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We work with leaders to engage their employees for greater productivity that results in increased profitability and happy workplaces where people thrive.

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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 

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Lead your team out of the conflict quagmire

Six hours each week. That’s how much time most managers spend managing conflict in the workplace. With better conflict management skills, this time could be used far more effectively.

Build trust to lead effectively

There are two types of trust. The first is practical. The second is far deeper. Emotional trust breeds honesty, openness and respect. High-performing teams are founded on emotional trust.

7 Challenges Faced by Leaders of Multigenerational Organization

In multigenerational workplaces there is a wide diversity of values, preferred communication styles, mental wellbeing issues and preferred methods of working. When leaders understand the different characters of each generation, they will more easily discover the strengths of each generation and use these to improve collaboration. Are you prepared to meet these challenges?

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.

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Conflict doesn't have to destroy constant change

A study by the American Psychological Association found that organizational change increases employee stress. What if your team was equipped to cope with the stress caused by organizational change?

Why trust is crucial when making organizational change

What are the effects of distrust in the workplace and the conditions that show it is prepared for organizational change?

Bridging the Generational Gap for Effective Change Management

One way in which to understand how change affects different people is to consider how it affects different generations; for example, the different dynamics of millennials vs baby boomers in the workplace. Do your change managers have the understanding to make successful and sustainable change in a multigenerational workplace?

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

Communication tactics to dissolve conflict in the workplace

Workplace conflict costs U.S. organizations hundreds of billions of dollars each year. Here’s how to turn that cost into a positive number.

The role of trust in organizational communication

Managers must know how to deal with untrustworthy employees before they become toxic, sapping the emotional energy of all around them.

Bridging the Gap in a Multigenerational Workplace

Poor communication could be costing your organization as much as $26,000 per employee every year. That’s what research has found. Which is why you must understand the challenges facing multigenerational workforces before developing your organization’s communication strategy.

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

Salespeople must be good at managing conflict

Salespeople who can navigate conflict will boost your sales numbers. Their negotiating skills put them in a unique position to employ the 4Rs method of conflict resolution.

Build trust for high-performance sales

Employing activities to teach trustworthiness will enable salespeople to understand the nature of trust and how it shapes the customer relationship.

Enhance Sales in a Multigenerational Sales Team

Today’s sales teams are multigenerational. The benefits are plentiful. However, motivating different generations in the workplace is challenging. Here is the answer.

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.

In June of 2019 Forward Focus joined forces with Primeast our international partner and became Primeast North America.  What brought us together was a long standing relationship of trust, shared values and our purpose to partner with our clients to facilitate and lead change and performance improvement that serves to grow people and profits within organizations.  We bring the head and the heart to all we do; engaging, authentic, agile and always interactive, we work alongside our clients as strategic partners and trusted advisors in the “people” side of business!  Call us today for a free consultation of your most pressing business challenge!

Beth Williams,

President and Owner

 
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