Penni Wild, Executive and Business Coach
Today’s leaders must engage their co-workers, colleagues and even their clients to create environments that pull for performance and inspire everyone to bring their best strategic thinking, resourcefulness and teamwork to the table. And, it has to happen amidst challenges like intense time pressures, uncertainty and limited resources.
There is a need for a new type of leadership. Penni’s Leadership Coaching, is not a “soft” skill but a “dollars & cents” one. She teaches you how to be a powerful interviewer, listener and integrate the 4 C’s of Success Leadership into your choices and actions. You’ll find the rewards—both personal and financial—are rich, indeed. With these steps, you’ll boost profitability
- Keeping clients and customers satisfied and coming back for more
- Creating a workplace that attracts—and keeps—the best and the brightest
- Motivating employees to go the extra mile every day
- Inspiring others in your company to exhibit win-win centered behavior—thus increasing the benefits of such leadership exponentially
A certified coach, CEO, communications professional, wife, mother and community activist, Penni fully understands the amount of time, energy, patience, multitasking and sense of humor it takes to get through the ordinary day. Drawing from her own life experiences, business accomplishments, practical insight, holistic philosophy and extensive coaching training and background, Penni helps entrepreneurs, executives and career-minded moms ready to take their leadership and performance to a new level, strengthen their inter-personal communications on and off the job, experience greater effectiveness and live more joyful, meaningful lives.
She cut her corporate teeth at Exxon and AT&T in their public affairs departments and served as public affairs counsel to a variety of corporations and associations as a lobbyist. As former Executive Director of New Jersey Reads: The Foundation for Literacy, Wild directed an annual grants program to fund literacy organizations engaged in direct literacy instruction for adults and children.
Former founder and CEO of Women’s Radio Network, Penni appears frequently on radio and television programs addressing work-life issues and the challenges impacting businesses and their employees. She has interviewed national authorities on these topics, counting among them Marianne Williamson, Jay McGraw and Dr. Cherie Carter Scott. Penni is often sought by business organizations, women’s groups and professional associations to conduct workshops, lectures and one-to-one coaching on how to achieve sustainable success in all facets of life.
Penni has worked with businesses and nonprofits to identify and address public policy issues and expand contract opportunities for women and minority business owners in New Jersey. In 1995, she was appointed by former New Jersey Governor Christine Whitman to the Director of Business Program Initiatives for New Jersey’s public television station, New Jersey Network.
Penni is a member of the National Speakers Association and is certified by Coachville, the International Association of Coaches and as a human software engineer by Great Life Technologies. She is the author of Real Life Magic! A Pocket Guide to Miracles from A-Z and Holiday Stress Unwrapped.
A graduate of the University of Texas, Penni attended Columbia University and the City University of London. Named to NJBIZ’s “40 under 40,” she has created leadership programs for high school and college students as well for working professionals. She is also a graduate of Leadership New Jersey. As a volunteer with the Juvenile Justice Commission, Penni created and delivered empowerment workshops. A former board member of the United Way, Penni also served as a volunteer with an organization that supports victims of domestic violence.