Denise is an accomplished leader, coach and consultant who has the innate ability to empower purpose driven people to fulfill their goals. For more than 20 years, she’s brought her contagious passion for growth and development to individuals and organizations including America Online, Comcast, USA TODAY and CoStar Group
Denise is the founder of Realife Leadership, which was created to help leaders and teams increase awareness, envision possibilities, achieve insights, and accomplish meaningful and challenging goals. She incorporates and infuses a passion for authentic leadership into every aspect of her work to help her clients create the space to be centered and intentional in their commitment to growth, day to day choices and interactions with others. Denise is deeply committed to helping others thrive personally and professionally.
“Something I tell myself is, “whatever you focus on grows”. I try to think about things that affirm life and inspires me. This helps me to attract more of the good stuff in life.”
Denise creates trust-based partnerships with her clients to increase their success as authentic leaders. She gets to the heart of matters and sees her clients’ inherent strengths. She incorporates mindfulness practices in her work with clients to help them create the space to be more centered and intentional in the face of constant demands. Her strengths include coaching clients in the areas of building organizational relationships and influence, thinking strategically, building personal and professional resilience, and creating balance in demanding roles. She is especially skilled at helping clients to identify and “get unstuck” from long-term patterns of behavior and thinking that do not support their vision of success. Denise uses a pragmatic approach, providing tools, skills training, and unique exercises focused on her clients’ personal and business outcomes. She combines empathy, challenge, accountability and humor to help her clients create solutions that will work in in both their professional and everyday life.