“Rita Schiano is an excellent facilitator. We appreciated her approach of shaping the two-day professional development and team building based on an initial needs assessment to design a professional development plan appropriate to our needs and expectations. She was engaging and the activities and information was relevant and useful. Our team continues to draw from that two day development experience!” ~ Karen-Louise Rucks, Th.D., Executive Director of Advancement, Quinsigamond Community College
Rita appeals to a wide variety of audiences, delivering results-driven information and insights drawn from her experiences as a resilience strategist, professor, and business owner. Her desire to “entertain, motivate, inspire, and educate” has been the consistent thread and persistent driving force in her professional (and personal) life.
Your audience leaves energized, entertained, educated, and alive with possibilities. (Want to know who hires Rita? Check out her Client List)
“I thoroughly enjoy listening to Rita, no matter the topic. She is smart, engaging and relevant. .... Effectively delivered her message. Made us think; reflect; encourage mindfulness and gratitude. Thank you!”
(Photo Rita with Adrianne Hastet-Davis)
Rita quoted on Today with Kathie Lee and Hoda!
What People Are Saying About Rita!
“Thank you so very much for being part of our Family Leadership Training Institute. Once again, and not surprisingly, our participants raved about your presentation. We heard from them over and over that a highlight of the weekend was your session on stress management and resilience. You are such a fun and engaging presenter!”
~ Linda Freeman, Executive Office of Health and Human Services, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
“Rita was fabulous! I was so impressed with her and enjoyed the whole presentation [National Association of Professional Organizers - New England]. She was engaging, funny and so insightful. I really appreciated her thoughtful approach and vast knowledge of her subject matter (and all her very appropriate stories) . . . . I gained so much from the presentation last night!”
~ Julie Sheridan, design 2 order LLC
“Hi Rita ... Just a quick note to thank you for presenting to our membership yesterday. Your Keynote presentation was well received by all in attendance; you hit upon some critical issues impacting our membership and provided them with practical and useful information on how to appropriately address the multiple facets of being a successful leader and how to develop a successful leadership team. On behalf of the ASE Executive Director, Carla Jentz, our Executive Board President, Julianna Hanscom and the Executive Board of the MA Administrators for Special Education, thank you for doing such a great job yesterday. We hope that we can work together again in the future.”
~ Dr. Ed Nazzaro, Special Project Consultant MA Administrators of Special Education
“Rita Schiano is an excellent facilitator. We appreciated her approach of shaping the two-day professional development and team building based on an initial needs assessment to design a professional development plan appropriate to our needs and expectations. She was engaging and the activities and information was relevant and useful. Our team continues to draw from that two day development experience!”
~ Karen-Louise Rucks, Th.D., Executive Director of Advancement, Quinsigamond Community College
Strategic Personal Coaching
"Rita's strategic coaching helped me to identify areas of improvement and develop my own personalized plan for resilience in my life."
Strategic personal coaching is customized specifically to your most important goals, interests, challenges, and needs. The goal of private sessions is to offer insight and assistance that will guide you towards actionable, positive changes that will affect all areas of your life. Learn more...
To Schedule an Introductory Coaching Appointment call 774-230-5670 or e-mail Rita. Rita received her Strategic Intervention Coaching Certificate from Robbins-Madanes. Sessions held in-person or live online via Doxy.me.
Is there something you’ve been talking about doing? Do you say, “I want to write a book, someday.” “I want a new career,” “I want to start my own business,” “I need to start a retirement fund,” I want a ____ . I need a ____ . I want to____ . I need to____ . (You fill in the blank.) Then this is the program for you! (Learn more)
Are you feeling challenged by obstacles? Are you clear as to what that "thing" is that is preventing or hindering your progress? I view any obstacle that gets in my way as an opportunity to learn something new. It's not always an easy lesson. And sometimes the learning of the lesson takes time, patience, and reflection.
Changing the way we think about obstacles effects our success rate for as the Zen Buddhists say, "The obstacle is the path." To begin, we have to identify ... read full post
Did you know . . .
Rita is a Certified Wedding Officiant? Rita supports marriage equality and honors all religious, spiritual and secular backgrounds. Contact Rita