New Directions Learning & Development

3200 W Market St, Ste 110
Akron OH  44333

Phone: (330) 812-3588

New Directions Learning & Development

Ned Parks is a matter-of-fact business coach who draws on his 25 year background as a U.S. Army Officer/Helicopter Instructor Pilot, business owner and consultant. Combining proven business strategies with humor and creativity, Ned guides organizations and individuals to business and leadership solutions that maximize profit, productivity, and efficiency. Through the use of individual and group coaching, training, facilitation and consulting, he focuses on talent development and mentoring leadership teams to improve performance and results. Ned is particularly skilled at helping leaders connect with their teams and to combine both personal and organizational objectives.
Ned works with organizations in healthcare, manufacturing and service, as well as the not-for-profit field, including libraries, faith organizations and the United Way. Ned’s expertise includes the areas of strategic planning, profit modeling, performance planning and employee development. Ned started his own consulting firm in 2000 with a focus on leadership coaching and skills training, business operations, talent development, performance improvement and strategic planning.
Ned’s coaching practice focuses on entrepreneurs, emerging leaders, senior leaders, and business owners to exceed business goals and develop a legacy of leadership using tools include Everything DiSC® Workplace, Everything DiSC® Management, Everything DiSC® Sales and 363 for Leaders.
Ned is certified as a Registered Corporate Coach by the Worldwide Association of Business Coaches. He studied business at The University of Akron, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Case Weatherhead School of Management.
Volunteer Leadership Roles
Organizer of TEDxAkron
Summit County United Way: Provide leadership training yearly for the Loaned Executive Class
American Society for Training & Development: Board Member
Healthy Community – Healthy Youth: Steering Committee Member
Healthy Community – Healthy Youth: Teen Speak out panel moderator

help organizations improve management competencies enhance processes and improve employee engagement efforts.

Tools include Everything DiSC® Workplace, Everything DiSC® Management, Everything DiSC® Sales and 363 for Leaders. We also provide Coaching and Training for individuals and teams to exceed business goals.
For more information, call us at 330-328-8309 or visit our website at: www.a360c.com

Volunteer Leadership Roles
Summit County United Way: Provide leadership training yearly for the Loaned Executive Class
American Society for Training & Development: Board Member
Healthy Community – Healthy Youth: Steering Committee Member
Healthy Community – Healthy Youth: Teen Speak out panel moderator

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Founded: 2000

Categories: Business Consultant, Consulting/Business Services




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