|Nicholas Wolfson has worked with both profit and non-profit companies for more than 25 years in improving profitability, quality, cycle time, and how to uniquely respond to customers. His area of expertise is helping leaders and their organizations to perform at their peak effectiveness so as to maximize business results.
Nicholas helps individual managers and executives to sharpen their focus, increase their self-awareness, enhance their personal productivity, and advance their career satisfaction and sense of well-being. His work with individuals includes private coaching and leadership development. He helps leaders to build trust and challenge their perceived limitations. He supports them in taking greater risks in order to develop management and executive skills, to embrace change and courageously address obstacles in their way. He helps them to listen and communicate-for-action, and maximize their effectiveness at producing their results through other people.
With groups, Nicholas's focus is on human performance. He assists with diagnosis, organization design, training design and delivery, team learning and the management of learning teams, plus group facilitation. Together, these support expanding business literacy and competence within the enterprise. He has led intensive indoor/outdoor courses designed to develop peak performance in individuals and their organizations. He works to build the overall capacity of the organization.
Nicholas's clients include Westcoast Energy (Canada), Banc One, GTE, British Petroleum, Appryl (Alf-Aquitaine), Technip, AMEC, Lucent Technologies, Nationwide Insurance, Dupont, Mobil Chemicals, HOK Architects, JPMorgan, The United Auto Workers Union, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Hetta International Training Corporation, Desert Regional Medical Center (Palm Springs, CA), AT&T, and Allete (formerly Minnesota Power). Nicholas's management experience includes being the General Manager of the Career Development Team (a human resource consulting firm), and Director of European Operations for Landmark Education Co., a training group specializing in personal effectiveness.
Over the years, Nick has been a professor of leadership and change management at Jones International University and a guest lecturer on leadership at Columbia University. Nick is also a professional artist and oil painter (see www.nicholaswolfson.com) who shows his work in many one-person and group shows. A graduate of Columbia College of Columbia University, he has served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Mauritania and Senegal in West Africa. Nicholas has also been an Escort Interpreter for the United States Department of State; he is fluent in French. He works with the homeless on a regular basis through Emmaus House in New York.