Susan is Founder & CEO of PowerUp Leadership Inc, a boutique consulting advisory and coaching firm based in Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada. PowerUp Leadership helps organizations multiply their leaders to grow. The firm specializes in building leadership capability in New People Managers and Emerging Leaders combined with a talent management consulting lens.
Susan’s approach to coaching is relationship focused with the goal of helping the client achieve their goals. Susan’s authentic style is approachable and warm. Susan is astute in listening and being able to bring out the best in others, enabling them to learn more instinctively. Susan has leveraged her unique education and training in business, neuroscience, psychology, philosophy, and theater to help others find their voice, leadership style, and leverage their personal strengths to make them better leaders. Susan has helped new people leaders and executives alike.
Her power in asking thoughtful questions while being an active listener and balancing the right approach to challenge client’s beliefs and assumptions while being their top cheerleader is her unique signature. Implementing a company vision can be challenging. Susan has helped leaders realize their vision by working with both executive teams and groups on how best to collaborate to bring their vision to life.
Susan has led Senior Management Teams strategy sessions to set a three-year company vision with clear key performance indicators. Susan’s niche is partnering with New People Leaders, C-Suite Executives, C-Suite Successor Candidates, and Women in Executive positions. She brings deep experience to launching a coaching program in an organization, as well as coaching with the goal of accelerating high potential development to prepare top performers for their next role.