||Andrea C. Zintz, Ph.D.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES OF PRESENTATION:
Understand how coaching skills can be used to resolve everyday challenges,
create new possibilities, and generate more
strategic action and productive results
Identify and reinforce the optimum mindset for question-asking with self
Distinguish between questions that help and those that hinder the ability
to achieve desired results.
ABSTRACT OF SESSION:
Managers can recognize the true power of inquiry and take advantage of
skillful question-asking, they set a dynamic course for organizational
excellence and competitive advantage. Questioning is a vital part of all
thinking, communication, and learning. The better our questions are, the
more we can learn. One way to use questions powerfully is through coaching
others. This powerful presentation will show how to transform thinking,
action, and results through intentional and skillful coaching. Project
Managers benefit from learning new methods of using powerful questions
to coach others – enhancing the results and building greater capabilities
in others. We also focus on how to avoid the kinds of questions that impede
The session is interactive, informative, and practical.
Participants will leave with new insights and skills they can put to use
Presentation will consist of a mix of presentation, case example, interactive
exercises, and Q&A.
Andrea C. Zintz, Ph.D.
Dr. Andrea Zintz
is Vice President with Hudson Talent Management, a subsidiary of Hudson
Highland Group. She has 30 years experience in Change Management, Human
Resources Development, Leadership Development, Consulting, and Training.
Andrea was the president of Andrea Zintz and Associates, LLC, a leadership
and organization development consultancy, and the co-founder of the Center
for Inquiring Leadership, a training company for leadership, team and organizational
effectiveness. Prior to starting her consulting work, Andrea cultivated
over 25 years of experience as a leader in Human Resources and worldwide
As Vice President
of Human Resources and Management Board member of the Johnson ? Johnson
subsidiary, Ortho Biotech, Inc., Andrea helped lead the growth of the company
from $40 million to $500 million in a 6-year period, and launched 2 breakthrough
biotech products that lead the market today. During her tenure at J?J she
was highly awarded for her work in cultural and particularly HR and leadership
development, where her special interests included executive women advancement,
diversity, and mentoring. She has been trained as a Black Belt at part
of the J?J Process Excellence effort and is an examiner and team leader
for the Competitive Assessment Process at J?J. She is also a recipient
of the YWCA Tribute to Women in Industry Award.
works primarily with senior leaders and business units of Fortune 500 and
multi-national corporations to develop change and human development strategies
that foster innovation. At the heart of all her work, from executive coaching
to culture development, is QuestionThinking™ – an inquiry methodology for
expanding perspective, increasing creativity and emotional intelligence,
and ultimately, helping people to access their best thinking.
As a seasoned
trainer and keynote speaker, Andrea’s presentations have been applauded
by the American Management Association, the Conference Board, the Federal
Training Network, and the Human Resource Management Association of Canada.
Andrea holds an
MA and Ph.D. in Human and Organization Development from the Fielding Institute
in Santa Barbara, California. Her doctoral dissertation was about mentoring:
“What constitutes effective mentoring for career-immobile women in large
corporate settings?” She serves on the external faculty of Royal Roads
University in Victoria, BC, Canada, and is a member of the National Organization
Andrea lives in
Pennington, NJ with her husband and two daughters.
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