We help corporations develop and retain
your most valued assets - your employees.  

Executive  Coaching. Group Coaching. Leadership Development. Assessments and Training.

 
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I'M

CHERYL GRACE

As the founding CEO of Powerful Penny LLC, I bring over 30 years of executive corporate¬†leadership and¬†transitional coaching to the table. Our company goal is straightforward yet impactful: steer your organization to unparalleled success by tapping into the true potential of your most valuable asset ‚Äď your people. This not only improves retention but also contributes significantly to your company‚Äôs bottom line.

We:

  • help emerging high potentials seamlessly transition to new roles, or increased visibility
  • act as straight-shooters and trusted advisors for executives who want to overcome a specific plateau
  • help managers craft future-focused strategies for themselves and/or their teams
  • strategize with human resources experts to create a workplace culture of inclusion, engagement and loyalty

As a Black woman and former single mom who rose through the executive ranks of corporate America, inclusivity is the heart of our mission. We’re fueled by assessing and offering honest insights to your teams, guiding them through overcoming workplace challenges and unlocking untapped capabilities, thereby strengthening the intersectionality between their home and work lives.

If it’s important to you to foster a diverse and thriving ecosystem of belonging and to revitalize your employees’  loyalty (during an era where jumping ship seems to be more on trend), schedule a Discovery Conversation today. We’re on standby to help.

WAYS TO WORK WITH US

Employers

Executive or Group Coaching For Employees
Consulting
Courageously Candid Conversations


Our strategic framework...

Assessing key turnover triggers for your associates.

Helping you identify moments that matter to employees through workshops and Candidly Courageous Conversations (C3).

Pinpointing soft skills gaps crucial for career development and growth.

 

Evaluating confidence challenges that may be preventing career progress.

Demonstrating how to set and achieve S.M.A.R.T. goals for teams and individuals.

Facilitating professional development workshops that ensure your employees feel valued. Which improves their trust and loyalty with your company.

Building vertical dynamics through Accelerated Employee Empowerment team coaching programs. 

Fostering stronger leaders through 1:1 Executive Coaching 

Our methods work for employers...

In 2021, over 20 million workers joined the "Great Resignation" trend, followed by a rise in "quiet quits" in 2022. By 2023, the "Diversity Ditching" phenomenon further challenged workforce sustainability.

 

Retaining talent has never been more challenging for corporations.

People of color, women and millennial employees have consistently left companies in higher numbers than their cohorts and those who remain feel some kind of way!

women say they are 20% less likely to receive actionable feedback that can contribute to their performance and growth at work.

 

 

Women in Workplace Report

of Blacks are less likely to view promotions as fair.

 

 

 

McKinsey & Company

of workers say a company's "Diversity Ditching" decreases their productivity.

 

 

 

The Muse

 

These facts mean we need to talk.

 The cost of replacing an individual employee can range from one-half to 2x an employee's annual salary. 
The price for you, as a company is too high.

 

Our company sponsored coaching and leadership development programs are solution-oriented, provide effective feedback and improve self-leadership capabilities. That, is priceless. 

 

Here’s what happens when you fail to groom talent for growth and leadership:


Employees become disengaged (which is incredibly contagious).


Pipeline representation dwindles at subsequent levels of your company

Your company's public reputation suffers (prompting skeptical perceptions) serving as a deterrent for high performing potential  candidates.

Our methods work for employees...

 

100% of past participants would recommend the coaching program to their colleagues.

Discover How We Can Support You

Now is the perfect time to
invest in your existing talent pool.

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