”Ron Pizzo’s keynote was captivating and engaging. He brought great value to our audience and was a perfect closing speaker for our conference.”
Ron Pizzo is the founder of Workforce Culture IQ. He is a lawyer with over 30 years’ experience working with clients to manage and resolve conflicts. He is recognized by his peers as being among the best labour and employment lawyers in Canada.
His strategies and processes for dealing with conflict are informed by years of practice dealing with high conflict workplace situations, with input from experts in the fields of evidence-based behaviour science. He is a certified coach, certified mediator and certified facilitator.
As an engaging speaker, lawyer and respected workforce strategist, Ron specializes in the development of effective solutions to stabilize and optimize the staggering impact of workforce dysfunction, conflict, incivility and under productivity. His company, Workforce Culture IQ offers proven leadership and team performance initiatives that get results.
At Workforce Culture IQ we equip leaders, solve problems and build more cohesive and results driven teams. We focus on ‘psychological safety’ – that is creating an environment or workplace culture based on respect, where it is safe for team members to speak up without the fear of ridicule or being judged harshly.
We also work with individuals within your organization become more conflict competent. Conflict competence looks at two specific domains: (1) how to deal with difficult and high conflict people; and (2) how to effectively respond in conflict to de-escalate difficult situations and create a safe space for meaningful communication that can lead to resolution.
We have experience helping people work through very difficult high conflict situations.
Keynotes and Workshops
Creating the Fearless Organization
Organizations have been tested more than ever with extensive change, disruption and the need to evolve quickly. Our signature research-based solution offers key steps to building positive lasting improvements with useable insights and smart actions for success.
Dealing with Difficult People
The key to dealing with a difficult person is self-management. In this workshop you will learn how to effectively get unstuck, stay centered and use tactical empathy to your advantage when dealing with difficult people.
Managing the High Stress Workplace
The use of evidence-based emotional intelligence for the workplace is a game-changer in managing high stress situations. This session offers a simple process that anyone can implement to better manage their pressure-filled work environment.
The Leadership Matrix
An engaging workshop about the four strategies of leadership that fosters a culture of dependability and accountability without micro-managing. Perfect for leadership development at any level.
Workforce Culture IQ
As experts in workplace conflict management, Workforce Culture IQ equips employees in all roles with a better way to resolve conflicts, improve communication and create a culture of resiliency and high performance.