ABOUT ME

MEET MARGARET

“Within each of us sits a most powerful, courageous, intentional, and authentic version of self, eager to show up. I activate the very best version of you, honing your story, visual presence, and communication skills so you can positively influence your outcomes.” – Margaret Batting 

 

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MARGARET
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Margaret believes everyone is the creator and author of his or her story.  As professional development consultant, personal branding activator and executive coach, she partners with business professionals on up-leveling their story, visual presence, and communication and presentation skills so they can live their purpose and achieve their desired career goals.
 
A nationally-recognized for her work in personal branding, professional image development and, verbal and non-verbal communication, Margaret inspires business professionals to show up more confidently, credibly and consistently. Most notably, Margaret works with individuals who are facing, or about to face, monumental career transitions—from promotions to career switches to impending mergers and acquisitions. She has more than 15 years of Fortune 500 management experience and has worked with mid- to high-level business executives and corporations such as Merrill Lynch, Staples, Inc. CareerBuilder, Bank of America, A. T. Kearney NY, Amgen and AAA Southern New England. 

 

Prior to launching her business over a decade ago, Margaret was an advertising and process improvement executive at Staples, Inc. During her tenure, she led high-performing teams that consistently delivered results. She often identified rising stars and coached them on their appearance, behavior and communication skills, in an effort to propel them forward in their careers. 

 

As professional speaker, presenter and corporate trainer, Margaret educates on the importance of valuing one’s self and re-imagining the possibility for success. She is an ever-learner, having received her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communication from Boston University, certifications from the Association of Image Consultants International, the London Image Institute, the Institute of Image Communications in New York, and the Emily Post Institute in Vermont. She received her Reach Personal Brand Strategist Certification from Reach Communications Consulting. 
 

Margaret currently serves on the Board of Advisors for the Women in Leadership Nexus, and as Board President for the non-profit organization, We Share Hope. She formerly served as Board President for the New England Chapter of the Association of Image Consultants International (AICI) and as a Board Member for Dress for Success Rhode Island. 

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IDEOLOGY


Margaret approaches each client engagement, workshop and speaking opportunity against the backdrop of her core principles…

 

Vision: Creating a world in which people are able to overcome their self limiting beliefs so they can make a profound difference and live the lives they desire.

 

Purpose: Ignite the fire in individuals to step into their best version of self and reset the bar for their potential.

Operating Values:

  • Courage: Driven to step beyond her comfort zone

  • Honesty: Lives her truth even when it is difficult 

  • Kindness: Seizes opportunities every day to make someone feel just a little bit better

  • Contribution: Feels it’s her duty and privilege to be able to give

  • Excellence: Challenges herself to be better each day

 

 
TOP STRENGTHS

 
The Gallup Strengths Finder Assessment reveals Margaret’s top five strengths to be:

  • Arranger: Skillful in managing all of the variables of a complex situation

  • Individualization: Fascinated by the unique qualities of each person

  • Focus: Driven by clear direction, intention and clarity 

  • Responsibility: Emotionally charged to follow things through to completion 

  • Maximizer: Fueled to transform something from strong to supreme

 

 
FAST FACTS

 

  • Margaret’s proudest achievement is raising a happy, compassionate, resilient and kind, young man

  • Before starting her own company, Margaret helped Staples build a world-class ad agency, while overseeing a team of 45 and managing a $150-million budget 

  • She studied couture fashion in Paris

  • Margaret is a world traveler and has checked a Safari off her bucket list

  • She is a Lean Six Sigma black belt

  • BMW is her car of choice

  • Margaret subscribes to the Darren Hardy concept of the Compound Effect, believing that small changes each day lead to big results 

  • Margaret helps clients and audiences understand that your personal brand is defined by the experience people have with you; it’s about how you engage with and make others feel

Margaret Batting - Professional Development Consultant, Executive Coach, Brand Strategist and Keynote Speaker, Servicing Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Beyond
 
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