Jeremy Robinson

Jeremy Robinson’s business career has been the result of the mix of disciplines of writing, psychotherapy and management consulting. He has coached C-level executives, Senior VPs, VPs, Directors, and high potential employees in a wide range of industries including pharmaceuticals, financial services, advertising/media/publishing, consulting, high tech/Internet/telecom and transportation. He has also consulted and coached entrepreneurial and family business owners.

Jeremy is frequently chosen to coach highly-valued, high IQ executives on their self-management, leadership and emotional intelligence skills. He enjoys helping them make specific behavior change to improve overall leadership and managerial performance. His no-nonsense approach uses emotional intelligence competencies to drive behavior change. Jeremy also specializes in working with those organizations that have a commitment to diversity by coaching female, African-American, Latino and gay/lesbian leaders.

He started his career as a newspaper reporter. He was a trusted interviewer who interviewed and wrote articles about prominent public officials including Ronald Reagan and Congressman Pete McCloskey. His interviewing skills deepened during five years of training in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis at the Postgraduate Center for Mental Health in NYC, where he also received training in an early forerunner of coaching called community mental health consultation. Applying his psychotherapeutic and interviewing skills to work being done in the adult development field, Robinson’s coaching career was launched.

Mr. Robinson often speaks on the topic of leadership development, and coaching. In November, 2004, he presented on the topic of diversity and professional development at the Minority Corporate Counsel Association Conference. He has spoken on the topic of Executive Coaching at the California Minority Counsel Association, American Psychological Association, NY State Psychological Association, Linkage Coaching and Mentoring, as well as presenting a live coaching demo on the phone at the International Coach Federation Conference. He co-facilitated the 3rd Annual Executive Coaching Summit in 2001. He has been quoted on coaching in The Economist Magazine, The Christian Science Monitor, Wharton Business School E-Buzz Online Magazine and The Seattle Times.

He is the President of Robinson Capital Corp., a human resources consulting company. He is founder of Blackbird Leadership, a management consulting firm specializing in coaching and developing female and minority executives, and attorneys. He is Co-Academic Director for the Executive Coaching Program at the Aresty Institute of Executive Education at Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania. He is Faculty member and Fellow of the Zicklin Leadership Initiative at Baruch College in New York. He is Founder of Executive Coach Academy, an organization that trains psychologists, HR Execs, OD practitioners and business executives in executive coaching. He is also on the faculty of I-CoachNewYork. He is one of four featured executive coaches on the videotape "Top Coaches In the USA". He and two colleagues have recently written an assessment for Executive Coaches called the Coaching Development Assessment (CDA). He is certified in a variety of assessment tools including the Emotional Competency Inventory (ECI), which measures emotional intelligence, and the Hogan Assessments. He is expert at designing and coaching executives on customized 360-Degree Executive Assessments.

Jeremy holds certificates in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, and Community Mental Health Consultation from the Postgraduate Center for Mental Health in NYC. He has graduate degrees in Social Work and English Literature/Creative Writing.

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