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Testimonials

EXECUTIVE COACHING

Linda is an expert in executive coaching. Through her respectful and stimulating coaching, Linda gave me the opportunity to become someone who is well balanced, who can see the bigger picture from miles away, and who can realign goals and purpose to a broader vision. One of Linda's biggest strengths is that she allows the whole person to be involved in the coaching, both the business person and the private person. The results were very positive and long lasting, and have gone a long way in helping me become a more effective leader, while developing a high-performance organization.

Tom Powledge, Vice President
Symantec


Linda is a tremendous part of my success and growth. She adds a wealth of experience and perspective, and provides various angles on challenging business and human resource issues. Linda has also worked extensively with our team leaders and members, through leadership coaching and team development training. She adds a cohesive element to our development and progress; she understands the team dynamics that are integral to a high-performing team. We wouldn’t be where we are today without her.

Kent Mader, Vice President
DIRECTV


Linda’s insight has helped me with several important career decisions. The guidance she gave me in various areas of communication enabled me to influence others in difficult situations and get my point across more effectively. I recommend her emphatically!

Marshall Monroe, Creative Executive
Walt Disney Imagineering


Coaching helps us survive in difficult climates. I turned to Linda during my work-stay in the US. Linda was the perfect guide to “foreign" personalities, business styles and attitudes. From back home in Germany, I wish Linda all the best and would like to recommend her to those who, like myself, have to survive in difficult climates. Top qualities: Expert, High Integrity, Creative.

Petra Labriga, Vice President & Managing Director, Europe
Infotrieve


LEADERSHIP JUMPSTART

As my career path led me from entry-level to management within the same department and the same company, I faced numerous challenges. Linda has taught me how to deal with the pressures and changes required of a young leader with an advanced team, and helped me transition to leading my former peers. Thanks to Linda’s patience, caring nature, and guidance, I have not only achieved personal success in my position, but have also been given the responsibility of teaching the next generation of leaders in my department.

Ben Arnold, Manager
DIRECTV


As my responsibilities grew beyond those of individual contributor and project manager to a team lead, Linda’s coaching was instrumental for my successful passage. With her by my side my confidence increased since I knew I had the guidance and support of a very experienced coach. Linda brought with her a contagious enthusiasm. Her commitment to me was a fantastic motivation. She was sensitive to delicate situations. No matter how personally stressful or challenging an issue, she was able to bring light to all situations. Her coaching has left a lasting impression!

Laura Garcia-Manrique, Vice President
Symantec


PRESENTATION SKILLS INDIVIDUAL AND TEAM COACHING

Let’s face it. There are few people in this world that can naturally address a public forum with charisma, credibility and where the message resonates with the audience. I was not one of the chosen few. My objective in hiring Linda was to get my message across, keep people’s attention, and get them excited about the launch of a new business. Linda exhibited the highest degree of professionalism and patience. Her style and work sessions are comfortable, creative and rewarding. It is sincerely a pleasure to work with Linda and witness such self-improvement. I am far more confident now and have fun when speaking in front of audiences.

Yolanda Macias, Executive Vice President
Vivendi Entertainment


Linda worked with two of our sales teams to prepare them for tough customer presentations. Her style is insightful, direct, and sensitive to the individual needs of each participant. Everyone was able to witness noticeable progress via video feedback. The group response was extremely positive. We look forward to bringing Linda back again.

Human Resources Department
Allergan Pharmaceuticals


POWERFUL PRESENTATIONS WORKSHOP

I enlisted Linda’s support to train our entire marketing team in presentation skills. She was able to take a subject which many of us dreaded and through her supportive, uplifting and dynamic energy, give us the confidence to deliver presentations that successfully impacted our audiences. Thank you, Linda!

Susan Solarzano, Senior Manager
Harrah's Las Vegas


BUILDING HIGH PERFORMANCE TEAMS WORKSHOP

Linda conducts her team building workshops with a vivacity, energy, and intelligence that capture participants’ attention right off the bat. She then holds their attention with the high-quality content and with the pragmatic usefulness of the techniques and tools she presents. The results for our department were outstanding. I recommend Linda highly!

Jane Carey, Former Director
Hughes Aircraft Company


TEAM COACHING

As a senior manager, I brought Linda in to coach some of my colleagues and myself. We certainly would have provided a challenge to any coach. But not to Linda. With her background, experience and direct and supportive style, she coached us to become a more effective and collaborative team.

SS, Senior Manager
Boeing


MENTOR AHEAD

Linda worked with us to create a successful company-wide mentoring program that was tailored to our unique culture. She coached the team of mentors to work effectively with their mentees. The results of Mentor Ahead have been extraordinary for the participants, as well as WDI.

Peggy Van Pelt, Vice President
Walt Disney Imagineering


LIFE COACHING

Coaching is a special gift that all business professionals should give themselves. I am certainly glad I did. Through my work with Linda, I directed my company to incredible growth. She supported me when I had to take risks, and helped me celebrate our successes. Through Linda’s support and guidance, I took my company’s revenues from $300,000 annually to over $800,000 annually.

Yolanda J Gorman, CEO
Consulting Firm


Linda was invaluable to me as a life coach, a silent partner, and my support team. She helped me get more focused, set larger and more specific goals, and create an action plan for achieving them. In the year we worked together, my whole life changed. I am working more effectively with my clients and getting greater results from my actions. I am experiencing greater success in my business, as well as my personal life. I owe a great deal of gratitude to Linda for her professional and insightful coaching.

Steve Wilson, Senior Vice President
Wachovia Securities


Linda is an extraordinarily gifted coach. She understands both the 
executive and entrepreneurial mindsets. She helps "clear the clutter" and 
find out what's really important to the client. She creates a great 
environment for exploration and isn't afraid to challenge your thinking or perspective when those are getting in the way of what you want to 
accomplish.

Charles Goretsky, Principal Consultant
Bersin & Associates

Clients

  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Activision
  • Allergan Pharmaceuticals
  • Boeing Corporation
  • California Family Health Council
  • Capital Group
  • Children’s Hospital
  • CSUN
  • DIRECTV
  • Disney Corporation
  • Fannie Mae
  • Harrah’s
  • Herbalife
  • Hughes Aircraft Company
  • IBM
  • Infotrieve International
  • KB Homes
  • L-3 Communications
  • Mattel Toys
  • McDonnell Douglas
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Metropolitan Water District
  • New Line Cinema
  • Nissan
  • Pratt Whitney Rocketdyne
  • Raytheon
  • ResMed
  • St John’s Hospital
  • Symantec
  • Target
  • Toyota
  • UCLA Medical Center
  • University of Southern California, Graduate School of Business
  • Volvo
  • Wachovia Securities
  • Walmart