Carol Ellis Collingwood, Ontario
Leadership Coach, Career Coach, Team Coach
You are a good leader and you know you can be even better. Do you want to grow your emotional intelligence, be more effective, lead your team to even greater success?
I coach leaders and teams who want to be the best they can be, who have ambitious goals and want to achieve them.
I know what it is like to go through change, to work in a complex system and organization and to want more in your life to be the best you can be.
Coaching was a natural progression for me after working in human resources in a senior leadership role in a large organization for many years. I became fascinated by the action-oriented nature of coaching. Focusing on strengths, understanding your values, being clear on how the way you are being is getting you the results you are seeing - all create the impact you have and the quality of your work and life. Through coaching you will gain insights and understanding that will result in making changes that you choose.
I am professionally trained by the Adler Institute of Toronto, am a certified member of the International Coaching Federation (PCC), and a Certified Neuro Transformational Coach CNTC.
My mission is to help you create sustainable change, growth, and learning. I am here to encourage and inspire you. You are the creator of your life and through our coaching, I will work with you to find the confidence to achieve your goals.
My clients say that I am warm and caring and that I bring a sense of humour to my work. You will get the support you deserve at the critical moments when you need it the most. As your thinking partner, I will be that person who reminds you of your abilities and helps you to find your way through the challenges.
I believe in walking the talk - therefore personal development and growth have always been a huge passion of mine. Life on learning is a core value.
To find out if I am the coach for you I offer a complimentary 30 minute consultation. Why not give me a call today to get started?
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Tara, General Manager, Corporate Communications and Customer Service in a Municipal Government
Working with Carol has had an immeasurable effect on my work as a public sector leader. As we've worked together over the last year, Carol has challenged me with provocative questions and new ways of thinking, all of which has led me to define my own effective leadership style and bring out the very best of my own team. Carol is a consumate professional but also exceedingly approachable. My relationship with Carol has been a defining one in my career
Phil - Experienced Fire Service /Government Executive, Hamilton, Ontario
Carol is an amazing person. She is extremely knowledgeable, easy to talk to and provides solid advice. I would have no problem recommending her services to anyone looking for Career Coach Services. September 28, 2014, Phil was Carol's client
Janice, Professor, Ancaster, Ontario - 2014
"Connecting with Carol was one of the best things I did following my layoff. Carol is highly skilled as a career coach and passionate about the work that she does. At a time when I was confused and discouraged, Carol empowered me and provided me with the tools that I needed to explore and choose a new career path. I highly recommend Carol. "
Amy, Final Year Law Student, Toronto, Ontario - 2014
Carol coached me for my articling interviews and I found her a very warm and knowledgeable coach. She helped me polish my answers to the typical set of interview questions and worked with me to prepare some ingenious - and honest! - answers to that dreaded “greatest weakness” question. She also taught me a number of excellent techniques for managing interview stress and improving body language. Carol's coaching absolutely made me a more confident and effective interviewer and I would not hesitate to recommend her."
2014, Kathy, Passionate Marketing and Fundraising Professional, St. Clements School
Carol is an excellent coach. She approaches issues honestly and authentically, and I was able to learn and grow both personally and professionally as a result.
Brenda, Professor Ryerson University, 2013
Because of Carol's vast life and career experiences, she is well positioned to act as a coach for others who would like to achieve new goals and work through life/career issues. She has a dynamic style and a can-do attitude. I would recommend that you use Carol's services to help you achieve your successes!
Janice Neil, Professor, Toronto, Ontario
“Carol is an excellent listener who uses her keen observational skills to do a thorough assessment of the challenges involved in the project. She's consistent, stays on track and offers a variety of strategies to meet goals. Carol is a professional and a pleasure to work with.” 2008
Adrienne Bellehumeur, Calgary Alberta
“Carol is an energetic and positive mentor who offers great insight and ideas. Carol is able to come up with excellent plans and frameworks for solving problems and for achieving my goals.” 2008
Robin Singer-Turack, Toronto, Ontario
"Carol Ellis is an outstanding coach. She is able to identify what holds a client back from achieving their maximum potential and then works through those limitations with strategies that allow one to break through and accomplish their goals with a positive and enlightening approach. I would recommend Carol for anyone who is changing their career path and needs support and direction. My results were amazing. Thank you Carol!!!" Service Category: Career Coach Year first hired: 2011 Top Qualities: Great Results, Expert, High Integrity ________________________________________
Mark Amorosi, Executive Director, City of Guelph - 2012
I have known Carol Ellis for many years in her capacity as a Human Resources Executive. Carol entered into contracts with the City of Guelph to provide management coaching services. Carol brings considerable expertise to the table in providing coaching to individuals in management/executive positions to enable them to be successful in the workplace. Her experience and skills in coaching are stellar. Her municipal experience also has added considerable value in understanding and appreciating the working environment of her clients here at the City of Guelph. I would not hesitate to recommend Carol for any coaching assignment.
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