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Marcia Reynolds, CSP


Covisioning LLC

1601 E. Echo Lane
Phoenix, AZ 85020


Marcia Reynolds, CSP

Marcia Reynolds, CSP

Marcia is a workplace communications expert who specializes in helping leaders build strong relationships and have a breakthrough conversations that change people’s minds. She delivers programs worldwide. Her current passport shows her working in 35 countries in the past 8 years.

She combines 17 years as president of her own leadership development firm, Covisioning, with 16 years holding leadership positions inside companies focused on employee development and organizational transformation. Her experiences give Marcia insight into what blocks communication and innovation and what is needed to bring people together for better results.

She has a doctorate in organizational psychology and two masters degrees in communication and education. She is also a past global president of the International Coach Federation and one of the first 25 people in the world to earn the Master Certified Coach designation.

In her spare time, she writes books and blogs. Her first two books, Outsmart Your Brain and Wander Woman: How High-Achieving Women Find Contentment and Direction, have been quoted in many publications, including Psychology Today, Harvard Management Review, and The New York Times and she has appeared on ABC World News. She has also presented at many universities including Harvard Kennedy School and Cornell University.

Her new book, The Discomfort Zone: How Leaders Turn Difficult Conversations into Breakthroughs was released in 2014 to rave reviews in Fast Company, Fortune, CNN, and Globe and Mail and she was a featured author at Google.

Specific topics include:

– How to Outsmart Your Brain: Master your mind for greater success

– The Discomfort Zone: Turn difficult conversations into breakthrough moments

– Wander Woman: Success strategies for smart, strong women

– Leadership Presence: Create an impact without words

– Covisioning: How to align and inspire high performance teams

Her programs provide cutting edge research and techniques in a fun and interactive format.

From the member's website:
Stop Trying to Ask Good Questions
Many leadership practices and coaching competencies outline rules for asking good questions. On their own, these suggestions are misleading. Read this post to discover how to make your conversations more effective, even when you break some of the hallowed rules. The post Stop Trying to Ask Good Questions appeared first on Transformational Coaching and Effective More
How to Increase Your Empathy
You already have empathy but you might have forgotten how to access it. This post gives you steps to regain and strengthen your empathy to improve your coaching, leadership, and relationship skills. The post How to Increase Your Empathy appeared first on Transformational Coaching and Effective Leadership More
How to Respond When Someone Is Emotional
If you back away from someone's emotions, you miss the opportunity to help them move forward. Here are tips for dealing with a variety of emotions that could emerge in your conversations. The post How to Respond When Someone Is Emotional appeared first on Transformational Coaching and Effective Leadership More

Areas of Expertise:
Communication Skills
Conflict Resolution
Decision Making
Organizational Development Interventions
Organizational Effectiveness
Performance Improvement
Presentation Skills
Team Building
Women in Society

mreynolds - Updated: January 18, 2015
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