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Leslie Kagan, USA


Company: Kagan Associates
Name: Leslie Kagan
Country: USA

2 Old Garden Road, Rockport
MA 01966
Phone: 978.546.1188
E-mail: lkagan@kaganassoc.com
Website: www.kaganassociates.com


Founded in 1990, Kagan Associates, LLC, specializes in helping organizations and individuals transform themselves through a process of discovery, vision, focus, and conscious action.

We offer a humanistic approach to helping your organization grow, bringing a fresh eye, depth of experience, and specialized knowledge to the complex challenges that many organizations face today.

We provide consulting and planning expertise to leadership teams and their organizations so that they may reap more fully the talents and energies of their people. Through our work together, you will gain confidence in your own abilities to achieve organizational goals. You and your team will learn to think strategically and act collaboratively in creating the future you desire.

Why Contact Us?

  • Your organization is bogged down in the day-to-day, with no time to think or plan strategically.
  • Your departments function as silos, with little communication or collaboration among them.
  • One of your strongest leaders technically is one of your weakest leaders interpersonally.
  • You'd like every person in your organization to be on the same page with your vision and mission.
  • Your organization is in crisis, either because you are overwhelmed with business or have too little.
  • You find that your people have many good ideas, but little follow-through on their commitments, with no consequences for inaction.
  • Morale is at an all-time low and you're losing your best people at all levels of the organization.

Leslie is a creative strategist and facilitator with an acute sensitivity to the emotional undercurrents that influence organizational behavior. Under Leslie's leadership, Kagan Associates has helped clients successfully break through strategic and visionary challenges with complex planning, organizational, and interpersonal dimensions. Her strengths lie in her ability to deal with difficult or highly sensitive issues, including situations of emotionally charged conflict, in a constructive and compassionate manner.

Leslie has encouraged many organizations to achieve new levels of performance by supporting the unique talents and energies of their people in achieving organizational goals. She skillfully integrates the "softer" and "harder" sides of business into seamless solutions that fit organically with the many facets of organizational life. Whether working in the private or public sector, she is universally praised for her caring heart, intuitive insights, and commitment to success that she brings to her clients. In recognition of these talents, she was named Entrepreneur of the Year in 2001 by New England Women In Real Estate.

Leslie maintains a healthy perspective in her organizational consulting practice through her involvement with horses and the HorseSense program and her interfaith chaplaincy. She has completed two units of Clinical Pastoral Education at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, trained as a pediatric hospice volunteer with HealthCare Dimensions Hospice, an affiliate of Dana Farber Cancer Institute, and participated in Caring Canines, a program to take registered therapy dogs to visit nursing homes, hospitals, schools and assisted living facilities with their handlers as a community service. She is the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Chaplaincy Institute for the Arts and Interfaith Ministries in Berkeley, California.

Leslie is certified in the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®), the Kolbe Pure Instinct System®, the Emotional and Social Competency Inventory (ESCI), and the Life Styles InventoryTM (LSI). She holds a B.A. from Simmons College, an M.Ed. from Boston University, and an M.B.A. from Northeastern University, graduating first in her class.