Leading Change through Shared Vision: A Whole Brain Approach
Anna Pool, president of Executive Savvy, expresses her passion for individual and organizational effectiveness through a powerful range of coaching and consulting skills and expertise. Her breadth of experience in facilitating individual leadership development and top team development allows her to quickly understand and clarify her clients’ “must win” business imperatives. As a trusted advisor to top leadership, she provides insight, tough feedback and helps leaders build a collaborative environment where the future can be envisioned and systematically enabled.
A seasoned business professional, Anna has facilitated leadership and organizational development, executive education, and executive coaching across a broad range of industries, including Michelin, Shell, Fluor, Verizon, Citi, Bayer, Cisco, Sandia National Labs, Cargill, Lucent, Nike, Raytheon, and Ford Motor Company, as well as numerous government agencies.
Anna’s business background includes experience at the vice president and Board level of a medium sized alternative health care facility, benchmarked by the Harvard Medical School as one of the most innovative and effective of its kind. She is the former Director of Organizational Consulting for Lore International Institute (now a Korn Ferry company). She also served as the organizational learning consultant for Ford’s New Business Leader program, an innovative action-learning program that was benchmarked by the International Consortium on Executive Development as among the best in the world.
Anna is the author of the Bronze Telly Award winning video series, Effective People Skills, and is the co-author of Lore’s 360 Assessment of Collaborative Tendencies. She holds a Masters degree in Organizational Development from the Fielding Institute in Santa Barbara CA. and has completed a two-year certification with The Gestalt Institute of the Berkshires. She was a contributor to the book, “Influence and Collaboration” by Barbara Singer. Anna is certified in the use of the Survey of Influence Effectiveness, Voices 360 Feedback Tool, the Myers Briggs, Firo B, Bar-On EQi, the Denison Organizational Culture Survey, and numerous other assessments.
President of Executive Savvy ANNA POOL:Are you a leader who has struggled with leading change initiatives? An internal or external consultant, coach or facilitator who has found the change process to be nearly impossible to direct? You are not alone. According to Harvard Business Review, the statistics on failed change initiatives come in around […]