Developing competent, confident leaders of teams
Speaker • Consultant • Coach • Author
Jeff helps successful leaders get even better by achieving positive, lasting change in in behaviors for themselves and their people. He does this through large group presentations, seminars, and individual coaching designed to meet the priority needs of the organization.
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As a speaker, he will bring to life valuable lessons in leadership that will challenge and inspire you! He will interview every client to learn about your organization, your challenges, your people and your culture. Every keynote is tailored to the organization and target audience.
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As a leadership coach he helps people get even better by achieving positive and lasting changes in behaviors for themselves and their people. He uses as his foundation Marshall Goldsmith’s world-renown methodology called Stakeholder Centered Coaching .
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Developing competent, confident leaders
Let’s be honest. Outstanding performance by leaders at all levels of your organization does not happen by accident. Levels of pain and frustration are high when leaders suffer from unsatisfactory performance, especially when it is due to something they can control. The pain is exacerbated when leaders do not know where to turn for help to alleviate it. What keeps you up at night? Where is your pain?
Some of the most significant pains business leaders suffer from include: the shortfall in achieving desired results, the inability to attract and retain quality talent, the promotion of unqualified people into management positions, the lack of good decision-making capabilities of managers, lack of a values-based culture that enables undesired and unethical behavior, the lack of an engaged workforce, and the lack of an inspired high-performing executive team.
If you are serious about learning proven tools and techniques that can improve the performance of your leaders and the people they lead, let’s have a discussion.
Jeff will bring to life valuable lessons in organizational leadership that will challenge and inspire you! He will interview every client to learn about your organization, your challenges, your people and your culture. Every keynote is tailored to the organization and target audience. He will help you and your team develop as a leaders ultimately resulting in the increase in the success of your organization. His presentations are based on extensive first hand experience developing leaders and leading teams in the Army ranging in size from 40 to 8000 people, combined with the best research in the industry.
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Effective coaching of your people can be one of the most significant and lasting positive impacts you have in your life. When coaching is ineffective, people wonder if they are being successful, if they are contributing in a positive way to the mission of the organization. They wonder if the leader cares about them and their development. It is not easy to be a great coach. It requires a commitment to learn the techniques and practice. Over the many years in my life, I often say, “If I only knew then what I know now.” If you are interested in becoming a better leader and coach for your people, read on.
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“General Jeff Foley is a dynamic speaker who provides critical ‘take away’ lessons for aspiring and established leaders from all walks of life.”
- M. Vinayak Kamath M.D. Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Georgia Regents University and Health System
"Jeff’s facilitation of the 'Values Based Decision Making' program has been invaluable to our organization - assisting every decision we make. I highly recommend this program to business leaders in any industry."
- Jay B. Forrester Executive Vice President, Georgia Bank & Trust
“Jeff Foley provided a wealth of knowledge and inspiration for leaders who continue to cite him as a reason for their personal growth.”
- Mr. John Stewart Plant Manager, Bridgestone Tire, Aiken SC
“Jeff Foley made a difference in my executive team. He has a special connectivity with the people with whom he engages. He sees through the layers and gets to the foundation of issues, challenging the client to learn more and do better.” ”
- Jeff Annis CEO, Advanced Services, Inc., Augusta, GA
“Jeff's expertise in strategic planning, combined with superb facilitation skills enabled the comprehensive revision of our vision, mission, and strategic goals within an extremely challenging timeline, exceeding all our expectations.”
- Stan Shepherd Chairman, CSRA Alliance for Fort Gordon, Augusta, GA
“Presentation content, personal leadership experience and innate ability to relate so clearly to others have been only a few of the many benefits we have gained from working with Jeff. We already have him on our slate to come back next year.”
- Jeff Bevis CEO, FirstLight Home Care, Cincinnati, OH
“Through inspiring and engaging words, Jeff powerfully promotes the value of effective leadership in every area of our lives. He speaks it as he lived it.”
–William S. Biggs President, HMR Veterans Services,, Anderson, SC
“Jeff Foley provides insights and real world examples in his leadership seminars that break down the complexity of what it takes to become a great leader into actionable elements that are easy to understand and readily implemented. His style is motivating – I came away with no less than ten elements to implement in my own management and visioning style.”
- W. Rick Toole CEO/President, WRToole Engineering
As a business leader, what keeps you up at night? What is causing you to feel pain? Some of the most significant leadership pains business leaders suffer from include: the shortfall in achieving desired results, lack of an inspired high-performing
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Rules & Tools for Leaders
“Rules & Tools for Leaders (4th Edition): From Developing your Own Skills to Running Organizations of Any Size, Practical Advice for Leaders at All Levels.” By Perry Smith and Jeff Foley (August 2013) Available wherever books are sold, including on-line retailers Amazon.com, barnesandnoble.com, Powells.com, iTunes and Google Play.
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