About Sandra Norman

Under Sandra’s consult, leaders are able to redefine their focus and individual leadership contribution. Sandra leverages her experience as an educator and trainer to develop strong coaching partnerships with leaders.

Tips for Great Meetings: Plan to Boost Outcomes


“Nothing ever gets done.” “We spent two hours discussing something I could have decided in five minutes.” “We started on one topic and jumped around all over the place until we came back and decided on the first topic in 3 seconds.” “There’s no agenda. I don’t know why I’m there.” “We all take [...]

Tips for Great Meetings: Plan to Boost Outcomes2017-01-25T11:59:19-04:00

Tips for Great Meetings: Engage the Introverts


Recently, one of my clients was working with a team of people of who just didn’t seem to be gelling. After months of working with them, she was growing more and more concerned about the deteriorating dynamic within the group. Discussion points would fall flat, out of the 8 participants only 2 or 3 [...]

Tips for Great Meetings: Engage the Introverts2017-01-25T12:00:02-04:00

The Cost of the Toxic Employee


Every organization has them. You know, people who are great at getting things done, movers and shakers, get right down to business when it's time to act. I could be talking about two categories of people at this point. The Superstars or the Toxic employee. Yes, according to a recent study, toxic employees are often [...]

The Cost of the Toxic Employee2016-01-06T12:23:51-04:00

Brene Brown: The power of vulnerability


Brene Brown studies human connection -- our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk at TEDxHouston, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity.

Brene Brown: The power of vulnerability2016-11-06T11:33:41-04:00