Independent leadership consultant of 12 years and founder of Lorraine Richmond Leadership Coaching, Lorraine Richmond is an international ICF-certified coach, leadership interrupter and accomplished inspirational speaker based out of Kelowna, BC, Canada.
Her insightful and motivational keynotes share the richest lessons and strategies from her experience as a senior leader in local and provincial roles, private companies and not-for-profit organizations. Her greatest teacher and learning has been the gift of the unexpected surprise of leadership betrayal and the long dark night of the soul that followed.
Wrestling with the values paradox, with the longing and the knowing and with the challenge of choosing the casualties has served to impassion her message and interrupt old defaults and patterns of leadership, especially in well-entrenched companies, church groups and not-for-profit organizations.
Lorraine enters the room with a keep attentiveness to building genuine and authentic value for diversity and individual respect. Her coaching and speaking include the neuroscience of building trust for those who wish to impact their sphere of community and/or a global reach.
She has an unquenchable passion for two signature truths that emerge powerfully in every conversation, workshop and keynote: people matter and people are better together.
An intuitive catalyst, Lorraine’s expert analytical and communication skills inspire visionaries to contribute their unique capacities for the greater good. Her practical teaching double-clicks on the pathways of exploration and discovery for the unique call and purpose of each individual, whether it is in a one-to-one conversation or in a crowd of thousands.
It is the purpose of her business and life to influence a meaningful culture change where the values and purpose of people matter. Her time, energy and love of learning and love for people compel her to coach, facilitate and teach people how to articulate, understand and grow their unique capacity and personal purpose in the context of a diverse and sometimes complex environment.
A team leader in a global coaching agency, published in the local news as a Woman to Watch, Lorraine is also certified in Emotional Intelligence assessments, 360’s, the Values Blueprint System, Group Coaching, the Clarity Model and Conversational Intelligence.
Lorraine’s personal values include: purpose, freedom, collaboration, connectedness, growth, learning, gutsy truthfulness, joy and meaningful conversations.