Libby Halstead, MBA
Libby is an executive coach, consultant, and facilitator of executive development programs; she works with individuals and teams who seek to increase their impact and performance. Libby brings insights and approaches drawn from her dual backgrounds in management consulting and human development. She applies a pragmatic focus and prioritizes individual and team behaviors that drive business outcomes, and at the same time, her natural care and genuine interest for “the person behind the leader” make clients feel comfortable, understood, and willing to explore new solutions.
Libby creates and facilitates customized programs for executive teams. Depending on the objectives of the group, she will draw on a range of approaches to deliver energizing and results-oriented events, from half-day meetings to multi-day off-sites. Areas of program focus can include team effectiveness, leadership and management development, and work planning and prioritization.
Earlier in her career, Libby worked for six years as a management consultant, first for McKinsey & Co., and then for Katzenbach Partners. She served clients and lead engagements in a wide range of industries and practice areas, including numerous projects helping companies to align and motivate their talent base during times of organizational change.
Libby earned an MBA from the Yale School of Management and a BA from Wellesley College. She is certified to apply the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and Hogan assessments, among others. Originally a US national, Libby lived in Belgium for 17 years, and is bi-lingual in English and French, and fluent in German. She has traveled and worked in over 30 countries around the world.