Sharon Brown
First Name
Sharon
Last Name
Brown
Biography
Sharon Y. Brown, PCC, MS As a catalyst for personal, organizational and community transformation, Sharon supports people to envision powerful futures, overcome obstacles and co-create or advocate for the changes they want for their lives, families, organizations and communities. Drawing on her deep connection with Spirit and the ancestors, Sharon brings warmth and compassion in addition to a fierce commitment to collaboration, connection, personal and cultural awareness, and justice. Sharon joined the Leadership That Works faculty in 2010 after leading the team that developed the multicultural coaching curriculum. She currently trains and mentors aspiring certified coaches and also teaches coaching skills in school, workplace, faith-based, and community settings. Sharon is actively involved in the innovative work of Leadership that Works to make coaching skills widely available to community members and direct service providers to help shift the way they communicate, collaborate and partner with people they serve or engage. Sharon’s care and concern for community spills into her personal life where she is a lead Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP-NJ) prison and community workshop facilitator and has served on nonprofit boards focused on community development & collaborative communication. She draws on over 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry where she managed global projects and culturally diverse teams. Sharon says, “Coaching skills transformed my life, so I’m passionate about helping people experience the power of coaching – personally and collectively. I truly believe coaching skills can support personal empowerment, deep cross-cultural connection, and a commitment to co-creating and advocating for organizational and community change.”
City
Verona
State
New Jersey
Country
United States
Biographical Info

Sharon's Profile

Languages Spoken
English
Coaching Specialties
Life Coaching: Career Transition
Life Coaching: Family
Life Coaching: Health and Wellness
Life Coaching: Money/Finances
Life Coaching: Relationships
Life Coaching: Women
Life Coaching: Other
Organization Coaching: Nonprofit
Organization Coaching: Other
Fee Range
$250-$500 per month
Reduced fee for CFT students
Sliding Scale
Sharon Brown Giving Back through Coaching
3 years ago no Comment

By Sharon Brown Near the end of my Coaching for Transformation training in 2007, Virginia Kellogg, one of the founders of Leadership that Works, taught a teleclass on giving back. That class touched a place deep inside of me and planted a seed that would soon become a passion….

The Power of Building an Authentic Cross-Cultural Relationship
5 years ago no Comment

By Sharon Brown and Steven Filante The journey of two coaches—a Black woman and a White man—and the dynamic teaching partnership and friendship they co-created. We began as good coaches do. Or so we thought.When we were paired as teaching partners for Leadership that Works’…

How Powerful Questions Can Change Your Life Direction
6 years ago no Comment

By Sharon Brown “What is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” I heard this question from Mary Oliver’s poem, “The Summer Day,” for the first time in 2006 in an evening program about life coaching at the New York…

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