Every team is complex. Every person is unique. And every problem is different. These are challenges familiar to every leader.
When you seek business advice, you need an ally that listens and understands while inspiring transformations that lead to lasting organizational improvement. RoundTable Consulting meets you where you are, then builds a customized expert solution to take you where you want to go.
Workplaces have changed. Teams often are connected remotely, and their success depends more than ever on clear and frequent communications. RoundTable Consulting helps you and your team reach your full potential and acquire key communication skills and methods that allow you to adapt to constant change.
As the pace of change accelerates, you need to know how to guide your team through rough waters, enabling them to cope, adjust, and flourish within new workplace settings. RoundTable Consulting helps you establish the dynamics for a positive workplace and healthy organization, identifying those areas that need the most attention and addressing them with a specific plan.
Facilitation, coaching, training all suited to your culture, needs and timetable. These are just a few of the services we provide. Capture the benefits of a healthy organization for your business, department, or team and then move forward with boldness.
Covid-19 Impact on Your Business
“Workplace” once had a simple definition: a place, such as a factory or office, where people work. Today, Covid-19 has expanded that definition. Your workplace could also include your spare bedroom, dining table, outdoor patio, or anywhere you have an internet connection.
At RoundTable Consulting we can help you and your team adapt, cope, and flourish in new workplace styles amid constant change and remote work teams. Strong and clear communications can be your most effective weapon for thriving in a rapidly changing work environment.
What’s the best communications approach for your organization? Let us help you define the communication styles that offer the greatest chance of success and provide training and facilitation for you and your team to level up. Learn to stay in tune with your team using true two-way conversations involving careful and empathetic listening; build the kind of trusting relationships that support honest discussions about practical limitations that affect working conditions for team members working from home.
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.
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.
Nancy Owsianowski is President of RoundTable Consulting.
Nancy is a seasoned organizational effectiveness professional with more than 15 years of experience in facilitating, training, and coaching. Her straightforward yet insightful approach helps teams, individuals, and organizations realize their full, authentic potential to become both healthy and smart.
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 in a variety of industrial sectors. 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, a dog, and a cat (who thinks he’s a dog!), two grown children living in the Michiana area, many extended family members, and friends who are like family. She maintains balance by taking time to travel and enjoy camping, yoga, walking, hiking, and meditation. Active in local and regional community efforts, Nancy serves on the Board of Directors of Women Business Owners of Michiana, is an ACE Certified Coach, a PI Talent Optimization Partner, and a graduate of Leadership South Bend/Mishawaka Class #43.
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.
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.
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.
You’ll experience the positivity, inspiration and encouragement that this members-only group provides. FemCity Collective is an organization filled with purpose, gratitude, and soul, connecting members through local gatherings and an online community.
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.
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
Approachable and professional
We produce results that will last
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.
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.
She Helped Me Focus My Energy
“Having Nancy as a coach was great!? I completely enjoyed having an unbiased third party perspective into my life. She helped me focus my energy and resources to better navigate life.”
Matt G. Kusciusko | Community YMCA
Creates a Professional and Welcoming Environment
“Nancy is a great facilitator who creates a professional and welcoming environment that encourages all participants to engage openly with one another.”
Brian Snell | Art Director | Valley Screen Process – SMRT member
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
Changed How I Coach
“Coaching with Nancy changed how I coach, by letting people lead the conversation more and realizing that coaching is a long-term process.”
Matt G. | Kusciusko Community YMCA
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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