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Inspire Your Leaders, Empower Your Team

Among training consulting firms in NYC & NJ, you’ll find the Forward Focus leadership coaching and training approach refreshing and invigorating. In today’s informed society, leading effectively requires the honing of subtle leadership skills. Today’s leaders need to be authentic, participatory, and adaptable as organizations change. We coach and train your leaders to be in touch with their passion to lead, to engage effectivley, and to motivate staff with collaborative flair rather than by command and control. They’ll recognize their own strengths, and use their own experience and learning to benefit their individual leadership styles.

Leaders, employees, and the organization will all benefit from the advantages that effective leadership offers, including:

  • Maximized performance
  • Increased productivity
  • Better workplace relationships
  • Higher employee retention 

Recent Articles

Inform Your Leadership Style To Supercharge Your Team

To supercharge your team, employ this leadership practices inventory from self-awareness to transformation and engage your employees.

Leadership Behaviors: Just how do you become a resilient and inspirational leader?

Of all leadership behaviors, resilience is the one which is most commonly needed and least commonly developed. Leading your people through a period of change can feel like walking a tightrope with an elephant on your back. Resilience is what gets you – and your elephant – to the other side.

Emotional Intelligence is a Leader’s Most Important Capability

Emotionally intelligent leaders will display all the characteristics you expect when asked to describe a great leader.

Jumpstart Change

Organizational change is difficult. Human capital consulting firms play a vital role in managing resistance and empowering effective change initiatives. At Forward Focus, we work with clients to create a blueprint for change and identify potential change leaders. Then we coach them in order to build the skills needed to combat resistance and encourage engagement in the change process as soon as it is initiated.

Your change leaders will be able to identify breakthrough ideas and create energy for change. This energy will shape those ideas into new products, services and initiatives that will transform your organization.

This jumpstart strategy challenges institutionalized thinking and removes the preconceived boundaries that are stopping your organization from reaching its full potential.

Recent Articles

How to Build a Coalition For Change

Your guiding coalition should be the driving force that propels your vision to reality. But if its members don’t bond, will your change initiative have the push it needs?

Change Leadership to Inspire Cultural Shift for Transformational Change

Why an autocratic leadership style will not produce the transformational change expected, and what leadership quality to develop to do so.

How the Resilient Leader Acts to Inspire Organizational Change

Transactional vs transformational leadership: the differences, and why both are crucial for effective organizational change. The transformational leader will be your champion of change, but neglect the transactional leader at your peril.

Consciously Communicate

Communication is a crucial component for successful organizational change.  Unfortunately, the lack of frequent and effective communication is the leading cause of failed changed efforts.  Knowing how to effectively create a change management communication strategy, to include tried and true communication techniques and methodology, organizations will be better able to build trust, commitment, adaptability and have people ready for the change with the skills required when the change occurs. Conscious communication is a skill that helps make the future vision a reality...and Forward Focus works with leaders to build that skill.

We go beyond the staff bulletin board and brings communication strategy and tools into the 21st century for a rapidly changing and evolving business landscape.  We'll partner with you to create a tailored plan that works best for your employees and organizational landscape.  Using conscious communication techniques, your future vision will be reinforced, roles will be clarified, and skills will grow.

As your partner, Forward Focus will help make conscious communication an integral part of your culture

Conscious communication is a skill that helps make the future vision a reality...and Forward Focus can develop that organizational skill.

Recent Articles

Energize Workplace Communication With Team Building Activities

The team huddle is an invaluable tool to foster team motivation. With these team huddle ideas, your team will be energized daily and motivated constantly.

Communicating Resilience To Your Team

Participative leadership will ensure the entire team is working together, with the resilience needed to break though setbacks and reach goals.

The Secret to Open and Honest Conversation with Colleagues

When you understand the role of emotional intelligence in interpersonal and intrapersonal relationships, you will transform your communication ability.

Ignite Sales

An organization’s success depends upon its sales. We train sales professional to increase sales with a proven six-step sales system. This process, and our supportive coaching, is unique among sales training  and  consulting firms.  This program is called  "Integrity Selling" .... and selling with integrity ignites sales.

We enable sales people to identify personal strengths and weaknesses, and discover how others perceive them. Then we coach new behavioral skills, and how to identify and develop customer needs in line with your offering. This leads directly to greater customer confidence and growing commitment.

Your organization benefits from increased sales, greater professionalism in the sales arena, stronger client relationships, and lower costs as staff retention rates rise.  Forward Focus and its Integrity Selling six-step sales system is a solution to help bring your business forward.

Recent Articles

Team Building Strategies for Premier League Sales Targets

Creating an environment of togetherness is the prime strategy to motivate your sales team. These strategies will help you do so.

Are You a Resilient Salesperson or an Optimistic One?

An optimistic salesperson will be resilient, with the extrovert personality traits that increase sales success.

Emotionally Intelligent Salespeople Sell More – Period.

Numerous studies have shown that salespeople with developed emotional intelligence competencies sell more. We discuss what this really means.

What's the Buzz About?

Janice C Lilien

Forward Focus boosted the capacity of YWCA Union County’s Leadership Team by helping us understand our own communications and work styles, and work more effectively as a team... full testimonial

Janice C. Lilien

Executive Director

YWCA Union County

Tracy Pamperin

Hiring Forward Focus was one of best strategic decisions we ever made... full testimonial

Tracy Pamperin

Partner

The Urban Muse

Patrick M Fenelon

Outstanding and Necessary! Beth Williams and the Forward Focus team have made a huge impact on our organization by giving us the tools to move our 3rd generation company forward by effectively engaging our management staff to be leaders... full testimonial

Patrick M. Fenelon

Chairman

AGL Welding Supply Co., Inc.

Why Forward Focus

Forward Focus understands that real, sustainable change is a game changer for all organizations. Real change requires a holistic approach, fostering a new culture that ensures the vision of the future becomes a shared goal. Sustainable change is the result of collective ownership of the change project, with all stakeholders feeling responsible for its success.

Forward Focus works with clients to build relationships, engaging change advocates and resistors alike. We’ll help ensure your change program sprints out of the gate and maintains momentum to the finish line and beyond. With Forward Focus you get far more than other human capital consulting firms offer – you benefit from experienced partners, focused on the co-creation of unique breakthrough solutions to make your vision of the future a reality today.

Beth Williams,

CPO and Managing Partner

 
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