“I want to offer, very truthfully, that our time with Sue was the most poignant, gritty, no frills, productive, and purposeful facilitation I have ever experienced. Sue is a force.”
Sue Heilbronner is an invaluable outside resource to teams and companies, leveraging years of senior business operating experience as well as her Conscious Leadership work with companies and leaders around the world. Sue creates transformation in her outside facilitation, Conscious Leadership trainings, intimacy-enhancing team building, Values, Vision, Mission workshops, and strategic consulting engagements.
Sue is headquartered in Boulder and the Bay Area, but she travels globally to engage with great companies, governments, schools, and nonprofits.
Sue is a natural at instigating authentic conversations within executive teams and across entire organizations. She does this through her speed; a fearless willingness to offer authentic feedback. She also does this through simply being vulnerable herself and living the Conscious Leadership tools and behaviors she teaches. By simply modeling these behaviors for teams, Sue’s presence as a facilitator radically shifts the level of the conversation between leaders. Working with Sue as a facilitator for forum meetings, executive offsites, or functional team workshops will raise the level of candor, connection, and satisfaction of your team. Teams learn about their patterns – those that are salutary and those that promote counterproductive drama – and leaders can operate more effectively with this new awareness. Due to her experience as an operator and facilitator, she can look at the team and the business from the outside and the inside simultaneously.
Whether the meeting is focused on developing a Mission, Vision, and Values structure for a team or increasing a team’s capacity for delivering candid feedback and engaging in conscious listening, Sue will be a tremendous and adaptive force in the room.
Sue easily creates intimacy and vulnerability among teams that are most often focused on day-to-day management and execution. In Sue’s team-building workshops, leaders report feeling more connected in a few hours to colleagues they’ve known for years. This level of openness and connection has a direct association with quicker conflict resolution, heightened productivity, and greater job and life satisfaction for team members.
Sue conducts Conscious Leadership training sessions on an occasional or routine basis for companies you’ve heard of across the US and around the world. Conscious Leadership training promotes radically increased self-awareness among leaders and team members, which leads to bringing out the highest and best in employees and executives. Conscious Leadership training with Sue gives companies a shared vocabulary around topics like 100% Responsibility, Conscious Listening, Clean Agreements, Candor and Feedback, and more.
Sue coordinates with CEOs and HR leaders in her client companies to assemble a targeted Conscious Leadership program that will be most effective in the context of the current challenges and opportunities to create sustainable success.
Sue is a sought-after resource for executive teams looking to develop long-term strategic plans. With a naturally analytical mind, an ability to rapidly get up to speed on a company's unique challenges and opportunities, and a talent for identifying areas of agreement as well as barriers and blind spots, Sue is an invaluable partner in one-time or recurring strategic planning processes for startups and growth companies.