About Cook Consulting

Chad Cook is a Professor of Organizational Behavior, Career Assessment, Analysis, Planning and Deployment at Baldwin Wallace University’s Masters Program, and a partner of Bright Side, Inc. Consulting Firm.

He feels your pain and understands what the best, most productive path could be to make your work environment more pleasant and profitable. Behavioral strategy, career coaching, executive coaching, strategic planning and deployment, leadership change and human resource development are a few of his specialties.

Accelerating organizational and personal performance, executive and personal coaching, organization assessment, along with design and development are his favorite areas of expertise.

With skills in executive consulting and coaching focused on organizational change and transitions, strategic planning and deployment, mergers and acquisition integration, succession planning and management, executive development, organizational assessment, organization re-design, executive team development, and leadership development.

Past Experience

Chad logged over thirty years of experience in two major Fortune 100 companies in operational and strategic roles, before establishing his own business. For the past ten years he has been partner and president of two consulting firms.

Some of his past work experiences included sales leadership, store management, customer service, finance, human resources, training, organization development and sales training, organization assessment and development, human resource development, strategic planning and deployment, global leader development, lean strategies, innovation, SBU design and development, business team performance and acquisition management.

Geographic Area
Although Chad’s preferred geographic area is Akron, Cleveland, Canton, Fairlawn, Medina, Independence, Wooster, Columbus, Youngstown, Dayton, Cincinnati, Richfield, and North East Ohio, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, Morgantown West Virginia, he will travel where needed.

Chad also does:
Career Training, Business & Leadership Consulting, Employee Commitment, Non-verbal Communication, Executive Development, Executive Team Development, Leadership Academies, Personal Leadership Development, Executive Communication, Mergers & Acquisition Integration, Succession Planning & Management, Individual & Organizational Assessment, Training & Development, Strategic Planning Models, Performance Coaching, Strategic Coaching, Focus & Leadership, Implementation & Deployment, Communication, Personal Growth, Leadership Coach, Student

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Leadership – A 3Q Self-Assessment

A 3Q Self-Assessment for Leadership:

  1. Most of the employees working with me can explain the Vision for the organization over the next three years.   Yes    No
  2. Most of the employees working with me believe I care about them and their future.   Yes   No
  3. Most of the employees working with me take action versus waiting for my approval.  Yes   No

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