Darlene Templeton has the experience, the wisdom and the natural ability to empower businesses and professionals to achieve their greatest potential! She is CEO and founder of Templeton & Associates, a professional speaker, business strategist, certified executive coach, trainer and author. She brings 36 years of experience at IBM to her work and provides a level of unparalleled mastery. Darlene specializes in leadership and transformation for professionals, specifically for those who want to make a greater impact personally and professionally. Her proven success with businesses gives executives and professionals the tools to effectively navigate through dynamic transformations and challenges. Employee engagement is increased, resulting in the enhanced performance, leadership skills and ability to achieve extraordinary results. For over 30 years Darlene managed local and global cross-functional teams in multiple areas of IBM. During her career she was in charge of projects ranging from $100K to over $350M. She has a background in consulting, operations, sales management, organizational change, human resources, international sales & marketing, strategy & behavior change, business transformation leadership, worldwide project management, business partner management and middle/executive management. She was known as the “fixer”, the person who could provide solution-based strategies to unsolvable issues both inside the company, across industries, and with her clients. Sought after speaker and trainer with a special talent for easily connecting with audiences and workshop participants, Darlene creates immediate feelings of trust and integrity. Gifted with humor and a natural-born storyteller, her presentation style is exceptionally enthusiastic, energizing and fun! She has been called the “high octane” energy source in the room, and entertaining, motivational and inspirational! Customizing each and every program for her audience she leaves them empowered with the tips, tools and strategies for leadership, personal and professional excellence, and unparalleled success. Darlene is the Founder and Chief Leader of the AMAZING Women Alliance, a group of high achieving women who meet monthly to inspire, motivate and support each other to achieve their goals. The AMAZING Women Leaders program is a six-month results driven leadership development and coaching program designed for professional women who are committed to accelerate, accomplish and achieve their goals both personally and professionally. You can build more confidence, develop business and leadership strategies and implement your action plans to achieve your goals and get the results that you desire. A published author, Certified Professional Coactive Coach (CPCC) through Coaches Training Institute, (CTI), completed the one year Leadership Program at CTI, and Darlene is on the Faculty of Organizational Coaching at CTI, and is Certified through International Coaching Federation (ICF). Darlene was the Co-VP of Career Development and established the Mentoring Program for the Austin Human Resource Managers Association (AHRMA), Texas Women in Business (TWIB) and several other associations. Darlene is very involved in Gifting Care, an Austin non-profit that support women and men with breast cancer. She also volunteers for Dress for Success and other local charities. Contact Darlene today to become engaged, inspired and empowered for extraordinary results in business and in life.
Some topics Darlene speaks on:
*Confident Leadership Through Chaos
*RAMP UP Your Leadership Skills
*How to Unleash Your Super Hero Powers
*What's On Your Leadership Tool Belt?
*Approved for HRCI Credit
Darlene charges fees.