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Jennifer Eggers

Founder and President

We develop leaders and design organizations to be strategically aligned to your mission and goals. We do this rapidly with minimal disruption using our proprietary, research-backed systems that are so easy to learn and teach, they are sustainable long after we are gone.

Who Is Jennifer?

Jennifer is a managing partner at LeaderShift Insights Inc., a firm known for helping leaders dealing with disruptive change who want to increase their organization’s capacity to adapt so they can emerge stronger and more effective faster. A consultant, coach, best-selling author and speaker, Jennifer has a passion for creating alignment and resilience so your team can do more with what you already have. She is a masterful facilitator known for creating shared agendas and unraveling tough issues that hinder results.

With a unique ability to align diverse stakeholders and global experience in consulting and corporate roles, Jennifer’s integrated approach to creating alignment, develops leaders at all levels while enabling learning and productive dialog. She is the creator of RapidOD, a collaborative fast approach to organization restructuring, highly charged workshops on Influence, Resilience and Driving Sustainable Change.

With over 20 years of Coaching Experience, Jennifer has coached entire leadership teams as well as officers and directors of many Fortune 500 companies. She is known for repositioning personal brands, driving behavior change and increasing senior leader’s ability to drive performance through others. Her book, Resilience: It’s Not About Bouncing Back is an international best seller.

Jennifer is a former Partner with Cambridge Leadership Group, Vice-President, Leadership Development & Learning for Bank of America and has held several other senior roles in Learning, Organization & Leadership Development at AutoZone and Coca-Cola Enterprises. She has designed and executed large-scale initiatives including mergers, enterprise restructuring, talent management, performance-management and team development. Her kitchen English approach and proprietary research backed solutions resonate equally well from the shop floor to facilitating complex strategy and issues resolution sessions with C-Level Executives. She is a Strategic Partner with University of Georgia Executive Education, an Advanced Practitioner in Adaptive Leadership, and a member of the Adaptive Leadership Network at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.

Certifications*: CSP® (Certified Speaking Professional™), Certified Executive Coach, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Hogan Personality Inventory, Hogan for Selection, Culture Types Assessment

Areas of Expertise: Adaptive Leadership, Personal Branding, Organization Design/Restructuring, Strategic Conversations, Strategy Execution, Talent & Performance Management, Change Management, Leadership & Executive Development, Learning, Organization Development, Creating Alignment, High Performing Team Development, Merger Integration

7 Fun Facts About Jennifer

  • Former nationally ranked water-skier, tournament judge and driver

  • Lived in Santo Domingo for nearly a year

  • Avid Angler

  • Master scuba diver

  • Gourmet Foodie

  • Is owned by a Rex and a Champion Peterbald cat

  • Fronted the Harmony Station bluegrass band

  • Bleeds blue and white for Penn State

What People Are Saying About Jennifer…

Jennifer was an outstanding resource for me as I transitioned into an officer role at The Home Depot.

She used a mixture of proven, structured techniques combined with nimble coaching methods tailored to my personality and learning style.

Absolutely a great resource that any leader can learn from. One that I would definitely use again and recommend to many!

Wes Neece Vice President, Merchandising, The Home Depot

Posts by Jennifer Eggers

Building A Capability Model

Are You Wasting Time On Competency Models?

By Jennifer Eggers

Do You Really Need A Competency Model? I’ve had a lot of conversations about competency models and I’ve built a lot of them but frankly, I’m not sure I have seen the value-add. When I asked...

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Food: The Secret Barrier to Organizational Resilience

Food: The Secret Barrier to Organizational Resilience

By Jennifer Eggers

Inclusion is About Food (and other things) There has been a lot of talk lately about inclusion. What is it? Do we need it? Do we have it? Well, if you’re trying to increase the resilience...

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Inclusive Culture

Is your team inclusive enough?

By Jennifer Eggers

Creating An Inclusive Culture We don’t know what is going to happen in the market in the coming years, but we do know this: it will be disruptive. Whatever happens in 2020 with the election, tariffs,...

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How Leaders and Organizations Can Build Resilience Before Disruption Hits

By Jennifer Eggers and Cynthia Barlow

As the challenges faced by leaders and organizations increase in complexity, resilience has emerged as the leader’s most important characteristic. When people are broken, organizations break too. Resilient leaders are better equipped to build organizations resilient enough to innovate, sustain and come back stronger in the face of rapid, disruptive change. Individuals and organizations build resilience the same way.

"... a unique, teachable framework applicable to individuals and organizations! Bouncing back from adversity is not enough. Resilience is about learning."

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