Dr. Backstrom heads up SPS’s Emerging Leader Center. The ELC helps emerging leaders take on new challenges and succeed. Our high-value, high-impact three-month development program empowers clients with the tools and competencies they need to be effective in translating leadership vision into real world implementation.
This happens through improved and visible communication with leaders, teams and peers, nimble decision-making, adaptive problem-solving, and risk management. Dr. Backstrom teaches people how to access self-awareness and growth towards goal attainment, through development of critical ‘soft’ skills. She helps clients advance in their career paths through positive psychology, improved self-management, confidence, strategic thinking, collaboration with others, personal resilience, and assertiveness.
Kristin typically works with directors, managers, division heads, and other pre-C-Suite executives in a customized and individual process to define objectives and desired goals and outcomes. Once the objectives are defined with supervisor’s input she will begin a three-month program utilizing the following tools: