Training leaders how to create engaging, collaborative environments and transform groups into motivated and empowered teams.
Supporting Women’s Careers
Energizing women to achieve their unfulfilled potential and express themselves authentically in the work they do.
Working with leaders to build not only skills, but the mental capacity and emotional intelligence needed today to navigate successfully through increasingly complex challenges.
Workshops & Events
Private workshops and public events provide experiential learning in a safe and fun environment.
Shelly is a skilled Leadership Coach with over 25 years working directly in the technology world, as a top performing engineering manager and project manager and as a certified professional leadership coach. Since 2006, she has coached executives, directors, managers and influential employees at all levels. She works with highly skilled, technically proficient employees who need to tap into stronger people and communication skills. She helps her clients understand their mindset and personal impact, and how their way of thinking and behaviors affect other people and business results. With a focus on action, Shelly assists technology professionals to successfully navigate workplace politics with integrity and to take their careers to the next level.
Every day we have opportunities to express our opinions, advocate for ourselves, and set limits to what we will or will not accept from others. Our personal power is a reflection of our ability to organize, focus and direct our own and others energy towards goals or outcomes. How a leader acts when their authority and power are challenged Read more about Giving Away Your Power?[…]
The issue of empowerment and ambition for women is confusing. We’re told that we can do anything, compete alongside men, be rewarded and recognized for our achievements – and – we have been socialized to be likable, to get along, to be attractive, and to keep improving ourselves. What we experience when working in traditionally Read more about Shatter Your Inner Glass Ceiling[…]
Lately I’ve been researching the issue of women’s loss of ambition and power in corporate environments. As a result, I have a deeper understanding of why it’s important for women to reflect on their own experiences and how to restore ambition and power when they get to the point of ambivalence or discouragement. Ambition is simply Read more about Why Women Lose Ambition[…]
I recently surveyed leaders in technology about the critical challenges they face every day when leading teams. 75% of them said “team members are not collaborating effectively”. So I asked for more details about what is going on, and here is what they said: Some team members don’t contribute; they sit quietly or are not engaged Read more about Collaboration Tips for Agile Leaders[…]