Engage, Motivate, and Lead with Power

Individual & Executive Coaching

Three words describe Clare: consummate communications expert.  From coaching leaders to facilitating workshops to helping organizations craft strategy, Clare’s talent and skill are second to none.

Nancy Krauss, M.S.Ed.Learning & Performance Consultant

Individuals at all organizational levels can improve performance through coaching – it is the most effective delivery system for learning skills and behaviors.

Dr. Clare McCord has been coaching executives for over three decades, helping leaders to hone essential communication skills, and to develop and implement strategic vision for organizational enhancement, growth and change.

Coaching programs are customized learning formats designed to meet individual needs and reach specific professional goals, based on an initial assessment.

Topics Include

Enhanced Self Awareness

The Art of Listening

Interpersonal Communication Dynamics

Teams, Delegation, Performance

Leading Effective Meetings

Writing to Get Results

Presentation Skills

Time Management

Coaching Programs

Written and verbal self-assessment (includes use of DISC, Meyers-Briggs or other instruments)

Goal and Milestone setting

Program Plan

Weekly or bi-weekly meetings (assignments, discussion and feedback)

Communication between meetings as needed

Milestone Assessments

Capstone Goal Assessment and Next Steps Plan

Client Engagement Snapshots

United Teachers of Dade, Miami FL

  • Facilitated re-vision of culture, mission, goals, and organizational structure
  • Designed / delivered staff and management training to support organizational goals of client service and interpersonal excellence
  • Coached and trained management team in all aspects of communication and managerial skills; team-building and leadership
  • Created /supported new formats for internal and external communication

Federal Bureau of Investigation, Miami Division

  • Evaluated leadership effectiveness in division, including survey and in-depth interviews of key leaders
  • Designed and delivered customized leadership coaching and training programs
  • Designed and coordinated Leadership Lecture series
  • Consulted in all aspects of leadership and management development

Offerle-Lerner AIA Architects & Planners, Miami FL

  • Designed, developed, and directed HR/OD initiatives during growth cycle; acted as Director of Organization Development
  • Developed and implemented communication training and coaching
  • Created, revised, and upgraded performance systems (recruitment, development, evaluation, individual and team motivation)

Snap-On Tools, Kenosha Wisconsin

  • Designed / delivered leadership, team, and creativity training programs
  • Assisted in development of national sales curriculum; coached trainers
  • Coached district managers in leadership communication

Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, Lake Forest IL

Adjunct Professor & Educational Consultant

  • Coached and trained executive practitioner faculty
  •  Designed and delivered quarterly leadership communication workshops
  • Created communication and organizational behavior core courses

The University of Illinois at Chicago

Program Director and Developer, College of Business
Assistant Professor, College of Liberal Arts

  • Created/administered College-wide required Business Communication courses
  • Trained and supervised PhD-level instructor staff
  • Taught courses in rhetoric, professional writing, business communication
  • Created /supervised internship program in business and professional communication

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Clients understand that all information that arises in an individual or group session is intended for personal empowerment, and take full ownership of their process.
Sessions enhance awareness, balance, and communication within the body/mind, and are not a substitute for consulting with a physician or other healthcare provider.