Are you looking for engaging, interactive presentations that will inspire and educate audiences about elements which strongly influence the organization’s leadership effectiveness, employee engagement, performance and climate?

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With all topics we like to focus on tangible application to assist audiences to integrate what they learn for real-world application and benefit.

Before we present to your audience:

We like to ensure relevance for the participants and establish alignment with your existing mission, values, goals and objectives. An initial phone meeting will be scheduled to help us tailor the presentation accordingly.

Some of the most popular titles are listed below.
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Overview presentations are shorter and stimulate thought, raise awareness and educate.

Introductory presentations and Level 1 workshops are longer and provide more opportunity to learn and apply tools and techniques.

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april frank

Innovative Edge partners include speakers, professional consultants and facilitators always working with clients to Increase effectiveness, performance and resilience in people at the heart of organizations

April Frank is President of Innovative Edge, Inc. As a facilitator and executive coach she works with leaders and their teams to create increased coherence and improve individual and organizational performance. Through behav ioral coaching she assists leaders to create greater value. For over 19 years she has worked with diverse types of organizations in the private and public sector in the manufacturing, service, technology and health care industries to improve leadership effectiveness and measurably increase productivity. Clients also include government and educational organizations.

Her approach is tangible, goal-focused application to assist clients to integrate what they learn for real-world benefit and results. April’s passion is to make a difference - for individuals and organizations to experience improvement in their identified key measures.

April’s presentations are enthusiastically received and consistently result in participants asking for more. She brings a dynamic authenticity to business development through people development, which has been described as “the missing piece” and “engaging, inspirational, supportive and results-oriented.” She is known for her sincere and engaging style, depth of perception, attention to detail and focus on results. Individual participants and sponsoring organizations consistently evaluate April’s presentations and workshops as “Excellent”.

April created the comprehensive development program for leaders: “Emotional Intelligence – The Differentiating Competence in Leadership Effectiveness”, that provides skill building in emotional intelligence applied to performance improvement through individualized assessment, behavioral goal setting, 1-on-1 coaching and interactive workshop learning. April is accredited by Hay/McBer -- Hay Group, Inc. to administer the Emotional and Social Competence Inventory Assessment, and licensed and certified by the Institute of HeartMath to present the Inner Quality Management Ò tools and training programs.

april frankPrior to founding Innovative Edge, Inc. in 1995, April held training and development, management and leadership positions in fast-growth, high-tech organizations after beginning her career as a paralegal. She then founded and was CEO of a manufacturing company which was recognized as the leader in two of its markets. Ignited by her own work with an executive coach and passionate about sharing her experiences and knowledge in transforming setbacks and enhancing personal and organizational performance, she founded Innovative Edge.

April is a member of Society for Human Resource Management, Institute of Organizational Development, South Florida OD Network, American Society of Training and Development, ASTD Palm Beach County, ASTD Broward County.

april frank

Previous speaking appearances:

  • American Society for Quality, Miami Chapter
  • American Society of Training and Development, Broward County
  • American Society of Training and Development, Palm Beach County
  • Baptist Health Systems
  • Broward County Government
  • Broward County Schools
  • Celebration Health / Florida Hospital
  • Citrix Systems, Inc.
  • City of Coral Springs
  • First Data Corporation
  • Florida Association of Public Health Nurses
  • Florida Department of Health
  • Florida Power and Light
  • Florida Sterling Council Annual Conference
  • Fulton County Government, Atlanta, Georgia
  • JM Family Enterprises, Inc.
  • John Henry Center for Integrative Medicine
  • Merrill Lynch Florida
  • Miami-Dade County Health Dept.
  • NCCI Holdings
  • Nextel Communications
  • Office Depot
  • Palm Beach Clerk of Courts
  • Palm Beach County Schools
  • Playtex Products
  • Rexall-Sundown
  • Sensormatic Electronics Corp.
  • Society for Human Resource Management, Broward County
  • Society for Human Resource Management, Palm Beach County
  • South Florida Counsel for self-esteem
  • South Florida Organizational Development Network
  • South Florida Water Management District
  • Sun-Sentinel/Tribune
  • SimplexGrinnell
  • Tyco
  • U. S. Department of Defense - Navy
  • Western Union

Byron StockByron Stock, a compelling speaker and magnetic seminar leader, is an expert in teaching Emotional Intelligence skills and helping clients achieve immediate, significant, and sustainable improvements in leadership excellence, personal productivity, mental clarity, resiliency and health. With over 30 years experience in business, Byron guides organizations toward excellence by helping their people learn to use Emotional Intelligence as a strategic tool to achieve goals, lead change more effectively, and improve company culture. Byron’s experience includes successful design and development of customized performance focused programs and needs analysis for companies.

With an MBA in Business from Xavier University, a BS in Engineering from Purdue University, and business experience in manufacturing engineering, human resources, research and engineering, and corporate education functions, Byron works easily with a variety of industries and organizations. Byron is accredited by Hay Group, Inc. to administer the Emotional and Social Competence Inventory Assessment, and licensed and certified by the Institute of HeartMath to present the Inner Quality Management Ò tools and training programs.

Joanne ReidJoanne Reid has a varied background in management, consulting and post-secondary education. Her management consulting focuses on strategy implementation, organizational effectiveness and leadership, resiliency, and team development.

She has been a consultant in business transformation for over 20 years to public and private sector organizations in North America, the Middle East, Europe, and China in financial services, health care and education, high technology organizations, and various government ministries and agencies. She has held leadership positions in the financial services industry, primarily in Human Resources and Organizational Development.

Joanne served on and chaired the Board of Vanier Children’s Services, and has served on the executive of Strategic Capability Network. Joanne holds a Master’s degree in Management Science from the University of Waterloo, and has taught and designed courses in the university and college systems. She is a Certified Management Consultant, and a member of HBR's Advisory Council, and is certified by the Institute of HeartMath to present the Inner Quality Management Ò tools and training programs.

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