Where do I start?
I believe I was born with a purpose greater than myself in life. As cheesy as this may sound, I decided to leave my nearly two-decade career at NATO behind to use this purpose.
I left my nearly two-decade career at NCIA, NATO’s Cyber Security Agency, to focus on implementing my vision for a Cyber EQ leadership.
I worked as a senior executive stakeholder engagement coordinator at the NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCIA). I was with NATO for nearly two decades. Having worked closely with people from over 40 countries, I am uniquely positioned in fostering trust and understanding among diverse, global stakeholders across the public and private sectors within multidisciplinary teams.
How do we find purpose?
I believe your purpose comes knocking on your door louder and louder until you start listening. In my case, it meant collapsing on the floor without any motivation to get up again. I knew then that the burnout that was looming large for several years had now become a reality. I lost any appetite for life that I had, and all I wanted was to sleep for as long as possible.
Soon after, a voice in my head and my gut feeling kept telling me to quit and hand in my resignation. The sound became so loud that I could no longer ignore what I believed to be my life’s purpose. So I quit a Senior Executive position at the world’s largest crisis management organization, NATO.
Two years later, I am now living my potential. I work with organizations in helping them exercise people, processes, and technology to mitigate the risk of cybercrime. I am leveraging the science of emotional intelligence with my two-decade experiences in NATO’s cyber agency. I help managers from multi-disciplinary teams lead their people through challenging times while working remotely.
I also believe in life coaching for managers who need to invest in cultivating personal leadership first to build and lead Thriving teams in the new digital space.
…and my credentials?
I am a licensed Social-Emotional Intelligence Coach and a Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Master Practitioner, a certified EQ-i 2.0 coach by Multi-Health System (MHS) Inc. Assessments, and a Certified Digital Marketer by the Digital Marketing Institute in Dublin, Ireland. I possess the latest credentials in the emotional intelligence space, and I trained with leading practitioners in the field.