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How Neuroscience Can Help You Reach Your Goals – Marcia Ruben, PhD

Dr. Marcia Ruben shares her ground-breaking research into how insights from neuroscience can be used to help us reach our goals, and the important role it can play in Executive Coaching.

If you’ve got some life goals in mind, listen in, and take some notes on this very interesting interview with a recognized expert in the field of management and organizational change and executive coaching. 

She has experience with leaders in a variety of business sectors, including high tech, clean tech, biotech, healthcare, financial services, retail, private equity, government agencies, nonprofits, and professional services firms. Coaching, consulting and facilitation engagements include work with CEOs, EVPs, executive directors, general managers, vice presidents, and senior directors at organizations ranging from start-ups to Global 50 companies.

Dr. Ruben is a published thought leader in the executive coaching arena and has spoken at industry conferences. She was a guest editor for the July 2021 issue of the Future of Coaching Journal which focused on the Neuroscience of Coaching.

Her educational background includes a Ph.D. in Human and Organizational Systems, double Master’s degrees (M.S. Counseling and M.A. Human and Organizational Systems), and Phi Beta Kappa graduation from U.C. Berkeley with a major in Anthropology and a minor in Mathematics.

She earned a Certified Management Consultant designation from the Institute of Management Consultants USA and earned the Professional Coach Certification (PCC) from the International Coach Federation. This certification is awarded to coaches who have proven coaching expertise. She completed a year-long Evidence Based Coaching program and has logged more than 2500 coaching hours, with scores of corporate clients.

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Marcia Ruben PhD
Principal and Co-Founder at NeuroStroll | Website

President and Co-Founder at NeuroStroll(TM)

Marcia Ruben, Ph.D. is the President of Ruben Consulting Group, the Tangle Doctor(TM), and founder of the Neurostroll(TM). As an executive coach, consultant and facilitator, Marcia brings 25 years of experience in untangling complex interpersonal and organizational dynamics. Marcia's laser-focused approach facilitates transformation and business results, whether the need is stronger leadership presence, increased conflict management skills, enhanced collaboration, higher emotional intelligence, a greater capacity for complexity, or more persuasive influence.

In addition to her consulting practice, Marcia currently serves as a recently tenured Associate Professor and the Program Director of the MS Leadership in Golden Gate University's graduate school of business. She designed, teaches, and oversees graduate courses in management, leadership, leading complex change, and executive coaching. Her areas of inquiry include the intersection of leadership, neuroscience, and complexity.

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