Philosophy & Bio


My practice is based on the beliefs, values, mission and vision below:


1. We all want to fulfill our potential

2. We want to be a part of something bigger and more noble than just ourselves

3. We each have the wisdom and power within us to create the outcomes we desire

4. Coaching is a process that catalyzes these beliefs into action

My Values:

  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Empathy
  • Courage
  • Humility
  • Humor


To act as a catalyst for organizations and individuals for developing the leadership capabilities needed to effectively deal with the complexities of our global and connected world.


Greater peace and prosperity for all through the expansion of human and organizational consciousness and capability.

My Professional Experience:

  • CEO, Madden Coaching & Consulting, Pebble Beach, CA
  • Senior Vice President of Global Talent Management, GlobalEnglish Corporation, Brisbane, CA
  • Vice President of Human Resources, The Learning Company, Fremont, CA
  • Corporate Staffing & EEO/Diversity Manager, Tandem Computers, Cupertino, CA
  • IBM Corporation: Various Leadership roles in areas of: Management Development, OD, Employee Relations, Compensation, Recruiting, Materials Management, California and New York

My education and certifications:

  • BA, Sociology, California State University, Chico
  • Graduate, Coach University
  • Emotional & Social Intelligence Inventory Certification, HayGroup
  • KornFerry/Lominger Leadership Architect
  • Hogan Leadership Suite
  • Certified Spiritual Intelligence Coach (using the SQi assessment)
  • Certified Retirement & Life Options Planning Coach, Retirement Options Corp.
  • Certified Yoga & Reiki Instructor

My Clients have worked in organizations such as:

  • Adobe
  • BetterWorks
  • GlobalEnglish
  • IBM
  • icix
  • Intuit
  • Onlive! Technology
  • Stanford University, GSB
  • Sentient
  • Sonos
  • The Learning Company
  • The San Francisco 49er’s
  • The World Health Organization
  • University of Chicago, Booth School of Business
  • Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management
  • Wake Forest University
  • William Sonoma

The necessary ingredient for great leadership and for living an extraordinary life: Laughing

Enjoying life with colleagues Tricia Weinstein and Mary Welsh

2 Responses to Philosophy & Bio

  1. Keisha says:

    Thanks for sharing. What a pleasrue to read!

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