Leadership Team

 
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GERMAINE WATTS | BBA, MIR

cofounder

  • Individual, team, and organization development 

  • Organization performance improvement 

  • Human System and organization design

  • Leadership assessment and development

  • Group process facilitation and team building 

  • Curriculum design, development, and delivery   

  • Process and program evaluation

 

Germaine is an experienced executive and pioneer with a penchant for cultivating growth and unfoldment in all that she touches. With degrees in Business Administration and Industrial Relations, complemented by continuing studies in Integral Psychology and Organization Development, she brings a unique perspective to the development of vibrant and effective human systems: the intelligent, adaptive, and creative dimension of every organization.

Germaine has recently published her ground-breaking approaches to building resilient organizations in a series of White Papers and a handbook, Process-based Management Systems for High Reliability Organizations. Co-authored with John Paciga PhD, this handbook provides whole system organizational designers and systemic change agents step-by-step guidance on how to apply her approaches to aligning meaning, propensities, and systems in support of high performance.

Germaine has traveled extensively as expert lecturer on safety culture in nuclear on behalf of the International Atomic Energy Agency. Working in countries as diverse as China, Nigeria, Belarus and Brazil, she has motivated senior leaders, professionals, and frontline staff to adopt the progressive and diligent ways of working demanded by safe use of nuclear technologies.

In addition to her ongoing consulting work as president and CEO of Intelligent Organizational Systems Inc., Germaine has a thriving psycho-spiritual life coaching practice that uses mindfulness techniques and provocative self-reflection exercise, and Trust Circle principles and practices to cultivate insight, build resilience, and foster wellbeing. This,work is based on her first book, Meaning-Making: The Power of Meaning Systems, in which she takes readers on a guided self-discovery journey around 7 Theatres of Mindfulness. 

Before launching her international consulting career, Germaine held progressively more senior leadership positions in provincial worker’s compensation and cancer treatment systems, where she directed recruitment and selection, leadership development, and performance improvement initiatives.

 
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GERALDINE CANTY | BA, PMP, CSM

cofounder

  • Project, Program & Portfolio Management  

  • Change management

  • Behavioral Competency Development

  • Technology Implementation

  • Performance Coaching

  • Account and Operations Management

Geraldine is a business and tech-savvy professional with a passion for people, change and innovation. Her curiosity has fueled extensive research into the Future of Work and the transformations organizations will be facing as the fourth industrial revolution takes hold. An optimist, Geraldine envisions a world where people are living meaningful, prosperous and fulfilling work lives that naturally give rise to resilient, creative, and high-performing organizations. She is convinced that the exciting new field of predictive behavioral analytics, combined with digital technologies and agile principles and practices, will be the catalyst that enables organizations to survive and thrive.

Geraldine started her career in the United States Navy. Upon returning to civilian life, she shifted her focus to Project and Portfolio Management and found a passion for leading teams. For over 20 years she has helped technology project teams in different public, private, and industrial sectors succeed. Having worked in Ireland, the UK, Singapore, India, The Netherlands, Germany, and Mexico, and various locations in the United States, she now calls Washington, DC, home, where she resides with her husband and two dogs.

Along with holding a Bachelors in Political Science, a Master's Certificate in Information Technology Project Management from George Washington University,and a Diploma in Advanced Project Management from University College Cork; Geraldine is a certified PMP, and CSM, and Prosci certified Change Manager. She has several career performance awards, and as a lifelong learner, she is now focusing her full attention on building great teams for the organizations of the future…

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