The Zone Method

Fran Zone is an award-winning communication expert, keynote speaker, executive coach and custom workshop creator. She created The Zone Method to help you get the results you want, develop your unique and authentic leadership style, and deliver on the promise of you.

Through The Zone Method, Fran helps clients identify and develop the skills necessary to become leaders who can influence, motivate, and inspire teams, navigate politics and find solutions to business challenges.

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Our Services

One on One Coaching

A multiple session approach to building leadership skills and behaviors, assessing scenarios effectively, and applying new strategies and more productive communication methodologies.

Zone Workshops

Fran's interactive workshops give team members the tools to become compelling leaders – the choice of CEOs, White House staff, Fortune 500 executives, sales professionals, and people ready for success.

Keynotes

Fran's presentations at corporate, industry and women's conferences are widely acclaimed. She covers all aspects of successful business communication and offers tools for immediate solutions.

Customized Coaching

An ongoing approach to building leadership skills and behaviors to assess scenarios effectively, and gain the skills requisite for thriving leaders, presenters, and spokespersons.

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Clients

Fran's clients include some of the world's most successful companies:

testimonials

Chris Byrne

Chris Byrne

Vice President, Operations / Workday

"Over a long career, there are individuals whose advice and mentoring take you to new levels of performance and career satisfaction. Fran Zone has been that person for me since 2004. Her unique and compelling approach pushes you to action. And with action comes results. Thank you Fran!"

Mark Velligan

Mark Velligan

Senior Director, gRed Portfolio Management and Operations / Genentech

"Fran knows how to bring out the best in you as a leader and helps you leverage it. Her counsel on presentation, content development and performance played an important role in my recent promotion."

Rachelle Chong

Rachelle Chong

General Counsel / Sidecar and Rachelle Chong Strategic Consulting

"Fran worked powerful magic on me. She brought me from being a junior lawyer who was clueless on public speaking to the point a decade later that my speaking style as a senior government official was described as 'charismatic' by the D.C. press."

Bing Yao

Bing Yao

Senior Vice President / MedImmune

"Fran has always been there to help me with my communication needs. She inspired my confidence and provided the tools to shape me into a leader."

Micki Hultquist

Micki Hultquist

Vice President / Product Development Team Leader at MedImmune

“Fran is remarkably unique…truly an inspiration. Being 'zoned' helped me learn to enjoy the process and mold me into a confident, strategic leader.”

Susan Black

Susan Black

President & Chief Executive Officer / Pinnacle Bank

"A 'Zone Session' marks the beginning of optimizing your personal and professional future. Fran can brilliantly 'zone' your world, but she makes sure you define who you are and where you want to be. Fran has a unique, uncanny ability to help you define your next chapter and gives you the tools to write it."

Shehnaaz Suliman

Shehnaaz Suliman

Group Leader, Portfolio Management & Operations / Genentech, Research and Early Development

"Fran is a tour de force. She has a unique ability to provide keen insights about key decision-maker behavior in corporations/organizations and how to translate this into opportunity. I have learned how to enhance and optimize my effectiveness as a leader as a result of these insights and her coaching."