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Tom LaForce | Elance
 
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Tom LaForce

Strategy+Process+Leadership+Teamwork=Effectiveness
   United States
  |   Hopkins, MN
  |  3:57 pm Local Time

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Overview

For more than 20 years, I've helped create exceptional workplaces. My clients have increased:

-employee engagement
-coworker respect
-meeting productivity
-decision making speed & quality
-innovation
-teamwork
-process effectiveness
-and customer satisfaction

For more insight about what I offer and my approach, I have 100's of free posts on my blog at www.tomlaforce.com.

My LinkedIn profile provides more information about my qualifications. www.linkedin.com/in/tomlaforce/

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Organizational Effectiveness
Meeting Facilitation
Strategic Planning
Team Building
Change Management
Process Improvement
Employee Training
Conflict Resolution

Service Description

MEETING FACILITATION. Most planning and problem solving occurs in meetings. They often fail due to a poor plan or ineffective leadership. I help clients ensure they have the best possible plan, and then lead a meeting that's fast, focused, and fun.

SPEAKER/TRAINER. I've given more than 3,000 workshops and presentations. My goal is always to provide inspiration to act. The value of employee development should be measured by the impact it has on an organization's results.

TEAM BUILDING ADVISER. From executive to front-line work teams, even the best need the occasional tune-up. I uncover the hidden issues, and then offer practical advice that puts the team back

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Employment

LaForce Teamwork Services
Founder
1996 - Present
Search my name to find me on LinkedIn or at my website for more details.
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Various
1987 - 1996
Wide variety of positions and responsibilities including: Meeting facilitation, training, performance consulting, process improvement, marketing, contract pricing, and supervision. Special emphasis...

Education

University of Saint Thomas
Masters of Business Administration
1991 - 1993
Saint John's University
Bachelor's of Science, Psychology
1982 - 1986
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organizational effectiveness
strategic planning
team building
employee training
communication
conflict
change
teamwork
meetings
facilitator
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