Courageous leadership is a choice. Deseri Garcia is a coach and faculty member here at The Change Architects. Because she’s been in the trenches as a leader, she knows what it takes to have hard conversations, lead with clarity and vision, and adapt to those around you while maintaining authenticity. Deseri’s experience is now in teambuildng and coaching. Specifically she creates teambuilding experiences that build connection, problem solving skills, and shared results.
Listen in to this episode to hear about Deseri’s coaching success, approach, and how she gets as much as she gives as a coach, trainer, and facilitator. Also, you’ll hear how we met and why everyone should have a happy dance!
Lead Kick Ass Meetings
Download this toolkit and you'll get resources to:
- Easily manage task items from every meeting
- Design agendas quickly and allow folks the right info to prepare
- Hold your next effective staff meeting with focused content
- Run a quick daily meeting so your team gets more shit done
- Have your staff turn in meaningful updates so meetings are shorter
- Start meetings in an engaged way. Get everyone to laugh, not roll their eyes.
About Deseri Garcia
Deseri Garcia works with top-level executives, directors, managers, and business owners to provide transformational coaching, team building support, and leadership development. Her goal is to genuinely connect with people and identify with them in an effort to improve both team and personal effectiveness. Deseri is an accredited facilitator of 5 Behaviors of a Cohesive Team, certified in ACCT (Association for Challenge Course Technology) certified and holds a certificate from the Coaching Clinic–Corporate Coach U and Predictive Index. She has a bachelor’s degree in small business and entrepreneurship.
Deseri began coaching and leadership development work in 2004. Prior to that, she spent nearly 20 years in Corporate America, where she gained invaluable insight into the value of building relationships in the business world. She worked in International Business Development for Langham Transport Services for over 13 years and in operations and sales for Roadway Express for over 5 years. Her Pro Troublemaker skill is straight talk: “I won’t step over much. I make direct requests. I give straight advice and I expect your best.”
Deseri is a multi-sport adventure racer/endurance athlete and has completed seven marathons, including the Boston Marathon in 2000 and 2002.