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 the President of LeaderShift Insights® Inc., a firm known for helping leaders and organizations dealing with disruptive change who want to increase their 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 organizational resilience. 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 25 years of executive 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 Fly Fisher

  • Master Scuba Diver

  • Gourmet foodie

  • Is owned by a Devon 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…

Posts by Jennifer Eggers

Onboarding Mistakes To Avoid

Top 4 Executive Onboarding Mistakes

By Jennifer Eggers

If you are starting a new executive role or onboarding executives into roles where it is important that they hit the ground running and contribute quickly, there are a few things you should know. Data shows that rigorous executive onboarding programs can reduce time to full productivity by 40% and improve new hire retention by 50%. But strangely, even the majority of Fortune 500 companies fail to deliver comprehensive onboarding…

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3 Strategies Organizations Need To Succeed In 2021

3 Strategies Organizations Need To Succeed In 2021

By Jennifer Eggers

As we face another year of adapting to disruption and driving growth in a landscape of rapid change organizations and leaders need these 3 strategies to set themselves up for success.

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How to Ask for an Assimilation Coach fo Your New Executive Role

How to Ask for an Assimilation Coach for Your New Executive Role

By Jennifer Eggers

As the excitement of landing a new executive role sinks in, the pressure begins. How will you come in and demonstrate visible leadership in your first 100 days? How will you make a significant enough contribution early on to validate the company’s choice in hiring you? How will you build the necessary ‘street cred’ to become both an influential player on the leadership team and earn the respect of your…

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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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