Location: Florida, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania
Affiliate: Civility Experts and In Good Company
What is it that separates good leaders from great? Increasingly, research shows that the ability to be civil is a competency imperative for everyone seeking leadership success.
Living in a post-pandemic world has disrupted our thinking and our expectation when it comes to leadership. What lies at the core of human connection and looking ahead to what type of leadership will shape the future of work. Leadership in the “new world” of work is about building relational wealth and creating inclusive spaces. This type of leadership engagement requires leaders to forge human-to-human connections built on empathy and trust.
Dr. Renée Baker is a strategic corporate executive, dynamic speaker, visionary entrepreneur, and an energetic master-certified civility trainer. Many years ago, she made a personal and professional commitment to choose civility and influence others to do the same. For the last five years, Dr. Baker has been a catalyst for leading civility in the workplace training as the franchise owner and trainer director of the multinational civility training organization, Civility Experts and In Good Company Etiquette Academy with locations in Florida, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.
Building on lessons learned over the last 20-plus years working in corporate America, Dr. Renée Baker is committed to helping leaders cultivate a civility mindset within organizations and educating them about the consequences of uncivil behaviors in the workplace. Dr. Baker offers transformational keynotes, workplace and cultural change readiness seminars, and leadership workshops.
She is committed to helping organizations cultivate a civility mindset and educating them on the consequences of uncivil leadership and behaviors in the workplace.
Dr. Renée Baker has been trained and mentored by an international expert in civility, Dr. Lew Bayer. She holds the International Civility Training Consortium Master Certified Civility Trainer®, Master level Certification as a Courtesy Coach® and Civility at Work Trainer®. She is also a registered corporate coach. Through her Good Company Etiquette Academy Dr. Baker and her team offer dining and social skills training for all ages.
Originally from Southern New Jersey, now a proud resident of sunny St. Petersburg, Florida, Dr. Baker balances her time between teaching leadership, civility, and executive branding and her executive position at a financial services organization incorporated into her training. What’s next? Watch for Dr. Baker’s book, Lead and Be Civil, coming in 2022.