Ep. 134 – For the past 4 years, I’ve had the honor to support a nonprofit organization called Ignite, which stands for Inspiring Girls Now In Technology Evolution.
In addition to a range of work I’ve done together with the Ignite team, the tool we’ve been using to help facilitate their growth in communication and what we’re going to talk about in this episode is called Cloverleaf.
I’m joined by Amber Zertuche who is a client and member of the Ignite team. As Ignite’s Program Director and senior leader in the organization, Amber shares openly how transformative the experience was for her as a leader, what she’s learned about herself, how it changed the dynamic with other team members, and specific ways that her team is now using it on a daily and weekly basis to continuously develop self-awareness and increase their appreciation of others differences.
I have seen it shape their culture, create psychological safety, and accelerate the growth of their employees.
If interpersonal relationships and effective collaboration matter to you, then this episode is for you. You’ll likely be able to relate to Amber’s stories and experiences and you might be intrigued by the fact that a low-cost tool like Cloverleaf can make such a big difference.
Side note: I want to share this journey with you because of the benefits this team gained from using Cloverleaf but this episode is not sponsored or supported by Cloverleaf in any way. Cloverleaf is an automated coaching system that aggregates data from assessments into actionable daily coaching tips for you and your team.
If you’re interested in learning more about it, email me at email@example.com and we’ll get you set up with a free trial account. And I’ll be happy to answer any of your questions about it.
Want to check out Cloverleaf for yourself? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll get you set up with a free trial and lot’s of cool features 🙂
How you can get involved:
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03:53 Meet Amber Zertuche
12:52 Developing your self-awareness with Cloverleaf
20:20 Incorporating Cloverleaf Into Our Culture
21:33 Professional Development: Tip For The Day
22:00 Part One – Discuss A Category
24:27 Part Two – Desired Outcomes
25:17 Part Three – Personal Goal Setting
31:14 Reflection on the changes Cloverleaf has had on our team
36:27 It has soothed my intimidation with new things
39:56 Connect with Amber and Ignite