Next Step accelerates business growth through commercialization and business transformation services that deliver real results.

Our Services
Our 40 global professionals with  sales, marketing, and leadership expertise ensure clients achieve measurable growth in revenue, profitability and market value.

Scale to Maximize Revenue

Successful scalability and long term growth requires proven market approaches, sales processes, teams, partners and business models.

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Transform to Enhance Profitability

Due to digitalization and global competition, enterprises must transform to agilely address customer, employee and market needs for profitable growth.

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Next Step’s collaborative approach to consulting and training is genuinely unique – they have partnered with us to build and deliver a world-class sales process and Territory management program.

Sam Koury, ShoreTel

Having the experience working with Next Step has made a huge difference to our team. The JI assessment tool, coaching and team sessions have really changed the way I, our Director and other Senior Managers approach challenges.

Marty Martinez, Cisco

The quality and integrity of the Next Step process and programs are unique today – thanks in large part to the results we achieved through working with your team, our company has exceeded sales goals even in a very difficult economic period.

Judy Crawford, Crawford Communications

During a period of significant change and transition in our management team, Next Step’s support was tremendously valuable. I am honestly not sure where Klemmer & Associates would be today without their help.”

Sona van der Hoop, Klemmer & Assoc.

November 2021

Human Centric Leadership: Building Trust for Future Growth


Leadership is never easy – especially during periods of uncertainty and change.  The challenge today is exacerbated by employees’ ‘pandemic fatigue’, lack of face to face interactions and rapidly evolving customer needs. Leaders can no longer rely on traditional management techniques such as setting challenging goals, measuring by KPIs and overseeing work activities.   Success in 2020 requires new ‘humane’ approaches which recognize and address employees’ fears, frustrations and needs. By shifting the management focus [...]

Executive Growth Alliance Delivers on ROI


Investment in future-ready leadership is essential to a company’s successful growth. Back in 2019, companies allocated $3.5 billion for leadership training, but often employees were not able to apply the concepts taught during the training in their actual workplace. This resulted in wasted investments. How can companies ensure that they receive real returns on leadership investments –– including increased productivity and revenue? The Answer: Peer learning and application through Global Peer Circles. In the [...]

Global Insight into Future Growth


Within the Executive Growth Alliance, peers from US, Europe, Latin America and Africa collaborate to solve Specific Actionable Challenges. At the conclusion of each Executive Growth Circle (EGC), all participants are challenged to commit to action with accountability to apply the insights gained during the EGC. When they reconvene for the next EGC, all will share their newfound knowledge (i.e., key learning) from application of knowledge in their workplace. More than anything previously, the [...]

Leading in the New Paradigm: #1 Course on Innovation


At the turn of the century, innovation programs and business transformation projects were at the top of all leaders’ agendas. In 2019, global corporations spent $360 billion on leaderships development programs, $160 billion on consultants and $1 trillion on innovation conferences. However, less than 12% saw a measurable return on their investment of money and time. THEN the paradigm shifted. On March 11, 2020, the WHO declared COVID19 a pandemic. Business as usual was [...]