Our next virtual session of PLANET™ kicks off in October 2020, running for 10 sessions through March 2021

People Leader Acceleration NETwork (PLANET™) is a virtual, high-impact, unplugged immersion experience for high performing line, operating, and functional leaders. The PLANET™ program represents the “best of the best” content that Ian Ziskin, President, EXec EXcel Group LLC, has created for thousands of leaders. It’s designed to help managers differentiate themselves by becoming true “People Leaders” with the will and skill to lead, inspire, and develop others.

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What Makes This Program Different (and Better)?

Are you an operating executive who wants to create better people leaders on your team, or in HR and trying to help high-performing managers of people grow and differentiate themselves?

PLANET™ is your secret weapon. This program helps companies increase organizational capability by cutting through the fluff and getting to the core differentiators that help them unleash the full potential of their people. PLANET™ starts with a reflection on personal leadership, supported by key concepts and frameworks, and is brought to life through action learning.

Program Audience

Participants are generally identified as high potential, high performing leaders with significant people leadership responsibilities as part of their jobs. We look to build a strong cohort with members who come from various industries and functional disciplines, bring diverse perspectives, and have 10+ years of experience.

Who Leads the Program?

Ian Ziskin, President of EXec EXcel Group LLC, has experience as a board member, CHRO, advisor, coach, consultant, entrepreneur, speaker, and author. He has led organizations as large as 3,000 professionals, been a CHRO or senior leader at Northrop Grumman, Qwest Communication and TRW, coached dozens of CEOs and other senior leaders, run leadership development programs all over the world, and written or edited three books and dozens of articles, blogs, and book chapters on leadership and work.

Rebecca Feder has coached hundreds of executives and teams to understand how motivation and different management styles can positively impact performance to accelerate effectiveness. Prior to launching her coaching and consulting practice, Princeton HR Insight, Rebecca led HR for a $3.5B portfolio of global product businesses at Tyco International and held senior talent management and HR business partner roles at Bristol Myers Squibb. She spent her early career gaining experience as a People Leader in supply chain management, business development, and management consulting.

Program Dates

The next virtual cohort of PLANET™ kicks off in October 2020. The full 10-session schedule runs through March 25, 2021.

How Do I Register?

Early adopters can join us now at a discounted rate. Discounts are also available for three or more participants from the same company. If needed, talk to us about experiencing the program now with flexibility to pay later.

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For More Information

If you have additional questions about PLANET™, please email our program manager, Heather Coleman-Otuyelu, at heather@exexgroup.com.