for Leadership, Life and
Your partner and guide for growth and success.
Discover the confidence to take on dramatic change – in work and life.
As a transformational leadership coach and business consultant, I work with curious, open and driven individuals, executives, entrepreneurs and business owners who are motivated to reach their potential.
Gain clarity and alignment to go farther, faster.
I use a wide range of methodologies and customize my approach for each client’s needs, style and personal language, asking the questions and providing the guidance to help you find your path to transformational growth.
Let's accelerate your success.
Meet Susan Ireland
Through transformational coaching and business consulting, I help individuals drive transformation to support growth. From promotions to life transitions, I’m here to guide you toward the qualities and behaviors that lead to realizing your potential.
I bring 30+ years of experience as a director of Business Operations at The Boeing Company. Throughout my career I learned that often dramatic changes to my approach and thinking were needed to reach the next level of my potential. My personal transformation came through aligning my values with my goals. Now, as a certified coach with the International Coach Federation and Invite Change, a Tilt365 Practitioner and trained in Laser coaching, Voice Dialogue and The Empowerment Dynamic TED*, my aim is to support your transformation so you can achieve your potential and your goals through a practical, thought-provoking, results-driven process.
I’m no stranger to difficult transitions like retirement, divorce and profound loss, and all these challenges helped me learn how to navigate these difficult life moments. Now, I’m here to listen, draw out the subtleties of your story, and guide you toward outcomes you never expected but always hoped to find.
I honor you as the expert in your life, and can’t wait to collaborate and help you grow into your potential.
It’s time to find new ground and create what you want next.I'm ready to Connect!
Deliberately choose the life you want.
Discover the tools to get there.
Everyone has a right to be seen and listened to. Now it’s your turn.
As an experienced and inspiring wayfinder, I will guide you in the direction of your dreams so you can transform the life, career or business you’re ready to grow. Together, we’ll journey through a unique coaching plan that’s practical, grounded and tailored to you.
Through one-on-one coaching, you’ll unearth your unique value and discover an awareness of yourself that leads to exciting new career directions and near-infinite possibilities.
As your coach and guide, I will help you discover clarity about what you really want and take the steps to achieve it. You’ll come away with a renewed awareness of your values, priorities and long-term goals while opening up to the freedom to pursue your passions and leave a unique legacy.
Whether you’re seeking a new role or simply growing into your existing one, I coach professionals of all kinds to discover their value and use their unique skills to cultivate success.
I partner with executive leaders and business owners to work through challenges and transform learnings into concrete business results. Together we will amplify your positive impact – while allowing you to live the life you want. I developed my skills primarily at Boeing Commercial Airplanes as a leader in program management and business operations. I am an expert in leading integration and alignment across organizations, suppliers, and geographic locations through effective and efficient management systems.
Careers go through growth and change, but we rarely embrace the possibilities that come with new job titles and responsibilities. It’s time to accelerate your results and reach your potential.
Life has a way of presenting challenges, but when we reframe these moments as opportunities for transformation, all possibilities are available to you. With decades of experience in life’s most intense transitions, I’ll serve as your guide to dramatic change.
Get actionable guidance and insight in the Seasons Leadership Program and join an inspiring group of like-minded leaders.
Even when you’re a successful business owner, knowing when to take a vacation, developing operational standards that truly work for you and finding the right support can be a challenge.
As a business consultant, I provide strategic, action-oriented mentorship rooted in decades of executive corporate leadership to help my clients get results. Together, we will clarify your business plan and purpose, develop an operating plan that keeps your mission and vision in mind and deliver on an implementation plan that takes your business to the next level.
Through a combination of coaching and expert business operations consulting, we’ll develop a plan to find competent help, build an exit strategy, expand the business or simply help you experience clarity and finally feel in control of your business.
Speaking & Custom Workshops
If you are seeking ways to grow the capability and capacity of your team, I am available to speak and work with your team. I offer tailored workshops to meet your specific needs, whether you are looking to inspire your team around a common goal, learn how to establish and stick to your operating principles or looking for ways to elevate performance and leadership.
My engaging and relevant approach will give your audience insights and tips they can immediately apply. Using business best practices, together we will update or create a compelling mission, vision and management system designed to achieve your near and longer term goals.
Whether we collaborate via my year-long leadership program or individualized workshops for your organization, we’ll create conditions for success using the TILT 365 framework and assessments as our starting point to create awareness of and appreciation for the character traits and strengths of your team.
“Susan Ireland came into my life at a serendipitous moment when I was positioned to make some big changes to my growing company to either head in the right direction or crash and burn! Her patient, kind, guidance, genuine interest and wealth of knowledge and ideas not only set me up for my next successes, it reinvigorated my passion for running my company!”
Katie Joannes, LMT, Founder and Owner, Intuitive Bodywork, LLC
“Susan is an insightful, thoughtful, and authentic leadership coach. We have worked through business and personal challenges by evaluating the situations, advancing accountability, and encouraging action into results. She holds space for what is real for the client with compassion, asking crucial questions, and assisting the client through self-discovery.”
Michelle Zeiser, Executive Coach, Strategist, Consultant, www.selfideate.com
"I support entrepreneurs to change from stresspreneurs to chillpreneurs by giving seminars, 1:1 coachings and leading a mastermind group. Before working with Susan, I did not dare to be vulnerable or to 'go extreme' by making my standpoint as clear as possible. My challenge was to act clearly but at the same time not to be too demanding. With her decades of experience, she showed me how to better communicate with my group members. My way of leading changed to a more advanced and better form - thanks to Susan!"
Patricia Zinnecker, der-chillpreneur.de Germany
“Susan has consistently provided excellent support to BenchStrench Coaching by facilitating workshops and providing individual mentor coaching for our Women Rising program participants. Susan has a dynamic combination of expertise, experience, and professionalism and a warm approach that results in effective learning and personal growth. The feedback we receive from her participants is that she is motivating, inspiring and they appreciate the transformational work they do with Susan. We hope to be collaborating with Susan for a long time to come!”