Columnist: Joan Washburn, Executive Coach

Joan Washburn, ACC, is a master at coaching busy, professionals as they zero in on their top priorities, stop wasting their precious time and energy on things that don’t matter and produce the results they’re aiming for.

She also works with leaders of large companies as well as small business owners to deliver professional development trainings designed to produce resilient and productive employees, happy customers and increased profitability!

Her on-line programs are guaranteed to deliver practical tools and build essential skills her clients use every day both personally and professionally to succeed with ease and grace vs. stress and struggle. Her clients come to her because they feel a need for her expertise in accelerating results, managing change with ease, or there is something at stake and it is big!

Joan is credentialed by the International Coach Federation, a Licensed Trainer by the Academy for Coaching Excellence and a graduate of the Wharton Business School AMP.

Prior to starting Washburn Endeavours, LLC (WE) in 2006, she was the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for a division of Siemens Medical (PETNET Solutions), where she built a world class organization comprised of sales, marketing, product development and technical support specialists to address the growing opportunity and increasing competitive nature in the Positron Emission Tomography (PET) market.

At PETNET she led the development and implementation of a training program and the associated selling aids that resulted in a sales force consistently ranked #1 in the industry. She had $10 Million dollar P&L responsibility in 2005.

Are You One of the 87%?

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  • 8 Months ago
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Did you know that approximately 87% of the people in the world feel inferior in some way? The major reasons given for these feelings of inferiority is that we spend way too much time comparing how we’re doing with our judgement of how someone else is doing. In other words, comparing our insides to someone […]

Mix It Up! Step Out of Your Comfort Zone.

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  • 9 Months ago
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Recently while doing research for an article I was writing I Googled “comfort zone”. As you can imagine, pages and pages of quotes, articles, even t-shirts come up. Simply put, your comfort zone is a behavioral space where your activities and behaviors fit a routine and pattern that minimizes stress and risk. It provides a […]

There Must Be Something Wrong With Me!

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  • 11 Months ago
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Why does every project take longer and cost more than you planned? “This should only take a few minutes” inevitably turns into an hour. Determine how long a project should take, then multiply it by three – there’s your real timeline. And, staying within a budget on any project can be quite a challenge. There […]

No Groaning Allowed!

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  • 12 Months ago
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It’s that wonderful time of the year again. A time full of possibilities and time to create your 2017 Goals. If that thought makes you groan and want to turn the page, this article is for you! We’ve all created goals throughout our lives. Some we have completed; some we lost interest in half way […]

What’s Your Excuse?

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  • 1 Year ago
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Can you guess what one of the major stumbling blocks of success that I hear often in coaching sessions? In other words, what excuse do you think I hear the most. Read on to see if your guess was correct. Recently I went to hear the motivational speaker, author, and business consultant, Mathew Kelly.  His […]
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