Our Methods Reflect Our Mission
At Sagency we believe an organization’s success depends on effective leadership. We know that healthy, thriving companies lead to healthy, thriving people—and vice versa.
Whether you need help filling a leadership position or your existing team could use coaching on how to be more effective, we give you the science-backed insight and tools you need to multiply greatness.
Living Our Core Values
At Sagency, we follow three principles:
- Earn Trust: Trust is the most precious commodity, and we don’t take it for granted. We strive to earn it every single day.
- Be Curious: Finding the best solution requires moving beyond what we already know, asking the right questions to find the truth.
- Own It: We take personal accountability for mindsets, behaviors, and results that contribute to our shared results.
Watch this video to learn more about our company culture and how we apply these values to everything we do.
Meet Your Guides for Growth
Whether you’re looking to find the right person for a leadership role or want to unlock the potential of your existing team, let our collective decades of experience multiply greatness for your organization.
As a highly-regarded coach and speaker on the topic of healthy and high-performance executive teams, Mike has worked with hundreds of top executives to help them achieve their goals through effective leadership. His insights have been featured in leadership and business publications such as Forbes, Prairie Business Magazine, and FargoINC.
For nearly a decade, Mike has dedicated himself to creating solutions that help executives take the complexity out of building top teams that achieve their desired results. As a coach and advisor, Mike can help any executive overcome team complexity and achieve greatness.
Tom is passionate about seeing individuals and organizations do better, reach higher, and go further than they think possible. His clients can rely on him to develop plans for success that can be replicated, improved, taught, tracked, and measured to provide a productive and more profitable path forward. Through his executive and performance coaching, Tom’s clients grow and develop as individuals to perform at a higher level in their jobs and to be able to contribute more to the community.
Tom believes strategic focus and alignment are critical to an organization’s success and viability, and he uses his expertise to ensure his clients have the clarity, unity, and strategy they need to thrive, prosper, and engage in work that really matters.
After years of working in management for a national non-profit organization in recruitment, marketing, and community outreach, Tami realized that she received the most joy and inspiration from aiding in the career growth of others. Whether through advisory roles, identifying growth opportunities, navigating through conflict resolution, or helping someone find their voice and path, she enjoys helping people develop a strategy for taking the best path forward.
Tami is perpetually curious and inspired by what drives, motivates, and leads people throughout their careers. Through her work at Sagency, she finds it a privilege to work with individuals who are intentional about their personal and professional growth, and she is excited to begin that conversation with new clients and candidates
Before coming to Sagency, Amanda worked in nonprofit and higher education in career services functions. It was through working with individuals at all stages of their professional growth and career journeys that she truly discovered her passion for helping people navigate career growth and find the “right seat” for their passion and talent.
Amanda also has a keen interest in leadership development and organizational strategy which contributes to her enthusiasm for her work at Sagency and the company’s mission. Amanda is community-minded and sits on a committee with the FMWF Chamber of Commerce, volunteers at various local nonprofits, and strives to find new ways to network and serve as the connector to help people find fulfilling roles and opportunities.
Prior to joining Sagency, Jill worked for Microsoft Corporation, where she was responsible for driving strategic alignment, executive communication, and designing high-impact leadership training. In this role, she was recognized for her global leadership by Microsoft Worldwide Operations and also received the Microsoft Fargo Leadership Excellence Award.
Throughout her career, Jill has also held various leadership roles within the non-profit healthcare sector, where she discovered that her most rewarding experiences came from pairing mission with strategy and passion with results. She brings this passion and expert experience to Sagency, where she aims to support the growth and development of talented leaders as they plan for and navigate change.
The Ultimate Guide to Hiring With Science
At Sagency, we know that using science within a robust hiring system is the best way to predict performance, job satisfaction, and retention. Our proven process for hiring the best leadership consists of 4 key steps:
- Benchmark the Role
- Assess the Whole Person
- Explore the Gaps and Predict Performance
- Accelerate New Hire Profitability
With our Ultimate Guide, we’ll walk you through each step so you can reduce the risk of a mis-hire, decrease the amount of time it takes to fill open positions, and create environments that drive growth and engagement.
Download your copy today and start seeing a difference in your leadership hires.