"Looking to make the world a better place, one individual at a time.
If I can reach one person, twenty or two hundred at any one event then I have started the momentum for better communication, better understanding about self, better relationships, and ultimately the world to be a better place."
WHO BENEFITS FROM READING THE LEADERSHIP TINDERBOX
If you are an HR leader, this book offers food for thought as you support your business leaders. If you are a new leader, this might be the golden handbook you always wanted. If you are a leader who is struggling, the lessons in this book might help identify where and why you are struggling, and ideas for actions to take to recover with a positive outcome. If you are a great leader, there are some messages to consider and share, no matter how long you have held your title.
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Learn what the experts identify as critical for GREAT leadership!
Recently Barbara was interviewed on the topic of leadership. She discussed what it means to be a leader, the definition of the leadership platform and why everyone need to have leadership capabilities.
Hogan Assessments certified, Barbara provides insight using the Hogan assessment to identify and demonstrate the impact of personality on organizational success. Hogan Assessments will reveal how you are seen by others, clarity of leadership style, what may cause you to derail, and factors that motivate you in work and life.
Barbara was asked what responsibility leaders hold for their own behavior and that of their organization. Leaders have a need to guard their words and actions as well as develop the culture of the organization by having clarity, setting boundaries and defining expectations.
Inspiring messages to engage, educate, energize, and focus. Sought after professional speaker with over 20 years of presenting at conferences, organization, and departmental meetings.*
Development remains at the top of the desired list for all. Having developed and facilitated workshops for all levels of leadership with pragmatic and targeted growth as the goal, creating a learning environment with powerful outcomes is something I know well. A purposeful workshop, lunch-n-learn, or expanded department meeting with laser-focused topics are effective solutions for providing learning.
Development begins with understanding the place where one is today, developing a plan and having support as the plan unfolds. Letting the wind blow you where it may in career decisions results in unfulfilled dreams, wondering what happened and the search for purpose.
"Your Leadership Platform"
"With Warmest Regards"
"Gratitude and Building Relationships"
"More Than Fundamentals of Communication"
"The Art of Feedback: Giving and Receiving"
"Stop Looking for Critics"
"Change and Everyone"
"Human Resources Professional Development"
Experienced coach for leaders, high performers and for those trying to figure it all out. One leader making positive changes impacts the entire organization.
...Sure, on paper the workshop looked good, but no one attending expected much to change. After all, we communicate every day. What was there to learn? Except Barbara, who simply waited for feedback, and the boss who was still hoping for something, anything to change from a 90-minute lunch workshop. They didn’t have to wait long.
"Do you want to be the best communicator in the room? Whether you are trying to move up the corporate ladder, be a better team leader, land that new job or just want to improve your group or one-on-one communication skills, I highly recommend Barbara Wichman. Good communication skills are now essential to personal and corporate success. Barbara can help you or your team achieve success by understanding the neuroscience behind effective communication. She will help you understand your organizational or personal blind spots and how others perceive you through communication. She helped me gain the skills and confidence to bust that glass ceiling."
Margaret Jalili - Attorney
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