Transform your Social Pains into Sustainable Gains
Building a socially successful sustainable business in today’s business environment requires looking beyond the traditional financial bottom line.
The Business Case for Sustainability, Equity and Inclusion
To navigate today’s complex business world, conscious leaders need to master a new set of skills for long-term sustainability. They also must be able to address the human need to be seen, heard, and connected. Otherwise, the experience of exclusion—social pain—prevents their teams and organizations from fully thriving.
Leaders need to begin by reflecting on their own leadership mindsets and behaviors to build trust within their teams and organizations. When leaders are able to connect their own personal narratives to those of their organizations, they gain insight into how their own beliefs influence not only their leadership decisions and behaviors, but also their organizations. In doing so, leaders can improve all aspects—social, environmental, and financial—of the triple bottom line.
Executive Coaching & Advising
We support leaders to build inclusive, collaborative, and innovative teams and organizations.
We provide immersive, work-to-learn experiences for leaders to tackle complex business dilemmas and test new strategies.
Keynotes & Speaking
We deliver interactive presentations on today’s business environment that acknowledge current social, political, and economic contexts.
“In a remarkable 2-day leadership retreat Mercedes Martin & Company successfully challenged us to identify and explore the root causes and cultural understanding of inequity, power, and privilege…As a result, we gained greater self-awareness of our varying leadership styles, deepened our team trust, and energized the organization’s commitment to our strategic goals for diversity, equity, and inclusion.”
DIRECTOR OF PARTNERSHIP ENGAGEMENT, TEACH FOR ALL’S AMERICAS TEAM
“Mercedes’ great mix of corporate and military experience, combined with academic knowledge and cultural diversity, makes her both unique and super effective.”
R. LAZARUS, COO, EY LATIN AMERICA REGION
“Mercedes made it safe for us to trust and be authentic…by not missing a beat on what’s going on in the room. It’s like she knew what I was thinking and called me out each time.”
SENIOR PRACTICE LEADER, BRASIL