Company: Profound Growth
Location: Celebration, Fla.
Ursula Pottinga, CPCC, is the co-founder of Be Above Leadership and is the co-developer/leader of its popular training program for advanced coaches: Neuroscience, Consciousness and Transformational Coaching, currently available in the U.S, Canada and the U.K. A master coach for 14 years, she is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach through The Coaches Training Institute. Ms. Pottinga is known for her deep wisdom, humor, and ability to access powerful intuition for the sake of her clients. When she is not traveling the world, she lives in Celebration, Florida.
With 25 years of experience in professional development, Ms. Pottinga has worked with managers, supervisors and executives in the US, Canada and Europe to improve performance. She has held executive positions in Germany, Belgium, England, Canada and the US. She is also a skilled facilitator with more than 10 years’ experience creating and leading workshops, events, and meetings as an organizational development consultant. Ms. Pottinga is the president of Compass Coaching, as well as the co-author of The Guide to Getting It: Remarkable Management Skills and Create a New Normal. She also co-founded and directed a non-profit organization focused on leadership development for young leaders serving in AmeriCorps, a national service program.
Ms. Pottinga chose this career path 14 years ago when she decided to work and have her own business for executive coaching. Her biggest challenge is growing the business, the clients and assignments and handling all the administrative functions, but is currently successful doing-so by utilizing her greatest strength in coaching, training on all aspects of business and creating curriculum. Outside of establishing her own business, Ms. Pottinga’s greatest accomplishment has been raising her two daughters, who she and her husband draw inspiration from to continue as successful professionals.