Speaker | Coach | Consultant
Geri England, M.S., M.Ed., is a business and story coach, award-winning speaker, author and organization development consultant.
As founder/CEO of Positive Change Workz and creator of the Discover Your Story to Success© System, Geri has designed and delivered leadership development training programs for several thousand managers, coaches, consultants and leaders in small organizations to Fortune 500 companies in the U.S. and internationally.
Geri serves as a Premier Coach for eWomen Network and has just launched a new podcast show “Story Talk Café” on the eWN Podcast Network.
Experience: During 25+ years of experience Geri has held leadership positions at AT&T, Nortel, GTE and Verizon as well as the North Central Texas Council of Governments. She serves on the faculty of the University of Texas at Dallas, School of Management, Executive and Professional Coaching Certification and Masters degree program in Leadership and Organizational Development. Geri is a member of NSA and the Tejas Storytelling Association and has been involved in the Texas storytelling community for over 25 years.
Focus: Leaders hire Geri to gain greater visibility, credibility and power in their lives and businesses – so they have a strong voice and authority to make a real impact and a bigger difference in the world. She helps them authentically connect and engage people through their unique personal stories. The result is that they expand their influence and attract more followers, customers and income. Helping people with storytelling selling is Geri’s specialty.
Services: Geri offers strengths-based training, coaching and mentoring programs grounded in positive psychology and neuroscience to help entrepreneurs and corporate leaders build their leadership skills. These programs include storytelling, professional presentations, coaching and feedback, communication, managing change, appreciative inquiry, emotional intelligence, team development and human performance and motivation.
For teams within organizations, Geri designs and facilitates focus groups, team-building sessions, culture change initiatives, personality styles assessments, 360° DISC surveys and feedback, and new leader assimilation.
Geri is co-author of The Gift/A Practitioner’s Guide to Positive questions: Using Appreciative Inquiry to Bring Out the Best, Business Boosts: Strategies, Tactics and Ideas to Boost Your Business and Your Bottom Line and Rock Your Life: Encouraging Stories to Inspire and Motivate You to Rock Your Life.
Education: Geri is a graduate of Texas A&M University and Amberton University. She holds certifications as a: Co-Active Coach (CPCC), Story Coach, John Maxwell Team Coach & Speaker, Master NLP Practitioner, Appreciative Inquiry Facilitator & Practitioner, and TED Practitioner (The Empowerment Dynamic).
Contact: Reach out to Geri to see how she might support you in leveraging your stories, finding a stronger voice and strengthening your leadership skills.