A conversation with Shannon Schultz, MBA, ORSCC
How does a five-star introvert come to be leading Fortune 500 organizations through conflict and change? Leadership consultant Shannon Schultz came to coaching through a back door, having discovered it midway through her career. Organization and Relationship Systems Coaching (ORSC™) is one of the primary skillsets she uses to coach clients in the manufacturing, healthcare, consumer products, and transportation industries.
Shannon launched her corporate career at Delta Air Lines, eventually guiding teams driving enterprise-wide initiatives. For almost two decades, she has been at the head of her own consulting agency supporting large-scale organizational change.
In addition to being an ORSC Certified coach, Shannon is a Senior Faculty Member of CRR Global. She is also a Senior Consultant for The Full Circle Group and an Affiliate for Executive Coaching Connections. Shannon has served as program faculty for the University of Notre Dame’s Executive Programs and the University of Georgia’s Executive MBA Program. She holds a BA in journalism and advertising from the University of North Carolina, and a MBA in marketing and strategic management from the University of Georgia.
Shannon believes that the leadership imperative of the 21st century is to lead through complexity, using Relationship Systems Intelligence (RSI™) as a guide.
A conversation with Nina Simonds, MA, CPCC, ORSCC
Nina Simonds believes that coaching can leverage leadership in unexpected places. For more than 15 years, this certified Organization and Relationship Systems (ORSC™) coach has worked with individuals, pairs and teams to support transformational change in systems.
Nina now uses her coaching skillset to host “Let’s Get Real,” a podcast exploring the intersection between personal transformation and social change. Her hope is to help others better understand complex social issues, and through that new understanding inspire affirmative choices and action.
In addition to her ORSCC credential, Nina is a certified Co-Active Coach (CPCC) and has served as a faculty member for both CRR Global and the Co-Active Training Institute. She earned her Master's degree in Social Science from the University of Chicago and holds a Bachelors in Business Administration from Oklahoma State University. Nina was recognized as the Washington State Coach of the Year in 2014.
In this conversation, Nina discusses connecting people to create community, how coaching supports activism, and what she anticipates as being her next step forward.
A conversation with Floyd Carlson, MSMIS, B.Sc., PCC, CSM, ORSCC
Ask Floyd Carlson a question, and he’ll give you an informed and thought-provoking answer. His drive to learn has served him well in a career which has ranged from the battlefield to the boardroom. Long before training as a professional coach, Floyd served with military units including the 101st Airborne Division before exploring the fields of computer automation, management and leadership.
It was a particularly powerful coaching session exploring an experience in Iraq that fired Floyd’s interest in coaching. Organization and Relationship Systems Coaching (ORSC™) skills and tools now support his work with corporations and large organizational systems. Floyd also has a passion for helping veterans reintegrate into their relationships.
Floyd holds a Master of Science in Management Information Systems (MSMIS) from Bowie State University and Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration & Marketing from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point. In addition to his ORSC certification, he is an ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC), and is trained in the Co-Active Coaching (CTI) and Neuro Leadership Institute Brain-Based Coaching models. He is currently completing the Neuroscience, Consciousness and Transformation Coaching Certification program.
A conversation with Neil Edwards, MPH, PCC, CPCC, NBC-HWC, ORSCC
For Neil Edwards, fulfillment in life and optimal performance can only emerge from a place of well-being. As a practicing coach, CRR Global faculty member and host of The Leadership Range podcast, Neil shares his experience and insights to help leaders become more relationally intelligent, positive, productive, and change agile. He incorporates spiritual warriorship in supporting leadership and advocating for a more inclusive world.
In his very early days working in physical and cardiac rehabilitation and health counseling, Neil realized the success or failure of his clients was tied to the systems around them. Organization and Relationship Systems Coaching (ORSC™) was one of the first coaching modalities he drew on as he expanded his services from physical fitness and wellness training to a holistic support of leaders and larger systems.
In addition to holding a Master of Public Health degree from the University of South Carolina-Columbia and a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology from Boise State University, Neil is a highly qualified coach. Along with his ORSCC credential, he is certified in Social+Emotional Intelligence, in Team Performance (CTPC), as a CoActive Coach (CPCC), and as a wellbeing coach (NBC-HWC).
In this conversation, Neil reveals how Relationship Systems Intelligence (RSI™) assists him in his work at the intersection between relationship, leadership, wellbeing and inclusion.
A conversation with Terrance Turpin, MBA, ICE-AC, ORSCC
Not only can Terrance Turpin explain why Relationship Systems Intelligence (RSI™) adds depth and value to Agile methodologies, he backs up his reasoning with data and solid case studies.
Originally a software developer, Terrance now supports Agile organizations as they integrate RSI into their processes. It turns out that an analytical, data-based skillset meshes very well with relationship systems coaching.
In addition to being a certified ORSC coach, Terrance is an ICAgile Certified Expert In Agile Coaching (ICE-AC). He holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Economics and Mathematics, and a Master's in Business Administration.
A combination of professional coaching, facilitation, software development and management experience helps Terrance in challenging teams to examine the ways they interact, and push beyond existing practices and relationship patterns to realize their potential.
A conversation with Michelle Davis-Howard, MS, LPC, ORSCC
At the heart of Michelle Davis-Howard's 20-year career lies a deep belief that we all have the capacity for change, to be better for and with one another. This belief carried Michelle into a career within the field of child welfare and recognizing that children are one of the world's greatest resources, and that we as adults have an obligation to be better for them.
Since she began her career as a juvenile probation officer in 1995, Michelle has progressed from working one-on-one with children and their families to shaping the larger systems meant to support them. Her interest in Organization and Relationship Systems Coaching (ORSC™) was piqued by the recommendation of a colleague, who recognized her desire to create holistic change at a systems level.
In addition to being an ORSC-certified coach, Michelle is a licensed professional counsellor and Certified Dare to Lead Facilitator. Michelle holds a master's degree in counselling from the University of Nebraska. She has written over 100 training curricula, and worked across more than 30 states facilitating culturally responsive practices in areas including child welfare, and diversity and equity within child and family serving systems.
CRR Global USA is honored to include Michelle in the team of professionals leading our Diversity & Inclusion initiative.
In this conversation, Michelle shares her thoughts on why diversity and inclusion is critical, and her approach to healing division by “getting rid of the yuck between us.”