaders how to break down the barriers that have stood in the way of their performance. We provide ultra-practical tools, counterintuitive wisdom, and disciplined metrics that enable leaders and teams to create “impossible” breakthroughs. We draw on proprietary peak performance research with more than one million leaders, professionals, and teams in dozens of fields.

We provide our customized consulting and programs on-site for senior leaders, large teams, and organizations, or online for individuals and small teams. Learn more about our consulting team, our approach and our pricing, or call us directly to discuss your organization’s strategic consulting needs.

When you feel you’ve tapped the limits of your organization’s potential, we’re here to show you that your capacity for excellence is beyond what you ever thought possible.

Approach

Each member of the Cooper Strategic team brings years of strategic consulting experience, and collectively we have first-hand knowledge of a wide range of organizational settings, cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and specialized expertise.

Our home offices are in Michigan and we work with a network of trusted independent consultants in the United States, Europe, and Asia.

Mission

We teach leaders, professionals, and teams to re-wire their brains; break through the previously unrecognized boundaries that hold them back; turn strategy into simple, sustained execution; and unlock their full capacity for accelerated growth.

Results

Robert Cooper is ranked one of the “Most Influential International Thinkers” for his impact on people strategy. This peer-based ranking—from industry nominations, experts, and an independent panel of judges who interview leaders/CEOs—is “a definitive list of the top influencers who challenge conventional thinking, are visionary and transformational, bring credibility both inside and outside the business, command the respect of peers and key stakeholders, and add real value to the business.”

Our consulting and strategic advisory projects are tailored to each client’s priorities and highest outcomes. We are always willing to put a portion of our standard fees at risk, subject to hitting specific agreed-upon targets.

Here are highlights of several of our numerous high-impact projects:

Client: Global digital data company
Program: For three straight years, designed and delivered a leadership development and teamwork effectiveness program for 300 hand-picked top leaders worldwide.
Results CEO: “The best leadership sessions I have ever been part of.”
Client: Global digital data company
Program: Designed and delivered “emotional intelligence in leadership and teamwork” programs at every one of the company’s worldwide manufacturing sites, along with additional customized programs for leadership, R&D, and other top functions.
Results A series of record-setting collaborative breakthroughs in productivity, R&D, individual initiative, consistent and continual innovation, and clear weekly accountabilities to accelerated growth.
Client: Global digital data company
Program: Designed and facilitated a one-of-a-kind program for senior partners, partners, managers, and staff on “winning in a changing world” and “mastering trusting relationships.”
Results Records set in winning and retaining clients, teamwork productivity, work-life balance, and developing exceptionally effective new leaders. For five years, despite offerings from scores of other programs, Cooper’s approach remained the highest-rated leadership program in the firm’s history.

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Consulting Results

Pricing

Our programs are tailored to each client. We are always willing to put up to two-thirds of our standard fees at risk, subject to hitting specific agreed-upon targets.

1:1 Coaching

Inner Circle

World-Class Private Coaching with Robert Cooper

Robert Cooper is one of the world's most trusted advisors to industry-leading executives, rising star start-up founders and elite professionals who are setting records at the leading edge of their fields and industries. Top CEOs and super successful entrepreneurs have sought him out to help them make significant breakthroughs in the profitable growth of their business while revitalizing the energy and significance of their personal lives and elevating the unique and enduring imprint of the good they are doing in the world.

Inner Circle offers the rarest opportunity to work one-on-one with Robert Cooper to uniquely and strategically build the most effective, customized and streamlined ways for you to build more of what matters most, work less on what doesn’t, and live your best possible life—not for the world of habits from yesterday but for the world that is here today and will be here tomorrow. Over three decades Robert has developed the most measurably impactful and streamlined executive coaching process while working with top CEOs, executives, entrepreneurs and organizations like The Coca-Cola Company, Barclays, BSB Design, Deloitte, and 3M.

Each year, a handful of candidates are accepted from around the world to join Inner Circle.

Investment: $25,000/month
For more information: CONTACT US


Cooper High Performance Coaching

High Performance Profile

Available separately, each High Performance Profile is $795 [group discount pricing is available] and includes the online assessment and a one-hour customized interpretation and strategic coaching call.


Cooper Coaching

Cooper Clients

Building on the High Performance Profile results, Cooper Coaching packages are completely tailored to the individual leader, entrepreneur, or team. These coaching programs are led by Suanne Sandage, M.S., the managing director of executive and entrepreneur coaching at Cooper Strategic for more than 20 years.

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Our studies of coaches in the financial services sector showed that...coaching...can raise [an entrepreneur’s] revenues by 25 percent or more.
– Lewis Schiff, Business Brilliant: Surprising Lessons from the Greatest Self-Made Business Icons

Programs

We design and teach leading edge programs offered nowhere else, including:

12 Leaders: Making the Impossible Possible from Cooper Strategic on Vimeo.

12 Leaders VSchool

We also offer customized programs. To learn more:
Team@CooperStrategic.com