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Jennifer Maxson, President

From leading change and influencing others to effective communication and advanced sales training, Jennifer Maxson & Associates has the right solution to propel your organization to new heights.

Simply put, we help organizations move forward.

We believe people are an organization's most valuable resource. Each member of our experienced team brings a diverse background and offers their unique skills and strengths to best serve our clients.

Solutions

  • Speak Up & Be Effective™

    In Speak Up & Be Effective™ you will learn to:

    Think on your feet
    Project more confidence
    Manage nerves, and
    Craft messages that are clear, concise and focused

    We will double your presentation skills through demonstration, exercises, and practice. Videotaping and playback of presentations provide immediate feedback from peers and coach against measurable, objective standards.

    Benefits to you and your organization:

    Self-awareness of how others see you
    Increased comfort and confidence when communicating
    New skills to effectively relay your message

    Contact Jennifer Maxson & Associates about customizing this program to fit your organization's needs.

  • Speak Up & Be Effective™-Momentum

    In Speak Up & Be Effective™-Momentum you will learn how to:
    • Execute your communication objective authentically and clearly
    • Expand communication presence seated and standing
    • Engage customers, clients, teams, peers, and leaders by crafting messages that communicate clear value and connect key initiatives to organizational vision
    •Enhance your credibility as a leader

    Benefits to you and your organization:
    • A clear picture of how others see and hear your message
    • Practice, feedback, and personal coaching for an impactful delivery
    • New strategies and behaviors to connect, influence, and gain buy-in
    • A long-term plan for continued practice and development

  • The Exceptional Leader™

    The Exceptional Leader™ program is a four step process in which you will learn how to:

    Differentiate the roles of leaders and managers
    Set direction, align, motivate and inspire others
    Think and plan more strategically
    Lead change more effectively

    Benefits to you and your organization:

    Focus on organizational priorities and personal goals
    Enjoy a dress rehearsal atmosphere away from your company and peers
    Meet other leaders who share your strategies and obstacles
    Gain a valuable network
    Renewed energy and inspiration
    Increased value to your organization
    A plan to inspire change
    Enhanced confidence in yourself and your team

    Contact Jennifer Maxson & Associates about customizing this program to fit your organization's needs.

  • The Exceptional Leader™- Excel

    The Exceptional Leader™- Excel program is designed for today's business leaders with integrated responsibilities of company leadership. Built on the principles of the Work of Leaders Assessment, candidates will enhance their credibility to motivate, inspire and align others.

    Over the course of 6 months and 4.5 sessions, candidates will broaden their understanding of leadership principles, deepen their confidence to take on greater responsibility and return to their organizations with a personal roadmap for identifying and addressing key challenges.

    The The Exceptional Leader™- Excel program is ideal for managers, leaders and functional specialists who are setting direction and leading teams. They are committed to long-term development and are ready to advance on their unique journey to leadership excellence. Peers in the program will represent diverse business functions, companies, industries, and sectors.

  • Be Bright. Be Brief. Be Gone.™

    Learn how to craft messages that influence others using a proven planning method.

    Craft messages that are clear, concise and focused to get your points across
    Craft messages that influence others
    Use a proven planning method
    Incorporate the Rule of Three

  • Leading the Sale

    Today's business climate is more competitive than ever. Customers are confused and overwhelmed and new competitors appear almost daily. To grow a business, it is imperative to have a sales force that is a cut above the rest. This requires an investment in developing leaders who can effectively lead and close more sales.

    Learn how to:

    Understand the new sales model for selling long-term relationships and how to apply it to your targeted customers
    Build trust and credibility with your customers
    Project confidence through non-verbal communication
    Improve listening skills
    Plan and present solutions for customer buy-in
    Project the style and presence of a sales leader
    Participants will improve their communication effectiveness through demonstrations, exercises, hands on practice and videotaping with playback of presentations.

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  • Executive Coaching

    Senior level leaders require individually tailored solutions to reach personal breakthroughs and their next level of leadership. Just like professional athletes, leaders need coaches to provide the perspective, skills, motivation, and inspiration to achieve their highest potential. Our coaches incorporate discussion, assigned activities, instruction, rehearsal, and observation into monthly one-on-one sessions. All coaching services are tailored to the executive and organizational needs.

  • Guest Speaking

    Jennifer Maxson & Associates is available for guest speaking at conferences, corporations, trade associations, and educational institutions. Contact us and we will provide you with our favorite and most popular topics.

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Facilitator Accreditation

Choose a workplace personality assessment:

The Five Behaviors Of A Cohesive Team™

Powered by Everything DiSC®

The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team is a unique learning experience. Participants can become emotional. The team leader can be defensive. Timelines and scripts can get thrown out the window. As a facilitator, you can influence whether a team sees an uncomfortable moment through or misses out on the opportunity to grow.

The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team Facilitator Accreditation is a blended-learning course that will help you gain confidence, credential, and expertise as a consultant and facilitator of this very powerful team-improvement program.

Learn how to navigate unexpected and challenging conversations. Develop instincts for when to stick to the agenda and when to improvise, when to let a debate play out and when to cut it short. This course will prepare you for any situation!

This program Includes:

  • 5-week course plus pre-work
  • Weekly 90-minute instructor-led sessions
  • Access to learning resources online
  • Access to The Five Dysfunctions of a Team eBook

Accreditation will be granted upon completion of the Wiley course and passing of the accompanying exam. Accreditation is valid for two years at which point you have the option to renew.

Start your journey toward building your confidence and competence in effectively delivering The Five Behaviors program!

Upcoming Classes

  • April 19 – May 27, 2018

    Thursday live sessions begin April 26, 2018
  • July 16 – August 23, 2018

    Monday live sessions begin July 23, 2018
Take the next step!
Accreditation

The Five Behaviors Of A Cohesive Team™

Powered by All Types™

The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team is a unique learning experience. Participants can become emotional. The team leader can be defensive. Timelines and scripts can get thrown out the window. As a facilitator, you can influence whether a team sees an uncomfortable moment through or misses out on the opportunity to grow.

The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team Facilitator Accreditation is a blended-learning course that will help you gain confidence, credential, and expertise as a consultant and facilitator of this very powerful team-improvement program.

Learn how to navigate unexpected and challenging conversations. Develop instincts for when to stick to the agenda and when to improvise, when to let a debate play out and when to cut it short. This course will prepare you for any situation!

This program Includes:

  • 5-week course plus pre-work
  • Weekly 90-minute instructor-led sessions
  • Access to learning resources online
  • Access to The Five Dysfunctions of a Team eBook

Accreditation will be granted upon completion of the Wiley course and passing of the accompanying exam. Accreditation is valid for two years at which point you have the option to renew.

Start your journey toward building your confidence and competence in effectively delivering The Five Behaviors program!

Upcoming Classes

Take the next step!
Accreditation
  • The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™

    has a simple goal: To help people discover how to build a truly cohesive and effective team. Based on Patrick Lencioni’s internationally best-selling leadership fable The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, this assessment-based program focuses on putting The Five Behaviors™ model into practice.

    Five Behaviors
  • A productive, high functioning team
    • Establishes Trust between team members
    • Engages in Conflict around ideas
    • Commits to decisions
    • Holds team members Accountable
    • Focuses on achieving collective Results
    • Is more fun to be on!
    Five Behaviors
  • The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™

    has a simple goal: To help people discover how to build a truly cohesive and effective team. Based on Patrick Lencioni’s internationally best-selling leadership fable The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, this assessment-based program focuses on putting The Five Behaviors™ model into practice.

  • A productive, high functioning team

    Establishes Trust between team members Engages in Conflict around ideas Commits to decisions Holds team members Accountable Focuses on achieving collective Results Is more fun to be on!

Credentials

  • Everything DiSC Credential
  • Five B Credential