› Emotions aren’t bad. It’s your opinion of the emotion that makes the experience good or bad.
› The energy between people is more powerful than the words shared.
› How we listen to each other is the critical factor for getting positive results from difficult conversations.
Work with me to master how you use Communication Kinesthetics – your use of intentions, emotions, sensory awareness, and beliefs – to transform any conversation into a difference-making experience.
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Dr. Marcia Reynolds, president of Covisioning LLC is the master of teaching others how to engage in powerful conversations that connect, influence, and activate change, even when emotions are strong. From government agencies and large multi-national companies, to coaching schools in Italy, Turkey, Russia, China, Kazakhstan and across North America, she’s been hired by organizations around the globe, not just because of her highly engaging presentations but because of ability to change people’s minds.
This highly sought-after behavioral scientist is happily obsessed with uncovering the latest discoveries in neuro/behavioral research and putting them into practical applications. With a doctoral degree in Organizational Psychology, two master’s degrees in Education and Communications, Marcia’s expertise ranges from holding powerful conversations to activating the emotions of passion and courage at work.
Having Marcia on your side is like giving you x-ray vision into the hearts and minds of others. Her innovative and highly successful strategies will guide you to being the memorable leader who helps others reach their highest and best selves. She’s the voice inside your head that says, “Make sure people are excited to see you when you enter the room, and even more encouraged when you leave!”
Then when you face difficult conversations, Dr. Marcia Reynolds offers solutions on how to flip defensiveness, create rapport, and have everyone involved experience the elusive “optimal productive state” where they deeply connect and imagine unique solutions together.
Marcia has worked in a multitude of industries, from banking, financial services, and technology to government agencies and global associations. Her work in building high-trust, high-growth communities has consistently garnered remarkable results. Using her Covisioning Process, she was instrumental in taking one company from near bankruptcy to the #1 stock market success in three years. There is only one way to define Marcia: game-changing.
Dr. Marcia Reynolds is on a mission: to have leaders feel that their greatest purpose is how well they successfully enrich the lives of others. With Marcia’s guidance, you can outsmart your brain and make a powerful difference one meaningful conversation at a time.
COACHING EXPERIENCE: In her search for new techniques in behavioral change, Marcia enrolled in a coaching school in 1995 when she started her own business. She quickly saw the power of coaching to make the mental shifts required to sustain change. Her passion for the profession led her to become president of the International Coach Federation (ICF) in 2000 and one of the first 25 people in the world to hold the certification of Master Certified Coach. She has since coached hundreds of executives and professionals to improve the impact of their communications and make successful transitions, and teaches coaching in her leadership classes and coaching schools worldwide. This year, she returned to the Global Board of the ICF as a Director. She also serves as Training Director for the Healthcare Coaching Institute taught through Virginia Tech and is on the faculty of coach training schools in Russia and China.
BOOKS: Excerpts from Marcia’s award-winning books Outsmart Your Brain and Wander Woman How High-Achieving Women Find Contentment and Direction, have appeared in many places including Harvard Communications Newsletter, Wall Street Journal, Cosmopolitan, and The New York Times and she has appeared on ABC World News. Her latest book, The Discomfort Zone: How Leaders Turn Difficult Conversations into Breakthroughs, has been discussed in Fast Company, Forbes, CNN.com, The Globe and Mail, and on HR.com as well as in many leading leadership blogs.
When she has the opportunity to be home, she can often be found hiking the beautiful mountains in Arizona.
Contact Marcia to find out more about how she can help you have more meaningful conversations.
PARTIAL CLIENT LIST:
- Duke Clinical Research Institute
- The Hershey Company
- Ernst & Young
- Mayo Hospitals
- Cornell University
- Smith College
- MBA Women International
- Boise Paper
- The Discovery Channel
- Dignity Health
- Microchip Technology
- Pointe Hilton Hotels
- Printing Industries Association
- Institute for Management Studies
- Make-A-Wish Foundation
- Center for Disease Control
- American Express
- US National Institutes of Health
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