Better Leaders Better Schools guest Jennifer Abrams is an international educational and communications consultant for public and independent schools, hospitals, universities and non-profits. Jennifer trains and coaches teachers, administrators, nurses, hospital personnel, and others on new employee support, supervision, being generationally savvy, having hard conversations and effective collaboration skills.
Jennifer considers herself a “voice coach,” helping others learn how to best use their voices - be it collaborating on a team, presenting in front of an audience, coaching a colleague, supervising an employee. Jennifer holds a Master’s degree in Education from Stanford University and a Bachelor’s degree in English from Tufts University.
In this episode you will learn:
to say YES a lot
steps to becoming authentic
the importance of meditation and quiet
how to become softer and gentler
why being too credible can be a problem
difference between clarification conversations and hard conversations
have you thought through what you really want from people?
how to give growth producing and humane connections
the real misunderstanding between a multi-generational workplace
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