MARIE-JEANNE brings to her coaching 25-plus years of experience both in the Csuite and as an advisor to executives at fast-scaling as well as established organizations – in the US and internationally. She helps rising stars and founders rapidly uplevel their leadership skills, and more seasoned leaders refine their presence to boost impact during critical transitions.
APPROACH Marie-Jeanne’s approach blends the latest in neuroscience with a hands-on behavioral skills methodology. The outcome for leaders: powerful authentic leadership – built on the “inside” and delivered on “outside.” She is known for a compassionate yet also dynamic and direct style. Her own experience in the C Suite ensures a focus on measurable business outcomes. At the same time, her coaching allows leaders to have the “space to breath,"" and the conversations they can have nowhere else.
EXPERIENCE Marie-Jeanne’s leadership roles have encompassed signature initiatives in the C-suite at TriNet, including meteoric growth and an IPO run, and at Robert Half International as head of corporate communications. Prior, she was a recognized national journalist, writing about venture capital and fast-growth companies, and a Silicon Valley pioneer in early web media. Marie-Jeanne was one of the first 100 consultants worldwide trained over a year-long period to teach the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Program, Google's most popular leadership program. Her writing has been published in business school textbooks and the NY Times. She has coached and facilitated leadership and communications at Stanford Business School.
PERSONAL Marie-Jeanne is known for her contagious energy and commitment to community building. She is a long-time YMCA board member and teaches mindfulness to youth and elder caregivers. She finds her best teachers in her immediate family – two multi-racial young adults and her elderly immigrant parents – all affectionately known as her in-house ""Zen Masters.""
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