Working with Lynn Dessert

Why Choose Lynn Dessert

There are coaches who are experienced, coaches who are certified and coaches who deliver results – with Lynn Dessert you get all three.

With 2500+ hours of coaching time, Lynn has helped many executives and high achievers set goals, build self-confidence, develop breakthrough leadership skills, open doors to new thinking and make decisions to improve their lives – professionally and personally.

When you are ready to make an investment in your career development – make a decision that makes a difference.

Lynn Dessert, MBA, PCC

Lynn Dessert, MBA, PCC

Executive Career Coach

About Lynn Dessert

Lynn started her executive career coaching and consulting business in 2001 after a 17- year career in human resources and line management. Her vast industry experience in best practice Fortune 1000 companies includes:

  • AlliedSignal (Honeywell International)
  • The Quaker Oats Company (PepsiCo)
  • Bausch & Lomb Inc.
  • Engelhard Corporation
  • The Kroger Company

As a vice president of Human Resources, she provided executive coaching and managed world-wide succession planning, training, and management development.

Since beginning her own businesses, Lynn has successfully delivered high quality solutions to higher education, financial services, pharmaceuticals, biotech, high technology, chemical, professional services, technical services, health care, hospital administration and manufacturing industries. She has developed and delivered programs worldwide on the subjects of Leadership Development and Behavioral Sales Training.

One of the major benefits of Lynn Dessert’s vast experience is her ability to bring creative thinking and approaches to coaching and business solutions. As a personal coach, Lynn helps executives face and overcome career derailing traits, enabling them to move into company cultures that support their strengths. Up and coming managers seek out her guidance to accelerate their development in managing others and their careers.

Lynn received her BA degree in Social Work from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, and continued her education in an accelerated graduate program at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, earning an MBA in Management Concentration.
Professional Certifications

Lynn Dessert hold the following certifications:

  • Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with International Coach Federation
  • Certified Neuro Linquistic Programming (NLP) Coach
  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP)
  • Hogan Assessments
  • Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument (HBDI)
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Qualified (MBTI)
  • Benchmarks Certified by The Center for Creative Leadership

She is able to administer a variety of assessments with CCP, Inc. and the Center for Creative Leadership with her qualifications including: SKILLSCOPE°, KEYS°, Executive Dimensions, 360 BY DESIGN, Prospector°, Firo-B, Strong Interest Inventory, and Thomas-Kilmann Instrument.

Publications and Media
Lynn has written for several publications, and is the author of The Secrets to Successful Job On-Boarding and What to Do After Being Fired and writes a blog – Elephants at Work, focusing on your career and personal development. She is a sought-after expert by the media to provide insights and expert advice.

Lynn belongs to a number of professional organizations including:

  • International Coach Federation – Global Member
  • International Coach Federation – ICF Charlotte Chapter – President-Elect
  • Society for Human Resources (SHRM)
PCC Professional Certified Coach
HBDI Certified
Certified NLP Coach
Hogan Assessments Certified
“Lynn is a terrific resource to the executive that needs HR guidance, career advice, personal branding, and overall team leadership guidance. She can work with a group or an individual on many levels.  She has redirected me several times with her calm wisdom. I also recommend her blog. It is a quick read once or twice a week and has excellent commentary and advice to keep your leadership and HR neurons firing. See it and sign up at” Ted Newill

ex VP Sales and Marketing, Reichart Inc,

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