Katrina Burrus, Phd, MCC discusses with Marilyn OHearne what lead her to write her new book, “Breaking Free from Bias: Preventing Costly Complaints, Conflict and Talent Loss.” Marilyn also answers other questions about her book and her coaching career.
What is your vision of the book and programs’ impact? Tell us about your coaching career and what distinguishes you from other coaches. What are your other offerings besides Breaking Free from Bias? Marlyn O’Hearne, MA, International Coach Federation Master Certified Coach, is the founder of Breaking Free from Bias programs. She has been helping leaders and coaches achieve breakthrough results since 1998, in 28 countries. She is known for her United Nations Leadership Development Coaching. Her clients move from the overwhelming uncertainty of our rapidly changing world to clarity, focus, and confidence. Marilyn has been described as a “gentle, spiritual soul, and yet powerful and provocative at the same time,” by a program participant.
Marilyn’s numerous articles include columns in The Kansas City Star newspaper and in The Brazil Herald/Latin American Daily Post, and contributions to two books, including Professional Ethics and Legal Issues in Coaching (The Intersection of Culture and Ethics). She is much in demand by and is quoted by media sources and a popular global speaker. Awards include the 2015 Thomas Leonard Achievement Award: Honoring Vision and Innovation.