Nancy Dering Mock is a trusted advisor to leaders in
discerning, formulating, articulating and realizing
strategy. She has completed hundreds of strategic planning
engagements and is masterful at engaging people to explore
ideas and chart bold future courses of action. She has been
described as having an uncanny knack of “connecting the
dots” and “seeing around corners,” which
to the success of her clients in planning strategically.
In addition to private and
public sector organizations, she has extensive experience in
bringing people from diverse perspectives together to create
new possibilities and directions in communities, nonprofits,
arts organizations and churches. She is widely recognized as
an expert in forging collaborations and partnerships among
people and groups whose talents, interests and aspirations
are shared or complementary and, as a result, consults on
the strategic and cultural aspects of mergers and
Nancy has three decades experience in developing leaders in
organizations and communities. She challenges leaders to
explore leadership theories and principles and to examine
the implications of contemporary leadership models for their
own leadership development. She incorporates classical
literature and film, the humanities, case studies,
appreciative inquiry and experiential learning in the design
of her leadership development initiatives.
Organization Development and Change
Making change for the better in organizations and
communities is the keystone of Nancy’s consulting practice.
She assists clients with planning and implementing
organizational, cultural, process, or technological change.
Because of the breadth and depth of her experience in
organizations, she is widely recognized for her ability to
interpret situations incisively and perceptively, untangling
complexity and crafting elegant, practical and workable
solutions. She also conceives inventive approaches to
organizational change, challenging conventional wisdom and
blurring traditional boundaries.
The management of Human Resources can become excessively
focused on compliance - to the detriment of performance,
creativity and engagement. Nancy subscribes to an approach
that seeks to balance compliance by elevating and
celebrating the best of what it means to be human. This
perspective is brought to bear on assignments in Workforce
Strategies, Employee Engagement, Human Capital Development,
and creating workplaces where people can excel. Nancy works
to translate contemporary models and best practices into the
unique mission, culture and operations of each client.
Nancy is widely sought after as an articulate, powerful and
inspiring communicator. In her keynotes and seminars, she
challenges and inspires people. She is widely recognized as
a master facilitator of high-profile, high-stakes
deliberations, helping groups confront difficult work,
framing provocative and penetrating questions, instilling a
spirit of inquiry, imagination and idealism and coaxing the
very best from the group.