Susan Clarine, CPC, ACC is fascinated by emotional intelligence and the neuroscience behind it to create better leaders, more engaged teams and healthier, happier workplaces. In 2017, she launched The Ei Coach, LLC with a commitment to help managers and teams gain insight into how their emotions affect their work, relationships and results.
With nearly 20 years’ experience in organizational development, talent management and leadership development, she brings a collaborative and creative spirit to her client relationships. With her unique talent for helping managers and teams learn and apply the principles of emotional intelligence; clients see an increase engagement, build trusting relationships, make higher quality decisions and lead change with positive energy.
Susan’s certified in the industry’s leading emotional intelligence assessments: EQ-i 2.0®, ESCI®, ELI® and TESI®. As a Certified Professional Coach (CPC) and Associate Certified Coach (ACC) with the International Coaching Federation, she follows the highest ethical standards and guidelines established by the ICF. She’s a Certified Executive Coach with Center for Creative Leadership, an Energy Leadership® Master Practitioner and Core Energy Coach, a Master Trainer in Forté® Communication Styles, and an Everything DiSC® Authorized Partner/Facilitator.
Her coaching approach draws upon her career in performance consulting in a variety of industries including financial services, technology, manufacturing, healthcare and higher education. Using scientifically validated assessment tools, she works with clients to understand their goals, explore effectiveness, well-being and stress; generate options and ideas and put forth an action plan that maintains positive momentum.
As a continuous learner, she’s currently enrolled in Conversational Coaching (C-IQ®); a neuroscience-based coaching program which emphasizes elevating the quality of conversations to create positive change in people and organizations; and stays on top of industry trends through membership in The Executives’ Club of Chicago.
She’s a 2018 Chief Learning Officer LearningELITE judge, a contributing author on One Idea Away, guest on Careertipper.com and frequently blogs and tweets on all things EQ!
She’s a graduate of DePaul University’s Organization Development Graduate Certificate program, a graduate of the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching and holds an MA in theatre from Missouri State University.
Susan’s mission is to help managers become better leaders and teams transform by putting emotional awareness into action.