Ten reasons to work with an executive coach


You are smart.  You are a leader.  So you should be able to figure it all out, right? Probably.  Mostly. But a coach helps you with things you can’t easily do yourself. For example, an executive coach, working with you individually: Helps you see the wood for the trees.  Instead of staying mired Read more

Four Strategies for Dealing with Discomfort at Work


Sometimes problems at work can take up a disproportionate amount of time and brain-space. Whether you are a top-level executive or anywhere else on the organizational chart, you might find a particular issue churning over in your mind at night and draining your energy during the day. It could Read more

Lessons from an Inspiring Leader, Nelson Mandela


Clients in my leadership coaching practice have asked me: “Which business or political leaders should I model myself on so I can develop myself more fully as a leader? What should I read?” The answer is a complex one.  There are hundreds of inspiring and admirable leaders, from today and Read more

Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. Dwight D. Eisenhower 

Woolf Consulting is an executive coaching and consulting firm, specializing in increasing the leadership capacity and effectiveness of emerging and senior level leaders,  and management teams, in financial and professional services, technology, life sciences and health care.

Our clients are technical professionals, women, and global executives, who are seeking to advance their career, invigorate their organization or drive positive change.

Our specific approach helps people to:

  • Expand their perspective and leadership repertoire
  • Strengthen strategic business thinking
  • Increase their awareness of personal style and impact
  • Enhance their “executive presence” and ability to communicate effectively
  • Realize the potential for excellence and deliver consistently superior business results.

The business outcomes of more effective leadership include:

  • Stronger financial performance.  Greater clarity and focus, increased productivity, better organizational alignment around the achievement of business goals.
  • More productive business relationships.  Increased revenue generation opportunities and elimination of wasteful deployment of time, energy and costly resources.
  • Improved return on human capital investment.  Enhanced employee engagement, accountability and performance, more effective teamwork, and more robust leadership pipeline and succession planning.


What clients have said:

“Fredia is outstanding in her ability to guide and coach executives. She is intelligent, highly respected in her expertise and offers valuable feedback. Fredia is able to give you direct constructive feedback while enabling you to remain confident in your abilities to succeed. She is always prepared, focused and makes every interaction meaningful. She is ‘Best in Class’.”

Vice President, Financial Services Organization

 “I highly recommend Fredia. As a result of working with her for nearly two years, I have grown as a leader and have deeper insight into my strengths. She inspired me to overcome mental blocks that limited my effectiveness as a leader. Over time, I began to realize little steps of progress have transported me to the next level. My newfound confidence is elevating me and my team to new heights. I will be forever grateful for her insights and techniques.”

Senior Vice President, Global Technology Organization

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  • Testimonial

    “I highly recommend Fredia as an executive coach. As a result of working with her for nearly two years, I have grown as a leader and have deeper insight into my strengths, but more importantly she inspired me to overcome mental blocks that limited my effectiveness as a leader. Fredia continuously pushes you slightly past your comfort zone, without making it feel daunting. Over time, I began to realize these little steps of progress have transported me to the next level. My newfound confidence is elevating me and my team to new heights. I will be forever grateful for her insights and techniques.”
    Senior Vice President, Global Technology Organization