HELPING LEADERS STEP INTO THEIR ZONE OF GENIUS

Discover tools to improve your LEADERSHIP skills

COMMUNICATION IS EVERYTHING

Discover tools to improve your COMMUNICATION skills

HEALTHY WORKPLACE CULTURES

Discover tools to improve your organization’s CULTURE OF APPRECIATION

We are the leading experts in helping toy and entertainment industries improve leadership development on all levels which results in higher productivity, improved retention and increased revenue.

 

KEY TIMES OUR CLIENTS CALL ON US

  • When the Executive leader needs an external sounding board and confidant so they can share, explore and gain a new perspective in support of the overall strategic development of the organization.

  • When Senior-level leaders need help to stop the “doing” and start engaging and influencing others to amplify desired results.

  • A newly promoted leader who is struggling with the transition from being part of a team to leading one.
  • When companies are within 90 – 120 days of announcing promotions — to help get those employees ready before the promotion.
  • Developing the internal successor pipeline to fill the gaps when changes such as restructuring, reorganizations, mergers & acquisitions, and layoffs.
  • When internal conflict is at peak levels hindering productivity, effectiveness, and the entire office environment.

CLIENT RESULTS

  • Executive team increasing team cohesion and now has the ability to identify and create a shared vision for the company.
  • Stress levels have been reduced by 66%, while productivity has increased by 125% among current staff.
  • Employee retention: reduction of employee turnover from 30% to 14%.  Keeping employees engaged with improved company culture, development opportunities, and career advancement.
  • C-Suite leaders gained back 4+ hours each week by improved decision making, delegation and time management.

SOLUTIONS

EXECUTIVE 1:1 COACHING

For individuals who don’t want to leave their career to chance, who want to push past being good enough, who want to expand their leadership skills, so they can engage and influence others to amplify results.

This program is made up of personalized one-on-one sessions between coach and client. We will explore your vision, create a strategy and an action plan to help implement the new tools moving you forward towards your professional goals.

LEADERSHIP GROUP COACHING

For individuals who come together in a group setting, all with a common interest to improve a certain professional skill (leadership, communication, presentations, etc.) with the intention to deepen current skills.

Designed specifically for the emerging leaders, middle management and senior leaders.  These interactive group workshops are designed in a 6, 8 or 10-week modules which take place on-site and offer the participants coaching, instruction, and training.

EXECUTIVE ROUNDTABLES

A facilitated internal discussion to have candid conversations with the executive team on topics such as:

  • Human Capital needs
  • Innovation
  • Operational systems
  • B2B customer relationships

TEAM TRAINING WORKSHOPS

These interactive team workshops take place on-site, are geared toward building a team dynamic who are aligned and headed towards a common goal help accelerate the teams’ performance. Maybe it’s a newly formed team, an established team with new leadership, re-forming a team after an internal re-organization, or a team which isn’t motivated or is experiencing conflict.

These tailor-made multi-module workshops offer instruction, training, and coaching which encourages collaboration and commitment among the teams.

*Curriculum can be customized to specifically address your organizational, cultural, and leadership challenges.*

TESTIMONIALS

As an external consultant, Stacie has a great collaborative approach which enables her to partner well with clients and in turn, creates or adapts her content to meet the needs of customers.

While her sessions are designed around necessary content, it is her delivery and application which gets results we were looking for. She is a great presenter, with fun role-play exercises along with instant implementation action plans, make the sessions interactive, fun and engaging. Feedback from participants includes, “Stacie is a passionate, easy going and great to work with.  We are looking forward to the next engagement.”

Human Resources Dept.

Moose Toys

Stacie Speaker has a very unique and effective coaching style.  She is smart, motivated and has the right personality to drive your business. She quickly understood my team leadership challenges and together we created a solid action plan to move my company forward. Her realistic and easy-to-talk-to approach made her very relatable to the team and the return on investment was invaluable.

Tim Sabba
Discovery Point 58 Franchise Owner

When I first started working with Stacie I was at a crossroad, should I stay at my current company or move on. She is a very compassionate listener and helped me identify the undercurrent of what was happening and the crux of what I needed. I was able to decipher what was at the heart of the issue for me.

She helped me gain the confidence to be more assertive and find my own voice which has been a big breakthrough for me. I was recently promoted and couldn’t be happier!

Sondra Wiener

Director Product Design; Action Brand – Hasbro

ARTICLES

Can Love and Anger Co-Exist in the Workplace?

In the month which is synonymous with “Love,” there are so many different ways we can be in love with another person, with ourselves, and with our friends and family. We can also be in love with our work and our hobbies too. When you are in love, the world seems...

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Love and Celebrate Your Employees

Did you know that a disengaged employee is four times more likely to say they received too little recognition at work? Everyone wants recognition for anything that they do at work — big or small — so every day is an opportunity to change their perception. Weekly...

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10 Tips to MAXIMIZE Your Day

1.Create to-do lists
Don’t keep it all in your head. At the beginning of each day, write on one sheet of paper what you need to get done and by when. Rank tasks according to importance or urgency. It will help you to structure your day and focus your mind. Setting your workload out in black and white will give you a realistic picture of which tasks you need to complete. Overestimating or underestimating workload can both have bad consequences.

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MEET STACIE

Hello!
Thank you for taking the time to check out my website to learn a little about me and if we are going to work together which I hope we do.

Now on with a few fun facts…

My name is Stacie Speaker, born, raised and still living in California and yes, “Speaker” is my given name.

I earned my degree in Communications from CSU Fullerton. After graduation, I worked in Hollywood behind the scenes on the Warner Bros. hit tv shows, “Friends”, “Murphy Brown” and the Universal film, “Jurassic Park; The Lost World”, and Sony’s “Wild Things”. Years later I transitioned to the corporate side where I helped market kids’ toys for the largest entertainment licensing and toy manufacturing companies in the world, The Walt Disney Company, DreamWorks Animation, Rovio, JAKKS Pacific and Mattel.

I was happy in the world of entertainment and toys, I spent the last 20 years of my life building relationships, communities, listening and helping people solve problems, giving a voice to people who were too shy to speak up. Being part of two interwoven industries which created memories, a way to dream bigger, experience emotions for kids of all ages, through the movies and toys we produced was and is a privilege I will never forget.

I’ve been extremely fortunate to have met and been influenced by some amazing people in both industries, actors/actresses, producers, directors, VPs, SVPs & CEOs. I’ve learned invaluable lessons on how to communicate with passion, empathy, laughter, and important lessons on using words, tone, and non-verbal language which can make or break a team and ultimately a company. I’ve experienced my share of conflict, being passed over for a promotion, not being taken seriously, not being heard or valued as a team member, being harassed and sometimes bullied.

There is always a place for improvement, lessons to be learned, knowledge to pass along and I knew it was time to take a chance and start my own company where I could help leaders improve upon their communication foundation and deal with conflict before it takes over the office culture.

Now more than ever, there are so many mixed messages, so much frustration, disbelief and anger and working with leaders to lean in and face the internal and external conflicts head on and not avoid the problems is what I am passionate about.

We need leaders who create the opportunity for people to have conversations, to be heard so they can create organizations of inclusion, diversity, and compassion which will result in a successful business model.

CONTACT

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