Drawing upon her eclectic background in cognitive psychology, clinical behavioral sciences, organizational psychology, human services, health services, cross cultural practices, biology, history, philosophy and comparative religions studies, Birgitt is known and respected for her deep commitment, integrity, and her skills for facilitating positive and sustainable changes with individuals, teams and organizations. As a professional and personal consultant, she brings a deep commitment, diverse and extensive experience, with a genuine, compassionate and direct approach to her work. Her experience is drawn from her work with thousands of individuals and hundreds of organizations over 35 years.
Her business focus is to create inspiring work environments that are highly effective in achieving their purpose and fulfilling their vision. She is an advocate of creating and nurturing a culture of leadership. Birgitt is committed to what she has coined as the new leadership paradigm “leading so people will lead”. In her work, Birgitt recognized that leadership takes place throughout an organization in order to get the job done. Birgitt has mastery in possibility thinking and in working with the full potential of both tangible and intangible assets in organizations of all kinds including private sector, public and government sector, communities, consortiums, and strategic collaborations. She is skillful at system change, team cohesion, strategy focus, multi-disciplinary teams and cross cultural work. Birgitt has devoted many years of her career to organizations that focus on newborn, child and maternal survival and health.
Since 1999 Birgitt Williams has been President and Senior Consultant of Dalar International Consultancy, Inc. of Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. Birgitt and her team specialize in developing leadership, developing organizations and teams, and developing consultants and coaches. Birgitt has demonstrated expertise in operational reviews, working at scale, team, organizational and community solutions, and organizational transformation, including in multidisciplinary and cross-cultural settings.
Birgitt is the author of The Genuine Contact Way. Birgitt maintains that there is leadership capacity within everyone and that it is time for people to awaken their leadership potential. She teaches about leadership as a verb, action to be taken. She believes personal and professional leadership development cannot be separated. This book offers the reader the opportunity to take a deep dive into the subject of personal and professional leadership development. Readers are challenged to claim leadership of their lives and their businesses and organizations for the greater well-being of all, including our children and grandchildren. Readers are offered the opportunity to read a segment, reflect, discuss, and determine what makes sense for them in their personal and professional leadership, as individuals and as teams.
She has worked with health care professionals including researchers in Nigeria, India, Indonesia, Australia, Ethiopia, the UK, Canada, Switzerland, Austria, the USA, Sweden, and Germany. She has been a mentor and executive coach to leaders and to senior organizational development consultants in Armenia, Australia, Austria, Cameroon, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Israel, Korea, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, UK, USA, Ethiopia, India, Nigeria, and Uganda.
Areas of Expertise
- Organization Development, Change and Transformation
- Leadership Development
- Team Development
- Development of Multi-stakeholder Collaborations
- Conflict Prevention and Resolution
- Meeting Planning, Design and Facilitation
- Strategic Planning, Strategic Turnaround, and Strategy Focused Organizations
- Workshop Leadership
- Mentoring and Coaching
- Decision Making
- Project Turnarounds
Contact Birgitt Williams
We believe that developing relationship and clearly understanding your business goal is an integral first step in committing to work together. As a first step, you are invited to book a complimentary strategy session with Birgitt. During this 1-hour call (by phone or Skype), Birgitt will guide you through a discernment process to clarify your business goal and how Birgitt and the team at Dalar can support you in achieving it.