It Takes A Leader To Mold A Leader

Professional development that results in lasting career benefits requires astute guidance from an experienced coach with a track record of achievement.

Turtle Executive Coaching was founded by Irené Turtle, who has built an active and successful career as an in-demand coach, facilitator and public speaker. Irené established her credentials as an executive recruiter before branching out into other areas of Human Resources that allowed her to fine-tune her skills in Project Management, Succession Planning, Leadership Development and Change Management. She has trained for and consulted with companies ranging from tech startups to large, well-established brands in verticals that include the Entertainment, Biotech, Financial Services and Healthcare Industries.

Earlier in her career, Irené acquired a wealth of  experience working in a range of capacities for The Walt Disney Company and  at Acacia Research, a Pasadena-based incubator that was active in the era. During her tenures at Disney and Acacia, Irené developed additional skills in Talent Acquisition, Employee Relations and Training – all of which are critical to the evolution of any organization that values growth.


We’ve Earned Our Stripes

In addition to her role as company founder, Irené oversees all client coaching and facilitating. She also maintains an active schedule as a public speaker. Among the degrees she’s earned and the accreditations she holds are:

ICF credentialed Coach PCC
Advance Certified Personal and Executive Coach
Bachelor of Arts in Social Psychology
Post-Graduate Diploma in Management Studies
Certified in Mediation by the Los Angeles Bar Association
Certified Hypnotherapist

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Thoughts On Leadership

Over the course of her coaching career, Irené Turtle has built a solid reputation for her thought leadership on subjects dealing with leadership challenges. The following are some of Irené’s recent articles on a variety of topics relevant to issues in the workplace.

Becoming a Great Virtual Leader Part II

As the pandemic continues, I’ve watched different friends and clients deal with this unique and hopefully once in a lifetime change in varying ways. Some see opportunities galore and go into all-business mode making plans how to pivot while others are immobilized. Then there are the rest of us who have good days and bad. …

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Becoming A Great Virtual Leader Part 1

It was St. Patrick’s Day earlier this week and I had to forgo my annual celebration. I was thinking that all those centuries ago, St. Patrick was clearly a leader of his time. But he definitely didn’t have to deal with communicating via Zoom, Skype, Webex and conference calls. The last week or so has …

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Workplace Bullying – Could You Be Guilty?

I’ve seen a lot of bad behavior in my years as a consultant and in corporate management. In fact, that’s what motivated me to become a Leadership Coach. I’ve seen the look on people’s faces when they’ve been humiliated by their leader, ridiculed by a co-worker, or left sitting at their desk during lunch while …

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