GET THINGS DONE AND ENJOY THE JOURNEY

Productivity consulting with a focus on team culture.

WHAT IS PRODUCTIVITY CONSULTING?


We facilitate workshops to build competencies and improve team dynamics. Whether you are onboarding new talent or deepening the skills of an existing team, The Fiery Feather offers tailored programming to optimize employee engagement.

The Fiery Feather builds (or revises) standard operating procedures for smooth scaling as your business evolves. Let’s create those custom checklists and playbooks so you can work smarter, not harder.

Team up with us for the most efficient product or program launch. The Fiery Feather offers a unique approach to project management, blending high-level strategy with attention to detail. Turn to-do into done before you know it.

About Theresa M. Ward

Theresa M. Ward is a process champion, productivity expert, and the driving force behind The Fiery Feather. She loves helping her clients find the balance between creative freedom and structured methodology for superior results. Theresa is a master facilitator who has led everything from design sprints with technology startups to cultural transformation at Fortune 100 organizations. Clients seek out her strategic expertise to light the fire of momentum that helps their vision take flight.

WHO I’VE WORKED WITH


Southern Company

Southern Company

FRQNCY Media

FRQNCY Media

Buckhead Church

Buckhead Church

Krystal

Krystal

Manhattan Associates

Manhattan Associates

Aliera Healthcare

Aliera Healthcare

WHAT MY CLIENTS HAVE TO SAY


  • Theresa has been a critical member of the Primary Theory team and has added tremendous value to how we deliver and engage with our customers and each other. She excels in collaborating to get things done efficiently while managing projects and clients thoughtfully. Theresa has also supported our cultural aspirations and commitments with work that reinforces what makes this agency special. We appreciate her work and recommend her to any organization looking to improve delivery, processes or strategic client management.

    Brent Beatty VP of Business Development, Primary Theory
  • Theresa Ward is very easy to describe and even easier to recommend. She has dedicated her life to helping others be successful. Her enthusiasm is contagious. She has a flair about her. She has 'it'. Honest, reliable and trustworthy, her word is her bond. She cares deeply about her workmates and her clients. She will always ask the very important questions and the tough questions. What you see is exactly what you get and what you witness is absolutely real. I will always be proud of Theresa and thankful for her contribution to my life.

    Steve Barger Founder, The Barger Group
  • I had the pleasure of working with Theresa in several different contexts (business, non profit, education), and every time she impresses me with her ability to engage and facilitate individuals and teams, whether it’s around innovation, design thinking, sales, or organizational culture. She’s awesome at working with people and building their own capabilities.

    Scott Sanchez Chief Innovation Officer, Nationwide Insurance
  • Working with Theresa is a joy due to her highly collaborative style and expertise across many subject areas. She has an extensive array of frameworks, knowledge sources, and human connections. She can tap into a wealth of additional resources that further extend her value to a company, team, or audience. Theresa's style rests on a solid foundation of market insights, teamwork, creative problem solving and solid execution. This foundation, coupled with her growth mindset, exuberant energy, openness to ideas and willingness to learn make her an immense asset to anyone who chooses to work with her.

    Katie Huie Director of Continuous Improvement, Elavon
  • Theresa has been a fantastic partner and an asset to our organization. She has the ability to assess the needs of our employees and business in a way that is comprehensive. She has designed, developed and executed training sessions for our business that not only were well received, but also drove sales results. She has the ability to communicate effectively with our sales organization and relate training to real-life scenarios. Her training approach is well thought out, strategic in nature, and delivered flawlessly.

    Douglas Mearkle Senior Vice President, TD Bank
  • Theresa is a powerfully open person who consistently encourages people through complex business and social situations. As a strategic partner, her ability to take on all of my tangents and make directional sense of them is an art form few people have. As a facilitator, her levity and energy pull people and ideas into the conversation. All of these skills combined make her an incredible friend and collaborator, a thoughtful team player, and a leader very worth of following.

    Shelton Davis Founder, Empathy Lab
  • I love working with The Fiery Feather! Theresa is a great thinker, an outstanding communicator, and an inventive problem solver. She’s got a keen understanding of process, knowing when and how things can go off the rails. And even more important, she’s a student of human psychology and organizational design, so she works with emotional intelligence (and grace under fire) to solve all kinds of business problems.

    Zach Pousman Founder, Helpfully
  • Theresa is a skilled facilitator with a supportive style and engaging presence. Her ability to quickly adapt to audience needs will serve her well in future roles.

    Cheryl Gill Head of Talent Development, Southern Company

“i’m all about the balance between adventure and accountability. I recommend trying anything once, learning fast, and making smart adjustments that keep us moving toward the goal.”

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