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Team Member

Nicole Normand

Nicole Normand is President of Innovative Coaching Services, a highly effective certified leadership coach, dynamic facilitator, consultant and associate for Optimum Talent.  Nicole brings over 25 years of corporate experience as a recognized leader, trainer, mentor and developer of top talent.  Nicole partners with her clients to develop new awareness, become more effective and navigate the complexity of today’s challenges by helping them focus on what it takes to overcome obstacles, and ready themselves for increased visibility and responsibility.

In her corporate career, Nicole served as a regional leader responsible for strategic plan, business development, client experience, P&L, and interfacing across the enterprise. Nicole has been involved in start-ups, championed employee engagement and several change management initiatives including talent management and leadership development opportunities.

A Certified Coach Practitioner with International Coach Federation (ICF) accreditation Nicole is certified in many assessments including Leadership Circle Profile, and Leadership Culture Survey, recognized by ICF. She has completed Neuro Linguistic Programming, and Neuro Coach Programming recognized by The American Board of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (ABNLP). Nicole volunteers as Co-President at Elevate Toronto, a global organization for women to connect, learn and grow in business.

Nicole’s main focus is helping leaders get unstuck and gain the courage to stretch, work through blind spots or fears and move forward in their careers. Nicole is a huge “personal brand” enthusiast working with leaders and executives to develop confidence, presence, and influence for their careers and business. She leverages corporate experience, tools, techniques and proven strategies for her client to build new capacity for growth coupled with conscious leadership effectiveness development to create positive impact and achieve amazing results.

Clients find Nicole approachable, passionate and candid. She is committed to facilitating the change management process and working with others to develop workplace and cultural competencies that drive results.

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