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Jane Golden

Dallas, Texas, US
Jane Golden is an Executive Coach, Mentor and Consultant who works with high potential executives, professionals and teams in organizations seeking optimal leadership and performance as an integral part of their strategic performance improvement, decision making and leader development. As a results focused coach, she partners with her clients to facilitate insights and actions for meeting goals aligning with company strategies, in order to deliver improved performance, more effective leadership, and optimal career management. Jane has successfully worked with individuals and groups in many large corporate environments for outstanding measurable results. Jane's expertise and insight into people and organizations is reinforced by her unique combination of hands-on business experience at senior and executive levels. She has functioned as a senior leader in organizational transitions where her leadership made significant impact on her organizations meeting strategic goals. Her expertise in the executive search industry gives her a unique background for organizations wishing to develop and retain the best talent. She is known as the career go to person by her clients as she maintains trusted advisor status spanning in some cases, over 25 years. Jane has extensive business, human resource and talent management experience. She began her career as an HR generalist with a major corporation (Sun Oil), transitioning to the IT recruiting and staffing industry in 1989. From there she went on to executive leadership in a national IT consulting organization (Triad Data, Inc.) where she strategically planned, implemented, and managed many initiatives for performance improvement, organizational effectiveness, and talent management. Jane has been a certified executive coach since 2006. She has coached countless individuals in corporations, helping them to facilitate better decisions, improved communications and performance, leadership development and overall career enhancement. She is a Chair for Vistage International, where she facilitates peer mentoring boards for C-level executives, and is also on the coaching staff in the Executive MBA program at University of Texas at Dallas. Her coaching model begins with discovery, both inner core and external competencies, through assessments and 360 feedback; smart goal planning, implementation and accountability for goals and continued follow up. Jane holds advanced degrees from Southern Methodist University and Birmingham Southern College. She is a certified Executive and Professional Coach through UTD SOM, as well as the International Coach Federation. She is a certified Master Coach through John Mattone University, using the Intelligent Leader coaching model. She has been active in many professional organizations, including the International Coach Federation, American Society for Training & Development, National Association of Women Business Owners, and the Society of Human Resource Management.

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Coaching Leaders Through Transition and Change Management

Transition vs Change? What are the differences and how does an effective organization manage them? Webster’s Dictionary defines the noun “change” as the act, process or result of making something, or someone, different. To most people in the business world, change is associated with a loss of the status quo and an introduction of the …Read More about Coaching Leaders Through Transition and Change Management

5 Tips for Improving Your Emotional Intelligence

Forget IQ – How High is your EQ? There are many articles and books written about Emotional Intelligence (EI/EIQ). The one I most often recommend to my coaching clients is “Primal Leadership” by Daniel Goleman, Richard Boyatzis and Annie McKee. This book discusses in detail how leaders “create resonance” in their organizations by driving emotions to create …Read More about 5 Tips for Improving Your Emotional Intelligence

Bringing Your Core Purpose to Life – You, Taking Care of You!

Many times, as leaders and executives, we get caught up in tactical agendas, putting out fires, doing-doing-doing, without having our inner purpose as our driving force! We are trying to make our stakeholders happy, we are trying to meet payroll, we are working hard, just to put bread on the table. While these things are …Read More about Bringing Your Core Purpose to Life – You, Taking Care of You!