A framework that decodes leadership

Drive performance at every leadership level

Ladder of Leadership is a research-based competency model that decodes what makes managers and leaders successful in their roles. It offers guidance for competencies to develop and how to prepare a transition from one level of leadership to another.

Increase performance

Promote leaders within your company based on potential and predictable success rates

Increase diversity

Uncover leaders within your existing workforce based on a research-backed competency framework

Plan for the future

Discover current competency gaps in your leadership team for more insightful succession planning

What our customers are saying

" SuccessFinder is easy to use and see, very fast, the link between who you have in front of you and their potential to successfully occupy a new role. "

Genevieve Fortier

Former SVP, Human Resources and Public Affairs - McKesson

" I would not hire at the manager and above level without it. "

Daryl Wilson

President and CEO - Hydrogenics

" There is something magical about being able to apply science to bring insight and objectivity to a career conversation. "

Genevieve Fortier

Former SVP, Human Resources and Public Affairs - McKesson

What you can do with Ladder of Leadership

Make savvy and strategic leadership decisions with the most relevant people data at your fingertips

Ladder of leadership report showing how an employee would be a performant in a manager, VP or C-suite role


Compare your employees against the key competencies of top-performing leaders at different levels to identify their natural upward mobility potential.

Ladder of leadership dashboard showing how a c-suite team scores against key competencies for performant leaders


Maintain a strategic edge for succession planning by pinpointing relevant strengths and competency gaps for key players at every leadership level.

Ladder of leadership report showing a competency development plan to transition from a manager to a leadership position


During leadership transitions, ensure success with coaching and training developed for your new manager’s unique profile.

We understand leadership

We thrive on decoding the complexities of successful leadership within your organization


Leverage our scientifically-collected data to successfully accompany your leadership team


Complete training approved by the CRHA on key competencies that leads to successful leadership

Learn about the training


Become an enabler of success in your workplace by mastering the science of behavior