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Dr. Diane Brescher, President and Founder of GEM Leaders, the focus is on Generating Exceptional Leaders in profit, nonprofit, and government agencies. While Diane has worked with all levels of leaders in organizations, her passion is to help mid-level leaders successfully address their workplace challenges so they achieve results efficiently and effectively when resolving today’s global problems. Diane has a high level of success in building and maintaining client relationships and achieving business results while developing the appropriate individual, team, and organizational performance interventions. She has over 27 years’ experience in the field of adult learning and organizational learning, with a deep expertise in leadership development. She also has extensive experience in the principles of adult learning. Additional strengths include facilitation, strategic thinking, creative thinking, emotional intelligence, change management, coaching, feedback, influencing skills, communication skills, and political savvy. Fascinated by the topic, she is currently writing a book on Business Politics, focused on identifying the situation and determining ways to most effectively address.
Diane is well versed in all learning and development competencies ranging from assessing needs, designing and developing courses, competency development, program management, curriculum design, facilitating both face to face and virtual, coaching both group/team and individual, and implementing learning evaluation tools and processes. She has expertise in developing competency models, talent assessments, change management, and designing and facilitating train the trainer sessions. Diane’s leadership coaching enables leaders to ‘polish their perspective’ and better understand themselves in terms of how they think, interact with and ultimately impact others. It also helps them become more strategic and emotionally intelligent when achieving business results.
Diane is very active in ATD, Association for Talent Development, and has been on the NNJ board since 2008, currently serving as VP of professional development. Currently she is also volunteering for the NYC ATD Chapter and is a volunteer coach for the New Career Start Initiative, which provides career coaching to those 45+ older NJ long term unemployed workers. Diane has published articles on influencing, social networks, transitions, entrepreneurship, and leadership.