Talent Optimization

Most Companies don’t understand people. They don’t know how to manage employees in a way that pushes everyone to the top of their game. They create a business strategy. They monitor their business results. But they don’t do the key “people work” in between—and they fail to reach their goals. We are your workplace transformation partner, bringing awareness and alignment through a four part discipline.

Understanding people is easy.

We help bring our Better Business, Better Life vision to reality by bridging the gap between your business strategy and your people strategy.
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Whatever form development takes, the organization should make sure it’s meeting the needs of its employees and its managers. After all, employee development isn’t just a perk for the employee, it’s a perk for the company as a whole.


Companies need to develop people faster, deepen their bench strength, and prepare leaders to lead a global workforce.

What are you doing to exercise your personal growth to be better equipped to lead organizational change?

PeopleSurge “has forced my thinking around the big picture instead of getting bogged down in the daily work”

Jason Burke, CEO, The New Primal
“Accountability in each coaching session with Kirk continues to be impactful”
Lindsay Nevin, CEO, Flyway Companies
“Sessions with Kirk bring a feeling of clarity.”
Andy McCarthy, Co-Owner, King of Pops
“getting an outside view forces me to get out of working in the business and focus on working on the business and myself.”
Aaron Siegel, CEO, Home Team BBQ
“People Surge helped our team define our values, our why and set goals for our future. Facilitation and thought exercises ensured all perspectives of team were considered.”
Melonie Hammond-Trace, Owner, Tideline CPA Group
“Too many takeaways to count. I’ve been in the weeds. The 20k foot view perspective to put metrics and plans in place is refreshing. Thank you.”
Elissa Nauful, Founder and CEO, BallyWho Social