Kara has a passion for developing potential in others. She has over 25 years of management and training experience, and has been working as a Professional Coach since 2005. Kara is a powerful coach and facilitator, and her clients value both her challenging questions and championing demeanor. Kara coaches leaders on both personal and professional goals, works with teams to assist them in operating more effectively together, and facilitates training which teaches leaders and others to be more coach-like in their approach.
Kara has created two of her own courses for teaching coaching skills: Exponential Coaching™ (completed by nearly 500 leaders since 2014); and a two-day course combining the power of coaching with the science of positive psychology, which she has been teaching at the University of Calgary since 2010.
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Since receiving his Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching in 2008, Carlo has coached hundreds of leaders including:
- Over 200 leaders in the Exponential Coaching™ program
- Over 300 students in the Royal Roads University Certified Executive Coaching program
- Group and individual coaching to over 100 energy company leaders
Carlo also has hundreds of hours of facilitation experience and is a licensed trainer for Coaching Out of the Box™ as well as designing and delivering his own custom classes.
Carolyn has been coaching since 2008 and has coached with hundreds of leaders at junior, intermediate, and senior levels. Industry experience includes energy, utilities, manufacturing, professional services, transportation, retail, consumer goods, post-secondary, healthcare, and government.
Carolyn also enjoys facilitating, mentoring, and teaching and is a sessional instructor at the University of Calgary. She regularly delivers MBTI workshops focussing on teambuilding, communication, conflict, and managing stress. Carolyn also conducts small team workshops on conflict management and coaching skills for leaders.
Since receiving her Graduate Certificate as a Professional Coach in 2001, Michele has over 4,000 hours of coaching leaders including 15 years of experience coaching leaders and managers in Oil and Gas, Construction Management, Project Management, Financial Services, Health Services, and Engineering Consulting.
Michele’s coaching of high performers includes:
- Over 200 leaders in the Exponential Coaching™ Program
- 2 years of Group Coaching with Alberta Health Services leadership program
- Facilitating the Exponential Coaching™ Program for Suncor
- Facilitating Mastering the Coaching Approach – Coaching Skills for Leaders and Managers
- Facilitating Business Coaching Circles for Managers Leading Change
Lori, a born and raised Calgarian, graduated with a Diploma in Hotel and Restaurant Management from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology in 2007. She loved the customer service aspect of travel and tourism but soon discovered she didn’t love the hours! During her first year post-diploma; Lori found her niche working in administrative positions for small businesses.
Being of service to her companies, co-workers, and clients; Lori works hard to ensure that her pursuits are executed with integrity, trustworthiness, and a smile.
After a hiatus from formal employment to raise her children; Lori started work with Nine Lions Inc. in the fall of 2013. Lori aspires to let her portrait business tag line “Life is beautiful!” continue to be infused into all aspects of her life!