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A great look at the Gallup strengths and how to leverage them in my employees.
— SHRM Indiana conference attendee

How can you do more of what you love and produce your best work?

Our strengths-based approach to coaching can help you focus on what fuels you.

Our individual coaching programs are tailored for the unique needs of business owners, CEOs and organizational leaders. 

Coaching services include:

  • StrengthsFinder Assessment

  • Access to premium StrengthsFinder tools

  • Personal reports and action plans

  • 1:1 coaching at a location of your choosing

  • 1:1 virtual coaching

  • Access to exclusive opportunities for 1:1 clients


How can you build a workplace based on strengths?

Our professional speakers will inspire and engage your teams. Our workshops and custom presentations are tailored to your organization’s needs. We build from our Leadership by Design Modules to create effective, impactful presentations.

Paul does a great job catching our attention. He keeps the audience engaged.
— 2018 SHRM Mega Session Attendee

Leadership by Design Modules

Fundamental Leadership Skills

  • Professionalism: Changing the Mental Framework from Coworker to Leader

  • Leadership Communication Skills

  • A Framework for Day-to-Day Management of People

  • The Disciplines of Execution

  • Defining Personal Leadership and Management and Enhancing Leadership and Management Styles

  • Effective Documentation, Evaluation, Discipline and Discharge Practices

Advanced Leadership Topics

  • Building Trust and Credibility as a Leader

  • Emotional Intelligence and Workplace Social Awareness

  • How to Have Hard Conversations

  • Employee Satisfaction versus Employee Engagement

  • Distributive versus Procedural Models of Management and How to Use Both

  • Leading with Strengths

  • How to Delegate Effectively

  • Effective Use of Meetings and Meeting Time

  • Creating Effective Presentations

Next Level Leadership Topics

  • Strengths Assessment: How to Leverage Your Gallup Individual Strengths Finders Assessment

  • Leading Teams and Cross-Functional Collaboration

  • How to Handle Conflict

  • Culture Identification and Culture Specific Issues

  • Leadership and Ethics

  • Leading in the Multi-Generational Workforce

  • How to Effectively Influence People

  • Leading Change