Leadership Coaching for Walpole NH area manufacturing businesses and non-profits
We are helping leaders in New Ipswich, NH improve their managment style, become better at prioritizing, reduce stress and become more overall emotionally intelligent.
Jeff Saari, CEO of Jeff Saari Coaching, founded his company in New Ipswich, NH in 2007. His enthusiastic passion and life purpose is to support leadership and cultural excellence in businesses and organizations. He works with leaders to achieve a maximum level of emotional intelligence to share with their organizations. Jeff teaches communication and meeting facilitation skills, practices one-on-one and group coaching, and leads organizational retreats.
We work to improve your personal managment skills on a long term basis!
We specialize in improving the following:
employee performance and commitment,
being on purpose,
getting the right things done,
dealing with fear and frustration.
Please call Jeff saari at 603-762-4866 with any questions about his coaching.
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SELF-AWARE LEADERSHIP AND ITS IMPACT ON BUSINESS
BY JEFF SAARI
Small businesses make up roughly 96 percent of all businesses in New Hampshire, with a vast majority of those having 20 employees or less, or like mine, no employees. In the macro view, business sustainability is an important driver for the local and statewide economies. In the micro view, from my perspective, company culture is the driver for business success. To me, success is not only revenue growth, cash flow and profitability; success lies in how owners treat their employees, how it feels to work in the business and how well people collaborate for business outcomes. In a recent article in the New York Times called “Group Study,” written by Charles Duhigg, it outlines a premise called psychological safety. Psychological safety is a “sense of confidence that the team [including the owner] will not embarrass, reject or punish someone for speaking up. It describes a team climate characterized by interpersonal trust and mutual respect in which people are comfortable being themselves.” It takes real courage and hard work to steward a positive workforce. In doing so, there is a payoff, a light at the end of the tunnel. As leaders make strides to learn about themselves through the eyes of others, it becomes less hard. An when the mask is removed, all of that energy of avoidance and blame gets released into company results. And results matter.
For more information check out Self-Aware Leadership and Its Impact on Business by Jeff Saari
Jeff Saari has helped Ted Benson become a better manager with his company Bensonwood in Walpole NH.
Like many entrepreneurs, Tedd Benson says he founded his company almost “inadvertently.” After being hired for a string of freelance building jobs in the early 1970s, Benson opened up his own shop with few resources and a big dream: to revitalize timber framing — a bygone building technique used to fashion historic homes and structures in the mid 19th century.
How do you define culture at Bensonwood?
Tedd Benson: “It all boils down to servant leader culture — serving others as opposed to leading or managing them. I believe deeply in this concept, and it has to come from a place of authenticity. It’s about recognizing that the people around you have potential that needs to be tapped, and tapping that potential is an engendering process — not a pulling or pushing process.
Your peers often have more potential than they know and certainly more potential than you know, and the idea is: How can we get those best selves to rise? Team members who work as their best selves have a sense of ownership and a real authority to manage what’s in front of them. That is what’s the most empowering. But the process of getting there is often hard to define, because it’s different than managing or coaching. It may include all of that, but it’s also much more.
Think of your role as a parent: You want your child to feel loved, and your child will not feel loved just because you said, “I love you.” They will not rise to their best selves because you said, “I believe in you.” There’s something more, and that something more is completely intangible. It’s bigger, it’s harder to reach, but it’s what makes us alive and at our best.”
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Source: Conscious Company Media
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Learn more about Jeff Saari’s coaching techniques and how he helped Keene State College students with stress managment.
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about New Ipswich, NH
New Ipswich is a town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 5,099 at the 2010 census. New Ipswich, situated on the Massachusetts border, includes the villages of Bank, Davis, Gibson Four Corners, Highbridge, New Ipswich Center, Smithville, and Wilder, though these village designations no longer hold the importance they did in the past. The Wapack Trail passes through the community.
The Souhegan River provided water power for mills, and in 1801, the first woolen mill in the state was established at New Ipswich, followed in 1804 by the first cotton mill. Other early factories produced glass, potash and linseed oil. Cabinet making craftsmen produced elegant furniture. The town's affluence would be expressed in fine architecture, an example of which is the Barrett House, used as a setting for the 1979 Merchant Ivory film of The Europeans by Henry James. Bypassed by the railroad, the early mill town was preserved.
New Ipswich is bordered by Rindge to the west, Sharon and Temple to the north, Greenville and Mason to the east, and Ashburnham, Massachusetts and Ashby, Massachusetts to the south.
Source: Wikipedia, New Ipswich, NH