“I support individuals and teams to collaborate more effectively – and to make better decisions.”
“I utilize principles & insights from humanistic psychology and adult development theory to support both personal growth and conscious leadership which includes providing honest, actionable feedback and a supportive sounding board.”
“I coach leadership teams and facilitate team offsites to strengthen collaborative practices and to improve the execution of a strategic agenda that’s aligned, coherent, and effective.”
Yosh C. Beier has worked as an executive and leadership coach for 13+ years – and brings nearly 20 years of experience as global organizational effectiveness consultant to his engagements. He has worked with many Fortune 1000 companies and various nonprofit, governmental and non-governmental organizations. He is a managing partner and co-founder of Collaborative Coaching. He has been the board chair of a Buddhist nonprofit organization and – among other things – headed the strategic planning committee.
Yosh brings a highly inter-disciplinary background and combines analytical skill with a deep understanding of human behavior. Trained as scientist, consultant, mediator, and therapist, he speaks both the language of human and organizational dynamics. He holds an MSc in theoretical physics from the Technical University Berlin, a professional degree in strategic decision and risk management from Stanford University, and licenses as psychotherapist and mediator. He was trained in conflict resolution at The International Center for Collaboration and Conflict Resolution, Columbia University. He is fully bi-lingual in English and German. Yosh is also a Certified SCRUM Master as well as a Marshall Goldsmith Certified Stakeholder-Centered Executive Coach.
As a coach, Yosh facilitates the learning and growth of teams and individual leaders – with a deep conviction that personal, professional, and organizational growth are deeply intertwined. His areas of expertise encompass collaboration, high-performance team-building, intentional culture, Agile, joint decision-making, strategic planning, and conscious leadership. He provides transition coaching and C-Suite coaching to individuals who step into new and expanded responsibilities. He works with entrepreneurs and leaders who seek to clarify key elements of their strategy, who seek to be intentional about building a deliberately developmental culture, or who need to improve the strategic alignment of key stakeholders. Yosh also mediates inter-personal and intra-team conflicts that got stuck.
Yosh has worked on four continents and consulted many Fortune 1000 / FTSE 100 companies as well as government/non-government organizations such as the United Nations, UNICEF, The World Economic Forum, and the US Forest Service. He has worked with small- and medium-sized nonprofit organizations and foundations such as Story Corps, The Magnum Foundation, The Brooklyn Zen Center, and the American Jewish World Service.
Prior to working for Collaborative Coaching, Yosh worked as a senior diversity and inclusion consultant and executive coach for The FutureWork Institute where he researched future social and technological trends and helped organizations translate these into workforce and workplace strategies. His previous positions in Germany included serving as a research fellow on organizational learning for the Fraunhofer Research Society in Germany and working as a change management consultant for the IT and manufacturing industries in Germany.