About Us

Aitken Leadership Group has been specializing in teaching people skills to technically-trained leaders for over 20 years. We offer remote and in-person leadership development for professional service firms through consulting, coaching, facilitation and custom programs.

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Who we serve

Engineering, design and professional services firms — as well as individual professionals — who want to learn how to grow in challenging times, or simply reach the next level of performance. Some of our past clients

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What we're good at

We're good at getting leaders and teams unstuck. We specialize in accelerating leadership growth in executives and managers, offering consulting, training and team development to professional service firms.

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How we work

Every solution is custom and can be delivered in-person or remotely. We learn your strategy, culture, and your desired outcomes — then we build programs and training that fits the needs of your people and context.

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What we focus on

Personal Mastery. We treat leaders as whole people & organizations as living systems. Bridging the gap between individual and organizational, we create programs that fit a company’s culture and strategic direction.

Meet the team

Geordie Aitken

Geordie Aitken

Trusted advisor to executive teams and change leaders across North America, Geordie facilitates personal work with innate understanding. His playful approach disarms complex challenges and makes the hard conversations easy.

Magda Dominik

Magda Dominik

With a Masters in Education, Magda is an expert in designing experiences that bring sustained results. Incorporating innovative tools to support remote delivery, she integrates sophisticated curriculum development with seasoned facilitation skills.

 

What our clients say

Geordie Aitken has become the “go to” facilitator for our firm. Michael Scipione, President and CEO, Weston & Sampson
Geordie has made a profound impact both on me personally, as well as my company. He not only has helped us to become better leaders, he has helped us become better people.Gil Hantzsch, CEO MSA Professional Services
Geordie and Magda create unique learning experiences for leaders that accelerate development and facilitate impactful and positive changes.Keri Kocur, Chief People Officer, VHB Inc
On a scale of 1 to 10, the session was an 18. I walked away with a renewed energy and deeper insights into myself, which will translate into a positive personal change, both professionally and personally.Brenda Bevington, HR Manager, Wilson & Company

Services

The heart of what we do is developing leaders. We design and facilitate — in-person and remote — transformative leadership programs. Our approach accelerates leadership readiness and maturity, and can dramatically increase capability in emerging, mid-level and senior executive leaders.

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Consulting

As subject-matter experts in leadership development, leadership succession and strategic culture change processes, we are trusted advisors to our clients. Working one-on-one with executives or with entire leadership teams, we help senior officers navigate in times of transition and the day-to-day.

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Coaching

Get unstuck. Regain your insight, energy, and authenticity. Our rigorous approach enables the personal choices needed to make sustained behavioural change in life and work. We can help you get out of your own way, generating master strategies and day-to-day tactics to achieve your desired results.
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Facilitation

Engaging facilitation is an art we continuously evolve and refine. We have facilitated small to large group decision-making, tough conversations, and interpersonal alignment between team members. ALG’s masterful, disarming approach can help you navigate the meetings that matter whether you’re in person or online.

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Programs

ALG delivers diverse, customized in-firm workshops and select public invite-only events. We are known for remote and in-person delivery of executive development programs, multi-session ‘emerging leadership’ accelerators, and annual MasterClass retreats for individuals seeking even more.
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More client praise

Geordie and Magda will take you through a whirlwind of emotions and open your eyes to ways to increase personal focus. You will learn to recognize your state, make necessary changes and ultimately change your results...for the better.Andree Cortez, COO T.Baker Smith
The emotional intelligence and awareness our team has acquired through our long relationship with Geordie has transformed our firm into a people first organization and has shaped our culture.Frank Ricciardi, VP Weston & Sampson
It’s like an oil change for your emotional health.Zach Hermann, PM Houston Engineering Inc
I can easily say that my work with Geordie Aitken has been instrumental in breaking through multiple professional and personal barriers. Chris Decock, President, Hudsons Canadian Taphouse

Offerings

Upcoming

Remote public and invite-only offerings

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Recent

You Are Not Alone: Tools for Living and Working in Uncertain Times

In these highly engaging remote sessions, Geordie provides a crash course in managing energy, attention, and emotions through this tumultuous time. Delivered for ACEC’s COVID Education Program as a 3-part webinar series.

Masterclass

MasterClass is an invite-only event. It is designed as a ‘decelerator’ workshop for professionals in Engineering, Science and Technology industries. Part retreat, part recharge, and part transformational learning, MasterClass is for high-achieving professionals who are seeking improved personal sustainability, increased leadership influence and the grail of success: healthy work-life integration.

Next offering TBD

MasterClass 2019 Recap: Women in Engineering

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