Mary Coughlin

Orinda, California, USA

4 reviews
Soar Coach since December 2018

About Mary

I help people discover, uncover and live into the best version of themselves.

I’m interested in growth – being better, doing better and creating the outcomes you desire. My coaching style is straightforward, solution focused and pragmatic; developing tailored plans based on situational needs, personal goals and overall impact. Surviving a life threatening cancer offered me clarity not only on what's most important in life, but how we can navigate this world (work and otherwise) to be happy and feel fulfilled. We all have a purpose here and while many seek to "find" that purpose they often overlook the fact we live into our purpose when we show up as best, unique selves. We do this by intentionally developing and aligning our strengths with our most important values. Whether you are interested in becoming a better leader or re-positioning to another chapter in life, it all starts with understanding and using your own unique talents to achieve your dreams.

Favorite quote: The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are -- Joseph Campbell

Short Personal Bio

My professional career includes leading Fortune 500 organizations in executive HR leadership roles with corporatewide accountability for leading talent strategy, leadership and organizational development, talent acquisition, executive selection, succession planning, diversity and HR Business Partner teams. My roles include over ten years at Charles Schwab in SVP Talent Management, SVP HR Strategy & Operations, VP of HR and Director-level positions at Kaiser Permanente and Mervyn’s (a division of Target Stores).

In addition to my over ten years as a strengths coach, I am also a Cancer Journey Coach. Assisting patients, survivors and caregivers to navigate the life changing experience of cancer.

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