- Marilyn O’Hearne
Marilyn O’Hearne is a globally experienced coach since 1998 (40+ countries), mentor coach since 2003, certified coaching supervisor and popular speaker, Marilyn is a recognized thought leader in the areas of direct communication as well as unconscious bias, CQ and EQ (cultural and emotional intelligence), authoring Breaking Free from Bias, as well as contributing to Law and Ethics in Coaching (“The Intersection of Culture and Ethics”).
As a certified supervisor and coach, Marilyn acts as a visionary thought partner to coaches, leaders, and teams to move from the uncertainty of our rapidly changing, culturally complex world to the clarity, focus, confidence and innovation needed to unlock potential so all can live in prosperity and peace (her vision). By identifying and developing strengths, renewing vision and focus; coaches, leaders and their organizations achieve sustainable goals with expanded capacity rather than burn out and loss. With her big picture, systemic approach, her centered listening and honest, compassionate truth-telling, trust, and fresh perspectives are quickly generated.
Experience/ Training: Her experience includes EthicalCoach Ethiopia, Coaching United Nations leaders, Adjunct Professor of Organizational Behavior and International Business in Hong Kong and Malaysia, living in Brazil and Spain and serving as Director of Education for a nonprofit (NGO) in Brazil as well as six years as Director, Global Board for the International Coach Federation and two years for the Association of Coach Training Organizations. “It is impossible to not work interculturally!”
Marilyn says when you consider generational, gender, ethnicity and other differences. She understands the costly business losses that can stem from unconscious bias and lack of CQ and how to prevent them in order to become the coach you are meant to be. Marilyn’s innovative CQ coaching and coaching supervision programs result in enhanced cultural and coaching competencies with increased confidence, ease and an added marketplace edge for greater impact. She also served as a Social Work supervisor prior to her coaching career and was influenced by her parents’ training in Transational Analysis. (they were ITAA Teaching Members) “90% of leading executives from 68 countries identify intercultural skills as among the most important capabilities required to remain competitive.”– Ang, Van Dyne, & Rockstuhl.
Services Offered: Individual and group supervision; Mentor, Executive, Team and Leadership Coaching; Training and programs including “How to Directly Communicate without Crossing the Line”, “Breaking Free from Bias”, “Centering in a Sea of Change”, etc.: https://marilynoh.com/
Current Credentials: Certified Coach Supervisor; Master Certified Coach, Mentor Coach, International Coach Federation since 2005
Education: Social Sciences: Cultural Anthropology, Sociology, Psychology with Post graduate work in Systems Theory and Intercultural Communication; Adjunct Professor of Organizational Behavior, International Business, Human Growth and Development, Stress Management, Grief Counseling; Advanced Diploma in Deep Transformational Coaching (Bali), Presence-Based Coaching, Team Coaching, Coaching and Mentoring International (UK), Transactional Analysis, NLP, Mediation, Leadership Exchange, etc
Certifications: Goldvarg Consulting Group Coaching Supervision Certification, Advanced Diploma in Deep Transformational Coaching (Bali), Presence-Based Coaching, Team Coaching, Coaching and Mentoring International (UK), Leadership Exchange, etc.
Awards: Thomas Leonard Achievement Award
Languages: English; Elementary Portuguese and Spanish