I specialize in helping teams build and maintain trust. In a high trust culture, teams are engaged and achieve extraordinary results. I conduct assessments of teams and provide data-driven recommendations to leaders for action.
I have a proven track record for helping leaders and teams build trust and thrive.
I dedicate time upfront to listen and gain clarity on what success looks like and then facilitate toward achievement. I guide and support the development of vision, mission and values and how to make those come alive in an organization.
I have designed and facilitated hundreds of meetings and retreats for executives, leaders and teams.
I coach executives, leaders and teams to gain clarity and achieve results. I help leaders identify and close skill gaps so they can lead with even more influence. I coach leaders to perform at their highest level, which has an immediate impact on their team.
I am a Certified Mediator and have mediated hundreds of workplace conflicts.
Training and Workshops
I am a Certified Trainer known for making training relevant, memorable and fun. I'm well-versed in adult learning theory and have taught leadership development for undergraduate and graduate students.
I have designed and delivered trainings and workshops to thousands of leaders and practitioners.
4 Essential Roles of Leadership™
There are four roles leaders play that are highly predictive of success. We call them essential because as leaders consciously lead themselves and their teams in alignment with these roles, they lay the foundation for effective leadership: Inspire trust, Create vision, Execute strategy, and Coach potential.
4 Disciplines of Execution™
Does your team or organization have great ideas but fail to implement them? There’s a new way to ensure success! This organization-wide transformation teaches the behaviors necessary to execute your agency’s most important goals.
5 Choices for Extraordinary Productivity™
In this newly released course, participants will spend one day exploring how to manage stress, time and energy. Participants create a personalized action plan to accomplish more with less stress
6 Critical Practices for Leading a Team™
The 6 Critical Practices for Leading a Team is a special collection of carefully curated content from proven FranklinCovey offerings. The repurposed mindsets, skillsets, and toolsets provide first-level leaders with relevant and practical resources to help them excel in this tough and demanding role.
7 Habits of Highly Effective People™
Based on the best-selling book that has sold millions of copies all around the world, this 2-day course offers 7 habits to be more effective at work and at home.
We will explore authentic leadership and what the research from around the world says that team members want in a leader. Each participant will leave with a personalized action plan to take the next step on their authentic leadership journey.
Building Trust, One Moment at a Time
In this one-day course, we will explore trust and why it is the foundation for all we do, both at work and at home. We will look at new and groundbreaking data from around the world about trust – what do we need to build it and what gets in our way? Each participant will leave with a personalized action plan to build trust in their own lives, and in the relationships that matter most.
Completed Staff Work©
Does your organization produce Completed Staff Work? In this half-day course, participants will explore Completed Staff Work – what it is, why it’s important, and how to do it in our organizations. Participants will discover why Completed Staff Work leads to increased trust, better decision-making, and increased engagement.
Conflict in the Workplace
This workshop provides an assessment in real time for participants to discover their preferred conflict resolution style. Using that data, participants will explore conflict in the workplace and learn to differentiate between healthy conflict which can lead to innovation and unhealthy conflict which can lead to disengagement.
This one-day course covers the fundamentals of a customer-focused organization. The class is interactive and full of opportunities for hands-on practice.
DiSC Communication and Teamwork Assessment®
DiSC® is a personal assessment tool used to improve work productivity, teamwork, leadership, sales, and communication. DiSC measures your personality and behavioral style. This one-day workshop can transform the way your team works together.
A team full of happy, productive and passionate people – does it seem too good to be true? It isn’t! In this workshop, we will explore employee engagement using current research from Gallup and other leading organizations – what works, what doesn’t and why.
Finding Joy in the Journey
We will explore joy in the workplace – how do we create it and sustain it, especially during difficult times? Each participant will leave the workshop with a personal mission statement.
Generations at Work
There are four (and sometimes five!) generations in the workplace. In this workshop, we will explore how this impacts teams and organizations. Each participant will leave with an action plan for leading and participating in their organization in a new way.
How to Ace a Job Interview©
Do you interview as well as you would like? If not, you’re not alone! This one-day course will show you how to prepare for an interview, ace an interview, and follow up after to increase your chances of getting a job offer. Participants rave about this course and the results they get during their next interview.
How to be your Best Self on even your Worst Day
We will explore how to show up as our best selves even when it’s difficult, and especially when it’s difficult! Each participant will leave with a personalized action plan to take the next step on their authentic leadership journey.
Influencer: The New Science of Leading Change™
In this two-day world-renowned course from VitalSmarts, we will explore organizational change. Participants will learn an evidence-based methodology about how to use a 6-source model to influence behavior in an organization and beyond.
Leading at the Speed of Trust™
Trust is the one thing that changes everything. This two-day class explains the skills to develop, restore and extend trust. This course includes an assessment to determine your own trust level and the organization’s trust level. You will create an action plan to increase and sustain trust that you can implement immediately.
Managing Up is a skill that has the potential to influence your career almost more than others, but few people know how to do it well. Managing Up leads to better and faster decision making, communication, and results. Come to this course to explore Managing Up and why when done well, the entire organization benefits.
Speed of Trust Foundations™
Trust is the one thing that changes everything. This one-day class teaches the same skills as the Leading at the Speed of Trust (how to develop, restore and extend trust). It is aimed at individual contributors (those who don’t manage or supervise).
Succession planning and internal mobility strategies are rooted in a continuous process of building talent at all levels of an organization. Through class discussions and exercises you will develop practical skills that you can begin applying immediately, regardless of your current role. You will also create a draft succession plan.
Team Development: We are Better Together!©
This two-day class has received rave reviews from the public and private sector. Come see why! In two days, your team will better understand themselves and each other. Rather than a cookie-cutter approach, this course is customized for your specific team at this specific time. Each participant will create a personalized action plan about how to be a more effective team member.
The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team®
The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team® has a simple goal: To help people discover how to build a truly cohesive and effective team. Based on Patrick Lencioni’s internationally best-selling leadership book, this assessment-based program focuses on putting The Five Behaviors™ model into practice. Participants explore the five behaviors of a cohesive team: Establishes Trust between team members; Engages in Conflict around ideas; Commits to decisions; Holds team members Accountable; Focuses on achieving collective Results. Come see why Cohesive Teams accomplish more and have more fun!
Leading from Where You Are
Leadership is not about a position or a corner office. Leadership is about how you show up each and every day. We will discuss the differences between authority and influence and why the differences matter. In this inspiring and motivating course, we will explore how to lead from where you are, with what you have
Leading with Values
In this workshop, we will each identify our own values and explore how our values are (or are not) showing up in our lives every day. We will also discuss how values can aid us in decision-making.
Managing your Energy
Are you aware of your energy level throughout the day? Have you noticed that when you have more energy, you make fewer mistakes than when you’re tired? Throughout the day our energy levels go up and down. In this workshop, we will explore how to assess our energy levels and how to make time to recharge.
Mindfulness at Work
In this workshop, we will explore and practice mindfulness. What is it and why is it important? Participants will leave with a menu of mindfulness strategies that can be used immediately.
Navigating Change and Transitions
Change can be hard. In this course, we will explore how to support ourselves and others as they navigate change. We will explore evidence-based practices proven to help individuals and organizations not only survive change but to thrive.
Set Sail on your Leadership Journey©
Set Sail is an inspirational course designed to help participants navigate their leadership journey. Through engaging and insightful conversations, participants will discover the leader they are, and the leader they want to be. Participants will be given the book, Set Sail on your Leadership Journey- the book features breathtaking images of the sea and will ignite your creativity. This course is designed for everyone, those who are just starting their leadership journey, those who are reflecting on the legacy they are leaving behind, and every leader in between.
Strengths - Let's Start There!
In this workshop, you will identify your top strengths and develop strategies for meeting your goals using those strengths. You will have an opportunity to take the CliftonStrengths Assessment (formally known as StrengthsFinder), which has been used by over 17 million individuals around the world. We will create a personalized action plan to help you apply your strengths at work and beyond.
Why do People do what they do?
Do you ever wonder why people do what they do? Come to this one-day course to find out! We will explore motivation and determination and why both are needed for sustainable success in organizations. Using current research, we will explore how to set ourselves and our organizations up for success!