Marian Oláh, MBA, MA, PCC, President of the Center for Reflective Leadership, brings over 20 years of experience as a Talent, Leadership, and Organization Development Leader, Executive Coach, Team and Workshop Facilitator, and Program Designer. She specializes in personal and organizational transformation and focuses on the leadership and talent development needs of Introverts, many of whom work in technical and artistic fields, including engineering, architecture, IT, the visual and performing arts, the sciences, finance, accounting, quantitative research, new media, law, and medicine.

Drawing on international cross-industry experiences in sectors, including technology, architecture, financial services, new media, higher education, healthcare, as well as non-profit organizations, Marian custom-designs, develops, and delivers talent, leadership, and management development programs and soft skills training to catalyze personal and organizational change. She coaches seasoned professionals and emerging leaders across industries for leadership and managerial success, performance improvement, and personal fulfillment.

Marian creates learning experiences in workshops, coaching sessions, meetings, and team building and strategy development offsites that transfer back to the work environment, thus effecting behavioral change, mindset shift, greater work effectiveness, and improved personal and team performance.

Marian holds an MBA in International Business and Strategic Marketing, an MA in Curriculum Development and Instructional Design, and a BA/MA in English and Russian Languages and Literatures and Adult Learning.

Marian is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credentialed by the International Coach Federation (ICF). She earned her Certified Professional Coach (CPC) designation through Leadership that Works, an Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP) approved by the ICF. Her additional certifications include:

  • Licensed SLII® Trainer – The Ken Blanchard Companies®
  • Hogan Assessments Certification
  • MBTI® Step I & Step II – Myers-Briggs® Type Indicator, CPP, Inc.
  • MBTI® Step III – Myers-Briggs® Type Indicator, CAPT®
  • ESCI 360 – Emotional and Social Competency Inventory, Hay Group®
  • Korn Ferry Leadership Architect™ Certification (2-day public certification program)
  • Conversational Intelligence® for Coaches – Judith E. Glaser, The CreatingWE Institute
  • Color Q® – Shoya Zichy
  • Workplace Conflict Resolution, Mediation, and Training – Mediation Training Institute at Eckerd College
  • Conflict Dynamics Profile® (CDP) – MTI at Eckerd College, Center for Creative Leadership
  • TKI – Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument – CPP, Inc.
  • NBI – Neethling Brain Instrument™ Certification, Columbia University Coaching Certification Program & Global Insights Consulting
  • Kirkpatrick® Business Partnership Certification – Kirkpatrick Partners
  • Leadership and Management Excellence Certifications – American Management Association (AMA)

Marian is fluent in English and Hungarian and has professional working proficiency in Russian and Spanish. She communicates effectively in a multicultural environment and inspires confidence among individuals with diverse cultural backgrounds. She has visited, worked, or studied in over 35 countries, including China, South Korea, Dubai, Russia, Cuba, Costa Rica, Tunisia, Egypt, and most countries in Europe.

Born and raised in Debrecen, Hungary, Marian has been living in New York City for over 30 years. She considers herself fortunate to have two places she can call home. She initially relocated to NYC to work for the United Nations.

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“I dwell in possibility.”

~ Emily Dickinson