Connecting to Lead and the ROR: Return On Relationships with Sabrina Shafer

Connecting to Lead and the ROR: Return On Relationships with Roxanne Derhodge and Sabrina Shafer

Connecting to Lead Quote: “To be able to connect with somebody when you don’t speak the same language is such a beautiful thing, that you realize how little we need language for that human element to show up.” Sabrina Shafer

Human connection is a deep bond that’s formed between people when they feel seen and valued. During an authentic human connection, people exchange positive energy with one another and build trust. On this episode of Authentic Living with Roxanne, we’re happy to welcome Sabrina Shafer to share her unique perspective on why connecting with others is essential to business and leadership.

This was such a great interview packed with so much interesting information about workplace conflict that we decided to turn it into a 2-part series. Be sure to tune in again next week for part II.

Sabrina has dedicated her life to understanding how people learn, and to helping people achieve optimal success through research-based action. With a background in behavioural analysis, business, and digital transformation, she helps organizations see enablement and strategy differently. Sabrina is CEO of Transformation Continuum, an end-to-end go-to-market and enablement agency for high-technology organizations and their ecosystem partners.

Watch the video here: Connecting to Lead and the ROR: Return On Relationships with Sabrina Shafer

Listen to the podcast here: Connecting to Lead and the ROR: Return On Relationships with Sabrina Shafer

Authentic Touch Points:

  • Sabrina’s love of learning. 2:30
  • The power of non-verbal communication. 7:00
  • Getting to really know someone. 10:30
  • Neurodiversity in the workplace. 14:00
  • From litigation to sales. 18:00
  • Surround yourself with experts. 23:30
  • Taking the pulse of the tech sector. 25:30

Surrounding herself with wise counsel, building high-performing teams, constantly learning, and using well-researched insights, she consistently delivers organizational and individual growth. Sabrina is a published author in business and technology; a member of the Illinois State Bar; and serves on the board of an anti-human trafficking organization and a special education advocacy center. Sabrina also serves as a foster parent for a global organization, Safe Families.

Have you heard? My new book, ROR: Return On Relationships, will be available on June 10th! CLICK HERE to pre-order your copy today.

As I offer executive coaching, I encourage leaders to reach out for guidance about presenting their authentic selves to develop an improved workplace for everyone with less conflict.

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