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Joanne Gordon
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Through mindful listening and powerful questions, I inspire growth and enable you to actualize your own, appropriate solutions. My mission is to enhance self-awareness, empower strengths and maximize potential. My passion is creating the “spark” that ignites positive change.

Through mindful listening and powerful questions, I inspire growth and enable you to actualize your own, appropriate solutions. My mission is to enhance self-awareness, empower strengths and maximize potential. My passion is creating the “spark” that ignites positive change.

Joanne Gordon is not accepting new clients right now
Joanne Gordon is not accepting new clients right now
Bio

Joanne’s mission is to enable, empower and enlighten others. Her passion is inspiring positive change through engaging learning interactions and insightful coaching conversations. She artfully guides clients to find their own, appropriate solutions to leverage their strengths, increase their potential, and maximize productivity. Joanne’s prior positions include Executive Director of Training and Development, VP of Human Resources, HRBP, Training and Recruiting Director, Programs Manager, and VP of Sales and Operations.

In addition to these roles, training and/or coaching has been integral throughout her professional life –from her first training internship with the United Nations Association, to her years teaching at Stanford University, and as a facilitator of critical thinking workshops with The Great Books Foundation. In her most recent role, Joanne designed, developed, and actively facilitated leadership, mentorship, women’s development, and career growth/coaching programs, with a robust self-service web platform.

Joanne has a master’s degree from Stanford University. She is a member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF), and has professional coaching certifications from ICF, IPEC, New Ventures West and Mindvalley. She is a certified hypnotherapist through the International Alliance of Professional Complementary Practitioners (IAPCP) and Mindvalley, and she is also a 6 Phase Meditation certified trainer. Other certifications include Multipliers (Advanced Performance Group),Gallup Strengths, TalentSmart EQ, Crucial Conversations, Change Cycle, Culture of Accountability (OZ Principle), Energy Leadership Index (iPEC) DISC, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, and Extraordinary Leader/Performer.


Notable Client Achievements

  • Currently coaching a non-profit founder and executive director on leadership and management skills so that he can more effectively lead his staff and newly elected board.
  • Helped small pharmaceutical company tackle turnover issue by creating robust, bespoke career development program with training, mentoring, coaching and self-service web platform; annual survey results heralded its effectiveness.
  • Facilitated Extraordinary Leader training for a biotech client’s sales leadership, supporting increased sales in the field.
  • Helped high-tech HR leader build team trust through global off-site team events and follow-on coaching and training focused on strengths-based awareness and leadership.
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Work History
Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Executive Director, Training & Development
Tintri
Vice President, Human Resources
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Sr Director, Human Resources
+ more
Credentials
  • ICF Associate Certified Coach (ACC)
  • Master of Arts (MA), Stanford University
  • Certified Professional Coach (CPC)
  • Certified Life Coach (CLC) and 6-Phase Meditation Trainer
  • Change Cycle / Change Management Training,
  • Certified Professional Coach (CPC) and Energy Leadership Index Master Practitioner (ELI-MP)
  • DISC Behavioral Assessment
  • Energy Leadership Index, iPEC
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator / MBTI
Industry Specialties
Computer Software, Education, Human Resources, Professional Services and more
Functional Specialties
Account Management, Administrative, Human Resources, Management and more
Expertise
Career Direction, Interview Feedback, Value Identification, Discover Skills And Strengths and more

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