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@michaelambjorn: Founder  | Past Past Chair  + espresso user & occasional photographer/timelapser  | 

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20+ years of leading people. I’ve run organisations, chaired boards and developed changemakers.

Throughout this I have made one key observation: lack of alignment causes painful friction. It is more common than you might think: 70% of change programmes fail. But there is a better way…

I provide 1:1 advice to Chairs, Chief Execs and senior leaders on strategy, change and turnarounds. I’m particularly interested in how strategic alignment can focus people – and enable growth. And I am a committed espresso drinker.

With my colleagues at Align, I facilitate strategy for organisations that want to enable all their people to put a shoulder to the wheel. Organisations don’t make things happen. People do. And it all starts by creating connection.

Also, through courses and 1:1 mentoring I work to develop the next generation of leaders.

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Michael Ambjorn [] is founder of Align Your Org.

Boards, Chief Executives and Chairs – and the next generation of talent – turn to Align for help with effective strategic planning, communication and clarity of engagement and execution.

Michael is a Past Chair of IABC, the International Association of Business Communicators, and was the facilitator for IABC’s 2014–17 turnaround strategy.

Michael has held leadership roles at IBM, Motorola and the 260–year–old Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufacture and Commerce (RSA), where he remains an active Fellow.

Further background

Five core competencies

·      Strategy alignment and facilitation – proven change practitioner and chair

·      Partnership delivery – track record across public, private and third sector

·      Leadership and talent development – blue chip trained and tested

·      Digital insight and analysis – published author, speaker, trainer

·      International and multilingual – worked across four continents


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