Here are some resources that have had a great impact on Joanne's life and career. Try listening to one in your car!

Supporting you to learn about yourself and your impact on the world:

Give and Take - Adam Grant
Dare to Lead - and anything written by Brene Brown

Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent and Lead - Brene Brown
I-Engage:Your Personal Engagement Roadmap – Bob Kelleher
The Great Work of Your Life – Stephen Cope
Managing Yourself - Peter Drucker

Supporting your Career:

The New Job Security – Pam Lassiter
Go Put your Strengths to Work - Marcus Buckingham
The One Thing - Gary Keller

Supporting Your Transitions:

Transitions – William Bridges
Leading Change – John P. Cotter

Supporting you as a Coach and in work:

Energy Leadership – Bruce Schneider
What Got You Here Won't Get You There. How Successful People Become Even More Successful - Marshall Goldsmith

Triggers - Marshall Goldsmith


With over 25 years of executive and business experience coupled with a foundation in counseling and education, Joanne has a deep understanding of corporate culture, strategy, and operations allowing her to work with leaders and their teams, and to naturally link clients’ coaching goals with business success. 

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Joanne works with C-Suite executives in Fortune 100 corporations, and directors and other professionals in smaller businesses and not-for-profits. She’s versatile in a wide range of industries including:

  • Biotech and  Pharma

  • Universities and  Research

  • Healthcare

  • Not-for-Profit Organizations

  • Telecommunications and Energy

  • Computer Software and Services


  • Ginko Bioworks

  • Tiburio Theraputics

  • Atrium Health

  • Iohns Hopkins Medicine

  • Iron Mountain

  • ALEXX Foundation

  • City of Chelsea

  • Babson College

  • Toast

  • Oxfam America 

  • Jewish Vocational Services

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