The world and workplace are constantly changing. Are you ready?
Outstanding leadership requires resiliency, learning agility, adaptability, and cognitive fitness to lead through massive uncertainty.
Swire Solutions is an organizational development and coaching firm dedicated to helping leaders and their teams achieve superior results during change, increase resiliency, maximize performance during massive change and uncertainty and reduce workplace conflict.
The firm’s founder, Wendy Swire, is an accomplished Author, Speaker, Mediator, former Wall Street banker and Economist. Wendy also brings a background in applied neuroscience and mental fitness to clients and teams.
RESULTS FOCUSED, HIGH IMPACT LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
Serving clients throughout the US and globally
Financial Services, Federal Sector, Healthcare, International/NGO and Private Sector Companies
Founding Faculty Member, Georgetown University Leadership Coaching Certificate Program
Adjunct Professor, Northwestern University
President, SkillPoint Consulting, Inc.
Watch Wendy discuss “Anytime Coaching” with ABC/Channel 7 news correspondent Rebecca Cooper on The Washington Business Report.
Virtual Presentations and Offerings
Since 2016, Wendy has been a presenter and keynote virtually on numerous platforms (Zoom, BlueJeans, Adobe Connect, Teams) to smaller leadership teams and large audiences of over 500 people.
One of the growing trends in neuroscience is the development of neuro technologies and neuro-wearable products, marketed to bring the benefits of neurofeedback and neurostimulation to your workplace and personal lives. These products, such as Apollo, COVE, Muse, Halo and Happbee, tout benefits such as decreased stress and anxiety, more focused and beneficial meditation, improved…Read More »
Why Should We Care About Neuromyths? In this final of our three-part series on Neuromyths, we ask the ultimate question: So What? WHY should executive coaches, educators, business leaders and consultants think and care about debunking neuromyths? We are not neuroscientists. How does valuing scientific integrity impact us in Applied Neuroscience. There are two compelling…Read More »
Today’s theme is how to help your team members grow and thrive by building coaching into your everyday conversations at work. Our guest is Wendy Swire, an executive coach, leadership consultant and pioneer in the art of using neuroscience to help people become more engaged and productive on the job. She’s also co-author (with Teresa…Read More »
As you incorporate neuroscience and neuroleadership into your own work and practice, remember that the field itself is moving and changing rapidly, making it important to stay current with brain science trends. In this blog post, we do the work for you. Here are the Top 5 Trends in Neuroscience you need to know today.…Read More »
Why do we believe so many misconceptions about the brain, or “Neuromyths”? According to one study, the public believed 68% of common Neuromyths, especially when findings were accompanied by brain images (and even when the underlying science was faulty). In this article, we will bust two of the most popular Neuromyths and discuss the reasons behind…Read More »
You’ve likely heard the term Lizard Brain before. This popular idea says you use higher-level thinking and reasoning parts of your neocortex to overpower and quiet the primitive impulses of your lower-level lizard brain. This reptilian vs. rational brain distinction is compelling because it resonates with our everyday human experiences; I reach for a third cookie…Read More »
Goodbye February and Hello March. We have two full months of 2016 behind us as the transition from winter to spring occurs. How is 2016 going for you so far? How about your New Year’s Resolutions? Perhaps March is the time to get back on track and reboot your resolutions, which according to Forbes.com, only…Read More »
Neuroleadership Behind Thanksgiving and Gratitude: 3 Three Things to Share at the Thanksgiving Table
There are many topics to think about during Thanksgiving – a wonderful meal of turkey, stuffing, perhaps football or late hour shopping. But, as you get ready to celebrate the holiday, perhaps the most important aspect of Thanksgiving is taking time to be grateful for what truly is important to you – family, friends,…Read More »
Only a few years ago, if I mentioned the term Mindfulness of Meditation to my executive coaching clients or the leadership groups they would politely smile back at me. Business and government leaders relayed that mindfulness “is not my thing.” One senior executive said slowing down to “be all Zen means I would lose my competitive…Read More »
Welcome World! Although the world of blogging is brand new to me, the world of helping others excel and sharing ideas is very comfortable territory. For the past 20 years, I have worked as an executive/leadership coach, conflict resolution practitioner, teacher and facilitator. I am in the business of helping others – to achieve better…Read More »