Peak performance leadership strategies
Helping Leaders Reach Their Highest Potential
I am a doctoral trained behaviorist, Leadership and Executive Coach, and former leader of a Fortune 500 entertainment/media company with an extensive understanding of peak performance strategies, motivational psychology, resiliency, and cognitive conditioning built from the latest modalities in positive psychology, growth mindset, and neuroscience.
My coaching approach is a blend of my deep understanding of human behavior, behavior modification, and leadership effectiveness along with my over 20 years of leadership experience.
I have coached hundreds of emerging and senior leaders of Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies, from around the globe (e.g., ABC, Bravo Networks, CBS, NBCUniversal, Sony Pictures, and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Nonprofits, Financial Institutions, Political offices, and entrepreneurial businesses.
My EXPERIENCE & Training
Spanning more than twenty years, my leadership experience includes leadership roles for a Fortune 500 entertainment/media company, several healthcare organizations, and entrepreneurial businesses. I have a graduate education in Psychology and Counseling Psychology, post doctoral education in Neuropyschology, and Executive Coaching training from an International Coach Federation (ICF) accredited school (International Coach Institute).
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Media + press
A contributor to online magazines and digital information websites including Fast Company, YSF, Thrive Global, Made Magazine, She Owns It, and Geeky Girl Reality, Phyllis provides her expert opinion and thought leadership on a wide variety of evidence-based leadership topics. Her deep knowledge of human behavior and leadership theory makes her an authority in leadership effectiveness. Her insightful and inspiring thinking about relevant and current topics surrounding leadership makes her an effective and interesting contributor to current news stories.
Inspiring others is my passion…
With Phyllis’ perceptive observations, I also was able to gain clarity and perspective on what it truly means to be self aware and understand others.” Aliza Haftvani
Phyllis helped me put my “why’s” into focus and lay concrete and balanced steps to make huge improvements in my career and in my life. With her guidance, I transformed from being a victim to being a creator, which ultimately led me to starting my own company and doing what I love.
I highly recommend her to executives and high potentials alike.” Francis Morelos
She helped me focus my attention in areas that gave me the best return. She took the time to get to know and relate to the struggles I faced on my team.
Phyllis brought various tools and techniques to my team to helped us become better at managing our conflicts and more efficient in collaboration.
I would highly recommend Phyllis to anyone who is looking to grow their leadership skills and is interested in finding new and innovative ideas to stretch their teams.” Liza Galano
She excels at getting to the heart of an issue and walking you through the discovery process of finding a solution and moving forward. She is an empathetic listener and excellent communicator.
It’s been a true pleasure working with her.” Denise Muniz
Phyllis is a great sounding board and has an intuitive gift for identifying the root of the issue quickly.
Working with Phyllis has been a game-changer!” Anna Ryan