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Our company’s culture is evident in the work we do, the clients we serve, the results we achieve, and the positive impact we make.
The PlayBook Difference: Translational Leadership
We seamlessly work up, down, and across various organizational hierarchies, bridging differences, connecting with groups who might otherwise be excluded, and translating between constituencies. It’s a rare skill and PlayBook has it.
We improve every business and individual we touch as positive contributors in their communities through guidance, tools, and training that create opportunities and the ability to act on them.
Our Guiding Principles
Founder & Senior Strategist
With 20 years of expertise to share, Leslie is considered a leader in strategy and organizational development. She has developed and facilitated hundreds of strategic planning engagements and workshops. Seen as an expert in change management, cultural transformation, and cross-sector collaborative problem solving, her focus is in corporate, government, and nonprofit communities. Prior to founding PlayBook, Leslie led Cisco Systems’ global B2B Ecommerce strategy team. She holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from UCLA, is past president of the Rotary Club of Kahului, and recently served on Hawaii’s Small Business Regulatory Review Board. Leslie is an Omidyar Fellow in Leadership Development.
Values-based. Results-driven. Client-focused. Community-oriented.
PlayBook Consulting Group was founded in response to a need for growth and sustainability in organizations across Hawaii. To succeed in an ever-changing world, leaders in every sector need:
Our expertise, philosophy, and approach make PlayBook uniquely equipped to help you craft creative solutions that lead to action and results.
With PlayBook, you’re getting a partner who’s invested in your journey and success. It’s important to us that you maintain ownership of the process and outcomes with buy-in at every level of the organization. We’ll provide fresh perspectives on doing business and a customized strategic roadmap that solves problems and makes the changes you want.
• Improved organizational capacity;
• Strategic clarity;
• Operational excellence;
• Cultural transformation; and
• Empowered leadership
We hold ourselves accountable to a moral code and strong ethical principles. We act with honesty and incorruptibility in our behavior, relationships, actions, and communication.
Service - Meaningful Impact
We deliver on client needs in the most positive, effective, and efficient ways possible. We contribute to the well-being of our clients, our partners, and our community to make a meaningful impact.
Our methods are grounded in collaboration – we listen and ask questions, learning about what’s going right and where improvements are needed. Then we work together to realize shared goals.
We believe in creating and maintaining the capacity to endure - whether it is a company, a team, a project, a community, or the planet on which we live. Every solution we help clients come up with has intentional sustainability built in.
PlayBook Consulting Group is a proud member of Laguna Strategic Advisors, LLC – a superb international resource for top management and entrepreneurs seeking objective insight to achieve the next level of success for their organization. Whether your business is a start-up venture or an established company, our advisors provide experience-based consultation focused on your specific needs and aspirations.
Each member of the Business Advisors Consortium has proven expertise in his or her field. They offer a rich pool of insight that was acquired the old fashioned way: They earned it. These seasoned practitioners are dedicated to creating strategic business and organizational solutions designed to produce measurable results for your enterprise. For more information visit
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