Speaker ~ Author ~ Consultant ~ Coach
Hire Andrea for:
Keynotes | Conferences |Seminars | Associations | Leadership Gatherings| Corporate Meetings | Training | Consulting | Coaching
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How to Work and Get Along with Anyone
You have to work with other people – either as a boss, peer, or client – to be successful. Learn the best way to adapt your style to be able to work and get along with anyone. No quizzes or test taking necessary. The only tools you need are your eyes and ears; learn how to use them in a unique way to gain the results you want and need.
7 Leadership Habits for an Engaged and Accountable Team
It is human nature and a leadership desire to have a team that can run itself, work according to your standards and consistently deliver results. To get to this point you need to develop leadership habits – 7 in particular that will get your team to the point of engagement and accountability without you feeling awkward or robotic.
Andrea is the principal of Focus Leadership, which “uncomplicates the people side of your business”. Her passion is in assisting small businesses achieve success through their people.
She also coaches clients on:
- Creating a productive work environment focused on positive interactions.
- Active listening skills to increase interpersonal business communications.
- Creating a Great Workplace
She published two books – “Speaking their Language: Understanding Client, Vendors and Employees” and “D.I.A.L. I.N.T.O. Recruitment – Hiring Right the First Time””.
She has lived and worked overseas in Mexico, Argentina, and South Africa and is bilingual in Spanish.
Attendees in Their Own Words:
“Andrea is very knowledgeable about HR topics, specifically conflict resolution among employees. Her workshop was very insightful and practical.” ~ Lisa H.
“I found Andrea to be encouraging, knowledgeable and pleasantly willing to share her expertise!” ~ Nancy N.
“Enjoyed it very much! You have excellent speaking style, great information, great smile and energy!” ~ no name given
“We were so happy to have you as a presenter. You made the topic fun, easy to understand, and gave us all tools to use in our day-to-day work capacity and environment. Although weeks have passed since you were here, I am hearing your words practiced throughout the library-staff on a daily basis.” ~ Denise D.
“The speaker’s delivery of the content was very comfortable. Info was in bite sizes easy to digest. She tailored her presentation to our group – not a canned presentation.” ~ no name given
- Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce
- Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce – Leaders In Action
- Glendale Heights Chamber of Commerce
- Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce
- Greater Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce
- Greater O’Hare Association
- Entrepreneur’s Quest
- IL Fox Valley SHRM
- Barrington Area Library
- Algonquin Area Library
- Lake Zurich Rotary
- Latino Connection
Reason to Hire Andrea to speak:
- Insightful and Impactful presentations
- Shares her expertise
- Attendee involvement and high energy
- Tailored to your group.