Meet Cathy Jacob

Cathy Jacob, Founding Partner, Fire Inside Leadership in Halifax, NSCathy brings a unique skill for deep listening, an unwavering belief in her clients and a gentle sense of humour to her coaching practice. She opened a full time coaching practice in 2004 and in 2009, she co-founded Fire Inside Leadership to expand the impact of leadership development and coaching in her community and beyond.

Cathy is a Certified Professional Co-active Coach (CPCC) and a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF). In addition, she has studied with CRR Global and Team Coaching International, pioneers and innovators in the field of team and relationship coaching. She is authorized to administer assessment and diagnostic tools including the Team and Organization Diagnostic™, the Leadership Circle Profile™, the Immunity to Change Process™ and the Myers Briggs Type Indicator™.

Cathy brings over 30 years of business and leadership experience to regional, national and international clients in both the public and private sectors.

CATHY believes:

Outstanding leadership is not a gift bestowed on a talented few, but a capacity that can be unlocked in each of us given the right conditions and the desire and commitment to develop it. We live in a time when developing our individual and collective leadership has never been more important or urgent. The unprecedented complexity and challenge that we face as individuals, organizations and communities calls us to bring our best and most capable selves to meet it. Answering that call is our greatest hope for a sustainable future.

Sector/Industry Experience:

  • Communications and IT;
  • Health;
  • Education;
  • Marketing;
  • Professional Services;
  • Insurance;
  • Economic Development.

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