Leadership Coach and Consultant
Gail Basaraba is a successful Leadership Coach and Consultant with a passion for helping individuals, teams and organizations reach their potential. She is a creative, strategic thinker skilled at aligning organization and people strategies with business priorities.
She has over twenty years of experience and has provided customized consulting and coaching solutions to a diverse client base including customers such as: Suncor Energy, Shell Canada, ConocoPhillips, Albian Sands, Devon, Enerplus, CCS Midstream Services, Strad Energy Services, The City of Calgary, Monsanto, Bayer, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and numerous others.
An area of specialty is coaching -- both individuals and teams. Gail has worked with leaders at all levels from CEO’s to Mid level Leaders to maximize their potential and to adopt and implement change to improve organizational effectiveness and improve business performance.
Gail integrates her passion for individual and team excellence, with her skills as a coach, trainer and facilitator, to provide customized results oriented team interventions. She uses team assessments, tools and methodologies to create a comprehensive profile of the team's current reality from the inside out. This enables the team to gain powerful insight and awareness of existing team strengths and challenges. Gail will tailor workshops and team coaching as a unique intervention to assist teams to be able to create their own action plans, optimize their performance and achieve extraordinary, sustainable results.
Gail has also designed and delivered leading edge leadership programs and even partnered with Duke University on one of these initiatives. These leadership programs were customized to align with their organization’s core values and key management practices.
Gail is a certified coach with the International Coaching Federation. She has a zest for learning and for bringing best in class training and solutions to her clients. In 2016, Gail earned the prestigious designation of Conversation Intelligence (C-IQ) Certified Coach. C-IQ uses the transformational approach that combines neuroscience and coaching. This science-based methodology elevates leadership capacity and helps improve organizational performance by developing masterful communication skills that focus on accessing those parts of our brain that bring us insights, strategic thinking, trust, integrity and highest level decision making. This was a year long Certification Program in which Gail served as a Mentor Coach to other coaches in the program. Her education and training includes a degree in Psychology; graduate of the Coaches Training Institute (CTI); certification in Marshall Goldsmith’s Executive Coaching – Stakeholder program; and a certificate in Team Coaching International’s Team Diagnostic training.