Our team at Zampella Group has undergone years of rigorous training from a foundation of integral thinking models, philosophy, leadership mastery, and contemplative practices.

We embody a regimen of study and practice to deepen our ontological inquiry into the nature of being by examining our “as-lived” experiences.

Through deep listening and generative language, we teach practices and deliver services to our clients within a conversational domain from an interdependent mindset.

Chief Learner | Researcher Learning Designer | Coach | Mentor160307_3940_barnett (2)

As an educator, researcher and developer of leadership programs and practices, I’ve discovered how seemingly basic concepts of Listening and Learning are fundamental to developing Leadership. Without these expanded capacities, we are left only with what we currently know. In this era of disruptive change and increased complexity, knowing is simply not enough.

The three hardest words for leaders to utter are “I don’t know.” Yet, until we can become comfortable with not knowing, we cannot fully discover, inquire into, or embrace the uncertainty that marks this time in our organizational lives.

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Content Specialist | Program Director | Executive CoachBK pic

As co-founder of a charter school in Brooklyn, I discovered first-hand the impact of leadership on cultivating a learning organization for students and staff, parents, and the community. I experienced listening as integral to effective leadership. I bring this commitment to listening as the key source of leadership to my clients, colleagues, and life.

Using innovative “fulfillment structures,” generative language tools, and contemplative practices, I guide high-achieving professionals in upgrading their listening and leadership. Clients expand responsibility and experience greater influence, and leadership presence without packing their calendars or adding more tasks or to-do lists.

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Content Manager | IT Manager | Program SupervisorNR pic

As an operations officer and leader in the U. S. Army, I experienced the impact listening and leading had on individual performance. A commitment to Listening allows us to tap into our own authentic “genius.” I bring this commitment into my life, and to my work.

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CLIENT TESTIMONIAL

"Tony has a unique ability to hold the space for whoever and whatever you are working through. He made it safe for me to bring my full vulnerability and unknowing for exploration and play.
- Tina M.Senior Consultant, Organization Systems and Design, Seattle/San Francisco
"Tony provided practices and tools to guide me through a program of professional development. Themes included being comfortable in ambiguity, empowering individuals, and responding to continuous change."
- Tim R.Founding CEO Vium, Silicon Valley, CA
"Tony brings a unique ability to synthesize human development with eastern wisdom. He listens deeply, and his ability to identify the underlying issues is profound."
- Claudia C.Director, state public health agency with $65 million budget, 75 staff, six managers.
"Tony quickly addressed perceptions I'd avoided to cause long-term results. Weight dropped: 209 to 185lbs. Revenue increased: $20,174 in 2013 to $207,690 in 2017. I now serve as a COO and Senior Exec, Coach."
- Scott C.Senior Leadership Coach at Awesome Journey, Calgary Canada.
“I strongly recommend Zampella Group for effective, honest, coaching in leadership and learning. They're informed on strategies & philosophies for achieving results.”
- Jose H.V.Houston, TX; President, 3Dent Technology
“Having Tony provide coaching has been life-changing. His holistic approach allows for real, sustainable change in a remarkably short period of time.”
- Gwen K.NYC; Section Manager, Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc.
“The amazing tapestry of experience at Zampella Group includes academic, business coaching and mentoring. I challenged my thinking, and unlocked my creativity.”
- Heather W.CHRP, HR Manager, Aspen Properties; Calgary, Canada

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