Judith is a master certified trainer in Crucial Conversations and a certified trainer in Influencer Training. She has extensive experience introducing and teaching these crucial skills to groups ranging from senior executives to frontline employees of organizations, in industries including technology design and development, consumer products and services, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, education, government and not-for-profit. Clients continually praise Judith for her ability to help them achieve hard-hitting results in the areas where they need them most.
Judith is a dynamic facilitator who skillfully weaves participants’ comments and experiences into each client session. Clients value her ability to inspire change and help participants continue their growth and improvement beyond training.
In addition to her experience as a consultant and facilitator, Judith is a skilled presenter, addressing audiences on the topics of organizational culture, leadership, team development and employee engagement. Audiences range from small executive retreats to large organizational meetings.
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Judith worked with leaders at Baxter to launch Crucial Conversations Training in support of a strategic initiative to foster constructive debate. Using crucial conversations skills, leaders were better able to engage the necessary stakeholders required to make better business decisions.
Judith also used Crucial Conversations with a new executive leadership team at Sears Automotive to build cohesion that resulted in more effective decision-making at the executive level. She also worked with middle management to apply crucial conversations skills to improve information sharing within a newly reorganized regional division of a national corporation.
Other notable clients Judith has worked with include Computer Associates, AMRI Global, Noramco, Royal Caribbean and AmerisourceBergen. With her help, these clients leveraged their cultures to successfully execute major organizational changes, including new product launches, mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, systems implementations and employee retention and engagement. In addition, Judith has been a faculty lecturer in the M.B.A. program at the Haas Graduate School of Business, University of California, Berkeley.
Judith received a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.