Synthesis Management Group

We develop leaders with an emphasis on personal excellence for building a winning team.

Our Mission

Synthesis coaches executives for success by focusing on strategic “shifts” and skills a leader must make to thrive for themselves, their team, and their organization. Contact us today to find out if you or your company would benefit from one-on-one leadership coaching.

Our Strength

Our strength is in our experience. We don’t guess…we know. We learn about you, your team, your culture and we pull from a wide array of resources to accomplish your goals in a way that creates long-lasting, “sticky” ideas and practices.

Leadership Development

Leadership development is our area of expertise. Synthesis Management Group delivers executive coaching and business strategy workshops with an emphasis on team growth and personal excellence within organizations.

We work with leaders to discover, ignite and inspire the leaders in their organizations.

What some of our clients are saying:

Kathy Palokoff

CEO, CustomerCity

“What I get over and over again from people who meet Bobbie is her presence, humanity and ability to get to the heart of the matter.”

Maria Livingston

Marketing Manager, Tetra Tech Architects and Engineers

“Working with a group of very different upper-level managers on a monthly basis, Bobbie Goheen helped develop a synthesis within a very diverse team. With 18 individuals, Bobbie was successful in fostering our group’s understanding of each others thought processes, uniqueness’s, and sensitivities; and through that led our diverse team of thinkers to cohesively to maximize creativity, leadership, and camaraderie. Bobbie’s knowledge and expertise leading large and diverse management groups is beyond compare.”

Melinda Kaufman

Creating Service Cultures of Highly Engaged Employees

“I had the great privilege of meeting Bobbie through the Simon School Executive MBA program, and working with her has been an amazing experience. Bobbie has a way of helping me see both my strengths and weaknesses through different lenses, and helping me leverage them more effectively. She has wide-ranging knowledge and experience, and she is fully committed to the success of every person she coaches, regardless of their level or goals. I would recommend Bobbie to any manager or leader as someone who can help clarify both short and long term goals and put you on the path to success.”

Jim Morris

Senior Vice President, Corporate Programs at eCornell

“I have worked with Bobbie Goheen as an executive coach for the past three years and have been delighted with the experience. She understands leadership, management and what it takes to drive financial results in a large organization. She is insightful, she is willing to challenge the status quo and she is focused on improving corporate leadership. Her external view of our organization allows her to offer unique perspectives and gives her the ability to act as an objective sounding board. Bobbie is part coach, part psychologist and part motivator. She is a pleasure to work with and I highly recommend her. If your company is considering an engagement with Bobbie, I would welcome the opportunity to act as her reference.”

Maria Livingston

Marketing Manager, Tetra Tech Architects and Engineers

“Every one-on-one session with Bobbie Goheen targeted a different career challenge – personnel, leadership, task management, prioritization were a few. With each meeting, Bobbie really listened to understand my short term goals, long term objectives and immediate challenges and helped develop platforms and solutions to each issue discussed. Her depth of experience working with a wide-variety of professionals was evident with every recommendation and improvement she suggested.”

Kathy Palokoff
Maria Livingston
Melinda Kaufman
Jim Morris
Maria Livingston

Leadership Blog

What Makes A High Performing Team?

What Makes A High Performing Team?

High Performing Teams Leaders who want to attract top talent and build a high-performing team know these are key elements to achieve excellence: Clarity Have a crystal clear goal or mission that is realistic and achievable. Diversity Include members who…

7 Characteristics of Peak Performers

7 Characteristics of Peak Performers

When I think about the amazing leaders I coach what stands out about the highest achievers – the peak performers –  are their common attributes: New Frontier Thinking They know their personal trajectory is only limited by their willingness to…

Art of Leadership Delegation

Art of Leadership Delegation

Leading is about letting go, not holding on. The art of leadership delegation is built on the concept that leaders build leaders. To build more leaders you have to be able to effectively delegate. To effectively delegate first, you need…

Better, Faster, More Effective Team Decision Making

Better, Faster, More Effective Team Decision Making

Effective Team Decision Making Effective team decision making in a complex world takes skill, experience, wisdom and intelligence. The ability to accelerate decision making is critical to ensure time and other resources are being best used to achieve the goals….

Are Distractions Running Your Day?

Are Distractions Running Your Day?

Five tips to tame your distractions A Leader’s greatest asset is the ability to focus on key initiatives to ensure teams, services, products and ideas are flowing and growing. While the skill of focus is critical, so too is the…

Courage in the path…

Courage in the path…

  Courage in the path is what makes the path manifest itself. ~ Paulo Coehlo

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Synthesis Management Group