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I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.
— Rabindranath Tagore

Ready to engage in mindful, wholehearted, powerful initiatives that elevate the way people work together?

I'm all in. Let's create a world of goodness together. 

My specialty is helping people navigate the messy magnificence of being human at work with deep listening, productive pondering, incisive enquiry, fresh perspectives, uncommon clarity, level-headed levity, and heaps of compassion. 

Depending on your needs, the scope and scale of our work together may include one-to-one executive coaching to leadership retreats and organizational learning initiatives. Usually, there is an expressed need to respond to a challenging degree of complexity, uncertainty, and/or urgency.

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Essential Leadership: It’s an Inside Job

Leadership begins with developing habits of self-awareness, self-compassion, and self-empowerment, as well as effectively working through your own dysfunctional patterns (procrastination, fear of failure/success, playing it “safe,” “small,” or “nice,” etc.), so you can inspire others to do the same.

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Courageous Relationships: Humanity at Work

We all know that mastering the interpersonal realm is critical to successful collaborations, promotions, and overall satisfaction at work. Whether it’s forging stronger relationships, dealing with challenging personalities, preparing for crucial conversations, or resolving conflicts, I’m here to support you in navigating emergent or persistent interpersonal issues in your professional life.

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Integrity Dynamics: Being in Integrity

Integrity Dynamics is a practical approach for navigating the uncertainty, complexity, and urgency of our times with greater integrity. 


One-to-One Sessions

I offer a potent blend of coaching, leadership development, and personalized strategy designed to support you in realizing your goals. My commitment is to help you reveal and deal with what’s real while affirming who you are at your best even when you may feel like you’re at your worst.

Please keep in mind that I only work with a limited number of seriously awesome, committed clients at any given time. This keeps me sane, healthy, and best of all, fully attentive to you. If you want to work together, get your sessions on my calendar sooner rather than later. 

Confidential sessions are held in-person, or online via video-conferencing. For video-conferencing sessions, please arrange to be in a quiet, private space where you will be uninterrupted and undistracted (no driving, texting, checking messages, eating, etc.) during the session.

STEP 1: BOOK YOUR INITIAL SESSION

Our first session serves as an opportunity to clarify your goals and map the overall course of our work together, assuming we’re a good fit.

STEP 2: BOOK YOUR 6-SESSION SERIES

Commit to 6 sessions scheduled weekly, bi-weekly or monthly (payments may be made per session at the usual 90-minute session rate of USD225, or purchased as a package for a discounted rate of USD200/session).

Workshops & Retreats

I also offer customized workshops and retreats. How we work together depends on your intention, disposition, and situation. We may use a variety of collaborative methods to generate valid information, valuable insights, genuine connections, firm commitments, and positive results. 

If you would like to host, sponsor, or partner with me to facilitate F2F or online coaching or training (event, course, workshop, salon, retreat, or conference module) for your team, community, or organization, please get in touch—I would love to connect and discuss how we might work together.

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CONSCIOUS BUSINESS PROGRAM FACILITATION: LinkedIn

Contracted with LinkedIn’s Learning & Development team to facilitate ongoing Conscious Business Course comprised of four modules: Conscious AttitudesAuthentic CommunicationCreative Collaboration, and Impeccable Coordination. Facilitated multiple weekly online video conferencing sessions to engage global employees (multi-level and cross-functional) in deepening their conceptual understanding of the course content, and applying their learning to current real challenges and situations; moderated online discussion group to deepen learning and engagement; collaborated with other facilitators and the LinkedIn L&D team to evolve the program alongside other leadership, mindfulness, and values-driven initiatives; engaged 6 cohorts/sessions per week / 4-9 participants per session (12-month engagement). 

If you're interested in bringing this work to your business or community, please get in touch

Select Project Highlights

CONSCIOUS BUSINESS PROGRAM FACILITATION: LinkedIn

Contracted with LinkedIn’s Learning & Development team to facilitate ongoing Conscious Business Course comprised of four modules: Conscious AttitudesAuthentic CommunicationCreative Collaboration, and Impeccable Coordination. Facilitated multiple weekly online video conferencing sessions to engage global employees (multi-level and cross-functional) in deepening their conceptual understanding of the course content, and applying their learning to current real challenges and situations; moderated online discussion group to deepen learning and engagement; collaborated with other facilitators and the LinkedIn L&D team to evolve the program alongside other leadership, mindfulness, and values-driven initiatives; engaged 6 cohorts/sessions per week / 4-9 participants per session (12-month engagement). 

If you're interested in bringing this work to your business or community, please get in touch

BOARD RETREAT DESIGN & FACILITATION, ORGANIZATION STRATEGY: Center for Courage & Renewal

Daniel O’Connor, Parker Palmer & Karen sella

Daniel O’Connor, Parker Palmer & Karen sella

Collaborated with Founder & Senior Partner, Parker Palmer, Co-Executive Directors, senior staff and board leadership to develop an organizational strategy using an integrated approach designed to balance measurable performance with insight-oriented innovation (9-month engagement); co-designed and co-facilitated an intensive, off-site two-day board retreat in partnership with Integral Ventures Managing Director.

EVENT DESIGN & FACILITATION: Compassionate Action Network

Designed and facilitated multi-modal breakout sessions for a one-day Open Space Technology event. Co-designed space use and flow to support the integration of multi-modal options for event participants as a member of the event design and facilitation team (one-month engagement).

EVENT DESIGN & FACILITATION, INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN: Seeds of Compassion

Co-designed and hosted the Reflection & Conversation Space available to event participants throughout this 5-day conference dedicated to developing compassion, as a member of the event design and facilitation team; designed multi-modal breakout spaces inviting process art, movement, and meditation (3-month engagement); collaborated with a Seeds board member, Melanie Wroe, and colleague to produce a model and guideCompassion Circles Guide, for people interested in hosting group conversations for nurturing kindness and compassion in the world; contracted to facilitate three follow-up Compassion Circles public events with thirty to seventy-five participants in attendance.

BOARD RETREAT DESIGN & FACILITATION, STRATEGIC PLANNING: YMCA of San Francisco

Designed and facilitated an intensive, off-site board retreat for the executive leaders and board members incorporating organizational needs assessment, scenarios planning and strategic decision-making, in partnership with FutureSense CEO (3-month engagement).

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT, ORGANIZATIONAL LEARNING: Gap Inc.

Developed a company-wide leadership development program for Gap Inc., including instructional design (6 leadership training modules), diagnostic tools and assessments, onsite training, performance simulations, and executive leadership retreat design in collaboration with an Arthur Andersen Consulting team (4-month engagement).