Team Development


Leadership Development


Leader Coaching



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When your leaders and teams are struggling...
So is your bottom line!

Team and leadership development isn’t a one-and-done program. From new hire to retiree, customized training and development is critical to your business success.

Your teams and leaders should be strong, empowered, and effective.

To accomplish this, they need your support!


Now more than ever, companies need to pay attention to the needs of their teams.

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Leaders need more than a cheerleader, they need a one-to-one coach that can challenge them, help them find resources, and encourage them.

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We often hire for skills and expertise but ignore the leadership competencies that make the best leaders for your organization. 

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The Everything DiSC assessment is a powerful tool, but, used alone it falls short of helping you fully. 

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Julia Rancone

Partner/VP Creative Strategy, Ultra

Before we worked with The Conversations That Matter, our team didn’t know how to have conversations. We needed a tool to give us a starting place so we could regain some control. The customization of the program and Tammy’s hands-on, dive-in approach was the key to getting people excited so that we could improve our internal communications. Now we have a tool in our toolbelt, and a person we can call to help troubleshoot when we need it.

Connie Menne

Vice President, CSSN Operating Group The Mentor Network

The Conversations That Matter workshop offered multiple different ways to enable learning for each style— through physical movement, video, written learning, conversation, reading, etc. All learning styles were covered and that was most helpful. No one style was valued over any other and all had assets to bring to any situation.

Courtney Hoefener

Vice President – Talent & Organizational Solutions

We wanted to provide our teams with knowledge of their different styles and how they can be used to support business growth. The Conversations That Matter workshop was engaging, knowledgeable, willing to get to the depths of our needs and resourceful in offering solutions to get there.

With comprehensive training and development of leaders and teams, you will experience:

  • Productive conflict & resolution

  • Stronger morale

  • Longer tenure of employees

  • More thoughtful communications

  • Clarity of direction

  • More pausing, less rushing to conclusions

  • Effective collaboration

  • All-around better meetings


How We Work Together



Let's Get to Know Each Other

We want to know more about your leaders and teams.



We Co-Create Your Solutions

We'll develop a custom solution for your business.



Your Business Thrives

Your leaders and teams will be stronger.

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Tools to help you build stronger
leaders and teams!

The teams and leaders in your organization deserve the best tools, resources, and people to guide them.

Introducing: The Leadership Essentials Toolkit

As a learning and development professional, it is really hard to provide for every need that the leaders and teams in your organization have.

We see it all the time. Someone comes to you with a challenge and you have to scramble to find a resource that will help them. Not having the right tools at your fingertips makes you feel less-than-awesome. The Conversations That Matter has been training teams and leaders to be their very best for more than 10 years. In addition to being our CEO and a top 5 Everything DiSC facilitator in the world, Tammy Krings is also known for the insightful, smart tools she creates to support people in reaching their professional goals and building healthy relationships.

About The Conversations That Matter
Tammy Krings, CEO

Organizations and leaders will always need development. We are humans, not robots. There are countless resources to help with this development and many are good.

Tammy’s deepest desire is to provide you with consistent, thoughtful, authentic tools that help you lead better, build better teams and reach every goal you set. She seeks to understand what’s really at the core of challenges; she understands what’s at stake; and she craves the joy that comes when you can turn a problem around or prevent it in the first place!


The Conversations That Matter Summer Reading List

According to Charlie Jones, “Five years from today, you will be the same person you are today, except for the books you read and the people you meet.” At The Conversations That Matter, we value learning and growing. We find that the best learning we do comes from the recommendations and introductions of others.  We’ve…
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From Me to We

Several years ago, Wiley had a big theme under the same title, “From Me to We.” It was, and still is, significant as it focuses on moving from a hierarchical leadership model with an all-powerful leader to a team-driven model with leadership throughout. Now, as The Conversations That Matters grows, I am doing the same.…
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Stopping to Smell the Roses

Last week, our team at The Conversations That Matter wrapped up a two-and-a-half-year-long project. It was enormous and took a lot of creativity and bandwidth from each of us. But, to say we grew a lot – in our knowledge and expertise and our relationships – is an understatement.  Frankly, we were all ready for…
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Need something specific?
We'll build it!

Our team has the knowledge, skill, and expertise to build custom leader and team development tools and workshops just for you. The process is fun and rewarding; and the results are amazing!