Known for her expertise in turning good people into phenomenal leaders, business expert Connie Schroeder is a Business Consultant, Trainer/Speaker and Business Coach. With a background in Telecom Corporate Management, 5 years of leading the South Dakota Leadership Academy and 23 years of leading her own staffing business, Connie has a proven reputation for excellence. Her career has allowed her to work with leaders at all levels in several industries including telecom, energy, manufacturing, medical, hospitality, legal, retail, construction, financial, automotive, electrical, non profit and many more. Connie is Certified National Trainer though JCI-Junior Chamber International. She is passionate about helping her clients grow and develop themselves and their organizations. Connie holds a Masters in Organizational Leadership and is a PhD Candidate in Industrial & Organizational Psychology. Whether she works with you as a business consultant, Trainer or Coach, Connie brings proven techniques to grow the people she works with.
Connie focuses on providing an experience filled with techniques that allow the audience to take the tools she provides and put them to use immediately. Topics Connie frequently presents on include Change Management, Diversity & Inclusion, Start with Why, Strengthfinders, Personality in the Workplace, Generations in the Workplace, Leadership Styles, Leadership at all levels, Stress Management & Resiliency, How to Lead Motivate & Inspire, The Importance of Attitude, Conflict management, Networking, Communication, Decision Making, Emotional Intelligence, Time Management and Productivity, Trust, Building High Performing Teams, 5 Dysfunctions of a Team, Influence and Power, Enabling Others to Succeed, Public Speaking how to, Effective Feedback (Giving and Receiving), Difficult Conversations, Motivation, Talent Management, Crisis Management, & Innovation.
Connie is a certified facilitator of MBTI Personality Assessment, TKI Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument, Communication Style Assessment, EQi 2.0 Emotional Intelligence Assessment, Change Style Inventory, FIRO B assessment, Work Engagement Profile, Power Base Inventory, Strengthfinders, Influence Style Assessment, Change Navigator, Paperplanes Leadership Simulation, & Everest Leadership Simulation.
Connie's clients say, "I recommend Connie for anyone and everyone looking to improve their leadership skills in a way that will truly benefit your team and company, and yourself personally. I have been able to develop a team of leaders, watching them grow along with me! Every day I am remembering and pulling in tidbits from Connie's teachings!”
"I'd highly recommend Connie for anyone looking to build a team, develop a strategic plan, or overcome organizational challenges of any sort. Connie will help empower individuals and teams in a straight-forward, professional way while helping develop a culture of accountability."
"With the help of Connie and her leadership program, we have employees that are now in leadership positions who didn't see that capacity within themselves prior to going through her class. I would highly recommend Connie as a leader and developer of talent.”
“Connie has coached our entire team as well as done some one-on-one coaching with me. Being a young leader, I have leaned on her broad knowledge base and insight to be a better leader for our team. I am grateful to have her as a resource for my personal and professional growth