Paulette Rao

Paulette Rao

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Paulette Rao is a leadership coach and trainer at major corporations around the world. Her coaching is informed by 28 years of experience as a senior executive and marketing leader in corporate America. As founder of True North Resources, her coaching consultancy, Paulette works with senior executives, high potentials, and emerging leaders at Fortune 500 and smaller organizations to help them hone the skills they need to improve their performance and develop others in their organization to create positive and profitable change.

As a Board Certified and Master Certified coach, Paulette has expertise in an evidence-based coaching approach that helps leaders transform the way they think, communicate, manage, and lead. She brings the benefits of coaching into corporate settings to transform conversational skills, develop and retain talent, and improve performance and leadership. Her coaching model is a solution-focused, self-directed learning model heavily informed by leadership theory, models and principles, systems science, psychology, change principles, learning theory, and contemporary neuroscience.

Currently Teaching

Foundations of Coaching

Acquire a thorough understanding of the evidence-based theory/science that underpins coaching.