Individual Coaching (Leadership, Retirement, Transition)

Cynthia is a compassionate thought partner to challenge your assumptions, clarify your personal and professional goals and develop the consciousness and capacity to achieve them.

  • Identify personal values, purpose and direction
  • Increase your creative competencies and reduce reactive tendencies
  • Rethink what really gives you success and satisfaction
  • Navigate personal transition, retirement, recover your resilience
  • Accelerate your impact in a new role
  • Build new capabilities and mindsets
  • Just-in-time assessment
    • 5 Dynamics Assessment-identify your embedded energetic pattern, focus your work to support your success and satisfaction.
    • Leadership Circle 360 Assessment-See how you rank in consciousness and capability-uncover reactive-creative patterns, transform your behavior.

Leaders make a difference in the results of their organizations and in the lives they live. They set the tone for culture and performance. They bring vision, set direction and create meaningful work, engage strategic insight and facilitate focus and execution in their organizations. Their level of consciousness and competency often determines the level of the business results in their organizations.  Leaders can grow their capacity, not overnight, but with disciplined attention to self-awareness and supported by experimentation, feedback and support.

Cynthia has worked for over 30 years with senior and emerging leaders in a range of organizations and cultures, to expand their satisfaction and impact as they transform their teams and organizations. As a leadership professor and experienced coach she will create a custom approach to your development, using carefully selected models, resources, tools and just in time coaching to match your specific challenges.  She uses strengths based-real time data assessment tools to challenge your assumptions and guide your focus. She will listen to your unique situation, appreciating what you already know and provide perspective, insight and opportunities to facilitate your growth and change.

Testimonials

Cynthia coached me as I navigated the transition from research start up to a customer serving team. She is empathetic and compassionate and combines that with great business acumen. She has helped me to work more on my business than in it, which is helping me and helping my team. She helped me see how my own behavior was keeping my organization from thriving and how to use my behaviors to align strategy and build team engagement. She supported me in making decisions about hiring and firing key talent, digging in to overcome tension related to roles and accountability and thinking through critical next steps.
Early startup CEO
Cynthia’s coaching helped me see strengths I had no idea I had. The 360 feedback was tough, showing me where I was not using my potential and woke up my curiosity and commitment to change. She provided resources and specific ideas for making real time changes in how I interacted with my peers. These sessions were valuable for being able to take up a new role during a cultural transformation of our business. She listened and supported my transition into a new role, very different from my past work. I always feel great after a session with her.
Global Executive
It was challenging to think of leaving my practice, I had developed a deep sense of satisfaction and was wondering what I would do with my new life. Cynthia’s warm and personal coaching made it so much easier to think about what could be next. She has a vast range of experience with making personal change and a skillful way of helping me stop and see what is going on under the surface. Her sense of adventure helped me discover paths I would not have known about. A great guide and ally.
Retiring Health Care Professional
Cynthia helped me connect my early experiences to a stressful pattern in my work choices. She helped me Identify a long standing pattern of making choices based on external factors instead of my authentic passions. She helped me hold a dream for my future when I could not. I’m now using my former career experience as a foundation for transitioning into work more aligned with my values.
Senior professional experiencing burnout in high demanding public career
Cynthia used a series of assessments which gave me a fresh look at why my work was not making the best use of my talents. She had the hard conversations with me which guided me to identify a new career path and take steps to transition to a new role and field.
Mid-career professional making career switch
Working with Cynthia helped me come to a good handoff and closure with my prior role. She guided me in renegotiating my role as mentor to incoming family leadership and reengaging with my professional community and family.
Leader experiencing generational transition in Family business
Cynthia listened to what we had already done and created a customized approach for our college aged children to articulate their personal values, connect their purpose to potential family business roles and helped us all become more comfortable and skillful in having difficult conversations and making decisions. She included three generations in some of these discussions which brought us closer together.
Next Generation G3 family leadership development