About

Patrick Goonan is a veteran business professional with more than 25 years of experience in a variety of roles including leadership. He was employed by several Fortune 100 companies including Merck, Xerox and Oracle. He was also a Director of Education at PeopleSoft when it was one of the largest and best run training organizations in the world.

In 1988 Pat was chosen to attend the Xerox International Center for Management Development. Since that time, he has held a variety of positions in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and software industries. During his tenure in Silicon Valley he became more interested in organizational behavior and attended Coaches Training Institute in 2003.

When Pat attended Coaches Training Institute, their curriculum was considered a best practice methodology at IBM and many other well-know companies. The Co-Active Coaching model spawned by Coaches Training Institute still highly respected and widely used in business and personal settings. It is a great foundation model that lends itself well to a variety of situations from one-on-one coaching to interpersonal conflict.

Later, Pat went on to earn a Master of Arts degree in Integral Psychology at John F. Kennedy University with a 4.0. He has also completed other graduate education in the life sciences and pursued various technical certifications while working in Silicon Valley. His broad background and diverse experience gives him a unique perspective in terms of generating options in order to solve complex real world problems. He can apply the integral model to complex business problems and coaching taking into consideration social systems, the general business climate and other life contexts.

Currently, Patrick is most interested in applying his knowledge to mentoring business leaders, change management, strategic planning and building company cultures that are prepared to meet the needs of the modern business environment while maximizing the personal potential and happiness of each individual. He is also available to assist you in your personal life.

In general, Pat takes an open-minded eclectic approach to working with companies and individuals. As a business professional he is interested in the fastest path to the goal and measurable results that serves in the interests of all stakeholders. He strives to work with business leaders to create company cultures that foster innovation, creativity and collaboration. To this end, you utilizes techniques and methods from classical approaches to cutting edge thinking such as the Integral Model.

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