Welcome to JaneKise.com

janeMost of our work with business and educational organizations begins with one of the 5 C’s:

  • Change
  • Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Coaching

In each of these areas, people have different needs–and research shows that leaders generally fail to meet those needs and thus foster resistance to the leader’s goals, ideas, or style. We help you and your team recognize each person’s strengths and needs, construct productive ways of meeting them, and provide you with tools that allow you to anticipate and avoid similar difficulties in the future.

Because my work as an author and consultant is grounded in several rich frameworks, I can offer proven, practical applications to  organizations,  executives, and teams in diverse fields, including education, small businesses, and nonprofit entities. Services include

Contact me to learn about customized options for your organization


Recent Posts

23 Feb 15

Stop Getting Fooled By Research

How often does this happen? You see headlines, within days of each other, one reporting that research shows using/eating/practicing X lets you leap tall building with a single bound, and…

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16 Feb 15

Half the Leadership Picture

Recently I stumbled on a blog that told only half the truth about school leadership. I’m not going to link to it—it wasn’t a bad blog, but when we over-focus…

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Hormel Foundation Gifted and Talented Symposium
Austin, MN
June 8, 2015
Keynote Address: “Gifted Education Within a Community of Learners”
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Midwest ICF Conference
Kansas City, MO
June 18-20, 2015
Concurrent Session: Helping Clients Ditch Either/Or Thinking for Both/And
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Corwin, November 2013


View my TEDx talk for insights into how students really learn math:


Watch my Oxford Psychologists Press webinar on Psychological Type and Coaching: