• Do you want to become a more effective leader, but aren’t sure where to start?

    We help leaders develop their emotional intelligence so they can better engage with their teamsmake decisions more effectivelyhandle stress appropriately, and deliver bottom line results.

  • Is your coaching business missing that one thing that will take it to the next level?

    We teach coaches the tools and skills they need to truly transform their clients’ lives and create a thriving business.

  • Are you eager to release the untapped potential of your organization with Emotional Intelligence Leadership Development Programs?

    We guide organizations in designing and implementing world-class leadership development programming that actually works!

WE'RE YOUR TEAM!

  • We help leaders develop their emotional intelligence so they can better engage with their teams, make decisions more effectively, handle stress appropriately, and deliver bottom line results.

  • We teach coaches the tools and skills they need to truly transform their clients’ lives and create a thriving business.

  • We guide organizations in designing and implementing world-class leadership development programming that actually works!

AND WE WANT TO WORK WITH YOU!

OUR TEAM

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Drew Bird

MSc, MA. Founder, Principal

 

Drew is an established leadership and organization development practitioner with more than a decade of experience coaching leaders, developing programs, and creating solutions that generate results. He has experience working with leaders, coaches, consultants, and organizations of all sizes. His broad exposure to organizations in a variety of sectors has allowed him to witness first-hand the difference that effective leaders, and effective leadership practices, can have on an organization and the people within it.

 

He is a Premier Partner and an approved Certifying Trainer for the EQ-i and EQ360 instruments by Multi-Health Systems (MHS), as well as the Risk Type Compass assessment and the Pearman Personality Integrator. In addition, he holds certifications as an Achieve Global Master Trainer, is a qualified MBTI practitioner, and is certified in the Hogan HDS, HPI, and MVPI instruments.

 

Drew holds an MSc in Organizational Psychology from the University of London, England, and an MA in Leadership from Royal Roads University in Victoria, Canada. He is a member of the Canadian Psychological Society (CPA) and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP).

 

If you’d like to learn more about the projects Drew is working on or speak with him directly, don’t hesitate to reach out.

 

Email: drew@clearpointleadership.com

Twitter: @drew_bird

LinkedIn: https://ca.linkedin.com/in/drewbird

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Kevin Tomkins

MA. EQ Coach, Facilitator

As a lifelong student of leadership, Kevin’s passion for coaching and leadership development was cultivated during his 20 years in the competitive financial services industry.  His professional experience includes responsibilities in human resources, sales, leadership, strategy, project management, process improvement, coaching, team development, facilitation, and cross-functional collaboration.

Kevin’s personal learning journey has resulted in a Diploma of Associate in Business Administration, Lean Green Belt Certification, a Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching, certification in the emotional intelligence assessments of EQ-i 2.0 & EQ 360, and a Master of Arts in Leadership from Royal Roads University.  Utilizing practical application of theoretical concepts, Kevin has advised senior executives and led organizational strategic priorities as a project owner.

Recognized for having a positive attitude and balancing professionalism with a sense of humour, Kevin provides individuals with a safe space to explore the challenges and opportunities within their lives.  By curiously testing assumptions in a positive way, he encourages individuals to self-discover new possibilities, establish achievable goals, determine a course of action, and empower themselves to achieve more than they previously thought possible.

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Cathy Morris

MA, HCS, Program Director, Emotional Intelligence Coach

 

Cathy is a talent management professional with over 16 years of strategic people process and culture evolution work. She is a certified Human Capital Strategist, holds an M.A. in Sociology, and is a Certified Emotional Intelligence (EQ-i) Coach. Her expertise includes leadership development, organizational design and development, and human resources strategy.

 

Cathy works closely with leaders to identify and establish culture-shaping behaviors and systems. She creates workplaces which foster innovation, employee engagement and demonstrable business results. Her approach is consultative, asking key questions to lead productive dialogues with difficult or charged topics. Cathy frames her role as translator and facilitator, helping clients to discover and articulate the best solutions to their challenges.

 

Throughout her career, Cathy has served businesses in the areas of training and performance management, leadership development, business process redesign, and overall organizational change. Her experience with startup to Fortune 500 organizations has focused on leading the development of people solutions to increase performance effectiveness and process transformation, while focusing on direct support of business needs.

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Deborah Smart

CD, MA. EQ Coach, Facilitator

 

Deborah (Deb) Smart is a talented corporate educator and organizational development specialist.  Deb has over 25 years of experience working with both the public and private sectors in organizational and leadership development, team effectiveness, team and individual coaching and training, and curriculum design.  She is also a leading specialist in Situational Leadership.  Most notably she has worked with leaders in healthcare and federal government, and has practical senior leadership experience leading a leadership and management school within the Canadian Armed Forces.  Deb works with individuals and teams to support their efficacy and advancement in leadership practice, and believes the best results are found by allowing individuals tap into their own wisdom.

 

Deb is passionate about building trust and collaborative relationships, and by guiding people and team through hard conversations, they become empowered and work toward the results they desire.  She consistently keeps the client experience and outcomes in focus, while still challenging existing approaches, process and thinking.  She is the kind of person who is capable of respectfully asking the question many people avoid, and keeping individuals in constructive dialogue.  Her goal is to foster an environment where change, innovation, and engagement thrive, and to support leaders in understanding these concepts and processes by examining them through multiple lenses and intelligences.

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Karen Bowen

MA, BA, Coach, Facilitator

 

With over 20 years’ of experience in leadership, learning, and organizational development, Karen supports organizations and teams through comprehensive leadership curriculums and interventional organizational development services. Karen holds a BA in English, a Certificate in Adult and Continuing Education, and a Masters in Leadership through Royal Roads University.

Karen’s certifications in graphic facilitation, Barry Oshry’s Power and Systems, Gervase Bushe’s Clear Leadership, Human Systems Dynamics and the Myers Briggs Type Inventory allow her to deliver innovative leadership learning programs and powerful organizational interventions.

 

Karen has a foundational belief that we are accountable for our experience and empowered in the choices we make. Karen’s role in development is one of planner, designer, facilitator, teacher, and coach. She guides individuals and teams through a process of exploration that results in tangible and effective behavior and culture change.

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Maja Karlsson

MA. RD, ACC, Certified Coach, Facilitator

 

Maja Karlsson is a leadership coach, organizational development professional and registered dietitian with a passion for making workplace environments thrive. Her 15 years of leadership experience equip her with the knowledge, skills and insight to deliver real change when and where it is needed.

Maja is committed to personal and professional development. She has an MA in Leadership from Royal Roads University (Victoria, Canada), is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach from the Coaches Training Institute (CTI) and is accredited as an ACC through the International Coaches Federation (ICF).

She brings with her an extensive leadership and management background from the health care industry. Repeatedly taking on unique roles that have not been done before by others has given her the chance to work with senior leaders in innovative ways that challenge the status quo.

Maja embraces change and works closely with senior leaders to make lasting change that supports clients, employees and the organization as a whole. She is adept at developing new and innovative programs, and has had particular success in providing leadership training and development opportunities to middle and upper level managers.

She is described by those who work with her as thoughtful, genuine, perceptive, and not afraid to “call it like it is”.