- Help you excavate, reveal and then articulate your organization’s clearest, most coherent center (its sense of purpose).
- The organization that embodies coherence and clarity tends to handle itself with optimism and vigor.
Sherri Cannon, facilitates conversations about what matters most, and to design learning experiences which deliver value beyond an event’s closing speech. She is called on by leaders seeking to build candor, clarity and effectiveness in their organizations.
Sherri is helps its clients catalyze positive change. She works with organizations and individuals to identify and operationalize core values, clarify purpose and strategy and develop high-integrity leaders.
Described by clients as “the bringer of focus and clarity”, Sherri has traveled the world, speaking and facilitating in the areas of leadership, effectiveness and authentic conversation. She has worked with a wide variety of organizations including Cisco Systems, NetZero, GlaxoSmithKline, Amgen, Child Share, Corporation for Public Broadcasting and Yamaha Corporation of America. Sherri’s special talent for surfacing the real issues while creating new levels of understanding is at the heart of her work.
Sherri’s work with organizations blends her belief in the power of questions and of people’s unique stories, with business strategy. The result is sustainable effectiveness instead of a momentary rise in efficiency.
Leadership IQ (i.e., effective communication, project management, conflict resolution, team problem-solving) alone explains very little of work or life achievement. Emotional intelligence (EQ) plays a far larger role when you actually have to work with someone to get things done.
Three foundational ideas underlying all Fierce Conversations
Four elements of every Fierce Conversation
Four Conversation Models
Team Conversations — Learn to use “think tank” best practices to collect and process competing points of view
Coaching Conversations — Use a proven process to clarify core issues, create accountability and identify action to be taken
Confrontation Conversations — Develop skill and courage to handle confrontations effectively
Delegation Discussion — A unique and simple method to clarify roles, expectations, and develop upcoming leaders