"The first step toward change is admitting to yourself you want to do better, be better. I'm more than a coach. I'm your champion of change, rooting for you every step of the way!"
People who love themselves love people. People who love themselves are beautiful. People who love themselves use their energy and resources to build up others, not tear down and destroy.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
I have been coaching since my very first role in Corporate America. I was 17-years-old with no training in office politics, so when the CEO asked me how he did during a meeting I was in, I answered him...honestly.
"You were mean," I said.
"Mean? Why do you say that?" he asked.
I explained how he'd asked questions and yelled at the partners when he didn't like their answers, he cut people off, and shut people down when they offered suggestions or ideas.
I wasn't worried about hurting his feelings or the possibility that he might fire me because I only knew one thing, something my mother taught me and demanded of me — tell the truth. Turns out, he loved my honesty. It wasn't long before I found myself sitting in meetings (or listening to him on client calls) to give him feedback.
That was the beginning of my coaching career (unofficially). I remained the unofficial coach in every organization from that point forward, whether I was an employee, consultant, or in a leadership role. That was over 20 years ago.
Now, I'm a certified coach and I've gotten VERY good at what I do. One of my top skills is helping people embrace love, self love. I've learned, from my own journey to self-love, that we can't be the best version of ourselves if we aren't willing to fall in love with our perfectly imperfect selves. That means putting down our ego, working through our fears and trauma, and releasing our judgment. I'm good at what I do because I've been there, done all of that, and am writing a book about it.
While I enjoy the challenge of coaching executives, I've come to love working with new and emerging leaders...and leaders who are responsible for diverse teams.
If you are ready to become the best version of yourself and want to work with a coach who is challenging while being loving, honest while being kind, and willing to hold you accountable to being who you've committed to be in the world, let's talk.
I’ve enjoyed crossing paths with Glodean and I encourage others to challenge themselves towards continuous improvement with Glodean’s exceptional expertise in coaching and her ability to build accountable cultures.
Scott, VP of Information Technology
Glodean’s coaching and guidance came to me at a crucial time in my professional career. She helped me navigate through significant complexity coupled with emotional distress and helped me come out stronger on the other side.
Jeanine, VP, Enterprise Transformation Office