Frederica Peterson

Looking to turn talented individuals into an extraordinary team?

About Us

Frederica A. Peterson, M.A., C.P.C.
Team Leadership expert Frederica Peterson

Want your team to execute at a higher level of performance and engagement? Feel like you have reached a plateau in your leadership effectiveness? Need a solution to help build a stronger, more cohesive team that is laser focused on results? Does this feel like just a notion? It is possible. I am a leadership consultant, coach, trainer and best-selling author with a passion for leadership effectiveness. One thing I know is leadership is at the heart of team performance.

After 20+ years of success developing leaders and building and leading high performing teams I understand how to cultivate healthy teams for optimal performance. Leveraging all my years of leadership experience with The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team® I am able to help empower organizations to overcome workplace challenges and create positive change through effective teamwork.

Getting a fresh perspective on your business and team potential can make the difference from surviving to thriving. I build strong alliances with my clients by sitting down with the leaders to understand their business, team dynamics and performance goals. Whether you know exactly what you want or are just starting to explore, I will collaborate with you to create The Five Behaviors® program that best fits your needs.

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Testimonials For Frederica Peterson

  • "Frederica is an extremely charismatic presenter and has a great command of the room...I was most impressed by her ability to change gears at the drop of a hat and manage many personalities...she was great at facilitating dialogue between team members, helping them work as a unit and stimulating collaboration. We would love to have her back again!

    ELISSA REITZ – TRAINING MANAGER AT THE PLASTEK GROUP
  • Frederica organized a day-long session on executive presence during the Leadership Development Program I participated last month. She was very knowledgeable on the topic, actively engaging with the class and was able to fine-tune the delivery on-the-go based on the experience levels and intellectual capability of the class.

    SANTOSH SABRAMANIAN, MASTER DATA DIRECTOR – ENTERPRISE ANALYTICS HONEYWELL, BENGALURU AREA, INDIA
  • "We wanted to extend a heartfelt thank you for the Successfully Managing People training you conducted for the HPD’s Director and Deputy Directors. The managers who participated came away from the training with a renewed sense of energy and purpose..."

    KIM DARGA, ASSOCIATE COMMISSIONER, PRESERVATION – NYC DEPT. OF HOUSING, PRESERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT BRENDAN MCBRIDE, ASSOCIATE COMMISSIONER, NEW CONSTRUCTION - NYC DEPT. OF HOUSING, PRESERVATION & DEV
  • Frederica is an incredibly professional instructor who knows how to reach students of all experience levels. She makes the material engaging and successfully communicates the subject matter in a passionate and effective manner. My course was made that much better by having Frederica as the instructor.

    MICHAEL FOLEY – SR. MANAGER, MARKETING AND SALES STRATEGY, USA TODAY SPORTS MEDIA GROUP
  • Frederica speaks from the heart, and uses examples from her own life in her presentations. She knows how to interactively bring the group into the process. ...If one has the opportunity to see Frederica present, I would recommend they make the time to attend, or book her for their group.

    TONY CALABRESE – OWNER, ABSOLUTE TRANSITIONS, LLC

Solutions

  • The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team®

    The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team® is a team development solution that empowers individuals through self-discovery and constructive behavioral modeling to rewrite the traditional rules of teamwork.

    Based on the work of Patrick Lencioni’s international best-seller The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, The Five Behaviors® Powered by Everything DiSC® helps teams apply The Five Behaviors® model of Trust, Conflict, Commitment, Accountability, and Results to drive team effectiveness and productivity. The program uses Everything DiSC®, a tool that helps build effective team communication and relationships, to help participants understand their individual DiSC® style and discover how each style brings value to the team.

    The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team® is a DiSC based team training is available in a 1-day or 3-day format that can be customized to fit your needs.

    Videos

    An Introduction to The Five Behaviors Powered by Everything DiSC®
    Microsoft Success Story with The Five Behaviors
  • Leadership Consultant

    After many years of developing leaders and building and leading high performance teams I am leveraging all of my experience to help leaders of small to medium size corporations sharpen their leadership skills and build high performing teams.

    Getting a fresh perspective on your business and team potential can make the difference from surviving to thriving. I build a strong alliance with my clients to achieve the best outcomes by sitting down with the leaders to understand the business, team dynamics and performance goals. Using a diagnostic approach, I am able to deliver the right development solutions to meet the unique needs of the business.

  • Executive Coaching

    Leadership is at the heart of team performance. My passion and specialty is team performance coaching for leaders because a leader is only as strong as the team they lead. I have been coaching leaders at all levels for 20+ years. In 2015 I was honored with an Assembly Resolution from the State of NJ recognizing my contributions to the coaching field. My professional leadership coach certification status is recognized by the International Coaching Federation.

  • Executive Training

    I have been delivering workshops and keynotes in person and online for over 25 years. I lead large scale sales and customer service learning teams for close 15 years. As a freelance facilitator I have developed a reputation as a subject matter expert in the field of leadership development having the honor of presenting, training and coaching in some of the most prestigious organizations in the country such as CNN, NASA, Honeywell and Facebook. I am currently a faculty member of the American Management Association.

    Videos

    Featured Two Minute Talk for Own the Room