I am very familiar with the characteristics and behaviors that organizations seek from executives in high impact and leadership positions having worked with hundreds of leaders in multiple industries, functional areas and operating environments over the past 25 years. My experience brings objectivity and business acumen to my coaching work.
My belief is that self-awareness, political acuity and operating effectiveness differentiate leaders. I therefore help clients assess their current operating environment, appreciate how they are experiencing it, and help them to navigate and maximize their effectiveness or impact within it. The process includes psychometrics tools, in-depth interviews and customized exercises.
I develop trustful relationships/dialog that act as a catalyst and springboard for my clients. These conversations I am told, differentiate me from others. I bring a very strong career-based approach to my coaching given the fact that I have worked in executive search throughout my career. This experience is highly valued by my clients.
I offer both a personal and pragmatic approach to the work that I do, acting as a Talent Advisor for my clients in a number of areas including; Executive Coaching, Leadership Assessment, Strategic Planning, Succession Planning, and Transitional Coaching.
I am classically trained as a Professional Certified Coach with the International Coach Federation and Certified in several psychometrics including MBTI, Leadership Effectiveness Analysis (LEA) and Emotional Intelligence (EQI).
Due to the subject matter and confidentiality involved in coaching, I do not list case studies and outcomes but I can provide these references and personal ones if required;
“What I value most in Jill’s expert coaching, is that her questions stay with you long beyond the conversation. Jill is thoughtful, a brilliant listener, with an art to synthesize what she has heard (said or unsaid) transforming one’s thinking. She is both strategic and practical. All of this wrapped up in one person speaks to the true value she brings and how she sets herself apart from other coaches. Working with her is a tremendous gift.”
Sandy Heymann, Heymann Consulting Group
“I was a senior Bay Street executive at a crossroads in my career when a colleague recommended Jill to me as one of the best coaches in her field. I was grateful for his recommendation and agree with his assessment. I found that Jill fully understood the demands, pressures and opportunities at my firm, as well as more broadly in my field and related areas. Jill adopted a holistic approach to our coaching session. She helped me to evaluate my skills, interests and qualifications, as well as my personal objectives, and she opened the door to let me see the broader possibilities available to me. I would highly recommend Jill to any executive who needs to evaluate his or her options, especially during periods of transition.”