Advisory Board

Karlin Sloan, MA

Karlin Sloan, MA is founder and CEO of Karlin Sloan & Company. She provides organization development consulting, training, and executive coaching to clients in the U.S., South America, and Asia. She has helped organizations to develop clearer, more effective communication, enhanced teamwork, and powerful leadership in times of growth and change.
Karlin authored Smarter, Faster, Better: Strategies for Effective, Enduring, and Fulfilled Leadership. She believes that business leaders have a responsibility not just to make their organizations better, but to contribute to the world in a positive way.
Experienced as a keynote speaker, Karlin is a frequent presenter on the topic of executive leadership development. She has been featured on ABC News Network’s “Moneyscope”, Fox Channel Five’s “Good Day New York”, and Boston Cable Network’s “The Art of Coaching”. Her client list includes Allstate, Leo Burnett, MTV Networks, Interbank, Starcom MediaVest Group, NYU Stern School of Business, Jose Cuervo International, and The Universidad Peruana Ciencias Applicadas.
As an active member of the executive coaching community, she is a member of The Executive Coaching Summit, and the International Consortium for Coaching in Organizations. She has published articles in OD Practitioner magazine, ASTD’s Leadership and Organization Development Newsletter, and The International Journal of Coaching in Organizations, as well as writing the Executive Coach column for Executive Travel Magazine.
Karlin authored Are We Asking the Right Questions?: Using Inquiry for Great Coaching Results, Green Goals: Can protecting the planet be a sound business practice?, The Mensch in the Trench: Learning from the good guys in the organization, The Midnight BlackBerry Message (and other tales of overkill in the workplace, Proactive Professional: Getting caught in the act of providing better customer service, and The Entrepreneur’s 10 Commandments: In the unpredictable world of self-employment, these are rules you can live by.
She has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, The Christian Science Monitor, and numerous other publications as an expert in workplace behavior. Fortune Small Business Magazine recognized Karlin for her consulting work with organizations following the terrorist attacks of September 11th. She is on the adjunct faculty of Wharton’s Executive Education program at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a 2007 US delegate to the Prince of Wales Business and the Environment Programme.
Karlin earned a BA from Mills College, an MA in clinical psychology from the Professional School of Psychology in San Francisco, and executive coach certification through the William James Institute Center for Executive Coaching.
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