Wendy Woods is passionate about workplace leadership, resilience and engagement. Her many years in financial services taught her about the challenges of working in high paced, high stressed, complex environments. By focusing on Emotional Intelligence, mindfulness and neuroscience, she brings greater well-being and focus into the workplace.
Wendy brings over a decade of corporate training, coaching and consulting experience in Productivity, Leadership and Work-Life Integration throughout North America. Her clients include top organizations like Ernst & Young, Johnson & Johnson and TD Bank.
Prior to Watershed, Wendy worked for leading Bay Street companies such as Dynamic Mutual Funds, Richardson Greenshields and RBC Dominion Securities. She has her Honours B.A. in Psychology, an M.B.A., a Diploma in Adult Education, a Certificate in Applied Mindfulness Meditation, and a license in Emotional Intelligence. Wendy is also a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) and an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) with the International Coach Federation.
Wendy has taught in the University of Toronto’s Certificate in Applied Mindfulness Meditation. She has also been featured on such popular media as CTV News, CBC Radio, Canadian Business Online, Breakfast Television, USA Today and The Huffington Post.
Her most recent articles Meditating at Work: A New Approach to Managing Overload and Mindfulness @Work: Reduce Stress, Increase Focus & Improve Results were published in the Rotman School of Management magazine and she is also the co-author of 365 Days of Gratitude.
Wendy’s client’s value her ability to ask powerful questions to remove obstacles creating greater fulfillment and success. As a coach, she is committed to her client’s progress and utilizes a diverse range of tools to drive motivation and performance.
Wendy Woods is the Founder and Principal of Watershed Training Solutions, a dynamic company empowering teams and leaders to create greater success, wellbeing and engagement at work.