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SELECT CASE STUDIES
Fortune 30 Tech Company
A very challenging re-organization resulted in a leadership crisis characterized by conflict, poor collaboration, high attrition, and a toxic work environment.
Conducted stakeholder interviews, targeted surveys, Bi-monthly Leadership Off-sites, 1:1 coaching, team coaching, and Executive Coaching for the General Manager
$1.120 M was saved in attrition costs with an ROI of 688%
Developing Courageous Women Leaders
Microsoft’s female employees need to become stronger leaders, increase executive presence, become more confident, take more risks, prepare for leadership advancement.
Participation in the three-day Women. Courage. Leadership. Retreat. Many of Microsoft’s women have achieved positive and sustainable results from attendance at the Retreat, (and subsequent follow up). As a result, this retreat has been rolled out to several orgs, and is under consideration to become an integral part of their women’s initiative, org-wide.
Removing Advancement Roadblocks
A senior director, with great potential for promotion, was having serious relationship issues with her co-workers, which prevented her from moving forward in her career.
Client had six months of executive coaching. She was later promoted and, a year later, left the company.
MOVING AN ORGANIZATION’S TALENT FORWARD TO UNLOCK GROWTH
President /CEO wanted to increase team cohesiveness, elevate personnel’s accountability, improve employee’s ability to up-sell, and receive mentorship and guidance for herself
Facilitated monthly employee meetings (130 people), developed and facilitated mini-workshops and team-building activities, conducted weekly staff meetings, became a ‘presence’ for excellence in the stores.
Change That Sustains
Develop an improved team mindset, strengthen internal relationships, increase employee engagement between the individuals and their guests, increase confidence and morale-it had been a tough selling year for them.
Provided a one-day off-site training.
RECALIBRATING COMMUNICATION AND RESPECTING BOUNDARIES
Although this is a world class medical facility, the doctors were having difficulty understanding and implementing healthy boundaries with their staff and patients.
Provided a two-hour in-house program developed to help them define more appropriate and supportive boundaries. In addition to the presentation, many experiential exercises were used.
IGNITING A FINANCIAL FORCE OF LEADERS
The first annual Women in Banking Conference (120 VP -C-level attendees) required a keynote presenter familiar with the issues facing women in finance to set the tone for this one day conference.
Presented 90 minute keynote, including Q & A
Facilitated a banking panel of five bank presidents and CEO’s
EQUIPPING WOMEN TO COMPETE AND WIN
The women of MBA have specific gender challenges in this male dominated field. The MBA wanted to encourage and support them in their leadership aspirations
Provided a one day off-site women. courage. leadership. Conference.
ENROLLING DONORS THROUGH POWERFUL COMPASSION
The new executive director wanted to increase the revenue brought in at the annual fundraising luncheon.
Presented the 10 minute “Ask”
OUT OF REACH RESULTS REALIZED THROUGH EXECUTIVE COACHING
A C-level officer needed to improve her executive presence, communication style, and presentation skills in order for the bank to retain her.
Six months of targeted, outcome-specific coaching.
"Sometimes the greatest risk you take is not to take one."
- Solomonism #231
"Rejection is God’s way of saving you the trouble."
- Solomonism #80
"Being the boss has nothing to do with being a leader."
- Solomonism #241
"Who you are is how you lead."
- Solomonism #342
"Are you leading your life or following it around?"
- Solomonism #307
"You’ve got to stay in the game to change the rules."
- Solomonism #273
"Playing small isn’t playing at all."
"You would not be given a hope, a dream, a vision without the talents and gifts to make them real."