“When leaders realize that by changing their perspective, approach and communication they can get what they want, their team members can get what they want and everyone can do it with a lot less struggle and strife – then they are truly leading.” – Julie Chance, Leadership & Team Development Expert
Like you, leadership effectiveness and team development expert Julie Chance has seen the word leadership defined numerous ways over the years. Is it charisma and positive thinking? Pinstripes and red power ties? Decisiveness? Is it all about the situation? Is it meant only for the chosen few who rise to the top? Or, is there a different story?
With over three decades of executive coaching, speaking, and most importantly, real-life, business experience, Julie shares with listeners, that leadership is a moment-to-moment choice and not about title, tenure or position. Leadership is for everyone, every day. It’s how we should live our life.
In 2002 Julie founded Action-Strategies-By-Design, and dedicated herself to helping businesses and organizations of all sizes, create and maintain a competitive edge by refocusing and improving their direction and operations on four critical business fundamentals: Leadership Effectiveness, Team Development, Strategic Alignment, and Interpersonal Communication.
During half-day / full-day / three-day workshops / executive leadership retreats, Julie uses Everything DiSC® and The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™ program to guide CEOs / business owners / managers to understand and embrace their personality and behavior patterns and their characteristic traits. Julie brings a passion and energy to her presentation that empowers the managers, leaders and entire team to understand and grasp their potential to devise strategies and implement critical action plans that drive change.
Using her wit, charm and engaging smile she connects with her audience in an intimate, intense way and on an individual level, helping them discover how they view leadership, what motivates their team, how they react and respond under stress. At the end of the sessions, they leave with the inspiration and a clear road map to start improving overall performance and bottom-line results.
She prides herself on her ability intuitively understand a situation and see the uniqueness in each circumstance and the distinctive strengths of each individual, as well as the ability to help people see situations from different and often more resourceful perspective.
Prior to founding Action-Strategies-By-Design, Julie worked for Horizon Health, a Dallas based company that provides psychiatric and physical rehab contract management services to hospitals across the country. She served in a variety of positions including Regional Director of Marketing, Regional Director of Operations, Regional Director of Outpatient Services, and Vice President of Consulting. She is currently on the faculty of the DFW Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program,
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