YOU CAN'T DO IT WITHOUT

PEOPLE

Who We Are

 

At Six Words, we consult, advise, and strategize with Entrepreneurs, Business and HR leaders to build leadership capabilities, increase employee engagement, deliver an exceptional customer experience and generate business potential.  We support the leadership principles of a strong workplace culture, leads to a high level of employee engagement, which is an integral part of all successful businesses.  

 

Six simple words are a reminder for all leaders “You can’t do it without People”.  

 

What We Do

We connect with our clients to learn about their specific needs.  We are focused on building upon our client's strengths, optimizing their potential and accelerating their business growth.  We support our clients using our many years of real business experience, sharing proven best practices and creating new business methods.   

 

Services offered in the areas of:

  • Covid19 Business Recovery Methods

  • Strategic Business Planning 

  • Employee Engagement

  • Women in Leadership

  • Coaching & Development Solutions

  • Workforce Planning

  • Customer Experience

  • Franchising Support

  • Keynote, Webinar and Podcast Addresses

  • Board and Advisor Services

 

about

Sharon is a trusted leader and advisor, with more than 35 years experience in the fields of Human Resources, Restaurant Operations, Marketing, Franchisee Relations, Change Management, Business Consulting and Executive Leadership.  

 

She inspires others by sharing her experiences, insights and proven best practices, with the goal to assist business leaders in achieving their full potential.

Sharon enjoyed a long, diverse and award-winning career with McDonald's Restaurants, in Canada and across Europe.  Her career spanned across seven McDonald's markets, including Canada, Russia, Hungary and Scandinavia.

 

One of her biggest achievements was being a part of the team which brought McDonald's to Russia and expanded to over 37 cities.  Living and working in Russia over a 10 year period, gave her added insights into the global marketplace and the economics needed to build long term business growth. 

Back in Canada, Sharon rose through the ranks to Regional Vice President, where she worked closely with Franchisees and Corporate teams to profitably grow market share and bring to life the vision of modernizing the brand.

 

services

Speaking

Engagements

Insightful storytelling begins

by creating experiences

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Women in
Leadership

Representation of women

on leadership teams

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Employee
Engagement

It's more than
just a salary

 

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Business Planning &
Meeting Facilitation

Effective use of

every person's time

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In 2014, she was promoted to Senior Vice-President and Chief People Officer for McDonald's Canada, proudly providing executive leadership for over 90,000 corporate staff, franchisees and restaurant employees.  Sharon was a champion and role model for Women in leadership, being a member of the McDonald’s global Women’s Leadership Network and an integral member of the creation of the Canadian chapter.

After 35 years with the golden arches, Sharon achieved a life long goal of early retirement from the corporate world in 2017, at age 50.​  She is often called upon to speak about her experiences and to provide consulting and coaching services in support of business leaders. 

Sharon is also an avid traveler, having completed the rare feat of traversing all seven continents of the world and exploring more than 70 countries and counting.

 

testimonials

 

As a co-founder and CEO at Simplicity Car Care, one of Canada's fastest growing collision repair franchises, my partners and I knew we needed an advisor who would consult us at a strategic level and be willing to assist with tactical deployment of our Talent Management initiatives. 

Sharon was exactly the solution we needed. She met with us to conduct a needs assessment, where we then developed action plans to achieve the goals we targeted.  She has provided us a strategic outlook on our people and our operations that we never had before. We are now developing leaders for our national and North American growth thanks to the processes developed under Sharon’s leadership. 

Thank you,  Sharon and congratulations, to the organizations that work with her, you are about to significantly supercharge your business capacity. 

 

Paul Prochilo

CEO Simplicity Car Care

"Sharon was a keynote speaker at our Regional team meeting.  She truly elevated the day with her presence and unique presentation. I received rave reviews from my team about her ability to connect with the audience.  

 

People were fascinated by Sharon, with her candid way of speaking, openness to share secrets to her success, and doing it in a way which showed her humility."

Ruth Mead

Regional Director IG Wealth Management

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