Jackie Stevenson is the founder and CEO of Spirit of Leadership LLC. She is a consultant, coach, therapist and educator. Jackie teaches at Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management Executive Development Program, the School of Applied Social Sciences and the ICF Gestalt Institute of Cleveland Coaching Program. She is on the Weatherhead School of Management Executive Ed coaching staff and is a Board-Certified Coach (BCC) . She is a past Director of the Mandel Jewish Community Center of Cleveland and of the Clinical Center of the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland.
Jackie is founder and director of the “Experiential Learning with Horses”: Developing Human Potential for Positive Change professional development certificate program. and “Wolf Creek”, a wilderness based leadership and personal development program for women. Over 100 women have participated in this year long training program exploring the teachings of nature and the power of personal presence.
Jackie teaches and lectures within the U.S., the U.K., Turkey, UK Kazakhstan, Jordan Israel and Mexico. She integrates emotional intelligence, Appreciative Inquiry, embodied awareness, best coaching practice, “experiential learning with horses and nature” into her strength-based coaching services.
Jackie’s work is unique to each client. The coaching process is grounded in well accepted practices and focuses on a strength based approach of “what’s working” and “what needs to change” perspective. As an executive coach she is a champion of authenticity and character and “doing well by doing good” Incorporated in her coaching is the development of embodied leadership presence focusing on body language and the alignment of mission, goals and action. Jackie specializes in unique coaching sessions and leadership and team building retreats through experiential learning with horses and nature.
She is the author of “Someday We’ll Live Like Horses: Authentic Presence in Leadership and Life” (can be found at Amazon books)