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About Michelle Chambers
Michelle is a leader and trailblazer in the Organization Development field. Results oriented organizations and leaders choose to work with Michelle because she has the following important qualifications:
With a M. Ed in Workplace Learning and Change (U of T) and degrees in business and psychology, Michelle understands business from strategic to tactical and the behaviours required from leaders to be successful.
Michelle has professional designations in HR (CHRL); Training (CTDP), Coaching (CTPC) and Organization Development (CSODP). She is deeply educated and skilled in the areas of leadership, change, team coaching, culture and organization development. She has augmented her learning with specific education in organization relationships and systems coaching; facilitating & managing complex systems change; polarity management and appreciative inquiry. Over the years, Michelle has been involved in various board positions with CSTD, HRPA and CODI.
Prior to starting her consulting & coaching practice, Michelle was responsible for Leadership Development, enterprise wide for TELUS mobility across Canada. She also held senior positions within Pharmaceutical and Financial Services. As a result, she has direct experience and knowledge of the challenges facing leaders and can support them in their issues and opportunities. Having worked with hundreds of leaders, she is able to offer situational examples and tools and strategies based on her client experiences. Michelle’s leadership and coaching style is direct, focused and pragmatic and is ideally suited for work with results-focused organizational leaders.
Michelle is involved in the growth and development of the OD profession as a lead instructor with the Masters Certificate in Organization Development through Schulich Executive education at York University. She is also a faculty member and supports team coaches in their development through Team Coaching International. Michelle is also an Executive and Team Coach with the Niagara Institute.
Michelle continues to share her knowledge and wisdom by speaking at various conferences and events including HRPA, ODNET, CSTD, IODA, ISODC. Michelle has also authored seven sections of the Ultimate HR Manual. She has been interviewed by various publications including the Toronto Star, Your Workplace Magazine, Municipal World and Canada HR Reporter.