Our focus is on you and your leadership needs. This includes:
Find the Right Leaders
Attract the Right Leaders
Interview & Select the Right Leaders
Leadership Development and Coaching
Human Resources Consulting
Diversity and Inclusion
Organization Evaluation and Development
Producing the Right Sales Results
Our Senior Leadership Consultants will provide solutions to your human resources and talent acquisition challenges.
Anne is a Cincinnati-based communication skills Coach and Intercultural Trainer with 22 years of experience. She has developed a wide variety of courses, coaching programs and workshops utilized by groups and individuals at multi-national corporations including Toyota, Nissan, General Electric, Procter & Gamble, Microsoft, Siemens Corporation, BAE Systems, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Verizon Wireless, Itochu Corporation, Tata Consultancy Services, Deloitte, Hewlett-Packard, WILD Flavors, General Cable, Astra-Zeneca, and International Paper.
As a Coach, Anne works with professionals on accent and pronunciation, speaking rhythm and speed, intonation, vocal image, sentence structure, non-verbal communication, and active listening skills.
As an Intercultural Trainer, she designs and delivers numerous workshops that focus on intercultural knowledge and competence, business etiquette, and communication skills for living in the United States and Japan. Clients include Doctors, Scientists, Engineers, Business Managers and Senior Executives. She has coached and trained more than 400 individuals since 1997.
In addition to her current work as a Coach and Trainer, since 2016 Anne has served as Executive Director of the Japan America Society of Greater Cincinnati, a non-profit organization that promotes the relationship between the United States and Japan in the local region. The organization has more than 100 member companies.
Earlier in her career Anne spent 5 years as a Counselor for US Government education and training programs and 3 years as an English Teacher in a public high school in Kumamoto Prefecture (Japan).
She holds a B.A. in Sociology from Bates College, and an M. Ed in Student Development in Higher Education from the University of Maine. She is a professionally trained Coach by the Coaches Training Institute and also a certified Compton Accent Modification Trainer.
Programs that might be a good fit for you or your organization follow.
Cultural Training Workshops
• Introduction to Japanese Business Etiquette (2 hours)
• Working and Living in Japan (Half or Full Day)
• Working and Living in the U.S. (Half or Full Day)
Communication Skills Workshops
• American Accent Essentials for Spanish Speakers (Half Day)
• Introduction to Professional Vocal Image (2 hours)
• Active Listening for a Multicultural Workplace (1-2 hours)
Communication Skills Coaching
• Interpersonal skills (building rapport, leveraging social conversation, etc.)
• Effective email writing
• Active listening
• Pronunciation, diction and spoken grammar
• Intonation and vocal image
• Non-verbal communication (eye contact and general body language)
• Concise speaking