MaryJane Bullen, MSOD, ICF

MaryJane Bullen, MSOD, ICF

MaryJane brings 30 years of experience in coaching and working with leaders, managers and staff in non-profits, for-profit and government to create cost-effective performances through leadership and cultural alignment.  MaryJane has seen how cultural entropy impacts employee engagement and significantly influences organizational and financial performance.
 
As an executive coach, MaryJane is centered by her integrity as she contracts, listens and collaborates with her clients to clearly define the coaching topic.  She honors the client as the expert in his/her life whose values provide a strong foundation for decision-making.  MaryJane believes that every one of her clients is resourceful and creative.  She knows that her role is to support the client’s discovery, clarity and alignment that s/he wants to achieve in their work.  She encourages her clients to generate their solutions and strategies.  MaryJane designs practices, selects assessments and continually monitors the effectiveness of the partnership with her client.  Her integrity is grounded in years of study, practice and self-awareness.  MaryJane draws on many to discover the unique perspective of each leader, manager or staff so that they can maximize their strengths while uncovering their blind spots.  The core of MaryJane’s coaching is built around understanding ‘who you are and why you are here’ so that each client and each member of the organization can collaborate to make meaning of their work while delivering the work program. 
 
MaryJane holds a Master’s in Science degree in Organization Development from American University.  She studied her coaching profession at Integral Coaching Canada in Ottawa. In addition, she is certified by the Canadian Institute for Conflict Resolution in mediation, conciliation and conflict interventions. 
 
MaryJane has worked as an internal management consultant with the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank) supporting senior leaders in strategic planning by designing and facilitating strategic forums, town hall and stakeholder meetings.  She has worked with new organizations to create clear vision and mission statements that attract and keep the best staff.  MaryJane uses a variety of assessments to uncover the personal styles, values, as well as the current and desired culture of the organization that opens the space to deeper and more productive conversations between leaders, managers, staff, customers and stakeholders.  She has consulted with associations in implementing their strategy by working with leaders, their boards and staff.