Scott Simmons is the CEO of Ariel Group, an organization offering leadership training, relationship-building skills, and business consultation. He has experience leading teams of subject matter experts, analysts, and consultants.
Scott has worked extensively with Fortune 500 clients, including a 13-year term as a Partner at The Gallup Organization. He believes in experiential learning and specializes in helping executives solve complex problems.
Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:
- Why Scott Simmons transitioned from the medical field to consulting
- The vital lesson that Scott learned from working in a hospital
- Helping clients as a human-centered consultant
- How coaching and consulting have evolved
- Scott’s work through Ariel Group
- What Scott learned from getting lost in Montreal
In this episode…
There seems to be a limitless quantity of software and processes to help businesses improve. Data, science, and metrics are all powerful tools, but they tell an incomplete story. Many companies focus on this form of success and still suffer long-term issues or plateaus. Focusing on the human element as a leader can be both personally and professionally rewarding. Yet, how do you implement such a broad concept?
Scott Simmons, a consultant who specializes in this area, focuses on soft skills and experiential learning to help leaders connect to others. While some lessons are generally applicable, concrete advice can still be applied to those looking to grow.
In this episode of Next Wave Leadership, Dov Pollack sits down with Scott Simmons, the CEO of Ariel Group, to discuss human-centric consulting and improving as a leader. They touch on lessons from Scott’s own life, including his time in healthcare and Montreal. They also break down AI, how consulting has changed over the years, and how to apply essential soft skills.
Resources Mentioned in this episode
- Ariel Group
- Scott Simmons on LinkedIn
- Dov Pollack on LinkedIn
- Next Wave Leadership
- Dov’s email: [email protected]
Sponsor for this episode…
Founded by Dov Pollack, Next Wave Leadership is an executive coaching firm focused on helping CEOs, executives, and emerging leaders to deepen their executive presence, differentiate their voice, and embrace the plot and promise of their story.