Sydney Paredes is a successful experienced executive coach who specializes in helping leaders identify and break through barriers that keep them from reaching their full potential. She helps executives across a variety of functions and industries improve leadership effectiveness and increase satisfaction in work and life. She builds on a unique blend of life experience, education and successful corporate experience. She offers a unique deep development experience for executive women (Full Circle Leadership) and is also an Associate with Integral Intelligence, a firm that provides transformation development for high potential teams, and coach and facilitator with SagePresence, a Minneapolis firm that specializes in business development and cultivating "Winning Presence in Make-or-Break moments". As a Leadership Embodiment® Coach, she provides tools and coaching to help leaders activate their Centered self. This Centered self is positive, confident and willing to engage with challenges. Applying the practices will enable higher levels of performance with enthusiasm and confidence in any situation.
In 2014 she was became the President of the Board at St. Croix Festival Theatre in St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin and was selected to be a Mentor Coach for Minnesota's University of St. Thomas Executive Coaching certificate program. Sydney is the 2015 Gaston Award recipient, recognized by the International Coach Federation, Minnesota Chapter, for lifelong distinguished service to the coaching profession.
Sydney is a certified Integral® Coach, holds a PCC Professional Coach certification from the International Coach Federation, and is certified as a Leadership Embodiment® coach.
Specialties: Leadership presence, authenticity, emotional intelligence, centered listening, interpersonal communications skills, working through conflict creatively, giving and receiving feedback, speaking up with clarity and precision, energy management