Lynne Brisdon, Team Leader - USA

ICF Master Certified Coach (MCC), Cert Prof Co-Active Coach (CTI CPCC) Cert Business Counsellor (APEC I-BIZ CBC). Conversational Intelligence (C-IQ)™ Coaching, Organizational & Relationship Systems Coaching, Posi-TRAK Living Systems Team Coaching, Core Dynamics Coaching, Associate Certificate Media Resources, Mindfulness Trainer, Assessment Qualifications: SDI; Strong Interest; TKI; Conversational Intelligence (C-IQ)™ Catalyst & Trust Tools

Lynne Brisdon joined Synergy Global in 2015, as our Team Leader – USA, building on a successful career as a Leadership & Business Coach in USA/Canada. Her leadership skills are currently being employed as Program Manager for YMCA of Greater Vancouver’s Self Employment Program (SEP). She has a depth of experience as a Business Coach & Instructor for various SEP in the Vancouver Region, & as a Program Coordinator for the SEP at the BC Institute of Technology.

Heather-Jane & other experienced Executive Coaches within Synergy Global rate Lynne as being one of our very best ICF Mentor Coaches, with a well-deserved reputation as an ICF MCC (one of the top 1% of coaches worldwide). In 2014 she was recognised as a Business Coach of the Year finalist by the ICF Vancouver, BC.

Lynne has a strong track record in leadership, career & business development coaching, plus facilitation services for a variety of client programs, including Determining Self-Employment & Career Exploration; The Minerva Foundation’s Helping Women Work Program; & the Women’s Enterprise Centre of BC, Canada.

Her coaching approach is empathic & affirming while focused on identifying underlying beliefs which impact individual behaviour & choice. Her excellent interpersonal communication skills help to foster client’s ownership of their personal power & establish useful boundaries. Achieving clarity of vision & a path to accomplish it, are also key. Plus, the accountability for learning & action – as a result, her clients become more confident, self-determining & resilient.

Her expertise & key interests focus around these 4 themes: blackEffectiveness Consulting: Partnering with Boards/Execs on leadership development with alignment of personal & org values for authentic authority blackChange Facilitation: Building High Performing Teams (HPTs) – connecting intrinsic values with intended results for compelling engagement of self/others blackExecutive Coaching: Increasing self-awareness, relationship awareness & values clarification for behavioural change, & conflict resolution blackProgram Design/Delivery: Co-creating collaborative & innovative frameworks for inspired growth & sustainable effectiveness/productivity

Lynne has contributed to the coaching profession as a past Board Member of the Vancouver ICF Chapter responsible for expanding the Coach Giving Chair Portfolio (2010-12) & as Treasurer (2004-06). She currently contributes as an experienced business coach & mentor in their Non-Profit Leadership Coaching Program.

She has freelanced in media production, producing public & internal communications for large health, education & insurance organisations, & government agencies. Here she honed her project management & interpersonal skills, working alongside senior public relations personnel, with a wide range of creative talent.

Lynne has Canadian Citizenship & Permanent Resident Status in the US where she lives with her husband Don in Bellingham, WA. In 2003 she was a delegate to the Women Leaders Conference, for the APEC-SME Working Group in Chaing Mai, Thailand. She is a member of Synergy Global’s ICF Credentialed Panel & is looking forward to visiting AUS.

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