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ABOUT
METE YAZICI
, PsyD

Developing Leaders and Organizations That Build Sustainable Futures
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Founder
Executive & Leadership Coach
Trainer
University Lecturer
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Track Record (as of February 2024)

  • Delivered approximately 180 sessions to 4,300 participants on topics, such as Leadership, Communications, Coaching, DEI, Harassment Prevention, Change Agility, "Global Communications"

  • Delivered 150 sessions to 3750 participants on topics, such as Mental Health, Mindfulness, Resilience, Stress Management

  • Provided leadership and executive coaching of more than 2, 500 hrs. to middle managers and executives from Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, China, Malaysia, Australia/NZ, the US, and Turkey

  • Approximately 70% of all training and coaching sessions were in Japanese.

Coaching Accreditation

  • International Coach Federation (ICF), Professional Certified Coach (PCC), 2019

  • Co-Active Training Institute (CTI), Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC), 2016

Academic Teaching Experience

  • Rikkyo University, Tokyo, Master of International Business, 2020-

  • Temple University, Tokyo, Continuing Education Program 2020-

Work Experience

  • Founder of Commoncolors LLC, 2019-

  • Head of Product Development and Board Member, LexisNexis Japan, 2012-2018

  • Head of Learning and Development, HR Manager, AXA Life Insurance, 2011-2012

  • Head of IT Compliance and Governance, Manager, AXA Life Insurance, 2009-2011

  • Head of Organizational Development, Hartford Life Insurance, 2007-2008

  • Manager, Business Analyst, Hartford Life Insurance, 2004-2007

  • Product Manager, Thomson (Reuters), 1998-2004

  • Software Developer, Insentiv Media, 1996-1998

Academic Background

  • Doctor of Psychology (PsyD), California Southern University, 2024

  • M.Sc. in Psychology, California Southern University, 2017

  • M.B.A in International Management, International University of Japan, 1996

  • B.Sc. in Electronics and Electrical Engineering with Double Major in Industrial Engineering, 1993

Certifications

  • Certificate in Strategic Foresight, University of Houston, 2022

  • Hogan Assessments, Debriefing and Coaching Accreditation, 2021

  • Harrison Assessments, Debriefing and Coaching Accreditation, 2021

  • Five Mindfulness Training, Plum Village, 2015

  • NGO/NPO Management, Temple University Japan, 2010

Publications

Memberships and Affiliations

  • World Futures Studies Federation

  • International Coach Federation

  • Management Team Member, Refugees Empowerment International

  • Chairman, Japan HIV Information Center

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