She is known for bringing her authentic self and personal journey into everything she does – giving her a unique capacity to empower individuals toward taking steps in their own personal growth. She has worked with individuals at all levels – from the call center up to C-suite level.
Ruth has designed and delivered training programs to Executive Leadership Teams throughout the United States, Canada, and the UK. Her clients include:
and many more.
Ruth specializes in creating an engaging and interactive atmosphere, with a focus on taking leadership communication skills from theory to practice. She has a passionate belief in the power of honest communication to transform individuals and institutions.
Her warm professionalism makes her a highly effective facilitator, whether in a large group setting or a 1-1 coaching session. Her clients enjoy improved interpersonal relationships, increased confidence, productivity, and executive visibility.
Ruth has a degree in Interpersonal Communication & Theatre Arts from Eastern Michigan University. She is a member of the ASTD, CSTD, and is a certified DISC practitioner.
- Personal growth for professional gain
- Creating inclusive environments
- Honest conversations/Delivering effective feedback
- Executive presence/Presentation skills
- Building confidence
- Managing change
- Situational leadership
- Turning around dysfunctional teams
- Developing women leaders
- Mindfulness & Emotional Intelligence
- Increasing personal resilience/Prioritizing self-care
- DISC profiling
Amy Wieczorek is a consultant, trainer and executive coach who guides individuals and teams through their own Personal Growth for Professional Gain. She delivers transformative experiences in order to support the development of others as leaders and communicators.
Amy has been working with Ruth since 2009 and takes great delight in partnering with her to support others in reaching their highest potential.
Amy received her MFA from the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco and finds the decades working as a professional actress and director serve her well in the corporate space as trainer and coach.
The craft of an actor transfers beautifully into the work of an effective, persuasive, inspiring leader. The art form of theater as a reflective narrative provides an excellent teaching tool with documented positive results.
Other areas of expertise include:
Personal Growth for Professional Gain Executive Coaching,
Navigating Difficult Conversations, Creating Inclusive Cultures,
Accessing the Power to Persuade, Discovering and Developing Messages, Mastering the Craft of the Communicator, Executive Presence/Presentation Skills, Building Confidence,
Adaptive & Authentic Leadership, Managing Change, Building Resilience, Hemispheric Integration,
CLIENTS & TRAINING PARTNERS
People Development Team
London Stock Exchange
Bristol Meyers Squibb
Warner Bros. Interactive Games
Paul Mercier is a dynamic, interactive and challenging performance specialist, who leads training and workshops that inspire growth and development of your team, your organization and ultimately, yourself. He believes personal responsibility is the first step on the leadership journey and will encourage you to begin within.
Paul brings a sharp, contemporary perspective to his work. Incorporating his continued study of Developmental Psychology, Neuroscience, Positive Psychology and Organizational Development, he actively listens and intuitively finds the origin of strength and the roots of dysfunction.
His keen observation and sensitivity to the dynamic flow of work groups began with rigorous training for Classical Ensemble Theater in New York and Great Britain. After moving to Hollywood and working in Television and Film he started a family and consequently his fascination with human growth and development. His voice is nationally known to the television and radio audience for long-form narration, commercials, network promos and internationally known for Interactive Video Games.
Some areas of teaching throughout North America include VoiceWorkouts for Professionals, Public Speaking for Anyone with a Voice, Performance Coaching, Team Building, Workplace Motivation & Resilience, Diversity & Inclusion, Effective Business Communications, Genders in the Boardroom, Leadership Development and Workplace Mindfulness.
Marcus Fisher is an actor and musician with a diverse and unique business background in analytical business disciplines, including, actuarial science, statistics, probability, health insurance underwriting, energy procurement, scheduling and mathematical modeling.
In the Corporate world, his leadership and innate people skills have afforded him success in management, coaching, career development, problem-solving, employee motivation, training, change management and organizational behavior. Marcus has led company culture initiatives, developed departmental training, in the retail electricity and natural gas industry in North America.
Marcus regularly performs in Europe and North America. As an actor and educator in the field of Forum Theatre, he is highly regarded for his insight and empathy in character development and possesses an authentic, energetic presence.