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.
WE PARTNER WITH ORGANIZATIONS
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.
Master facilitator for teams
Master facilitator for teams who commit to small, manageable shifts in behaviors to create meaningful impact on performance.
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.
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.
Resilient Exponential Growth
Our clients learn to tap into their ordinary to achieve resilient exponential growth.
We are experts in designing structure and order to help you achieve optimal results.
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, and we work with them to discover their perfect equation: working within a corporate culture + a deep-rooted passion for personal transformation = an engaged and high performing employee.
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.
A team of new millennial middle office managers needed team building, innovation training and leadership skill enhancement.
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.
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.
EBONY SMITH & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Ebony Smith & Associates, Inc. is a workforce development firm specializing in Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguou (V.U.C.A.) work environments. We provide services in the areas of foresight strategy, coaching, facilitation, and talent development.
CEO & President
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.
- 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