Sharon Richmond is an internationally recognized author, executive coach and speaker who works with game-changing C-level execs to accelerate their companies' growth.
Sharon Richmond is an internationally recognized author, executive coach and speaker who works with game-changing C-level execs to accelerate their companies' growth. She has led consulting practices for M Squared Consulting and 54th Street Partners, and worked with several well-known consultancies.
In 2010, Sharon launched and led Cisco’s first global Change Leadership center. Through her company, Richmond Associates she advises leaders across technology, bio-pharma, health care, and education organizations. Based in the heart of Silicon Valley, Sharon especially thrills to work with leaders of rapidly scaling companies, whether venture-backed start-ups or mid-market companies scaling new challenges.
Sharon is the author of Introduction to MBTI® and Leadership, 2nd ed. (© 2016), which introduces both the world's simplest leadership model, and 16 customized paths for developing leadership capabilities.
Sharon earned her MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business, where she has taught leadership, and co-designed several courses including the acclaimed Leadership Fellows and Labs, a two-tiered experiential leadership program for MBA students, profiled in the Wall Street Journal. For more information on having Sharon work with your organization and its leaders, please contact her at Sharon@SharonRichmond.com.
I have 30+ years of partnering with clients to improve their leadership, accelerate change, and achieve their most important goals
- Venture-backed to Fortune 50 companies
- Thousands of leaders
- Hundreds of teams
- Leadership instructor at Stanford GSB & Stanford University
- Founding director of Cisco's global Change Center
- International speaker
- Published author
We'll tailor my proven methodology to fit your business. And we'll always focus on generating results that matter.
- Prioritize outcomes
- Describe success tangibly
- Build on strengths
- Own up to shortcomings
- Surface barriers
- Align on actions
- Get to it
- Midcourse check
- Results delivery
A True Partner
My most successful clients have:
- A sense of humor and feet of clay
- A commitment to do what it takes
- An eagerness to discover, grow, improve
- Respect, honesty, and trust
- Genuine passion for their business
What you get when you choose me:
- A fierce advocate and supporter
- A teller of tough truths
- The right mix of EQ and IQ
- A business lover
- The growth you seek
- Operating experience
- Practical actions to accelerate progress