Freddie Barrett, Executive Coach and Leadership Consultant, served Corporate America in Sales and Management positions for over 25 years before launching Resilient Solutions in 2001, a coaching and leadership development business.
For the past 16 years, Freddie has worked with individuals and teams to identify personal and leadership strengths, develop interpersonal skills to expand healthy relationships, and apply focused action for sustainable results.
Freddie’s approach to Leadership Development and Coaching combines reflective assessments, experiential learning, facilitated discovery, and committed action to reaching sustainable results. Often Freddie’s work begins with coaching a leader as they transition to a higher level of responsibility; looking at the leader’s emotional intelligence, conversational intelligence (C-IQ), natural talents, and leadership competencies aimed at inspiring and motivating others.
This work often progresses into working with the team to establish a foundation of trust, identify the team culture based on the natural talents of the individual team members, and raise the quality of conversations which leads to extraordinary performance.
Freddie is a Certified Conversational Intelligenc (C-IQ) Coach: based on Judith E. Glaser’s work in building trust and getting extraordinary results), Facilitator of The Extraordinary Leader (360-degree feedback program), EQ in-Action (emotional intelligence assessment), the Instinctive Drives System® (identifying natural talents and needs), Hogan Inventories, DISC, Strengths Deployment Inventory, and Libby Wagner’s Influencing Options.
Freddie’s love of learning and expanding “toolkit” enables her to customize her work to what is most needed by her clients in reaching desired new levels of renewal, resilience, and results. Freddie is a contributing author in the 2012 book No Winner Ever Got There Without a Coach. Her chapter “Coaching for Resilience” details her strategies for resilience.
Freddie holds a Master of Arts in Applied Behavioral Science with an emphasis on Coaching and Consulting in Organizations, a Bachelor of Science in Business Management, and is a Master Hudson Institute Certified Coach and Somatic Coach.
Some of Freddie’s clients are: Intel Corporation, Microsoft, T-Mobile, Comcast Cable, Bellwether Housing, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and King County Local Hazardous Waste Management Program (LHWMP). Freddie has served on the Board of the Women’s Business Exchange in Seattle and was Board President for the Seattle Center for Spiritual Living.