Get to know Diane Dean, MA, MCC
Diane has a desirable combination of experience to be a coach--business acumen and experience plus psychology, learning and human dynamics. As a Master Certified Coach through the International Coach Federation, Diane has been coaching since 1988. Diane has coached dozens of leaders and executives on presence, leadership and management communication. In addition, she specializes in Academic and Career Coaching with a focus on learning how to learn, early career guidance and career change. Her specialized training in NeuroLinguistic Programming (since 1977) adds tools to facilitate rapid growth and change desired by her clients.
Diane is Founder and Principal of The Learner's Edge, an international coaching and consulting firm specializing in interpersonal communication, leadership and learning in the business environment and in education. She has more than 25 years in consulting, coaching and development for Fortune 1000 companies, smaller private companies, law enforcement and educational organizations. Her expertise in interpersonal communication and Executive Coaching allow her to facilitate rapid and successful change for clients. She is a recognized expert in how people learn, which enables her to short cut the time it takes people to learn new ways to approach situations that may be delaying their personal or organization development.
Areas of Expertise
Her consulting experience includes engagements focusing on change management, executive and management coaching, career management, communication, leadership development, presentation skills and meeting facilitation. Some of her assignments were with Square D, Dell, Ernst and Young, Temple Inland Financial Services, Polycom, Southwest Airlines and Fulton County Public Safety Training Center (police training center) as well as numerous educational organizations and schools.
Diane's corporate experience includes management positions as Manager of Curriculum Development for a training and development organization, Senior Consultant for Career Management and Executive Coaching in a global Human Resources Consulting firm and over 10 years as head of Learning & Development for Technology Capital Equipment company. Diane has presented at conferences nationally and internationally, including the Association for Talent Development.
- Interpersonal Relationship Coaching
- Leadership Development
- Train the Trainer
- Career Planning and Decision-making
- Executive Assessment and Coaching
- Management Team Building
- Communication Effectiveness
Diane is a graduate of the University of Houston and Montclair University Graduate School with a Masters degree in Psychology. She is a Master Certified Coach with the International Coach Federation and has served as adjunct faculty in the Business School of Southwest Texas State University, St. Edward's University for Business Communication, and in Human Resource and Organization Development for over 10 years.