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Team Optimizer Checklist

A Key to C-Suite Eligibility: 21-point checklist helps you align your bench of direct reports into a cohesive leadership team

The C-Suite Roadblock Audit

Corporate VP's: 2-minute survey pinpoints the mistakes that could render you unpromotable to the executive suite

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Why Choose Us

For close to two decades, we've worked with CEOs, COO's, CFO's, GC's, CAO's, CIO's, CMO's, CNO's and CHRO's to help them prepare for their executive roles and thrive once in them.

CSuite Accelerator is NOT corporate leadership development training. You are seasoned and have already been through all of that. CSuite Accelerator is about getting yourself promotable for an executive role at and near the top of the best organizations in the world.



Will Your Decisiveness Kill Your C-Suite Promotion?

How to MORPH Negative Misperceptions of You

Executive coaches are frequently asked whether people can change. I mean, truly change. I, for one, […]


Preventing Your Star Performer From Becoming a Flight Risk

How To Build Internal Demand For Your Team

Computerworld just reported that Apple sold more than 13 million of its newest upgraded iPhones in […]


How to Flip Resistant Colleagues into Rabid Supporters

What to Do Before Accepting That Change-Agent Job

It’s a fact of corporate life that high-achieving VP’s sometimes reach a plateau in their organization […]


Client Testimonials

  • katleen

    "I have benefited from both confidential one-on-one executive coaching and classroom skill training from Ephraim. His friendly style allows people to quickly become comfortable and open their minds. He is very well spoken, always well prepared and has realistic views about people's issues and challenges. I trust him."

    Kathleen Reardon

    Chief Executive Officer, Hamilton Re

  • testi4

    " Ephraim Schachter is our go-to C-Suite coach. He combines an open, balanced and objective approach, devoid of personal agenda or preconceived bias, with broad insight and years of experience. His close work with many of my colleagues has maximized their potential and deepened their value to our company. "



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    "For over ten years, Ephraim Schachter has been our resource for coaching our key executives. That's because of his deep understanding of how a complex organization really works and what it takes for a talented leader to thrive and excel within one. "

    - Denise J. Mariotti

    Chief Human Resources Officer, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

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    "Ephraim Schachter truly understands what it takes to lead as an executive at the top of a successful enterprise. He has worked with our C-Suite leaders to help them gain self-awareness and sharpen their executive skill sets. I recommend him without reservation."

    - Gary M. Wingens

    Chairman and Managing Partner, Lowenstein Sandler LLP

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    " In my view, one of my biggest responsibilities is to identify, mentor and position top professionals for executive leadership roles such as Chief Accounting Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Ephraim Schachter's model for C-Suite readiness, as well as his executive coaching services helped me personally attain the office I now hold and has helped me prepare critical talent for C-Suite roles. "

    - Drew K. Spitzer

    Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Chubb North America



The Situation:

At a Fortune 100 Life Insurance company, the existing CEO had been grooming his protegee COO to succeed him. The COO, "John," a stoic former actuary, was perceived by many as a first [...]

Senior Accountant to CFO

The Situation:

In a leading Media & Marketing company, a high-performing senior accountant VP, "Jane," quickly developed a reputation for driving results at the expense of building relationship [...]