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 dot.com 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.

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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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