Our Case Studies

Our mission is simple: to ensure everyone has equal opportunity in the future of work by creating accessibility to the tools and resources they need to drive a personally successful and relevant career, because career success is not for the privileged few.

We work with top-notch companies worldwide

Case 1 - Talent Advisory

Accelerated Team Development

With its wide range of continuously evolving products, solutions and services, the client are recognised experts in the cutting-edge technologies used for ensuring the highest availability of the electrical power supply to critical facilities and buildings. For nearly a century, the client has delivered the most innovative solutions to ensure the energy performance of electrical installations, wherever it is critical around the globe.

The Need

The client had a tried mentoring in the past, but found their programs weren't getting traction.

Leaders were quick to get onboard, but showed little follow-through. Mentees were eager for Mentors, but lacked the skills to get real development out of their sessions.

The Solution

The BOLDLY team brought in a framework to design and implement a mentoring program, targeted to the company culture and married to its learning agenda and strategic talent pools.

The solution included skills workshops for both Mentors and Mentees.

The Result

The talent team were able to own and operate a custom-built program, that put responsibility on participants to derive value. The program saw an increase of 43% in sessions year on year, and a significant improvement in recommendation ratings from both Mentors and Mentees.

Case 2 - First Time Managers

APAC Management Development Programme

“Our facilitator had a clear coaching style - she is a native Korean speaker, and was really able to connect with the participants and their unique management context. The content is clear and was delivered well ahead of the workshops. Our managers have been putting the skills to work.”
- HR Director

The Need

The client was a German provider of sample and assay technologies for molecular diagnostics, applied testing, academic and pharmaceutical research.

They have invested in management development initiatives out of the German headquarters, and required a partner to contextualize these programmes to the APAC management group.

The client sought our Lanterne Rouge as a facilitation partner, experienced in the development of first-time managers.

The Solution

This collaboration included content design, adaptation of existing programmes and LMS content, and facilitation of live and digital workshops.

We delivered courses on the ground in China, Korea, Singapore and Australia, in addition to several series of digital courses.

- Delegation
- Lateral leadership
- Coaching skills
- Problem-solving

The Result

The client was able to put more than 60Managers in APAC through the refreshed programme in 2018, ensuring alignment with the German HQ leadership frameworks and culture, while also reflecting the unique needs and experiences of Managers in the APAC context.

This refreshed content was licensed to the client and now forms part of their ongoing management initiatives.

Case 3 -Talent Advisory.

Hi-Po Female Leadership Development Programme

The client in question is among the largest global providers of insurance, annuities, and employee benefit programs. Their Global Women's Initiative is led by senior leaders and championed by the CEO and Executive Group, with the express aim of increasing representation of women in leadership roles by identifying and attracting women to within the client globally; offering career development and skill-building; and ensuring that all women thrive with our client.

The Need

The client sought to refresh and relaunch a regional APAC Female Leaders programme.

This initiative spanned all business units, and was strategically aimed at identifying and nurturing high potential female leaders to enable diversity in succession planning

The Solution

Design and facilitate 3 day workshop experience and complimentary mentorship programme.

In particular, the programme needed to engage a culturally diverse group of learners from Japan, Korea, China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Singapore, India, Australia and New Zealand. Workshop content included:

The Result

The overall programme received strong positive feedback from participants and stakeholders.

A 6 months post-programme follow up demonstrated good follow-through of mentoring relationships and retention of participants.

Case 4 - On Demand Coaching

Coaching Community Management

"It was a really great experience, I can understand why coaching sessions are highly recommended. We were able to walk through some of my questions and come up with concrete actions afterwards which I really like. I haven't experienced this yet with any other coaching sessions thus far in the programme so I really appreciated this type of coaching style." - Participant

The Need

The client had been using external coaches for several years, but with no formal metrics for measuring ROI. They wanted to consolidate the cost of their coaching, and ensure the standards of the coaches were benchmarked.

The Solution

BOLDLY reviewed the financial spend versus outcomes of the coaching initiatives, and produced insights for the client regarding return on investment. Several suggestions were raised to immediately impact the outcome of coaching.

The Result

The client now has visibility of their coaching spend and standards of delivery. They have a clear pathway to mature their coaching culture, including technology and coaching models to be implemented across their coaching pools.

Case 5 - Blended Solution

Community Management for Action Learning Projects

"I would like to acknowledge your role as the Community Manager in this programme which I’m sure contributed significantly to participants success.
Thanks for your assistance in ensuring everything went smoothly - you gave me a sense of assurance whether the leaders were on track, and where interventions were needed."

The Need

The client wanted to build a coaching culture across their diversified portfolio of brands. They already used external coaches, and wanted to develop internal capability for supervisors to use a coaching style in their day-to-day team conversations.

The Solution

BOLDLY's coaching skills program was rolled out to 150 managers globally in year 1, and 400 managers in year 2 of the initiative. Workshops were complimented with video materials as well as observed coaching shadow sessions for practical feedback to supervisors.

The Result

100% of the managers who participated would recommend to a peer! This outstanding NPS was substantiated by a 12-month + follow-up survey showing that 65% of managers felt they were using their coaching skills, and 12% wanted to progress to the advanced workshop.

Case 6 - Early Careers

Developing Future Leaders

“The role of Lanterne Rouge in supporting our MAs has been instrumental in the success of the programme. The consultants were able to gain a deep understanding of the culture of the client, which not only got us the right candidates, but has enabled their full journey in ways that allow the MAs to contribute effectively all across the whole organisation.
- HR Director

The Need

The client sought to build a HR team with the skills to 'triage' career development conversations, and connect high-potential talent with mentors, sponsors and coaches effectively. The goal was to impact retention, engagement and also to ensure the right internal talent was being connected with key role openings.

The Solution

BOLDLY's career counselling workshops for HR were designed to impact coaching culture, ensuring HR could identify coaching needs, but also tailor career conversations to their own job families. Our course is 75% 'off the shelf' and 25% customized to the organisations key roles and business strategy.

The Result

1) HR and the broader leadership team have developed comprehensive career development conversations, supporting key talent.

2) Initial reporting demonstrates a clear year-on-year impact on retention and engagement, particularly post-COVID.

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