Life, Leadership, and Executive Coaching are offered by Norris E. Dickard. Norris has a unique approach to coaching and organizational development. He helps both individuals and companies thrive, grow, and soar! Norris starts with the premise that we all have special talent, experiences, and a unique leadership style. He has a special interest in helping clients master change in all life transitions and moving to optimal performance and wellness levels.
He works with clients to create a coaching plan, including the frequency and the focus of sessions. His approach is based on the latest findings from neuroscience, adult learning theory, psychology, and the published research literature on leadership effectiveness. Assessments may be suggested to measure such traits as: leadership strengths, resilience, or social-emotional intelligence.
CALL 540 371-4000 to book an appointment. The first session is totally complimentary. No further obligation is required. Check out NEWS for Cottage Conversations on coaching topics, and other events.
Norris served at the White House as a senior policy advisor in the presidential administrations of both political parties. He spent most of his distinguished career in the U.S. Federal government but has also worked at Brookings, the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and as a management consultant in a Fortune 1000 company.
He really knows about the challenges leaders, individuals, and companies/organizations face. He also raised three children and is married to Dr. Delise Dickard -- so he has balanced the tightrope that is work and life!
Norris has coached and developed individuals and leaders throughout his career. In 2020 he completed Georgetown University's leadership coaching program. In 2021 he completed training in interpersonal neurobiology, a process to accelerate personal transformation. He is certified as coach by the International Coaching Federation. BTW: Norris loves all things outdoors, including: hiking, biking, exploring, camping, sailing, and more!