Donna has excelled in parallel careers as a Psychotherapist and Executive and Leadership Coach for 30+ years. As a published author, tenured University Professor, and with 12 years in leadership positions, Donna offers clients a robust understanding of organizational leadership. With experience in leadership roles, she understands stressors that leaders face every day. While offering empathy that comes from experience, and accountability as a catalyst for change, Donna's coaching optimizes how leaders face their day-to-day challenges. Her years as an educator sharpened her instructive communication skills, shaping her ability to cultivate each coaching session to be a worthy investment for her clients. Donna leverages her rich background in organizational development and delivers sessions to clients that leaders recognize as genuinely transformative.
Through formal training with some of the most distinguished certification programs in the industry, Donna spent the past 30 years becoming the coach she is today. In addition to co-creating an individual action plan for success with each client, Donna builds leaders' self-confidence, helps them connect to their values, and helps leaders develop trust in stakeholders' organizational commitment and intentions for success. Donna utilizes the tools from her mastery in Organizational Leadership to bolster her clients' success as they navigate solutions and necessary change. Clients who work with Donna often set and accomplish goals to develop subordinates and succession plans unselfishly, find proactive solutions instead of reactive approaches, and confidently lead. Her clients describe her as reliable, energetic, committed to their success, and as an implementer of cutting-edge strategies. Her high emotional intelligence and business aptitude offer clients a coaching space balanced with empathy and rigor for leadership excellence.
Furthermore, Donna holds a deep commitment for learning and as a result, she brings clients the most up-to-date tools for growth. In addition to coaching, her writing has contributed to the excellence of leaders and teams across industries. Donna is the author of two publications, "Lead or Someone Else Will: A Coach's Guide to Leadership" (2019, 2021) and “Your Life At Its BEST: The Life Balance Workbook” (2021). As another example of how Donna's encouragement extends to leaders outside of the coaching relationship, rising leaders enjoy learning from Donna's expertise by viewing Donna's videos on her YouTube channel. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC836l-8-z7APiTHU-o8cHTg Using these modalities, Donna lends her passion for offering skills transformative opportunities to leaders. And that passion is the secret productivity boost many leaders need as they face today's competitive and surprising business environment!
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