Michael Grubich

President, Managing Partner

United States


Michael understands talent inside and out and has a passion for building star-studded organizations who are talent magnets! Mike loves to transform culture, but it just doesn’t happen overnight. He believes it is an everyday act of will. He believes that great employees don’t just walk into an organization, they’re strategically hired and carefully developed. Mike helps develop great leaders as they are the differentiators for organizations, communities, and the world.


Executive Coaching
Physician Leadership Coaching
Leadership/Talent Development
Change and Succession Management
Performance Consulting
Culture Shaping
Organizational Development
Assessment for Selection & Development
Executive Team Development
Experiential Learning


MBA, Lake Forest Graduate School of Management


Kayaking and Hiking


Our Dogs (Payton and Wrigley), Baseball, Theater and Golf


I love trying anything once!

Posts by Michael Grubich

  • Improve Your Talent Acquisition Process with Assessments

    Improve Your Talent Acquisition Process with Assessments

    Finding and retaining top talent is always going to be a priority for organizations that want to stay competitive. There are a variety of assessment tools available for recruiters and…

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  • Reducing Change Fatigue

    Reducing Change Fatigue

    It feels like every day I speak with leaders, the conversation starts with some meaningful change that is happening in their organization. Culture, right-sizing, restructuring, technology, workplace flexibility, global expansion,…

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  • Activating Culture? Be Intentional About Connections

    Activating Culture? Be Intentional About Connections

    According to a recent Gallup survey, one-third of hybrid workers (hybrid workers currently represent 33% of the full-time workforce) would quit if required to return to the office full time….

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