Leadership & career coach; a provocative
thought partner for Sales and Marketing leaders.
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Is This You?

  • Are you bored, frustrated or unfulfilled with your career?
  • Do you need help building your team?
  • Are you leading a new project or team or a significant change in your organization?

I help leaders shape their businesses for the future as they develop inspired teams that consistently deliver great results.

I can help you…

I also offer many other coaching services and free resources like my podcast, guides, and articles. Please take a look around, and let me know what I can do to help.

Susan Stitt

Why partner with me?

  • Results. I have a reputation for pushing people out of their comfort zones and inspiring action they wouldn’t have taken on their own. Clients achieve their desired goals while at the same time learning strategies and techniques they can confidently apply in other aspects of their lives.
  • Relationships. Building strong, trusting relationships with all my clients is essential to me. My clients say that they know I’m always in their corner, and that my ability to give them straight feedback and “hard truths” in a supportive way helps them move forward quickly.
  • Style. I’m consistently described by clients as passionate, fun, warm, supportive, provocative, and challenging.
  • Experience. Fifteen years experience coaching Sales and Marketing leaders, simply put.

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Articles from Susan

Identity is at the core

I’ve been a voracious consumer of all things leadership for most of my career. And, left largely unimpressed by most of what is out there. A few years ago I stumbled across The Leadership Circle Profile™ – the most powerful, insightful leadership … Continue reading

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Waiting for the other guy…

I’m slowly learning that when a theme presents itself to me repeatedly in my work with leaders and teams, it’s not only because I’m meant to help others learn something new, but that there is a profoundly personal lesson intended … Continue reading

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Leading is difficult

These past few months have been filled with annoyingly persistent reminders that leadership is incredibly difficult. Several leaders I work with have faced some serious challenges, running the spectrum from small mistakes to significant failures; from new, unknown bosses to … Continue reading

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You’ll Never Be An Effective Leader Until You Own Your Impact

It makes my blood boil and my heart sink when I hear leaders say things like, “I am who I am and I’m not going to change that now.” They think that by declaring, “this is who I am” that … Continue reading

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Breaking the Myths Around Performance: You are the Boss of Your Own Great Performance

It’s the rare person working today that isn’t feeling overwhelmed, overworked and exhausted. The reality is that this pace of change in our businesses is a constant and things like social media and technology have made us more distracted than … Continue reading

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The Value of Different

In late June I came home from a three-day coaching conference, completely dissatisfied with my experience at the conference. Everything felt the same – the same people, the same content, the same thinking. So, less than an hour after arriving … Continue reading

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How To Unleash Your Own Great Performance Every Single Day

I learned about a concept called The Healthy Mind Platter, created by David Rock and Dr. Dan Siegel, at a conference I attended two years ago. At the time, as Dr. Siegel was explaining it, I remember thinking “Wow, this … Continue reading

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The power of high expectations

I had the privilege of working with a powerful team this past summer, helping them define a new vision for themselves and critically assess their gaps and how to move forward to achieve their vision. At the end of our … Continue reading

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Need to affect change in your team/organization? Of course you do. Here’s a simple framework to guide you.

For a long time I passionately hated the term “change management” and all it conjures up in people’s minds. In my past HR roles, when I was accountable to partner with leaders to help them bring about a transformation, I … Continue reading

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Looking for the easy button to affect change in your team or organization?

I can’t imagine there is a team or business that doesn’t need to affect some kind of change in 2014. This past week, three people from different organizations all expressed the same frustration to me – that people seem to … Continue reading

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