Madeleine Homan Blanchard
Madeleine Homan-Blanchard, a Master Certified Coach, author, and speaker, has been a coach since 1989 and is a cofounder of Blanchard Coaching Services. She is responsible for consulting with companies that want to establish a coaching culture, designing large scale coaching implementations, mentor coaching, and coaching for senior executives. Her vision is to make coaching ideas available to as many people as possible.
As a pioneer in the coaching profession, Madeleine has started several coaching organizations and was the first to attempt a rolled-out coaching strategy to 2,100 employees on seven continents in 1997. Her coaching company, Straightline Coaching, was devoted to the success and satisfaction of creative geniuses. Madeleine is a codesigner of the Coaching Management System (CMS), an innovative and unique internet application designed to lower the cost of administering large scale coaching initiatives and enhance the coaching experience for clients.
With a deep understanding of human behavior, Madeleine inspires leaders to use coaching concepts to increase their effectiveness by helping them see themselves clearly and making them laugh. Her favorite topics include coaching concepts, uses, process, and skills, as well as coaching as it relates to leadership.
Coaching Essentials for Leaders
“Madeleine is an outstanding presenter. She has something to say and she delivers it with style, humor, and real punch! At the recent ICF Conference in Australia the keynote presentation she led was one of the highlights of the entire conference!”
— John Campbell, Director, Focal Point Organizational Development, Sydney, Australia