Professional & Organizational Development

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Lynne Lazaroff

PHILOSOPHY STATEMENT

I offer more than 25 years of experience working with individuals and organizations, along with a zeal for developing teams, optimizing leadership potential and organizational effectiveness. I believe that relationships form the foundation of success in the workplace, and I’m passionate about creating meaningful connections with my clients and colleagues. In the classroom, a coaching session, or a group facilitation, my humor, honesty, inclusiveness, and flexible approach foster a safe and engaging environment where people are challenged to explore their potential and maximize their performance

AREAS OF EXPERTISE/RESULTS

  • Coaching individuals on leadership development
  • Facilitating team building, change management, strategic planning, employee engagement, organizational culture and alignment, and performance management
  • Coaching and training employees in interpersonal skills and effective communications
  • Mediator with experience as both a manager and consultant helping resolve everything from misunderstandings to more complex conflicts
  • Training on a variety of topics key to individual and organizational success, including supervisory/leadership skills

EXPERIENCE / SELECTED PROJECTS

  • Developed and conducted graduate-level university courses on leadership principles and practices and organizational development for Project Management and MBA/MPA graduate students at City University.
  • Designed and implemented change-management programs for the critical care unit and electronic medical records department of a regional hospital.
  • Designed and facilitated leadership development training series for healthcare clinic cooperatives, pediatric dental practices, aerospace firms, a life sciences/medical research practice, and manufacturing companies.
  • Implemented and expanded a Self-Managed Learning Program, a low-cost, high-yield process in which employees set and achieve professional development goals that support organization objectives.

CREDENTIALS

  • Certifications in Emotional Intelligence, Fierce Conversations, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Success Insights Profiles (DISC and PIAV), and Managerial Assessment of Proficiency (MAP)
  • M.S., Managing for Organizational Effectiveness; B.A., Liberal Arts
  • Former president of Pacific Northwest Organizational Development Network. and Puget Sound Chapter of the Association for Talent Development (ATD)

SELECTED CLIENTS

  • UW Capital Projects Office
  • UW Department of Radiology
  • UW Educational Outreach
  • UW Finance & Facilities
  • UW Housing & Food Services
  • UW School of Medicine
  • The Boeing Company
  • The Department of the Navy
  • Harborview Medical Center
  • Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI)
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • T-Mobile
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