Our ripple effect: Roxana Hewertson at TEDxWilliamsport





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Published on Nov 24, 2012

Roxana has spent her entire career being a leader and learning the truths about how and why leaders lead the way they do and whether they are good at it or not. For the last 35 years, she has helped both emerging and expert leaders boost quantifiable job performance in education, service, sales, productivity, and profits to achieve or exceed organizational and personal goals.

At the core of Roxi's success as CEO of Highland Group Consulting, Inc. is her passion to empower leaders on their journey to building their leadership skills, honing their interpersonal effectiveness and sharpening their capacity to create great results. Her academic, corporate and entrepreneurial experiences are broad and deep. It is likely any problem you come across, Roxi has also experienced and then solved them. She brings practical, common-sense and proven solutions to complex leadership and organizational problems, making her advice and counsel highly requested by leaders across the country.

Her trademark "Leading with Impact: Your Ripple Effect," a leadership intensive, moves leaders through four mastery levels: personal, interpersonal, team and system -- a compelling process for self-discovery and sustainable results. Her work has contributed to significant business growth, increased employee engagement, and reduced training costs and litigation. She has successfully negotiated union contracts and turned once adversarial relationships into positive working relationships.Roxi is an expert in Organizational Development, Organizational Behavior, Organizational Effectiveness and Human Resources Management, and teaches this body of knowledge at Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations. She served as Director of Administration, Facilities and Finance at Cornell, where she built a competitive leadership development program with a waiting-list of applicants competing for admission every year for the past 18 years. There, she was responsible for a $250M non-academic operations budget and 2,000 professional, bargaining unit, and administrative staff.Roxi has coached over 100 executives and hundreds more leaders. Today, she works with an exclusive group of clients, providing intensive one-on-one guidance and feedback to launch or course-correct C-Suite women and men who have a deep desire to make a difference in their communities and the world.Highland Group Consulting Inc. is based in upstate New York and in the US Virgin Islands. Her talk about how things we do affect us.

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)


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