From its inception, Utopology was based on founder Lyrit Edmunds’ clear-eyed vision of creating meaningful change in the professional and personal lives of clients across all industries. We specialize in culture enhancement and transformation by advising corporations and individuals in matters of human capital.
Renowned for talent attraction strategies, career pathing, training, development and professional coaching, Utopology assists organizations in gaining awareness of the risks and opportunities associated with their current professional staff.
WHAT WE DO
We get people unstuck. From struggle to strength, Utopology empowers professionals and businesses alike to achieve their desired success.Professional coaching is conducted through either one-on-one discussions or collaborative training sessions.
From a micro perspective, we empower employees to fully understand their position, their skills and their direction. On a macro level, we assist companies or groups who are experiencing various degree of change-growing or shifts in culture to establish a common ground.
WHY WE DO IT
Our vision is to support clients in fulfilling their aspirations through sound council and developing the confidence and professionalism necessary. By aiding in skills and talent acquisition, Utopology equips groups and individuals to effectively communicate who they are in their professional presence.
Utopology’s expertise is founded upon the understanding that it is not about what you do, it is about how you feel. We believe that influencing one life in a meaningful way will lead clients to exponentially impact their community.
Career Coaching and Direction
Identify best-fit career path
Acquire and develop necessary skills for current or desired position
Provide support and coaching through changes within position or company
Cultivate communication and collaboration skills
Grow in areas you are not meeting expectations
Develop growth in areas that are of interest
Professional Branding and Image
Personal Branding is the process of defining who you are and who you want to be on the inside
We will help you develop your personal brand so you are able to connect with the best employers
We assist with transforming your physical image to successfully show the brand of who you are
We provide tools for individuals to rise effectively, to live the highest leadership values by looking, speaking, and behaving in a manner that attracts visibility, respect, and influence
FOR YOUR COMPANY
Coaching for Entrepreneurs
Is entrepreneurship the right fit for you?
Do you have the necessary skills for entrepreneurship?
What do you bring to the table, what will you have to acquire?
Business Planning – defining the business; Products/services, structure, infrastructure, brand and image, client base, pricing, sales strategy, first to third year execution
Cultivate and maintain excellent workplace culture
Conduct culture analysis to identify the current culture
Consult all levels of leadership to determine what the desired culture is and how to develop it
Implement strategies that your company can implement to retain the best employees and reduce the turnover
Improve quality of hiring
Increase employee engagement and productivity
Increase employee happiness and satisfaction
Identify key positions within your company
Assess current and future needs based on either strategic plan, goals and objectives or priority programs and projects
Assist in matching capabilities of the existing workforce with needs of company
Evaluate/assess all staff members with the goal of identifying those who have the skills and knowledge or the potential to be promoted to existing and new positions
Team Cohesion/Role Definition
Design appropriate program for your company using various team development exercises
Implement strategies to enhance attitudes and behaviors for both individuals and teams in order to achieve high-productivity performance
Provide communication and collaboration workshops
Implement coaching as a critical leadership competency that will be taught and, later, measured in performance evaluations
Develop training, mentoring, and support for leaders to provide coaching internally
Define coaching for their specific company culture and needs
Identify key behaviors of coaching
Design training program for individuals who will be coaching
Determine who gets coaching, why, how, when, for how long
Outline processes to evaluate and measure effectiveness of coaching