Chuck Appleby

Chuck Appleby is an executive coach andorganization development consultant with over 30 years of experience helpinggovernment, industry, and non-profits adapt their organizations to meet futureneeds. He specializes in methods tosolve complex challenges including Design Thinking and Action Learning.

Chuck�s approach to coaching is based on sixguiding principles: (a) Client Based. Chuck meets clients where they are, respondingto their needs, opportunities and challenges. The client drives the focus ofthe coaching conversations. (b) Trust-Based. Honesty and openness are thehallmark of every conversation. And allconversations are held in strict confidence. (c) Strengths Based. Successin coaching is promoted by focusing on the client�s strengths and talents. Addressing opportunities for improvement areaccelerated by focusing on a strength that can be leveraged. (d) FutureFocused. The coaching conversations are focused on shaping a positive future forthe client. (e) Developing Leadership Maturity. Increased self-awareness and maturityare developed through constant feedback. Clients are encouraged to challenge their assumptions and developbroader awareness of their potential to positively influence theirorganization. (f) Commitment to Action and Accountability. Clients make commitments to try new approaches during each coachingsession. The insights gained from trying new approaches are discussed atsubsequent sessions.

Chuck started his own leadership developmentconsulting firm 13 years ago. He hasprovided strategy development and leadership development services to a widerange of customers including Wells Fargo, John Hancock, Travelers, Allstate,Nielsen, Microsoft, Exelon, iRobot, Booz Allen Hamilton, Elliot Turbo, NASA,and the American Petroleum Institute.

He received his BA from Dartmouth College(Economics and History), and his PhD in International Politics from The JohnsHopkins University�s School of Advanced International Studies, withconcentrations in international economics and strategic studies. He began his career as a naval officer withleadership positions on two nuclear submarines. After serving in the Navy, he was a company officer in two technologycompanies. He is currently an adjunctfaculty member in Organization Development at The George Washington Universityand Georgetown University.

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