Innovative Leadership International LLC is a woman-owned coaching company.
Innovative Leadership International LLC assembles a world-class team of executive coaches and an expansive global network of vetted, top notch colleagues to serve the coaching needs of any size organization on any continent.
We’re in business to support world-changing leaders with a socially responsible corporate mission to have a profound shift in their leadership performance, thus amplifying and accelerating their impact in/on the business, the world, and their legacy.
Our purpose is to have a profound impact on leaders and their organizations' success.
Our best clients are those executives and leaders who are highly intelligent and mission-driven, leading in a fast-paced, chaotic, or complex environment where the stakes are high.
Our key areas of expertise are leadership development, executive development, business development, team and culture development, sustainable transformation, and innovative influence.
We help leaders and executives find clarity in chaos, resolve leadership challenges, navigate internal politics and manage strategic relationships, whether managing upwards or cultivating allies or empowering, motivating, and delegating effectively to employees. We serve as a strategic sounding board for any leadership issues that arise.
Our firm specializes in leadership development through executive coaching, team/group coaching, and customized training. Innovative Leadership's executive coaches provide a personal approach to organizational transformation by focusing on action planning and follow-through, as well as goal and vision achievement.
Our facilitators and trainers design and implement meetings to develop your employees' skills in these core areas:
Building effective teams
Powerful presentation skills
Individual performance effectiveness
interpersonal business relationships
structures for accountability
Philosophy: Service, Support, Profound Impact
Our coaching is grounded in ethical best practices recognized internationally for their effectiveness in guiding clients to achieve their goals. Professional and personal integrity is our highest value. Everything we do is in service to and support of our clients' needs, and we have a profound impact on those objectives that matter most to our clients. Our training is designed to create a learning environment for the participants that is grounded in adult learning methodologies and crafted to promote discovery, engage them in educational dialogue, and develop new skills while strengthening old ones. Our leading coaches are focused on bringing applied knowledge and benchmarks of excellence to your organization and assisting clients in designing and implementing strategies that fulfill the organization's objectives. Our commitment is to exceed our clients' expectations while providing superior quality coaching services.
Statement of Confidentiality
All staff and consultants that work with Innovative Leadership International LLC on your behalf will be held to the highest standard of confidentiality of all documents, personnel, and conversations held throughout and after the duration of our professional relationship with your organization.
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Meet the CEO
Suzi Pomerantz, MT, MCC
CEO, Executive Coach, Bestselling Author
Suzi Pomerantz is an award-winning executive coach, facilitator, and #1 bestselling author with over 24 years of coaching and teaching experience working with leaders and teams in more than 200 organizations internationally across Government agencies, not-for-profit and private sector clients, including seven companies on the Fortune 100 list. Ms. Pomerantz specializes in executive coaching, leadership development, and innovative influence. A coaching veteran in the legal industry, Suzi has coached leaders in seven corporate law departments and over a dozen law firms.
Suzi’s strength lies in helping leaders and organizations find clarity within chaos. Her no-nonsense approach is professional, strategic, conversational, analytical and results-oriented. A pioneer of the coaching industry, she was one of the first executive coaches to receive the Master Coach credential from the International Coach Federation over 19 years ago and is considered a thought leader in the coaching industry.
Suzi helps executives, teams and high performing, high-potential future leaders to clarify their vision and exceed prior performance. She provides executive coaching, team/group coaching, and emerging leader coaching in organizations to assist executives and their teams with setting strategic direction, managing talent, and developing leadership bench strength. She also develops leaders in teambuilding, sales, effective meetings, interpersonal savvy, and facilitating change. She helps organizations develop and retain leadership capacity by coaching leaders in executive presence, presentation skills, personal power, communication, and vision work.
Ms. Pomerantz’s coaching work with scientists, researchers, and administrative operational leaders focuses on developing emotional intelligence, leadership acumen and skills to help navigate in a high-pressure, high-growth environment. Scientists and PhD’s cite results of her coaching that include increased confidence, improved strategic visibility, an ability to successfully navigate the political landscape, leadership influence, and an improved ability to balance the demands and stresses of work with life.
Ms. Pomerantz’s coaching is credited with supporting the development and growth of the nationally acclaimed DuPont Legal Model, which cut outside legal expenses by 48% producing bottom-line savings in excess of $50 million. Her coaching supported the strategic design and enhanced communication between the owners, partners and staff of a professional services company. The former command-control style of leadership of the company transformed to a more collaborative, facilitative leadership model resulting in enhanced partner communication, and improving employee and partner engagement by 89%.
Suzi is a recognized leader in the advancement of the profession of coaching in organizations, serving on several international boards of directors. Suzi chaired the first ICCO Symposium in Washington, DC on The Global Implications of Organizational Coaching. Suzi has been guest faculty and a featured speaker to industry leaders in over a dozen coaching schools and programs including: Association of Coach Training Organizations, Hudson Institute of Santa Barbara, Newfield Network, Gestalt Center for Organization and Systems Development International Gestalt Coaching Program, Fearless Living Institute, Adler School of Professional Studies/ Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto Leadership Coaching Certificate Program, and the Purdue University Organizational Leadership Development Lab. She coaches world-changing visionaries in the prestigious TED Fellowship program. Suzi facilitated as well as co-chaired the International Executive Coaching Summit, an invitation-only annual gathering of worldwide senior executive development experts. Suzi presented at the Annual International Coach Federation Conference and the Capitol Coaches’ Conference, as well as The World Business and Executive Coaching Summit, and teaches executive coaches as faculty at the Executive Coach Academy and the College of Executive Coaching. Suzi was named Resource Faculty Member at Advantara Global Coach Training Institute. She has also delivered guest lectures at George Washington University, Loyola University, and the University of Virginia and has coached executives in the MBA for Executives Program at Darden. Suzi presented, coached, and led team meetings at the prestigious Linkage Best of Organizational Development Summit in 2008. In 2009 she co-founded and launched both the Library of Professional Coaching and the Leading Coaches' Center. She was a panelist at the inaugural World Business and Executive Coaching Summit in 2011 and a featured speaker at the same event in 2012. She co-created and co-founded the acclaimed ECMBA Program (Executive Coach Master Business Accelerator) in 2014.
Suzi holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia and a Master’s degree from the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education. Her honors include Kappa Delta Pi International Education Honor Society, Dean’s List, and Lawn Resident (Thomas Jefferson’s Academic Village).
In addition to her academic achievements, Ms. Pomerantz is credited with more than 30 publications about coaching, ethics, and business development, and 10 books including the bestselling Seal the Deal: The Essential Mindsets for Growing Your Professional Services Business (HRD Press, 2006) and the #1 international bestseller Ready, Aim, Captivate, co-authored with Deepak Chopra and other luminaries. She has been quoted in the Washington Post and Washington Business Journal.
Suzi received the 2007 Woman of Achievement Award and is a member of the National Association of Professional Women as well as several coaching organizations including ICF (International Coach Federation) and IAC (International Association of Coaches). In 2008 the ICCO (International Consortium for Coaching in Organizations) Board of Directors established the Suzi Pomerantz Award for Stewardship. In 2009, Suzi was named the #1 Most Influential Executive Coach on Twitter, and in 2010 she was invited as a Founding Coach in Keith Ferrazzi’s Relationship Masters Academy. She was also named a coaching hero for her work with the world changers in the prestigious TED Fellows program. In 2012 she was invited to join the Harvard Business Review’s Advisory Council to help shape the content they develop on management and leadership. Suzi annually attends the exclusive Conversation Among Masters invitation-only gathering for master coaches. In 2013, Suzi was inducted into Bestselling Authors International Organizationand became a Founding Member of the Mentors Guild. She served a couple years as the Director of Training for the Leadership Coaching and Organizational Performance program at George Mason University and Rutgers University. In 2015, Suzi was named a Gold Coach by the Association for Coaching Excellence, and in 2016 joined the Forbes Coaches Council. She is the designer of the LEAP Tiered Coaching Program and a co-founder serving on the Executive Board of the International Professional Coaching Publications Association (IPCPA) and serves on the Advisory Board of the international journal called Philosophy of Coaching. Recipient of the 2017 ICF Global Board Chair’s Award and was named in Corporate Vision magazine’s Coaching Top 50 as well as Six Figure Coach magazine’s Top 200 Coaches to Follow Online.
Suzi at a Glance:
#1 International Bestselling Author/ Co-Author of 8 books
CEO, Innovative Leadership International LLC
Advisor, Harvard Business Review's Advisory Council
Internationally credentialed Master Certified Coach since 1998
Advisory Board Member, Founding Vice President and Executive Board Member of the International Consortium for Coaching in Organizations (ICCO)
Founding Editorial Board Member of the International Journal for Coaching in Organizations (IJCO)
Co-Founder of the Library of Professional Coaching
Founder of the Leading Coaches’ Center
Executive Board Member, Past Co-Chairman of the International Executive Coaching Summit
SupporTED coach for TED Fellows