Darlene is a strategist and author with 36 years of corporate business experience within IBM, beginning as a secretary and having multiple management/executive roles. Through interactive and practical programs, Darlene shares how to successfully navigate the many challenges in the business world from EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT to WORK/LIFE BALANCE, to LEADERSHIP issues.
Darlene started as a secretary at IBM and through her passion, hard work and leadership abilities she not only “climbed the corporate later”, she achieved multiple management and executive positions during her 36 years at IBM. She brings all that IBM experience in all areas of business to her clients and her audiences.
In 2010, Darlene retired from IBM to pursue her own dream of helping others achieve greater success. Darlene’s unique combination of extensive corporate experience, her own personal career journey, and her successful coaching and speaking business have given her the special ability to work with all areas of the business. Because her presentations are so interactive, dynamic and energetic, she has become known as the “high octane” in the room and the person to help you and your organization “take it to the next level”.
Darlene is also the Founder of the AMAZING Women Alliance, a group of high achieving women who meet monthly to inspire, motivate and support each other to achieve their goals. The AMAZING Women Leaders program is a six-month results driven leadership development and coaching program designed for professional women who are committed to accelerate, accomplish and achieve their goals both personally and professionally. The group is designed for women to build more confidence, develop business and leadership strategies and implement action plans to achieve their goals and get outstanding results, both personally and professionally.
She has co-authored three books, The Unstoppable Women’s Guide to Emotional Well Being, “The Success Guide for The Unstoppable Entrepreneur”, and “Behind Her Brand”.
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Darlene is a member of the National Speakers Association, Certified Professional Coactive Coach (CPCC) through Coaches Training Institute, (CTI), completed the one year Leadership Program at CTI, Certified through International Coaching Federation (ICF), and is Certified Master Dream Coach® through Dream University®. She also serves volunteers for multiple charities in Austin.