Executive Coaching & Leadership Development.

Let's take you to the next level.

As you grow, your company grows.

 Make immediate change in yourself and your company.

Who is this service for?

If you are an executive-level employee or an assertive up-and-comer who understands that leading by example is the most powerful tool of change, our Executive Coaching Leadership Development program can help drive outstanding personal and organization-wide results.

We are oriented toward action

Leaders engage our Certified Executive Coaches for a wide variety of reasons. Some ask for help in unleashing creativity and innovation in their systems. Others want to overcome personal barriers that are hindering their success.

No matter why they come, no matter how big they perceive their mountain is to climb, all of our Executive Coaching and Leadership Development program participants have one thing in common—they are highly engaged, curious and ready for action.

We offer a safe place to reflect and discover

Coaching is a confidential space for you or your team to seek clarity and awareness through self-discovery which will help you overcome personal challenges.

A Certified Executive Coach uses questions to challenge you or your team to examine standard thinking and uncover new perspectives that result in actions that increase competency and produce extraordinary results.

Meet our executive coaches

Our Certified Executive Coaches are business owners located across Canada who understand what it’s like to face business decisions and challenges. 

Each member of our coaching team brings a specialized skill set to help leaders and members of their teams uncover hidden strengths, cultivate self-awareness and collaborate more effectively. 

Karen Brownrigg, CHRL, CEC

Founder & CEO

Karen is an accomplished senior human resources leader, certified executive coach and business strategist with more than two decades of experience leading transformational, mission-critical, security-sensitive and crisis management issues and initiatives.

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Tanya Nesterenko M.H.SC. CEC

Certified Executive Coach & Communication Consultant

Based in Toronto, ON, Tanya Nesterenko, is a bilingual Certified Executive Coach and Registered Speech Language Pathologist who specializes in helping individuals and teams identify, develop and strengthen their unique talents in order to accelerate personal and business success.

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Lysa Appleton

Executive Coach

Based in Halifax, NS, Lysa is a seasoned career practitioner and leadership consultant who has been working in the field of coaching and consulting since 2006. Her working style is warm and intimate yet effective and strategic in supporting people through their career transition, career management and re-employment.

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Martin Castellani, CEC

Senior Executive Coach, Conflict Coach & Human Resources Specialist

Martin joined iHR Advisory Services as a Senior Executive Coach, Conflict Resolution Coach and Human Resources Specialist after a 21-year career in the Royal Canadian Navy.

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of people who receive coaching report increased self-confidence.
benefit from improved work performance, relationships, and more effective communication skills.
of companies report that they recouped their investment on coaching and more.
(source: ICF 2009)

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Take your performance and your team's results to the next level.