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Christina Haxton

Denver, CO
Business & Leadership Advisor

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A business strategy, executive and leadership development advisor with extensive experience in executive coaching, business strategy, and leadership training. Offering customized business coaching and leadership training programs for experienced executives, physicians, scientists and technologists to quickly master the skills of communication, productivity and influence. By combining my training, education and experience in psychology with a keen business sense and unique perspective on strategy and leadership, I assist busy business owners and executives, to build a strong, purpose-driven company, achieve sustainable growth & avoid burnout.

Education/Certifications: Psychology degree from UCLA, a Master's from Phillips Graduate Institute and a Certificate in Evidence-Based Coaching from Fielding Graduate University, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist specializing in business partnerships and organizational change. Certified by the Center for Executive Coaching as a Certified Business Coach and an Approved Exit and Succession Planning Facilitator through the Center for Executive Coaching.

Types Of Clients: Professionals, Entrepreneurs, Business Owners, Executives

Favorite Part About My Job: Helping smart, busy and motivated people find sustainable solutions to challenging people and business problems, avoid burnout and love what they do again!

Steadfast Do's and Don'ts: Do's: Know your clear Purpose, have a plan to put it into action. Awareness by itself is overrated, it takes ACTION to get lasting results! Make a habit of investing your energy, attention and time in your professional and personal development. Prioritize prioritizing. Don't:: Don't always believe what you think. Have a proven process to check out limiting beliefs and replace with beliefs that propel you forward instead of hold you back! Don't bother with trying to achieve "work/life balance" because there's no such thing. Instead, try "work/life integration." Don't accept the status quo or "just because we've always done it this way."

Most important qualities of a good leader: To know and communicate your clear purpose. To listen and communicate effectively and authentically. To be empathetic and seek to understand another's perspective. To be lazy (or efficient) and manage your energy, attention and time. Prioritize prioritizing. To achieve work-life integration (because there's no such thing as work-life balance) you must make recharging your batteries a priority to build your capacity and resilience so you can be "built to last for the long haul" and avoid burnout.

My Advice for women starting their careers: 1) To know and communicate the answers to "Who am I? Where am I going? and Why am I going there?" and make career decisions that align with your core values and clear purpose. 2) Ensure there's a good fit between you and the culture of the organization you want to work for. 3) Learn to communicate with confidence and be assertive without being arrogant. 4) Know and demonstrate your value and your strengths (i.e., your personal brand) 5) Understand the system and "rules of engagement" in an organization and be willing to appropriately disrupt the status quo.

Advice I wish I'd had (or had followed): Out of 100 people, one third won't like you or what you have to say, the second third will be on the fence and the last third will love what you say. Focus on the last group, not the first.

Quote I live By: "Leaders are visionaries with a poorly developed sense of fear and no concept of the odds against them" - Robert Jarvik

  • Expertise:

    Professional Development,

    Personal Development,

    Entrepreneurship,

    Small Businesses,

    Non-Profit Sector,

  • Sessions Offered:

    Video Chat,

    Phone Call,

    Local Session,

    Video Call,

    Group Call,

    Local Group Session,

  • Additional Services:

    Individual and Business Strength Assessments, 360 & "Leadership 720" Assessments, Business Development Consulting & Coaching, Leadership Development.

  • Industry:

    Medical & Healthcare,

    Pharma & Biotech,

    Technology,


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