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We Partner With Organizations

Our learning and development approach is designed to increase team performance and align strategy with culture. Our methodology is based on four pillars: preparing leaders for the future, learning in the flow of work, employee experience design and mastering the four quadrants of change.

We partner with you to align culture and values by designing an experience that pulls the employees closer to your vision.

See our capability statement

We Partner with Organizations

Better Interactions

We use a set of core principles, methods and tools that you can use to design better interactions between you and the people who matter most.

Mentor Style Leaders

We focus on results and the scoreboard while shifting clients from command and control style operators to coach and mentor style leaders.

Master facilitator for teams

Master facilitator for teams who commit to small, manageable shifts in behaviors to create meaningful impact on performance.

Resilient Exponential Growth

Our clients learn to tap into their ordinary to achieve resilient exponential growth.

Strategic thought Partner

We are the strategic thought partner for executives and teams that are successful, but a 5% shift is needed to become extraordinary.

Optimal Results

We are experts in designing structure and order to help you achieve optimal results.

We Work For Organizations

We are  the strategic thought partner for executives and teams that are successful, but a 5% shift is needed. Our leaders possess a unique business acumen that includes unrecognized and underutilized skills.  We focus on results and the scoreboard. While shifting clients from command and control style operators to coach and mentor style leaders.

Our clients learn to tap into their ordinary to achieve resilient exponential growth. We work with professionals to discover their perfect equation for exponential growth: working within a corporate culture + a deep-rooted passion for personal transformation = an engaged and high performing employee.

Coaching Case Studies

Solutions designed to help our clients thrive.

We help organizations develop rock star leaders to keep pace with the growth strategy of the c-suite by creating brand evangelists.

Challenge: A team of new millennial middle office managers needed team building, innovation training and leadership skill enhancement.

Solution: The 8-week Leadership C.A.R. (Clarity, Awareness, Resilience) workshop with virtual delivery. The series included a lecture, personal mindfulness design, accountability partnership assignments and leadership skills practice.

Results: The leaders became more resilient while pursuing shared goals and objectives. The team’s KPI increased to best in class benchmarks. The accountability assignments led to cross functional networks that strengthen professional relationships and cooperation. The team learned to bring their highest selves and capabilities to each task. Navigating relationships and challenges became opportunities to engage with integrity.

We help teams punch above their weight class to KO revenue growth targets. For example, an underperforming sales team completed the year with 30.7% YOY growth, which the client directly attributed to our methodology and support.

Challenge: Senior management team under transition and sales team underperforming compared to plan.

Solution: Executive Coaching for Team Lead and MBTI Appreciating Differences and Innovation workshops for the sales team. An Internal Performance Mastermind was started for the entire team nine months after the first workshop.

Results: After one year, 16% organic growth and 14% inorganic growth compared to previous year. Open communication, innovation and collaboration became the benchmark for this team. There was a profound shift in the energy brought to closing the gap between baselines and each desired outcome.

We help senior leaders pivot and innovate within their current skills to grow into their next position within 6-9 months.

Challenge: Academic Researcher promoted and transitioned to lead a think tank.

Solution: Executive Coaching series with assignments to practice leadership tools. Used design thinking and prototyping to create a personal leadership toolkit.

Results: We worked with the executive’s unrecognized and underutilized skills around language and connection. Highlighted their unique business acumen with new approaches and ideas. Focused on results and the scoreboard, while shifting the leader from command and control to coach and teacher. We get Results

Executive Coaching

We are the strategic thought partner for executives and teams that are successful, but a 5% shift is needed.

Design Solutions

To design the space between You and X. A set of core principles, methods and tools that you can use to create better interactions between you and the people who matter most.

CAPABILITIES STATEMENT

EBONY SMITH & ASSOCIATES, INC.

Ebony Smith & Associates, Inc. is a workforce development firm
specializing in Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous
(V.U.C.A.) work environments. We provide services in the areas of
foresight strategy, coaching, facilitation, and talent development.

Ebony Smith
CEO & President

ebony@ebenumequation.com
+1 754-799-2889

CORE COMPETENCIES

CHANGE MANAGEMENT IN A V.U.C.A. ENVIRONMENT
FORESIGHT STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT & FACILITATION
ICF LEADERSHIP COACH TRAINING FOR MANAGERS
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS
EMERGING LEADER DEVELOPMENT BLUEPRINT
DEI: INCLUSIVE LEADERSHIP -GRAYZONES EXPERIENCES
ASSESSMENT & COACHING – 1:1 & GROUP

BUSINESS QUALIFICATIONS

Ebony Smith & Associates
philosophy is built on
delivering direct coaching
and feedback while building
capacity and capability
through practical skills that
leaders can implement
immediately. We understand
that thriving in extreme
disruption and distributed
work environments is a skill
set most managers have not
devoted attention to develop.
We partner with left-brained
leaders to design a leadership
style that highlights their
acumen.

DIFFERENTIATORS

On-site & online leadership development workshops

Professional guest speaker

Assessments

CORE DATA

NAICS CODES: 611430,
541612, 541990
CAGE 85BY0
WBENC WOSB: 181191
NMSDC FLO6204
PSC U008, R420, U009,U099

PAST PERFORMANCES