Dr. Marcia Reynolds
Master Certified Coach and Certified Speaking Professional
With humor and passion, Marcia Reynolds knows what it takes for leaders to be inspirational and successful in chaotic, uncertain times. She is considered an expert on how the brain works by her clients world-wide. In addition to coaching executives in multi-national companies, she travels around the world speaking and teaching classes in leadership, emotional intelligence, and coaching, and she consults on organizational change programs and women's leadership initiatives.
She has spoken and coached leaders in 39 countries and reached over 100K people worldwide in her training programs. Prior to starting her own business, she created the culture change program that helped to take a manufacturing company from near-bankruptcy to become the most successful IPO in the United States in a 3-year time frame.
Excerpts from her interviews and her books, Outsmart Your Brain, Wander Woman, and The Discomfort Zone: How Leaders Turn Difficult Conversations into Breakthroughs, have appeared in many places including Fortune Magazine, Fast Company, Harvard Communications Newsletter, Psychology Today, Wall Street Journal, CNN.com, and The New York Times and she has appeared on ABC World News.
Marcia is also a true pioneer in the coaching profession and a past president of the International Coach Federation (ICF) and is currently back on the Global Board. She was one of the first 100 people to earn the designation of Master Certified Coach (MCC) and was recognized by Global Gurus as the #5 coach in the world. She teaches coaching skills to managers in many different countries and is on faculty for coaching schools in the US, China, and Russia. She also helps design internal coaching programs and mentors many coaches both internal and external to organizations.
Marcia's doctoral degree is in organizational psychology and she continues to research, write about, and integrate into her speaking new ideas on how to improve communications and leadership in today's chaotic, unpredictable world.
Some ocompanies/associations that have hired Marcia to speak: The Hershey Company, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Medtronic, Ernst & Young, Mayo Hospitals, Maersk, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Society for Professional Engineers, American Express, Federal Reserve Bank, Iowa Hospital Association, British Telecom, ConocoPhillips, Nokia, and many agencies of the U.S government.
Outsmart Your Brain! How to manage your mind when emotions take the wheel
Activate Your Power: Success strategies for Women
The Discomfort Zone: How to turn difficult conversations into positive results
Emotional Engagement: How to connect, influence and uplfit