An Independent Certified Coach, Teacher, Trainer and Speaker with The John Maxwell Team

About Fred Gatty

As a thought-leader in human potential, my passion is helping people and organizations sculpt life strategies that expand their imagination of what is possible. I focus on the fundamentals of human behavior that affect personal and business performance, while challenging mindsets, and paradigms that hold them back

My Training and Workshops

One of the challenges faced by most organizations is having to align their strategic initiatives with the rapidly changing and complex environment in which they operate.

Those that thrive are the ones that consistently stay ahead of the curve of change through the transformation of organizational norms and values. They are constantly reviewing their strategies to ensure that what worked in the past still works today.

Attaining this goal is not always an easy task because oftentimes, it involves challending deeply-seated paradigms, norms, values, and systems that have been in place for a long time. This is done through an ongoing, systematic process of implementing effective organizational change initiatives.

The Five Paradigms I focus on:

1. The Leadership Paradigm 

The role of leaders is constantly challenged by the dynamic environment in which we operate, the proliferation of technology, multi-generational workforces, and heightened sensitivities in the workplace. 

The one-size-fits-all concept of leadership is no longer sustainable when compared to the needs of today's agile environment. To keep up with the speed of doing business, organizations often lose sight of their most valuable resource—people. 

When organizations focus on developing its human capital, they equip their teams with the requisite skills to succeed, while also making a significant impact in the marketplace.

This full-day workshop is designed to take teams beyond outdated growth and productivity training. Participants are challenged, inspired, coached, and equipped with the essential tools to multiply their team's capacity, quality, service, and effectiveness.

These core elements are the building blocks of leadership that foster generations of inspired and engaged teams. 

  • Transitioning into leadership
  • Leading Oneself
  • Leading Others
  • Cross-functional leadership
  • Leading through Crisis

2. The Coaching Paradigm

If the only tool you have in your toolkit is a hammer, everything is a nail. When it comes to coaching, one size certainly does not fit all. This hands-on half-day training focuses on six key actions needed to have an effective coaching conversation. The areas covered are:

  • Determining specific proficiencies
  • Conveying positive intent
  • Addressing the problem
  • Discussing the impact of the problem
  • Obtaining feedback
  • Target root cause and next steps

3. The Diversity and Inclusion Paradigm

With Diversity and Inclusion becoming increasingly important in the workplace, organizations are coming under intense pressure to ensure they are fostering a diverse and inclusive culture. 

They also have to improve employee engagement, mitigate the risk of negative financial and legal consequences, and helping teammates with diverse backgrounds feel safe, valued, and included.

Aside from the obvious moral reasons, it is becoming more and more strikingly clear that there is a direct link between having a diverse and inclusive workforce environment and having a growing, robust organization. 

This half-day training program focuses on fostering diversity and inclusion in the workplace. 

4. The Communication Paradigm

What differentiates effective communicators from the rest, is not just about what they say. It is also about who they say it to, how they say it, when they say it, and where they say it. 

As the workplace becomes more global and diverse, it is important to be aware of how we communicate with others. Effective communication goes beyond the ability to captivate an audience with eloquence. It is an art that must be mastered.  

This half-day interactive workshop explores five habits of effective communicators

5. The Emotional Wellness Paradigm 

Contrary to popular belief, paying attention to one’s emotional well-being is not a sign of weakness. To build a great work environment, organizations have to care about the emotional well-being of their teams just as much as they care about their performance. 

When teammates know how to manage their emotions well, they bring their best selves to work, productivity improves, ultimately resulting in a healthy and great work environment. Organizations that focus on the emotional well-being of their employees experience the following benefits:

  • Increased level of inter-personal trust among employees
  • Increased employee level of satisfaction and commitment
  • Increased cooperation and collaboration among employees
  • Increased organizational problem-solving
  • Increased level of overall engagement among employees
  • An environment in which employees are encouraged to work and participate enthusiastically

As Will Durant once wrote, we are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.

How can I help you shift that paradigm?

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