Beth Buelow, PCC

Coach Practitioner

Muskegon, MI

Beth is committed to supporting leaders and their teams in creating a positive culture of communication and connection. Her clients appreciate her ability to facilitate clarity, safety, authenticity, and accountability in the coaching partnership. She has a special affinity for working with introverted leaders to empower them to amplify their strengths and lead with integrity. Beth also believes that healthy, productive conflict is part of life, and learning to navigate it (rather than avoid it) is a foundational leadership quality

Beth Buelow, PCC

EXPERIENCE

As a Professional Certified Coach, mediator, and facilitator with more than a decade of coaching experience, Beth’s clients have ranged from leaders in international organizations to intrapreneurs to entreprenuers. What they have in common:genuine curiosity, a sincere desire to grow, and a willingness to be vulnerable and take risks. Coaching is most powerful when we work from the inside, out. This involves developing awareness of limiting beliefs and examining our personal narratives and sources of conflict, so that external goals and strategies are built on solid ground.

EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS

Beth holds a Masters of Arts degree in Arts Administration from Indiana University and a Masters of Music Performance from Northwestern University. She is an ICF Professional Certified Coach and completed her coach training with inviteChange in 2009.

Beth serves on the Board of ICF-Michigan, is a volunteer mediator for family and civil court cases, and is a mentor for Cook Leadership Academy Fellows at Grand Valley State University. Her continuing education has included Narrative Coaching, Voice Dialogue, mediation and conflict resolution, and improv. She’s the author of The Introvert Entrepreneur(Penguin Random House, 2015).

SUCCESS STORIES

  • Sleep Lab Manager for two hospitals. Coached for leading a diverse team through organizational change, building trust and accountability, and coaching both high- and under-performers. Resulted in increased employee satisfaction scores, revenue growth for both labs, and a smooth transition to retirement.
  • Leader of a technology team in financial services nonprofit. Coached for leadership development, team relationship building, and work/life integration. Promoted twice, chosen for the Excellence in Management Program at Wharton, and shifted from feeling burned-out to feeling resilient and resourceful.
  • A former technology leader who now coaches women/LGBTQ in tech. Coached for clarity on priorities, brand, and authentic visibility strategies. Business has grown from a client base of 2 to 13 in three months. Success comes from focusing on “bright spots” (learning from and expanding on what’s working), strategic energy management, and niche identification.