Welcome back to another exciting episode of 'I Need To F***ing Talk To You'. In this episode, we need to f***ing talk to Marcy Fortnow. Marcy is the owner of Engaging Play, a team building and training company that delivers workshops and programs through traditional training, active facilitation and of course, engaging play. She develops and delivers experiential learning programs for corporate groups, organizations and boards to raise their leadership level, improve teamwork, enable better communication and problem-solving, and increase productivity.
Prior to beginning her entrepreneurial ventures, Marcy accumulated more than twelve years in the business software world, in training and development, change management, and implementation and consulting, for both domestic and European clients. She has a BS in Psychology, and an MBA from Boston University.
Marcy is a certified John Maxwell Leadership Trainer and is a certified Disc consultant in Advanced Behavioral Analysis. Marcy is also certified as a LEGO® Serious Play® facilitator, working with clients around alignment, innovation and problem solving. She is a Certified Corporate Culture Shift Facilitator, helping her clients explore individual and corporate values, and is training with ORSC™ - working towards her certification in Organization and Relationship Systems Coaching.
Marcy is an extremely involved community member serving in leadership on several boards, including the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), SEAF, PFLAG, and more. Marcy loves what she does – using play to help her clients do more.
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About the Podcast: Do you want to f***ing improve individual and team performance in your workplace? Do you think mediocrity f***ing sucks and you shouldn't have to put up with it? Do you aim to be more than a good boss and aspire to be a great leader? Then join Ken and Russell for thoughtful and at times f***ing irreverent conversation on the topics of leadership and organizational culture.
Sometimes difficult conversations suck, but you need to have them. Sometimes you may even need to have them with yourself. On this podcast we have thought provoking conversations with business leaders from across North America and discuss ideas that can help you be an even better leader and not simply a ‘boss’.
Co-hosts Ken Cameron and Russell Stratton literally wrote the book on navigating difficult workplace conversations. We are authors of the 5 star Amazon book ‘I Need To F***ing Talk To You’, the result of more than three decades of in-the-field consulting This groundbreaking book is the basis for our training programs and podcast and continues to f***ing positively shape how managers in organizations address performance, behavioural and attendance issues in the workplace.
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