MEET SIMONE

With over 20 years of experience consulting International Groups and as CEO of "High Performance Companies", Simone is today a unique business leader who believes in turning ideas into reality.
After over 10 years of consulting for some of the most important Italian and International companies, he has worked for over 15 years as CEO of leading companies in the luxury business in Italy and abroad.
Simone is regularly interviewed on Innovation, Strategy and Organization subjects. He has written 2 books "The High Performance Company Manifesto" and "The Path to Personal Excellence" and many articles. Simone is today CEO of Clinique la Prairie.

Clinique La Prairie is the world's most exclusive clinic and one of the most iconic Swiss Brands. For more than 80 years Clinique La Prairie has been at the forefront of better-ageing research and treatments in rejuvenation, health and beauty. Truly a pioneer in its field, Clinique La Prairie combines medical excellence and high-end technology.


 
New highlights
April 29, 2020 - ARTICLE
THE R.I.C.H.E FACTOR AND COVID-19:
HOW 5 TRENDS RESHAPING THE LUXURY TRAVEL INDUSTRY ARE BEING AFFECTED BY THE PANDEMIC.
Back in 2017, which now seems a very long time ago, I wrote an article about the trends that would shape the hospitality industry in the years to come.
I defined five key trends: Reassurance, Internet, Connection, Humanity, Experience and Enrichment. I labelled them the R.I.C.H.E. Factor.
May, 2020 - FROM CSQ.COM
Simone Gibertoni:
The CEO of One of the Most Iconic Swiss Brands Shares the Latest on Health and Medical Wellness from inside Its Immunity-enhancing Wellness Institute ....
December 16, 2019 - PRESS
From the Front Lines of Transformation at Clinique la Prairie
Some business transformations are fundamental changes in what a company does and how it does it. 
But sometimes, as in the case of the Swiss-based Clinique la Prairie, a business transformation can involve the enormous challenge of taking something you have done for nearly a century in one .....
 

THE
HIGH PERFORMANCE
COMPANY MANIFESTO

We want firms that want to be unique and different, populated by people who want to spend most of their time knowing that they are contributing to something important. We need new Leaders. And firms able to stimulate them. Firms that love change and transformation.
Inspiration. Action. Results
 
ARTICLES
LEADERSIP
Why you cannot manage people
You will have read different books and articles that tell you how to motivate your collaborators, but is it really possible to do that? (more)
 
MARKETING
High Performance Marketing
Recent studies reveal that consumers trust online reviews no less than the advice of friends. (more)
 
 
STRATEGY
From the Front Lines of Trasformation at Clinique la Praire
Some business trasformation are fundamental changes in what a company does (more)
 
STRATEGY
THE R.I.C.H.E FACTOR: FIVE TRENDS RESHAPING THE LUXURY TRAVEL INDUSTRY.
e have entered a new era of luxury travel. As the market grows to be more competitive than (more)
 
 
 
 


Simone's book on personal development
THE PATH TO
PERSONAL EXCELLENCE

This is a book about the basics, to have success both as a person and also as a professional. They are indeed the secrets that can make a difference in your life and also the foundations to become excellent professionals.
Become addicted to never ending
self improvement
 
High Performance Company Q&A
Here are some of the most frequent questions I have been asked since I started to speak of High Performance Companies and High Performance Leaders….
01
Are you born a High Performance Leader or do you become one?
You become one.
02
How do you recognise a High Performance Leader (HPL)?
If when (s)he leaves a company where (s)he has worked, it CONTINUES to be a High Performance Company.
03
What are the 3 main tasks of an HPL?
To organise, manage and guide.
04
What is the ultimate objective of an HPL?
To create value.
05
What do HPLs have in common?
They get results.
06
What is the most important question that an HPL must ask him/herself?
How can I win in my market and beat my competitors?
07
What does an HPL ask him/herself all the time?
What is the maximum contribution that I can give in the position that I find myself in now?
08
What does an HPL do that many managers don't?
(S)he concentrates on a few important things.
09
How does an HPL focus his/her people on results?
(S)he manages by objectives and through agreements, (s)he defines KPI.
10
What mistakes does an HPL avoid making?
Trying to remove weaknesses instead of focusing on strengths.
11
What environment does an HPL create?
Trust and positivity. Coach and help.
12
What is the most important thing that an HPL only finds in him/herself?
Motivation.
13
What will an HPL never avoid doing?
Deciding.
14
What is the most important thing that an HPL can do for his/her collaborators?
Make them evolve professionally.
15
What are the main tools of an HPL for getting results?
Coach people to create plan of action with clear responsibilities, well organised meetings, reports, clear organograms and budget. Infuse courage. Set standards.
16
What does an HPL look for in everything?
Opportunities.
17
What does an HPL never want to hear from his/her collaborators?
Problems.
18
What does an HPL want to have from his/her collaborators?
Solutions.
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