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MICHAEL CISZEWSKI: March 2009 Consultant of the Month

MICHAEL CISZEWSKI
SAA Network Consultant of the Month
March 2008

by Sharon Armstrong, owner
Sharon Armstrong and Associates

We are in a new era. The time when progress came through fragmented, disjointed activity is over; what is called for now is a new focus on connection and integration.

With 25 years of global experience, MICHAEL CISZEWSKI has learned a great deal about what it takes to move individuals and groups into a much more productive, integrated way of working. To develop leadership capabilities and find solutions to their toughest challenges.

He has helped clients combine business units; turn complexity into a competitive advantage; manage all types of change; and shift from a reactive, transactional way of operating to one that is more client-centered and partnership-oriented.

At the heart of this work is discovering connections — talking and thinking together to innovate and create breakthroughs.

Michael brings his unique background and approach to team development so that his clients can build their own paths to the futures they envision. Through each interaction he is seeking to:

1. Create clarity: vision, purpose, direction, goals, roles, relationships, outcomes, results.
2. Increase commitment: to results, to the organization, to one another.
3. Improve communication: by enhancing trust, respect, feedback.

To hire Michael to help your company, contact Sharon Armstrong and Associates.

Read about our other Consultants of the Month.

IN THE NEWS: "The Essential Performance Review Handbook" is recommended in Business Journal article

August 23, 2014, Westchester County Business Journal and Fairfield County Business Journal — In her article, Performance Reviews Essential for Progress, business consultant Andi Gray recommends Sharon Armstrong‘s book, The Essential Performance Review Handbook as a good resource for performance reviews. This article was featured in a number of publications including the Westchester County Business Journal and the Fairfield County Business Journal.

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SHANNON M. POLLY: September Consultant of the Month

SHANNON M. POLLY, MAPP is one of the first 100 people in the world who have received her Master of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) degree from the University of Pennsylvania under Dr. Martin Seligman. She is a corporate communications trainer, facilitator and speaker in Washington, D.C.

Shannon works with all levels of employees of Fortune 500 companies in two domain areas: presentation skills/executive presence (based on her Broadway producing and acting background) and positive psychology. Shannon uses the empirical research from positive psychology with her organizational clients to foster positive and flourishing workplaces. She is passionate about sharing the science of well-being and increasing the ‘tonnage of happiness’ in the world.


If you need quick and competent HR Consultants, OD Specialists, Trainers, Coaches, or Keynote Speakers, let us help.

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Career Corner: What is the best way to explain a gap in your resume?

by Sharon Armstrong
owner, Sharon Armstrong and Associates
author, The Essential HR Handbook
January 2010

In the last issue of Career Corner, I asked for feedback from readers who had questions about any question they had regarding looking for a new job. Among them was “How should one effectively use social media in a job search?”

Here are a few more questions that intrigued me, and hopefully will provide some great insight for job seekers. Please keep them coming!

And this just in: My questions are being published on a new online magazine for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs called Be Inkandescent. Check it out! Who knows — your next question just might be posted on it. Send any career-related to me at Sharon@SharonArmstrongAndAssociates.com.

Question: What is the best way to explain a gap in your resume – meaning if you have been out of work for a period of time, due to whatever reason, how best to illustrate that?