Cynder Niemela

Recognized by Fortune Magazine as a pioneer in executive and team coaching; Cynder Niemela assists leaders and business owners achieve breakthrough results and profitability,

Collaboration Tool Overload

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Collaboration Tool Overload

In a recent Wall Street Journal article, the author highlights the challenges we all feel when faced when choosing from multiple collaboration application and services. In today’s fast paced environments team members continue to rely on email as their most popular form of communication. What is your practice when collaborating with your virtual team?

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It’s all about Attitude to Win the Gold

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It’s all about Attitude to Win the Gold

It’s a familiar mantra in sports as we listen to stories hardship, hard work, injury and ultimately triumph against all odds.  In a recent global survey, ¼ of all employees view their jobs as their #1 stressor. Stress, especially prolonged stress, can lead to burnout, depression, anxiety, fatigue, and reduced self-esteem, confidence and productivity. Ironically, the individuals and teams that repeatedly fail, learn and thrive changed their destiny by building resilience as a skill set. 50 years of research concludes we can consciously alleviate the negative effects and proactively ward off...

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Collaborative Leadership: A Presentation to NAWBO

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Collaborative Leadership: A Presentation to NAWBO

Most leaders agree that organizational culture trumps strategy when determining future business performance, but most cannot define, measure, or change it. In this presentation, Cynder Niemela will take participants through two simple steps that leaders take to build resilient cultures.

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My First Trip to Egypt

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My First Trip to Egypt

Seeing the pyramids off in the distance as we traveled through Cairo made it seem like the ancient ancestors were still with us watching over the city. Everywhere we went, there were vestiges of life during ancient times. I imagined being with them – creating new meaning through their hieroglyphics, colorful jewelry and clothing, and building monuments to the Gods.

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The Olympic Village: Fostering A Culture of Compassionate Politics

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The Olympic Village: Fostering A Culture of Compassionate Politics

2 billion people will watch our best athletes in honorable competition during the 2014 Olympics.

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The Consultant’s Role

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The Consultant’s Role

Leaders want behavioral change that improves how people work together, how their clients experience working with the company, and most of all – their experience of leading the company.

Cynder Niemela advises leaders to utilize the same rigor when selecting consultants with the requisite skills and experience – as you would for your regular employees.

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