Leadership After Unprecedented Times with Founder and President of The Ringel Group, Rae Ringel
Rally The Cause
Rae Ringel is the Founder and President of The Ringel Group, a coaching and training agency helping leaders become stronger and more successful. She is a faculty member at the Georgetown University Institute for Transformational Leadership, where she is the founding director of their certificate program in the Art of Facilitation and Design. Rae also teaches at the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business. Rae was previously the Director of Professional and Volunteer Development at United Jewish Communities. In this episode: After months of hearing the phrase “the new normal,” you may be sick of those words. It often feels impossible to go back to normal after this past year, yet many organizations and companies have shifted perspectives and are better than ever. How? Rae Ringel is here to tell you. Rae Ringel is a certified coach and helps executives become better leaders through coaching and training. She works with both high-caliber executives as well as nonprofit organizations alike and has seen how the pandemic has influenced everyone’s leadership style. She doesn’t want everyone to go back to their “new normal;” instead, she wants organizations to move forward. Want to learn more? On this episode of Rally the Cause, Jeff Rum sits down with Founder and Principal of The Ringel Group, Rae Ringel, to talk about leadership during an unprecedented time. They discuss how to find the right hybrid model, how working remotely affects participation and engagement, what nonprofits should be taking advantage of, and much more. Stay tuned!
Rae Ringel is a certified executive coach and founding President of The Ringel Group. She is a faculty member at the Georgetown University Institute for Transformational Leadership and founding director of their certificate program in the Art of Facilitation and Design. She is also adjunct faculty at the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business. Rae is in high demand as an innovator in the areas of coaching, facilitation and training across sectors. She enables a growing list of executives in some of the most successful Fortune 500 companies, nonprofits and government agencies to become more effective managers and stronger communicators with a formidable leadership presence. In this episode, we discuss how Rae helped Brian to get involved with executive coaching (7:51), how she thinks about competing and competition (8:59), what her childhood was like (11:41), her thoughts on stopping things as opposed to staying with them (15:18), the first thing she fully committed to (17:29), why she values relationships and friendships so much (19:17), what she intentionally does to make sure the relationships in her life are strong (22:11), how she thinks about sabbatical and what that experience was like for her (24:05), how she maintained her relationships with people in the US while she was in Israel (26:33), fostering independence and agility in children (29:42), when she got started with facilitation and her professional journey (32:42), how she thinks about the differences between training, coaching, and facilitation (37:46), what she loves about facilitating (41:07), how she sets her mind for a performance (44:16), gratitude and vulnerability (48:18), what makes a successful virtual meeting or conversation (52:18), how she translates what she’s learned in virtual meetings to in-person keynotes (59:30), what possibilities lie ahead for Rae in 2021 that would make it a successful year for her (1:03:20), You can check out Rae’s website here! Thank you so much to Rae for coming on the podcast! I wrote a book called “Shift Your Mind” that was released in October of 2020, and you can order it on Amazon and Barnes and Noble. Additionally, I have launched a company called Strong Skills, and I encourage you to check out our new website https://www.strongskills.co/. If you liked this episode and/or any others, please follow me on Twitter: @brianlevenson or Instagram: @Intentional_Performers. Thanks for listening. -Brian
Episode 36 - Rae Ringel - How to Design Better Meetings
Looking For AND
When was the last time that you finished a meeting that you attended and thought, "Wow! That was a great meeting...I wish it was longer!" It's probably somewhere between a long time ago and never. Rae Ringel, executive coach and consultant, joins me to talk about how we can stop this epidemic of wasted time and design better meetings. She talks about how many should attend, who should attend and two things everyone must do BEFORE the meeting even starts. This is a can't-miss episode for anyone who plans, facilitates or attends meetings!
Leader as Facilitator with Rae Ringel: Georgetown's New Certificate in Facilitation Program
Inside Transformational Leadership
Great leaders are also great facilitators. They know how to create magic in a room and foster commitment to action that leads to momentum and results. Join us this week for a conversation with Rae Ringel, master facilitation practitioner and trainer, and Director of Georgetown’s new, first-of-its-kind Certificate in Facilitation program. Learn more about how facilitation skills will magnify your impact as a leader, and why the Georgetown program is the first-of-its-kind. Here’s a hint: great facilitation requires more than front of the room competencies; the design and planning process is just as important!