The Firefly Effect Book

Strengthen Teams with The Firefly Effect

Team Coaching | Team Conflict Resolution

Twenty-five years’ worth of tried and true tips and techniques, served up in an engaging way. The Firefly Effect (Wiley) is a refreshing take on team coaching, team conflict resolution and sparking creativity.

In her signature style, Kimberly Douglas, SHRM-SCP, CPF uses the vivid imagery of fireflies to take readers on a journey through team dynamics that they won’t soon forget. Amassed over a lifetime of facilitation, this collection of Kimberly Douglas’s insights on improving team effectiveness and turning around dysfunctional teams is a true companion for any team leader.
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Glowing Reviews: The Firefly Effect

"Insightful, fun, and transformative, Kimberly Douglas weaves practice and analogy into chapters that will spark the creativity of individuals, leaders, teams, and their organizations!"
Marshall Goldsmith
NYT and WSJ #1 best-selling author of What Got You Here Won't Get You There
"In this fast paced and very readable book, Kimberly Douglas, herself a successful entrepreneur and valued consultant to numerous nimble and effective companies and their high-achieving executives, shares the lessons that propelled her remarkable accomplishments and that will motivate and assist each reader!"
David A. Jones, Sr.
Co-founder and Chairman Emeritus, Humana Inc.
"The Firefly Effect debunks the myth that creativity is an exclusive gift, shared by a select few. It provides real-world tools to unleash and direct the creative spark that lives in everyone and make teams more effective by celebrating and leveraging their differences".
Brad Shaw
SVP, Corporate Communications and External Affairs, The Home Depot
"An incredible resource. Regardless of where you are in your career, The Firefly Effect will provide you with practical, easy to implement recommendations that will improve the effectiveness of staff meetings as well ensure your success in orchestrating complex strategic planning meetings."
Janet Parker
EVP, Regions Financial Corp, 2007-2008 Chair SHRM Board of Directors
Kimberly Douglas, SHRM-SCP, CPF, President of FireFly Facilitation, Inc. is recognized expert in team dynamics, offering team coaching advice to address conflict resolution/dysfunctional teams and facilitating successful teams to new heights. Using her knowledge of industrial/organizational psychology plus her real-life consulting and corporate HR executive experience, she has collaborated with hundreds of leaders over the last twenty-five years – at organizations such as AT&T, Coca-Cola, United Way, UPS and the US Marine Corps – to dramatically improve performance.

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