– Maya Angelou (from Shannon's website)
My guest today is Shannon Cochran-Yzquierdo of Coaching Courage. Coaching Courage works with leaders, teams, and organizations to reframe the way they see themselves. Its services include leadership, career, & mentor coaching, strategic communications consulting, facilitation, and motivational speaking.
Shannon is passionate about inspiring and motivating leaders to embrace their courage as they transition into their best selves. Her clients build and strengthen their “courage muscle” and find increased awareness around their own behaviors, which supports their journey of transformation into a courageous leader. Shannon’s use of situational role-play and direct communication are her key strengths.
She supports and empowers women, minorities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community to strengthen their leadership capacity. She is a blend of Hispanic and Caucasian heritage, a member of the LGBTQ+ community, and an active volunteer with the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, where she voluntarily shaves her head each year to raise money and awareness for children’s cancer research.