Linda Zhang

Linda is an executive coach and leadership consultant with more than 20 years solid business background in North Asia. Her business background covers Sales, Marketing, General Management, Business Consulting, etc. Her industry spectrum contains FMCG, Mobile Phone, IT/Communication, Consulting, etc. She had served MNCs and Chinese companies such as P&G, L’Oreal, TJOY, Alcatel, GN, Keystone.
 
Linda has an unique methodology of 4E leadership development action learning framework in 4 dimensions: energy enhancement, team engagement, empowering others and self evolvement. It inspires mindset shifts through deep level self discovery, encourages the clients to take immediate actions to make positive changes towards optimized results for both organizations and individuals. 
 
Linda’s Professional Services:

  • Executive leadership team development and team building workshops
  • Executive coaching for leadership development, on-boarding, transition and succession
  • Executive team coaching for strategic alignment and collaborative team dynamics
  • Managerial coaching training programs: 4E Coaching for Performance, 4E Coaching for Engagement, 4E Team Coaching
  • Corporate coaching culture cascading and sustaining project designing and delivery
  • Corporate mentor program designing and consulting
  • Mentor coaching for ICF credential applicants
  • Career coaching and consulting
  • Business School MBA student mentor program designing and consulting

 
Linda customizes the coaching value proposition base on clients’ needs. She serves clients such as ABB, AIA, Autoliv, Bayer, B.Braun, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Bosch, Celanese, Cornelius, Dow Corning, Dumex, Eaton, Ford, Huazhu, Ingersoll Rand, Kingfisher, Lanxess, Merck, Metro, Mondelez, MWV, Schindler, Schmitz Cargobull, Starbucks, WD-40, etc.  


EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS, FACULTY, PUBLICATIONS

  • 1985-1992 Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), BS of Applied Physics, MS of Optical Fiber Communication
  • 2001-2003 EMBA, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)
  • 2003 DISC Certified Consultant
  • 2009-2010 China National Certified Psychological Counselor at Grade II
  • 2010 Hogan Certified Consultant
  • 2010 MBTI I&II Certified Consultant
  • 2010-2011 Columbia University, Columbia Coaching Certification Program (CCCP), Advanced Certified Coach
  • 2010 Fielding Graduate University, Evidence Based Coach
  • 2011 International Coach Federation (ICF), Associated Certified Coach (ACC)
  • 2012 Kegan & Lahey ,Minds at Work, Immunity to Change (ITC) Mapping Certified Facilitator
  • 2013 International Coach Federation (ICF), Professional Certified Coach (PCC)
  • 2014- Fielding Graduate University, Doctoral Student of Human & Organizational Development

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • 360 Assessment
  • Action Learning
  • Appreciative Inquiry
  • Building Leadership & Org. Resilience
  • C-Suite Leader Coaching
  • Change Management/ Leadership
  • Client Relationship Management
  • Coaching Program Design & Management
  • Communication and Influence
  • Creating Rapport w/ Difficult Colleagues
  • Creative Conflict/ Conflict Resolution
  • Derailment Management for Leaders
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Ethics, Trust, & Values Based Business
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Presence
  • Executive Team Alignment Facilitation
  • Executive Team Assessment & Development
  • Experience as a Senior Executive
  • High Performing Organizations
  • High Potential Leader Coaching
  • Innovation and Creative Problem-Solving
  • Internal Coach Training
  • Leadership Development Program Design
  • Managing and Leading Change
  • Managing Up Effectively
  • Merger & Acquisition Integration
  • Mindfulness at Work
  • Navigating Global Business Environments
  • Navigating Organizational Politics
  • Coaching for Executives in New Roles
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Strengths-based Leadership Development
  • Stress Management and Stress Reduction
  • Systems Thinking & Learning Organization
  • Team Facilitation
  • Values, Mission, Vision Facilitation
  • Women's Leadership

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

  • Beauty & Cosmetics
  • Consulting
  • Consumer Products
  • Marketing
  • Telecommunications