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We work with leaders to engage their employees for greater productivity that results in increased profitability and happy workplaces where people thrive.

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Inspire Your Leaders, Empower Your Team

Among training consulting firms in NYC & NJ, you’ll find the Forward Focus leadership coaching and training approach refreshing and invigorating. In today’s informed society, leading effectively requires the honing of subtle leadership skills. Today’s leaders need to be authentic, participatory, and adaptable as organizations change. We coach and train your leaders to be in touch with their passion to lead, to engage effectivley, and to motivate staff with collaborative flair rather than by command and control. They’ll recognize their own strengths, and use their own experience and learning to benefit their individual leadership styles.

Leaders, employees, and the organization will all benefit from the advantages that effective leadership offers, including:

  • Maximized performance
  • Increased productivity
  • Better workplace relationships
  • Higher employee retention 

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Are You an Inclusive or Exclusive Leader?

Inclusive leadership offers many ways to motivate employees in the workplace, while exclusive leadership caused by unconscious bias can do huge damage.

Engage Your People by Inspiring Self-development

Good leaders will find creative ways to engage employees in their own personal development and achieve greater team performance by doing so. These tips will help.

Cross-Cultural Management Challenges and How to Face Them

Organizations are more multi-cultural than ever. To avoid the need to resolve cross-cultural misunderstandings, enable your leaders to understand cultural differences.

Jumpstart Change

Organizational change is difficult. Human capital consulting firms play a vital role in managing resistance and empowering effective change initiatives. At Forward Focus, we work with clients to create a blueprint for change and identify potential change leaders. Then we coach them in order to build the skills needed to combat resistance and encourage engagement in the change process as soon as it is initiated.

Your change leaders will be able to identify breakthrough ideas and create energy for change. This energy will shape those ideas into new products, services and initiatives that will transform your organization.

This jumpstart strategy challenges institutionalized thinking and removes the preconceived boundaries that are stopping your organization from reaching its full potential.

Recent Articles

Don't Let Workplace Stress Snap Your People's Desire to Change

One of the most stressful times encountered by employees is when adapting to change in the workplace. These strategies should help leaders to help employees cope.

6 Reasons Why Successful Change Hinges on Cultural Diversity

Cultural diversity in organizations help them to be six times more likely to make successful change. Here are six ways to embrace it.

How to Embed Engagement into Your Change Process

76% of change projects are successful – but only when an employee engagement strategy is used actively. If you don’t include these factors of employee engagement in your strategy, you are three times more likely to fail when making change.

Consciously Communicate

Communication is a crucial component for successful organizational change.  Unfortunately, the lack of frequent and effective communication is the leading cause of failed changed efforts.  Knowing how to effectively create a change management communication strategy, to include tried and true communication techniques and methodology, organizations will be better able to build trust, commitment, adaptability and have people ready for the change with the skills required when the change occurs. Conscious communication is a skill that helps make the future vision a reality...and Forward Focus works with leaders to build that skill.

We go beyond the staff bulletin board and brings communication strategy and tools into the 21st century for a rapidly changing and evolving business landscape.  We'll partner with you to create a tailored plan that works best for your employees and organizational landscape.  Using conscious communication techniques, your future vision will be reinforced, roles will be clarified, and skills will grow.

As your partner, Forward Focus will help make conscious communication an integral part of your culture

Conscious communication is a skill that helps make the future vision a reality...and Forward Focus can develop that organizational skill.

Recent Articles

When Stress Numbs Personal Productivity, It's Time to Talk

Stress at work is inevitable. But it doesn’t have to be damaging. Authentic and empathetic managers know how to communicate to understand, before they strategize to reduce stress and improve employee engagement and retention.

Are Your Communication Habits Destroying Employee Morale?

If your team are low on morale, it could be that your communication skills are lacking. By onboarding good communication habits, you should boost employee morale.

How to Engage People to Win Their Hearts and Minds

This strategy will help a manager who needs to know how to motivate an employee who is underperforming, and avoid the destructive consequences of underperformance.

Ignite Sales

An organization’s success depends upon its sales. We train sales professional to increase sales with a proven six-step sales system. This process, and our supportive coaching, is unique among sales training  and  consulting firms.  This program is called  "Integrity Selling" .... and selling with integrity ignites sales.

We enable sales people to identify personal strengths and weaknesses, and discover how others perceive them. Then we coach new behavioral skills, and how to identify and develop customer needs in line with your offering. This leads directly to greater customer confidence and growing commitment.

Your organization benefits from increased sales, greater professionalism in the sales arena, stronger client relationships, and lower costs as staff retention rates rise.  Forward Focus and its Integrity Selling six-step sales system is a solution to help bring your business forward.

Recent Articles

Is Competitive Stress Damaging Your Sales Force?

Attitudes toward how to coach an employee who is underperforming have changed as more is learned about stress – highly relevant in the sales environment.

Boost Sales with an Inclusive Conversation

With salespeople in the office, in the field, and spread geographically, colleague engagement is challenging for sales managers. This communication strategy eliminates the pain.

Rules of Engagement to Increase Sales by Running Effective Team Meetings

Team meetings should inspire and engage participants, but often they fail to do either. These tips for running effective team meetings will help your meetings achieve their goals.

What's the Buzz About?

Janice C Lilien

Forward Focus boosted the capacity of YWCA Union County’s Leadership Team by helping us understand our own communications and work styles, and work more effectively as a team... full testimonial

Janice C. Lilien

Executive Director

YWCA Union County

Tracy Pamperin

Hiring Forward Focus was one of best strategic decisions we ever made... full testimonial

Tracy Pamperin


The Urban Muse

Patrick M Fenelon

Outstanding and Necessary! Beth Williams and the Forward Focus team have made a huge impact on our organization by giving us the tools to move our 3rd generation company forward by effectively engaging our management staff to be leaders... full testimonial

Patrick M. Fenelon


AGL Welding Supply Co., Inc.

Why Forward Focus

Forward Focus understands that real, sustainable change is a game changer for all organizations. Real change requires a holistic approach, fostering a new culture that ensures the vision of the future becomes a shared goal. Sustainable change is the result of collective ownership of the change project, with all stakeholders feeling responsible for its success.

Forward Focus works with clients to build relationships, engaging change advocates and resistors alike. We’ll help ensure your change program sprints out of the gate and maintains momentum to the finish line and beyond. With Forward Focus you get far more than other human capital consulting firms offer – you benefit from experienced partners, focused on the co-creation of unique breakthrough solutions to make your vision of the future a reality today.

Beth Williams,

President and Owner

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