College counseling and Team Performance Workshops
Executive Coaching Denver, Colorado

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Curious.

Inquisitive.

Connector

of people.

Squash the judgement and instead increase the curiosity and understanding of how women experience decisions related to career and family. My mission is to help outstanding women liberate and reflect their best self in whatever their chosen life's work is.

 

Passionate about helping all people lead in their careers and lives from a place of authenticity and freedom instead of living by the confines of the status quo.

Adrienne Partridge, Ph.D -- Leadership & Career Coach--is on a mission to accelerate the growth and advancement of leaders and for the companies in which they work. A self-proclaimed data nerd and fact-finder coupled with a mischievous and curious spirit, Dr. Partridge has an uncanny ability to unleash and develop the authentic leader within individuals.

 

She coaches individuals experiencing career transitions and specializes in developing and coaching high-potential female leaders. By coaching leaders to discover and develop their authentic leadership style, Dr. Partridge guides her clients to reflect and act as the best version of themselves in their careers and lives. This increases their efficiency, influence, and visibility as leaders. Dr. Partridge works with corporate teams to optimize team performance, productivity, and innovation. She facilitates individual and group leadership coaching programs and workshops. Certified in a variety of personality, leadership, and career assessments, Dr. Partridge leverages her ability to interpret the results in her coaching and consulting work.

 

Dr. Partridge also has a special interest and expertise in coaching women who want to go back to work or have recently returned to work after stay-at-home motherhood. Her doctoral dissertation, From career woman to stay-at-home mother and back again: Understanding the choices mothers make, examined mother’s decisions and experiences related to career transitions and family situation. She earned her Ph.D in Organizational Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology in San Francisco, CA. Dr. Partridge is based out of Denver, CO. She writes for The Huffington Post, Thrive Global, and is also a columnist for Inc. Magazine, writing a column called "Growth Through Authentic Leadership".

packages

The Authentic Leadership Development Intensive

In this intensive 3-month program, Dr. Partridge coaches you through her signature Authentic Leadership & Career Development System™

 

Who is the program for?

Ambitious, high-achieving, and high-potential women who want to be more effective, visible, and influential as leaders, while experiencing less stress, anxiety, and burn-out in both work and life. At the end of this program, you will operate with greater ease, confidence, and authenticity as a leader. This is for budding leaders, new leaders, and seasoned leaders alike.

 

Formal Assessments

  • Targeted Coaching Questionnaire
  • 3 Leadership and/or Career Assessments
    • Examples of assessments commonly used in this program (but not limited to): Kolbe A™ Assessment, CPI™ for Leaders, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®), 360-Degree Feedback from team
  • Interpretation of Assessment Results

 

Personalized Leadership Coaching Program

  • Intended Outcomes
  • Goals & Objectives
  • Personalized frameworks to assist in development

 

1:1 Coaching & Support

  • 1.5 hr. Discovery Session
  • 10 60-minute coaching sessions
  • Ongoing support & feedback throughout the coaching engagement via email and brief phone calls in between sessions

The Authentic Leadership Starter program

  • 1 Formal Assessment + Targeted Coaching Questionnaire
  • 2-hr Assessment Interpretation Feedback and Coaching Session
  • Personalized Leadership Development Recommendations & Plan

The Authentic

Career Development Intensive

In this intensive 3-month program, Dr. Partridge coaches you through her signature Authentic Leadership & Career Development System™. This program will allow you to decide upon one specific career path in which you have a high likelihood to find success and happiness.

 

Formal Assessments

  • Targeted Career Coaching Questionnaire
  • 3 Career Assessments
    • Examples of assessments commonly used in this program (but not limited to): Kolbe A™, CPI™ for Leaders, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) ,Strong Interest Inventory
  • Interpretation of Assessment Results

 

Personalized Career Coaching Program & Strategy

  • Intended Outcomes
  • Goals & Objectives
  • Personalized frameworks to assist in career development
  • Cover letter and resume support

 

1:1 Coaching & Support

  • 1.5 hr. Discovery Session
  • 7 60-minute career coaching sessions
  • Ongoing support & feedback throughout the coaching engagement via email and brief phone calls in between sessions
  • Career research support
  • Introduction to my network when applicable

Career exploration program

This package will narrow down the options to 2-3 career paths in which you would have a high likelihood to find success.

 

  • 2 Formal Career Assessments + Targeted Career Coaching Questionnaire
  • 2-hr Assessment Feedback Interpretation and Coaching Session
  • Personalized Career Development Plan with recommendations for best fit career and/or job options

my coaching methodology

THE Authentic WOMAN LEADERSHIP RETREAT

Through extensive research and practice in the field, I have developed my own proprietary 3-step leadership coaching methodology. Please contact info@adriennepartridge.com for more detailed information on my coaching process.

I have developed a unique women's leadership program & workshop for ambitious women who desire more out of their careers and lives. This is an intimate and carefully designed retreat with a small group of talented women, which is by invitation or recommendation only.

for your organization

for you

  • Development of a transformational and authentic leadership style that brings out the best in you, your colleagues, and direct reports.
  • Improved ability to make decisions and take specific actions to achieve business goals.
  • Activation of a coaching mentality to effectively manage conflict and foster an authentic & high-performing team.
  • Increased emotional intelligence, which is essential to being a high-performing leader.
  • Nurtures a coaching culture in the workplace.
  • Leadership and Culture are two sides of the same coin: The more transformational and effective the leadership is, the heathier your organizational culture is, and high-performing your organization will be.
  • Developing influential leaders will positively impact both organizational culture and the bottom line.

Why is leadership coaching important for women and organizations?

A study conducted in 2015 by my friends at McKinsey & Company and LeanIn.org reported that, “From entry level to the C-suite, women are underrepresented at US corporations, less likely to advance than men, and face more barriers to senior leadership. In fact, at the rate of progress of the past three years, it will take more than 100 years for the upper reaches of US corporations to achieve gender parity.”

 

I don’t accept that it will take 100 more years to achieve greater gender equality in the workplace. My mission is to accelerate the growth for female leaders and for the companies in which they work.

for more information and pricing please email  info@adriennepartridge.com

Corporate

Team performance workshops

These workshops are designed to increase team performance by guiding work teams to achieve greater cohesiveness, productivity, and innovation. As a Kolbe Certified™ Consultant, I use the Kolbe Index to uncover individual strengths and talents to guide my Team Performance Workshops.

diversity & Inclusivity strategy consulting

I have developed The Corporate Diversity & Inclusivity Index™ to assess the degree to which your organization is strategically and operationally inclusive to gender and cultural diversity.  After carefully analyzing and interpreting the results, we then formulate a strategy to improve diversity and inclusion to attract new talent, promote greater employee engagement and retention, as well as company innovation and financial return.

 

Why does a company’s commitment to diversity and inclusion make good business sense?

 

McKinsey & Company reported that, “Companies in the top quartile for gender or racial and ethnic diversity are more likely to have financial returns above their national industry medians. Companies in the bottom quartile in these dimensions are statistically less likely to achieve above-average returns. And diversity is probably a competitive differentiator that shifts market share toward more diverse companies over time.”

 

Research conducted by Deloitte University Press found that, “Leading companies are working to build not just a diverse workforce, but inclusive workplaces, enabling them to transform diversity programs from a compliance obligation to a business strategy. Our research shows that companies want to shift from diversity as a program to diversity and inclusion as a business strategy. But nearly one-third of companies in the global survey say they are unprepared in this area, while only 19% claim to be fully ready.”

Dr. Partridge creates and delivers engaging speaking engagements for company conferences, leadership summits, women's groups, and more. Speaking engagements are tailored to inspire and inform the specific audience. Subjects include:

 

• How companies can best support and retain working mothers

• Workplace flexibility as a smart talent management strategy

• How to successfully navigate times of career transitions (e.g. maternity leave, leaving work for stay-at-home

  motherhood, and career reentry)

• Authentic leadership

• Employee engagement

• Talent management

 

 

For Speaking Inquiries Contact: info@adriennepartridge.com

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Executive Coaching Denver, Colorado

"Adrienne is a trusted colleague of mine and her insight on women's leadership is extensive. We were lucky enough to involve her in the research and development process of the Electric Woman Leadership Coaching programme in London. She brought the content alive by adding relevant, recent facts and stats to boost our theory. She also challenged any areas that felt fluffy to make sure the content was credible. Her advice and support was crucial and made our processes so much smoother and because of her input, we felt extremely confident with the content that was created. Adrienne has a bright, engaging and magnetic personality and this mixed with her vast knowledge in the area of women's leadership means you're in very capable hands!"

 

- Nikki Armytage, Founder of Electric Woman, London

"I lead a team of over 4,000 sales consultants and Adrienne was a speaker at my team’s annual conference. She tailored her speech on Authentic Leadership to the audience and it was beautifully in-line with our organization’s mission and vision. She spent time researching and understanding my team before she planned and delivered her speech. Not only was Adrienne professional, but she was relatable and enthusiastic with the perfect touch of humor. The feedback I received from my team was fantastic. One of my team’s biggest takeaways was Adrienne’s illumination of the tendency many people have to be people pleasers. She provided actions my team could take immediately to squash their inner people pleasers to become more authentic and fearless leaders."

 

- Laura, managing director, beautycounter, DENVER

"A recent session with Adrienne has absolutely opened my eyes to what’s been holding me back from feeling confident about launching my new business. She gently, and with humour, helped me to find some very practical tools that I can implement daily to start to overcome this limiting mindset. Along with these tools, her warmth and encouragement have given me a lovely confidence boost that now helps me to feel excited, instead of anxious, about sharing my business. Thank you Adrienne!"

 

- Kelly Campino Bradford, Career Coach, Switzerland

"When I started coaching with Adrienne, I was feeling stressed and overwhelmed in my exciting, yet demanding career. With Adrienne's help, I have become more effective at prioritizing time and projects, while also developing better ways to support both my own goals and my team's goals.  I can say now that I am now a more self-confident leader, which has allowed me to become an even more successful contributor at work. I now feel like I have achieved greater depth and balance in both my career and life thanks to Adrienne's guidance."

 

- Samantha, Sr. Partner Development Associate, San Francisco

"You can’t put a monetary value on Adrienne’s coaching program. The first few sessions it feels hard and like a lot of emotional reflection. But, then after session 3, once Adrienne had insights into my needs, then the real work started. We started working on specific tasks to grow and I started reflecting on myself in new ways. I started answering the hard questions around how to be my best self. Then at the half way point, I really saw why investing to grow myself, my business, and my team was worth it. We found the weak spots in my foundation and Adrienne filled them with positive energy and tactics that helped me understand why I was thinking negatively and how to work through those triggers. By the last week of coaching, I didn't know what I ever did without Adrienne. I’ve done a lot of personal therapy, but I finally got therapy for my business and the benefits have been huge. I now have a positive relationship with investing (not throwing) money into my business. My colleagues feel that I’ve become more assertive as a leader and am being more honest with myself about my expectations for my team on a daily basis. You can’t put a value on Adrienne’s value—the investment is invaluable. Thank you, Adrienne!"

 

- Alison P. Sauter, Principal and Creative Director, Shelf Studio,

  Austin, Texas

"Adrienne is genuine. She has a quality about her that makes it really easy to confide in her, while maintaining the utmost professionalism and respect for boundaries. My one-on-one coaching with Adrienne helped me gain perspective on my needs as a professional and she helped me make one of the hardest, but best decisions for my career. She showed me that I am worthy of trust and respect in the workplace. I am forever grateful for her expertise and reference our time together often when trying to solve work conflicts."

 

- Tanya Rosenzweig, Brand Director, Austin Texas

"I came away from this coaching experience with a personal confidence that has carried over to all aspects of my business.  Adrienne's approach allowed me to develop the tools and techniques to be the leader my team needs."

 

- Meg, Owner/Creative Director, Denver

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