Lawyer and Executive Coaching 2018-03-19T12:35:50+00:00

I coach lawyers, executives, and career professionals.

What would your organization look like if everyone were operating at peak performance?

Working with a coach, whether you’re an attorney, actor or athlete, greatly enhances performance. Coaching is a partnership designed to elicit powerful solutions to increase existing strengths and address any performance-related concerns at any level.

Together, we tackle areas of your professional and personal life that feel stagnant or simply needs improvement.

Don’t wait. Take the first step to achieving your goals and dreams. Set up a free initial consultation. Contact me at 215-696-3079, CoachDena@gmail.com, or send me a message.

I am a professional coach with a national practice, helping clients in all walks of life achieve career satisfaction, polish marketing skills, increase confidence, improve work/life balance and rediscover their sense of purpose and joy. During my 20th year of practicing law, I made the decision to become a coach. After reinventing myself several times and transitioning from deeply unhappy lawyer to one with a great sense of purpose and direction, I wanted to help others do the same in their careers and lives. I am certifed by the International Coach Federation and a former board member of the Philadelphia chapter. I have successfully coached a best-selling author, lawyers, accountants, and chief executives in many industries. I graduated from Temple University School of Law in Philadelphia and the College of Executive Coaching in California.

I am a regular contributor on The Legal Intelligencer and The Huffington Post. Read my latest articles:

Silence Is Your Secret Weapon: Use It to Gain Insight

If you want to get more information, better intelligence and clarity, consider allowing silence to play a supporting role in your communication style. It can be used to great effect. I will never forget a [...]

The ‘Philly Special’: A Lesson in Leadership, Teamwork

On the field of life, leadership and team work look a lot like they do on the field of sports. It's all about creating a culture where diverse opinions are actively encouraged, dialogue is ongoing [...]

Secret to Success: Your Business Needs a Purpose and a Plan

Are you looking for ways to simplify decision-making for your business or your life? Instead of agonizing endlessly, would you prefer having standards that automatically and organically eliminate some options while highlighting the efficacy and [...]

Grit: The Secret Ingredient of Success in Your Career and Beyond

The first time I heard the word "grit" was in the title of a 1969 movie, “True Grit,” the story of 14-year-old Mattie Ross, who hires Rooster Cogburn, a tough, aging, alcoholic U.S. Marshal to [...]

Stress Is On the Rise: Take Steps to Manage It

The other day, I began typing the word "coping" into a Google search and before I could even finish, Google began to populate search results which included coping with Hurricane Harvey, coping with the mass [...]

The Informational Interview That Changed My Life

When clients reach a career ­crossroad, I often suggest informational interviewing to scope out a prospective new role, firm, ­industry or career path. That suggestion is almost always met with resistance. The most ­frequently voiced [...]

Leadership: How to Win Others Over the Old-School Way

Every year, new books on leadership come out and the business world hungrily buys, reads and digests them. Book summary companies provide compressed descriptions for busy executives, professional service providers and entrepreneurs. It is estimated [...]

Personality Assessments: The Results Are in, Now What?

Back in February, I wrote about the importance of personality assessments to make good career decisions. It featured an interview with Dr. Robert Hogan, co-founder of Hogan Assessment Systems and an international authority on personality, [...]

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