We will help you map out a solution, enabling your business to move forward.

It doesn’t have to be lonely at the top. As a business owner or organization leader, plenty of responsibilities and confidential situations land on your shoulders.

When you’re tired of talking to yourself, you need professional objectivity and trustworthy support. RoundTable Consulting brings the perspective and balance that you need. Working to find the root of the problem, and crafting a custom solution specific to your needs, RoundTable Consulting monitors the implementation.

You need a business consultant that is approachable, professional, and trustworthy. One that inspires transformations and develops leadership that lasts, enabling sustainable growth for your organization.

RoundTable Consulting meets you where you are — assessing and defining the problem — then builds a custom solution plan to help take you where you want to be. Solutions incorporate core elements of Facilitation, Coaching, and Training in ways that suit your needs, culture, goals and timetable.

Businesses face different types of internal challenges. You may have a clear idea of your needs or simply know that something isn’t working and you need help to diagnose the situation and map out a solution so your business can move forward.

TRANSFORMING LEADERSHIP

Mission and Goals:

We believe that authentic leaders transform organizations. While they drive for results, authentic leaders demonstrate caring, compassion and empathy for people as they lead. With that in mind, we work with our clients to design and implement customized solutions to develop each person’s potential as an authentic leader.

Our Philosophy:

We believe in the power of relationship to drive customized, holistic solutions. You—and the issues you face—are unique. RoundTable Consulting invests in forging a deep relationship to learn about your company and its culture then crafts a solution to address your specific needs. No formulaic answers or cookie-cutter solutions, and no partial remedies that treat only symptoms; your organization’s unique balance is restored.

Starting with a conversation, we ask questions that identify pain points and build a deep understanding of your organization. We identify your definition of success, your expectations, and any required deliverables. Each engagement goes through four phases: Assessment, Planning, Execution, and Follow-up.

The name RoundTable Consulting embodies the sense of equality in sharing that is a hallmark of effective facilitation, as well as the concept of constantly striving for personal and organizational improvement within a collegial setting.

Leadership Team:

Nancy Owsianowski is President of RoundTable Consulting.

Nancy Owsianowski
Founder and Principal

Nancy is a seasoned organizational effectiveness professional with 12+ years’ experience in facilitating, training and coaching. Her straightforward yet insightful approach helps teams, individuals and organizations realize their full, authentic potential.

Her diverse experience with professional services, nonprofit, religious communities, manufacturing and workforce management organizations allows her to address business challenges and develop solutions that drive change and provide positive results.

Nancy’s expertise provides her clients with a custom experience based on a relationship of trust and transparency. She brings a systems thinking approach with a strong project management toolkit and an unwavering commitment to helping others identify an effective path toward their desired goal!

Nancy makes her home in South Bend, Indiana, where she surrounds herself with her husband, various dogs and cats, 2 grown children living in the Michiana area, many extended family members, and friends who are like family. Active in local and regional community efforts, she serves on the Board of Directors of Women Business Owners of Michiana, serves in various capacities with the Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative at Saint Mary’s College, and is a graduate of Leadership South Bend/Mishawaka Class #43.

SERVICES

Facilitation

Sometimes it helps to have an outside professional guide important conversations. We guide your group through the process, engaging participation, setting goals, and reaching your objective. We have the flexibility to tailor the methods to your needs—from active and playful team building to planning and strategy discussions.

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Training

We focus on powerful concepts, hands-on tools, and process through training modules on a variety of topics. Popular training topics include: effective communication; understanding yourself; building high-performance teams; accountability, alignment, and delegation; conflict resolution; coaching; navigating change.

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Coaching

Our primary focus is the development of authentic leaders. As people become more self-aware, they build on their strengths and explore challenges. The individual coaching relationship helps people take responsibility for their actions and development, increasing their emotional intelligence, commitment and job satisfaction.

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MasterMind Program

Experience the strength and magic of MasterMind groups at this event for women who are entrepreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs, creatives, leaders, visionaries, artisans, change makers and solopreneurs. In other words…all women!

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Leadership Roundtables

The Executive Roundtable and the Senior Manager Roundtable, both of which Nancy facilitates at Indiana University South Bend Leighton School of Business and Economics, offer this unique professional development environment.

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HOW WE DIFFER

We invest in the relationship

We take the time to learn your organization’s history, culture and goals to gain a deep understanding of how your group works and how that relates to your business goals.

No cookie-cutter solutions here

No cookie-cutter solutions here. We formulate an individualized solution plan that fits your organizational culture and priorities.

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Approachable and professional

Communications and a relational style are balanced with effective and powerful tools and methods that produce valuable results.

We produce results that will last

Developing leadership for your organization that can sustain growth, our follow-up ensures that solutions are put into practice.

Positive cultural transformation

Beyond a favorable outcome for a problem situation, we want your organization to become a magnet—a highly desirable place to work.

Our Approach

Each engagement goes through four phases:

  • ASSESSMENT – We begin with a conversation and identify pain points, to build a deeper understanding of your organization.
  • PLANNING – We identify your organization’s definition of success and your expectations, as well as any other required deliverables.
  • EXECUTION – We take a course of action, ensuring that people are fully absorbed in their work and committed to the organization.
  • FOLLOW-UP – We review and follow up to compare progress to intentions and assess results.

Effectiveness

RoundTable Consulting builds a deep relationship with clients, one that lasts throughout the follow-up stages. Solutions are crafted for your particular organizational needs, in harmony with your core values, goals, and sense of balance.

TESTIMONIALS

Kept us on Track and Focused

 

 

“Nancy facilitated a board retreat and strategic planning session for our incoming Board of Directors (medium-sized, South Bend, Indiana based non-profit). Throughout the planning process, Nancy was quick to respond to questions, asked guiding questions, and made encouraging and informed suggestions. Our group responded well to Nancy’s style and approach to facilitation; she let the group set the tone and pace but kept us on track and focused. Our group was able to form a strong initial connection and the resources, plans, and insight that we took away from the work sessions will be extremely helpful for us as we move forward.
I would recommend Nancy and RoundTable Consulting to any group or individual that is looking to engage in a fresh approach to team-building and/or strategic planning.”

Amy Stewart-Brown | President | The Junior League of South Bend, Inc.

 

 

 

Highly Effective Results

 

 

“I have worked with Nancy Owsianowski for several years in various capacities – both personally and professionally. Nancy is direct, highly organized and very effective in how she goes about her work. As the executive director of an education foundation who needed guidance during a major growth period, I quickly turned to Nancy.
Growth can be seen as daunting, often resulting in uncertainty. Nancy’s follow through, organizational skills, and strong understanding of our mission helped us effectively implement tools that have allowed us to clearly identify roles and expectations. She was able to sort through a myriad of ideas, proposals, and hesitations. Nancy incorporated everyone’s passion and expertise into attainable action steps.
Nancy has a depth of knowledge and experience across an array of business sectors. Her strengths are in assessing group dynamics, team building, decision making, and consensus building. I highly recommend Nancy as a strategic facilitator. Her leadership and vision lead to highly effective results. My staff and I continue to see positive results from her expertise.”

Mari Linn M. Wise | Executive Director | P-H-M Education Foundation

 

 

Amazing, WELL DONE!

“I would highly recommend working with Nancy and RoundTable Consulting. Our team now has a common understanding of language and expectations which helps us achieve better results and faster decisions, with more consistency. I was amazed at the genius of reviewing what’s working and soliciting everyone’s input!
We discovered so many things that were working as well as things we needed to improve. Nancy challenged us to create an action plan, hold each other accountable, and take our productivity to the next level.”

Wayne R. Wise | VP of Development | ExakTime, Inc.

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