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Lynn Dessert
Works at Leadership Breakthrough, Inc.
Attended Miami University
Lives in Charlotte NC
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Let’s tackle the ugly negative talk that eats at your self-confidence with some tips on how to improve the situation. Your self-confidence can take a dive because of events in your life – loss of job, separation, divorce, failing to get that promotion –…
Let’s tackle the ugly negative talk that eats at your self-confidence with some tips on how to improve the situation. Your self-confidence can take a dive because of events in your life – los…
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Do you find yourself fumbling or feeling less confident in your interviews? Perhaps you are stumbling over some common missteps in interviewing. Your job search process will be more successful when you have solid interviewing skills. There are many…
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Have you ever been in a situation where you thought you boss wanted to fire you? Perhaps it is because you do not like your boss or they do not like you. In this situation, you have a couple of choices. Some of the choices you may not like, some you may…
Have you ever been in a situation where you thought you boss wanted to fire you? Perhaps it is because you do not like your boss or they do not like you. In this situation, you have a couple of cho…
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Finding a job in a new city makes a job search more complex. The job search is often longer, especially if you do not have a wide network of professional colleagues. While there are some hurdles, you can be successful with the job search process by…
Finding a job in a new city makes a job search more complex. The job search is often longer, especially if you do not have a wide network of professional colleagues. While there are some hurdles, y…
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How much time are you wasting worrying about your resume? Job hunters spend way too much time on getting their resume perfect. In this video: Career Tip#3 – Stop Wasting Time on Your Resume, I talk about how much is enough and how much is too much. Once…
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Career progression in academia and health care industries – specifically hospital administration seems to use a closed system for career movement. The majority of the people I have worked with over the last five years in these industries do not use social…
Career progression in academia and health care industries – specifically hospital administration seems to use a closed system for career movement. The majority of the people I have worked wit…
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When do you use a functional vs. chronological resume?
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Just got a new job? These tips will help you keep it!
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There is one major difference between a resume and job application...do you know what it is?
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Executive Career Coach
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Executive Development, Individual Coaching, Group and Workshop Facilitation, Career Development, Career Exploration, Organization Assessments, Career Assessments, Interview Preparation, Personal Effectiveness, Self Confidence
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  • Leadership Breakthrough, Inc.
    Founder/President, 2006 - present
    An Executive, Team, and Career Coach service established in 2006 that develops and delivers customized leadership as well as team and behavioral-based training programs for individuals and organizations in the areas of: effective communication, personal effectiveness, accountability, decision-making, creativity, problem solving, and critical thinking skills. Available Assessment Services • Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument (HBDI) • The Center for Creative Leadership – Benchmarks, SKILLSCOPE, KEYS, Executive Dimensions, 360° BY DESIGN and Prospector • The CPP suite - Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), The Strong Interest Inventory, Firo-B and The Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument
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Charlotte NC
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Torrance CA - St. Joseph MI - Detroit MI - Findlay OH - Toledo OH - Beavercreek OH - Columbus OH - Oxford OH - Greenville SC - Redondo Beach CA - Mahwah NJ - Westfield NJ - Rochester NY - Alexandria VA - Guam -
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Introduction

Hello, my name is Lynn Dessert, founder of Leadership Breakthrough, Inc. I am a NLP and ICF Professional Certified Coach delivering career and leadership coaching to executives and high potential employees within organizations and privately.

Private Individual Coaching

I work with individuals who feel stuck in their careers and want to figure out why and what to do about it. If you are thinking of working with a coach, take my Coaching Readiness Assessment for free, it will help you decide if this approach will work for you.

Executive and Team Coaching

In organizations, I work with executives who have potential for advancement but career stalling behaviors are blocking or slowing down their progress. When working with teams, I facilitate improvements in their communication, team work, problem-solving and decision-making skills.

I and certified to deliver feedback with many assessment instruments including, Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument (HBDI), Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Strong Interest Inventory, Benchmarks, Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation (FIRO) and others.

Writing and Speaking

Since 2009, I have written Elephants at Work, a blog dedicated to the career and personal advancement. Last year, I wrote two eBooks:  

I am available for speaking engagements – some of my topics include:

  •  How May Elephants are You Hiding?
  •  Five Ways to Manage Your Career Better
  •  Leading with Your Strengths
  • The New Bad Behavior: Workplace Bullying
  • Job On-Boarding: Retention Strategies at Work

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  • Executive Coach
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Education
  • Miami University
    MBA
  • Wright State University
    Social Work
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