Jan Carley BA, CEC, PCC, is a high-performance catalyst specializing in coaching individuals and teams to clarify their vision and leverage their signature strengths to maximize their performance potential. As a Professional Certified Executive Coach credentialed with the International Coach Federation and CEO of Creative Coaching Group, she inspires leaders globally to smash limiting paradigms that are barriers to their success. Jan then supports those leaders as they create transformative new possibilities and shifts in their lives and organizational culture. Jan draws on her more than 25 years experience working in the professional non-profit world of the theatre arts to bring a progressive whole-brained approach to her coaching programs.
Besides her one-on-one work with executives and her coaching and facilitation of their leadership teams, Jan has established an important niche globally as the Inner Coach of Barbershop. In that role she has inspired dozens of internationally competitive a cappella choruses, choral directors, board and music leadership teams, and thousands of singers worldwide to shift and expand their mindsets and chorus cultures to ones of positivity and excellence. These shifts generate renewed energy and alignment of their organizational cultures as well as significant performance results.
Jan’s popular first book, Harmony from the Inside Out – Creating and Maximizing your Performance Potential, has been critically acclaimed worldwide and is now in its third printing.
Jan is Associate Faculty at Royal Roads University in British Columbia, Canada and co-teaches the coaching foundations and personal mastery components of their prestigious and highly-regarded Executive Coaching Program. She is also a Certified facilitator of the Strength Deployment Inventory ®, a tool for improving communication and relationship effectiveness and managing and reducing the costs of conflict.
Jan has been singing Barbershop Harmony with the award-winning Lions Gate Chorus from Vancouver, BC since 1994 and is Lead of the 2014 Open Division Audience Choice Winning Quartet, Fandango.