Bridges in Organizations, Inc.

Twenty years of design and development experience.

Committed team of professionals experienced in Leadership Development, Organizational Culture Change, Executive Coaching, Program & Curriculum Design.

A recognized track record of bringing practical, customized interventions to a variety of enterprises – large and small – including business, government, and industry.

Generating culture change in organizations through leadership development.

Our talent is in developing “leader readiness” and fostering productive organizational cultures. We bring strategies geared to your circumstances, environment, and vision that will ensure sustainable, visible results.

Leadership Development: Our customized award-winning leadership development program, Leadership Alchemy, offered since 2002 at NASA, is a "whole person" approach to leadership taking into account how leaders show up in language, body and emotions. We guide leaders to put their new skills into action through practices that help a person embody their learning. We help leaders set the direction, establish the mood, cultivate the desired culture and build and sustain cohesive teams.  Our approach builds on action learning, appreciative inquiry, emotional intelligence, somatic presence and reading/reflection. Each leader establishes a vision for themselves that promotes personal growth and makes a powerful contribution to the organization.

We help leaders set the direction, establish the mood, cultivate the desired culture and build and sustain cohesive teams. Our approach builds on:

  • The Language of Leadership
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Somatic Presence 

Organizational Culture Change: We provide customized approaches to organizational development built on the needs and aims of the organization. For the National Institute on Aging, we provided individual and group assessments, strategic planning, executive coaching, skill-building sessions, a leadership development program for mid-level managers and facilitation of difficult conversations. For the Maryland Park and Planning Commission, we provided strategic planning, executive development, large search conferences, and an ongoing mentoring program.  We partner with our clients to make certain that each intervention realizes the promised outcomes.

We provide:

  • Individual and group assessments
  • Strategic planning
  • Executive coaching and development
  • Skill-building
  • Leadership development program
  • Facilitation of challenging situations
  • Coaching and mentoring programs

Executive Coaching: Because of our strong business background, our clients utilize executive coaching to help them see greater possibilities, make better decisions, take more effective action and reflect on their challenges as well as their strengths to achieving the desired results. We provide tools and practices that help leaders implement the processes they need to be successful. 

Instructional Design: We design customized training and development programs for honoring diversity and inclusiveness, leadership development and coaching and communication skills. We provided the national curriculum on "total diversity" for the American Red Cross and we provided the leadership design for mid-management development for the Mitre Corporation. We created a train-the-trainer program for managing diversity for the New York State Education Department and we designed the workshops and integrated approach in NASA's Leadership Alchemy. We have close to 20 years of design and development work.

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Kanu Kogod

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