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Kristen O'Shea

Topeka, Kansas

12 reviews
Soar Coach since December 2018

About Kristen


Human & Organizational development for you and your team.

What is your greatest asset? You and your people. What are people's greatest asset? Their strengths.

Is your job energizing? Is your workplace engaging? Do you get to do what you do best everyday? You spend (or waste) too much of your time, energy and talents from 8a.m. - 5p.m. to be disengaged. Nearly 2/3 of Americans are not engaged in their jobs . The biggest culprits for disengagement include: bad management, unmet workforce needs, and not using your strengths to do what you do best every day. Through our work together, whether it is one-on-one coaching, team training, organizational development projects, or keynote speaking, you will not only identify your talents, but put them into action through the science of building habits. Applying strengths and increasing engagement will lead you to reach your desired outcomes.

My leadership role in pioneering and championing the vision of Kansas State University becoming a Strengths-based campus impacted the engagement, well-being, and retention of a campus of more than 28,000 students. My story is featured in the introduction of Gallup’s Clifton Strengths for Students book and highlighted in my Gallup's CliftonStrengths Summit 2018 keynote with an audience of 1500.

“Kristen led my Leadership Greater Topeka class through strengths development and I realized that I better understood a number of people I had just met more than people I had been working with for more than a decade.” - Matt Deutsch, CPA, Director, Berberich Trahan & Co., P.A.

Learning about your talents is not enough, you must move them into performance. Let’s talk!

Education:
M. Ed. in Positive Coaching & Graduate Certificate in Positive Psychology, University of Missouri
B.S. in Family Science & Human Development; secondary major in Gerontology; and a minor in Leadership Studies, Kansas State University
Awards & Recognition:
Rising Professional, College of Health & Human Science, Kansas State University, 2019
Board of Trustee, Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, 2019
Dean of Student Life Award, Kansas State University, 2014
Dorothy Shaw Leadership Award, Alpha Delta Pi, 2014

Job History:
2015-2017: Executive Director of Heartland Visioning (Quality of Life Branch of Chamber of Commerce)
2016-2017: Manager Leadership Greater Topeka
2014-2015: Coordinator of Membership LeadingAge Kansas

Coaching Clients:
Individuals in times of transition
Teams
Leaders
CEOs
C-Suite
Gerontology related fields

Coaching Methods:
Organizational Development Projects
Team Strengths Sessions
One-on-One
Keynotes

Company Name: O'Shea Strengths Coaching
Website: www.osheastrengthscoaching.com

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