Jan is a high-performance catalyst specializing in coaching executives and teams to clarify their vision and leverage their signature strengths to maximize their performance potential. As a Professional Certified Executive Coach, author, speaker and CEO of Creative Coaching Group, she is committed to inspiring leaders and teams to focus their purpose and create and follow-though on business strategies to achieve remarkable and sustainable results. Challenging leaders to smash limiting paradigms that are barriers to their success and supporting them as they create transformative new possibilities in their business has made Jan a sought after executive coach globally.
Jan draws on her more than 25 years experience working in executive positions in the professional non-profit world of the performing arts to bring a progressive whole-brained approach to her executive coaching programs. Her popular book, Harmony from the Inside Out - Creating and Maximizing your Performance Potential, has been critically acclaimed worldwide and is now in its third printing.
Jan is Associate Faculty at Royal Roads University and co-teaches the coaching foundations and personal mastery components of their prestigious and highly-regarded Executive Coaching Program. She has an undergraduate BA degree from Queen’s University. She is also a Certified facilitator of the Strength Deployment Inventory ®, a tool for improving communication and relationship effectiveness and managing and reducing the costs of conflict.
Besides her one-on-one work with executives and her coaching and facilitation of their leadership teams, Jan has established an important niche globally as the "Inner Coach of Barbershop". In that role she has inspired dozens of internationally competitive a cappella choruses, their leadership teams, and thousands of singers worldwide to shift and expand their mindsets and operating cultures to ones of positivity, possibility and excellence, and consequently, achieve significant performance results as they prepare for the pressured demands of International singing competitions.