Susan Ford Collins works with founders and leaders, creators and innovators, startups and restarts. She supports business leaders in integrating their lives and careers, and making vital changes—expected and unexpected.
Susan maintains a busy Executive Coaching Practice in Miami and worldwide via Zoom and Skype.
Susan Ford Collins is the Founder and CEO of The Technology of Success, a training, consulting and coaching company that teaches 10 skills she discovered Highly Successful People use unconsciously but struggle to pass on. These 10 skills make leadership far more effective and fulfilling.
When individuals and teams learn how, and when, to use these Success Skills, productivity, creativity and collaboration rise to the next level, and profitability rises with it. Are you using all 10 Success Skills, at the right time? Is everyone on your team, at work and at home?
Susan Ford Collins is the author of the Technology of Success Book Series: bestselling The Joy of Success, Success Has Gears, and Our Children Are Watching... the book business leaders begged her to write so our next generation will be prepared to succeed and lead when they enter the workplace and world.
Susan has facilitated more than 3,500 training programs in major corporations, educational, and governmental organizations. And coached individuals worldwide.
What is The Technology of Success?
What makes some people more successful than others, more able to enjoy their lives and careers? And lead others to enjoy theirs?
Susan began her career as a researcher at the National Institutes of Health. She wondered what more they could learn if they studied Highly Successful People not just ill and dysfunctional ones. When she proposed this research, her colleagues laughed initially, but Susan was on the verge of a major breakthrough.
The Technology of Success Book Series
Kindle #1 Best Seller
Discover the ground-breaking books from Susan Ford Collins and The Technology of Success.
The Joy of Success teaches 10 vital Success and Leadership Skills, based on Susan Ford Collins's two decades of research on the habits, behaviors, and mindsets of Highly Successful People. These are skills anyone can master to transform their lives and the lives of those around them. These are the skills Susan teaches in major businesses and educational institutions around the world. And in her one-to-one Executive Coaching Sessions.
Are you missing, or misusing, any of these skills? How about the people around you, at work and at home? Are these books they need to read too?
While studying Highly Successful People, Susan Ford Collins discovered something all leaders need to know: Success and Leadership have Gears—three gear-like phases that need to be shifted up, and down, like gears in a car.
Success Has Gears presents 20 case studies in which leaders and followers use the wrong gear at the wrong time... at great cost to themselves and their organizations! This book teaches you when each gear is needed, and how to skillfully shift your thinking and behavior and your team's. Using the right Success and Leadership Gears—at the right time—will not only make you more effective and efficient but more creative and innovative... more able to bring new ideas into reality, and profitability.
Corporate leaders begged Susan to write a book that would teach the 10 Success Skills to parents and teachers so our kids will be ready to succeed, and lead, when they enter the workplace. So our next generation will be prepared to confidently create and innovate. She wrote Our Children Are Watching to accomplish this goal.
Our children are watching, 24/7! What are they learning... and not learning... from us about creating and living dreams? The most powerful way to prepare the next generation is to use these skills ourselves... to model them day-by-day, at home and at work. And to find good models for them when we know we can't be.
The Technology of Success Series: compact, concise and powerful—
the perfect toolbox for redefining success in today’s “always-on” world.
The Technology of Success
for Parents and Teachers
See Susan in action at a recent workshop for parents and teachers.
Articles, Talks and Events linked for your convenience...
April 2018. Listen to NEW INTERVIEW WITH SUSAN SOLOVIC, bestselling author of The One Per Cent Edge: Small Changes That Guarantee Relevance and Build Sustainable Success
Susan's photos are featured in the new book, Butterfly Gardening: The North American Butterfly Association Guide. Released April 2018
Shutterbug Magazine April 2018, SUCCESS STORY: The Rewards of Social Media Sharing, article about Susan Ford Collins's iPhone photography, written by Barry Tanenbaum
Cover quote for NYT best selling author Susan Solovic's new book, The One-Percent Edge: Small Changes That Guarantee Relevance and Build Sustainable Success, April 2018
Coffee table book, Faces and Voices of Cuba... photographs by Dmitry Zhitov, words and layout by Susan Ford Collins, available all Books & Books locations
Faces and Voices of Cuba, Booksigning at Books & Books in Coral Gables, Dmitry Zhitov and Susan Ford Collins, June 2, 2017
Booksigning Faces and Voices of Cuba at Art & Design Gallery in Miami, Dmitry Zhitov and Susan Ford Collins, May 18, 2017
Speaker for The Strategic Forum Miami and NY Connect 2017, May 6, 2107, Mohonk Mountain House New Paltz NY
FIU PowerUp Women's Leadership Summit keynote April 20, 2017, Success and Leadership Have Gears!
Training Magazine: The Greatest Challenge Trainers and Leaders Face: Shifting Gears by Susan Ford Collins
American Management Association: Are You Sending Successful Employees to Competitors? by Susan Ford Collins
American Management Association: Why Do We Do What We’re Told Not to Do? by Susan Ford Collins
Forbes/Leadership: Five Misconceptions Even Smart People Have About Success by Susan Ford Collins
Costco Connection: Success Steps: Are You Using All 10 Success Skills? Take the Quiz to Find Out by Susan Ford Collins
Caroline Dowd-Higgins interviews Susan Ford Collins: We're Stuck in a Success Crisis and It's Affecting Our Kids! (Audio)
Caroline Dowd-Higgins interviews Susan Ford Collins: Why Most People Can't Think Outside of the Box (Audio)
Thrive Magazine: 7 Things Highly Successful People Do You Might Not Be Doing by Susan Ford Collins
The Glass Hammer: Working hard? How is the teamwork at home? by Susan Ford Collins
McAlister & Payne Digital Magazine for 21st C Executives: 7 Things Highly Successful People Do That You Might Not Be Doing
Successful Meetings Magazine: How leadership is like driving a stick shift Gearing Up for Success by Susan Ford Collins
FIU PowerUp Women's Leadership Summit 2016: Talk: The 10 Success Skills: Are You Using All 10? How About Your Team? plus panel with top women business leaders. Intros start 07:31, vision 30:25 to 37:20, mentoring 52:38 to 54:37, passion 01:11:54 to 01:14:20 (Video)
Fayette Woman: 10 things highly successful people do by Susan Ford Collins
WorkingMomsAgainstGuilt: The Workplace Squeeze by Susan Ford Collins
Web.com Small Business Forum: 3 Books Small Business Owners Should Read by Susan Ford Collins
BBC Capital: Returning to your first career isn't as hard as you'd think by Susan Ford Collins
Advancing Women: Are Your Instructions Creating Your Employees’ Problems? by Susan Ford Collins
National Parkinson Report...Success, Hologramming and Health: New Approaches by Susan Ford Collins
Ft. Lauderdale Business News: Success Quiz: Are You Using All 10 Success Skills… At the Right Time? by Susan Ford Collins
The Stewardship Report: Ten Things Highly Successful People Do That You Might Not Be Doing by Susan Ford Collins
Sun Sentinel: Here's how workers can avoid being overwhelmed by information by Susan Ford Collins
WRNW1: Radio Interview with Bridget Grayson (Audio) Susan Ford Collins
Miami Culinary Institute: The Food for Success is Success starts at 6:17 (Video) Susan Ford Collins
Women's Leadership Conferences in China by Susan Ford Collins, Shanghai and Qingdao
Articles about Relationships, Parenting, and Families...
Kidzedge: Why Kids Today Don’t Want To Be Successful by Susan Ford Collins
Chaos and Kiddos: What is Success? by Susan Ford Collins
Detroit Mommies: The 10 Responsibilities of a Grandparent by Susan Ford Collins
Parent/Teacher Workshop by Susan Ford Collins at Miami Country Day School starts 17:53 (Video)
Ransom Everglades 10 Success Skills for Juniors and Seniors by Susan Ford Collins
Late Night Parents: Ted Hicks interviews Susan Ford Collins on Raising Successful Kids (Audio)
Motherhood Moment: Workplace Squeeze: Is There an App for That… Or Do We Need Something More? by Susan Ford Collins
Balance Magazine: Why Couples Argue by Susan Ford Collins
Modern Parents/Messy Kids: The Most Important Thing You Can Do to Help Your Kids Succeed by Susan Ford Collins
Motherhood Moment Parenting Pointers: What Colleges Really Want… in Essays, Apps and Interviews by Susan Ford Collins
Young Upstarts: We’re Stuck In A Success Crisis And It’s Affecting Our Kids by Susan Ford Collins
South Asian Woman Magazine: The Three Gears of a Relationship by Susan Ford Collins
Mommy’s Gone Shopping Again: What’s the Single Most Important Thing You Can Do to Help Your Child Succeed? by Susan Ford Collins
Motherhood Moment: Book Nook: The Joy of Success: 10 Essential Skills for Getting the Success You Want
Dominique’s Desk: Review – The Joy of Success: 10 Essential Skills for Getting the Success You Want
Miami Herald: How to Motivate Kids and Prepare Them for Success Susan Ford Collins
Any New Books? Review: The Joy of Success: 10 Essential Skills for Getting the Success You Want
Best Ever You: The Three Gears of a Relationship by Susan Ford Collins
Joyful Child Journal: Book Review Our Children Are Watching: 10 Skills for Leading the Next Generation to Success
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