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    Paradigm Management Foundations

    Humanity Driven Leadership

    In this self study program, managers will learn to confidently walk the line between tactical goal driven management, and compassionate, values based leadership.


    Are you ever like,

    “Why is management so hard?  Can't the people just do the thing without all this hand holding?”​​​​​​​​

    Yep, us too.​​​​​​​​

    Funny story, I didn’t actually start Paradigm with the intention of growing a team.

    As a matter of fact, when I started Paradigm, I was so excited to not manage a team of dozens of employees and just manage myself for the first time in almost a decade that you couldn't have convinced me that I would ever be writing this.

    It wasn't until our consulting started to reach all types of businesses, and I saw that what may be confused as bad employees, was really just bad management. 

    And I had to fix it. 

    Modern Managers Need To Cultivate Their Own Leadership Voice To Be Successful

    Without someone telling them what they can/ can't/ should/ shouldn't do.

    Modern leaders are trailblazers, unapologetically bold, and passionate about our missions. Successful managers thrive  on being radically kind, emotionally intelligent, and creative.

    And we are building life changing workplaces that impact not only the clients we serve, but the people we employ.

    We don't need to know the 7 habits to be highly effective, or how to throw a killer team retreat (although, fun!)

    We need to know how to bring out the best in our people, who we genuinely care about, while protecting our own livelihood and the vehicle on which we are making a difference in the world: our workplaces.


    Course Curriculum:

    Intros and Building Team Rapport

    MODULE 1

    Creating a Culture Of Buy-In

    MODULE 2

    Functional Policies and Compliance Basics

    MODULE 3

    Professional Boundaries

    MODULE 4

    Difficult Conversations

    MODULE 5



    MODULE 6

    Discipline and Recovery

    MODULE 7

    Performance Evaluations and One on Ones Live

    MODULE 8

    Leadership Styles

    MODULE 9

    Owning Your Leadership Voice

    MODULE 10

    What Our Students Are Saying:

    I would recommend PMF to Founders and CEOs who are growing their team and really want a safe place to talk about management. While you may have been a leader in your company for a while, managing a team may be new and having an environment you can learn how to handle conflict, coach and create a culture that reflects the values of your company is powerful. It is worth your time having these conversations!

    Abigail Pumphrey | @bossproject

    PMF was so helpful for our small team. Kira taught us how to truly care & connect with our employees so we can be the best managers we can be. We truly learned how to have difficult conversations, create meaningful boundaries and be better communicators. I'd highly recommend PMF for every business owner or manager out there!

    Dani Silber | @comingouthappy

    PMF gave me so much confidence in my management. The way Kira organized and presented the content was so relevant - I finally felt like I was getting a comprehensive leadership and management curriculum with how she structured it, instead of just learning management lessons from the trial and error. I'm going to continue to revisit this content as I continue to grow as a manager. It's priceless to me.

    Megan Baker | @megkco

    I would recommend PMF to new managers and seasoned managers, alike. The support that it offers + having a community of people to talk and brainstorm with when you face new employee situations is unparalleled. PMF helped me gain confience to be a transparent and authentic leader and trust my intuition. If you're looking for a solution around navigating management life, look no further!

    Paris Hanvey | @fearlessCEO

    I'd never managed a team before starting my own, and I was always nervous that things were working out because I got lucky - not because I was a good leader. Going through PMF helped me learn from other entrepreneurs and new leaders who were going through the same thing, and working on our management styles and leadership skills helped me feel more confident in my ability to lead any team!

    Haley Johnson | @propegy

    As an online business owner who went from art school, to corporate, to running my own business, and suddenly "managing" a team of 5 employees - I was over my head with what it actually meant to manage a team in a way that supported everyone. Taking PMF helped me to confidently step into this new role as a CEO and empower others to lead and manage on my team as well. I was able to bridge the gap between my values and vision for our company, and what would actually be supportive for our team as they were onboarded and grew their roles.

    Kelsey Kerslake | @kelseykerslake

    PMF answers to those needs and more, with a small community, a thoughtful curriculum, built for managers of small teams, and a twist of sass. ​​​​​​​​



    PMF is for you if...

    CEO or Founder of a business with one or more employees.

    You run a pretty well-oiled machine with your team, but sometimes get into situations where you're not confident you are getting the most out of your people's skill set.

    You hear the "leadership" gurus talking about how to manage and lead your company all the time, but would like to talk to people about it that have been where you are.

    You love your team and your people are definitely your greatest asset, and you want to be sure they are getting the greatest boss and experience while working for you.

    You manage your team pretty well, but you run into situations that you wish you knew how to handle without Googling "how to give feedback but still be nice" or more seriously "how do I explain this HR policy to my team?""

    Above all, you just want to be confident that your business isn't being held back by what you don't know that you don't know.


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      Meet Your Instructor

      With a decade of experience in People Operations in the corporate world, a Masters in Organizational Management, and a thriving online business with a remote team, I am no stranger to the sensitive issues involved in the human side of running a business. There's a lot to learn from hiring, onboarding, training and managing the performance of over 500 employees for a multimillion dollar business. The good news is, I learned it all so you don't have to.

      Kira La Forgia



      what's the best way to complete the course?

      PMF is a self study course, we recommend taking the course on a weekly or biweekly schedule in order to allow for reflection through the experience. 

      Can I take the Course with my Team Member?

      Yes! The course is built for all team leaders and have had students in many industries and countries.  Each purchase pays for one seat in the course.

      Can I purchase the course for members of my team?

      Absolutely, and we recommend it!


      We are currently in our last live session, our self study course launches soon!

      Paradigm Management Foundations

      Humanity Driven Leadership