Meet Coach Jenn

Coach Jennifer Weggeman 
Jennifer Weggeman 7-2013
Career Consultant | Life Transformation Expert | Idea Generator |
Speaker & Workshop Presenter | University Instructor | Author

Jennifer received her Master of Arts degree from DePaul University at the School for New Learning in 2007 with a focus area on Coaching and Leading Groups. Her professional background includes working with a large network of executive leaders in corporate, government, not for profit and entrepreneurial organizations for over 25 years.

As a Career Consultant, she coaches corporate employees and their families during the transition of relocation in addition to assisting private clients 1:1 and in groups.

An Instructor for universities, Jennifer designed and is teaching courses on career success skills, coaching and leadership strategies for effective organizations. A trainer for new coaches, she also helped design a School of Coaching program with a leadership team of top industry coaches.

A teacher of creative problem solving ideas for the adult learner and a professional coach & facilitator since 1999 attracting:

  • Career Changers
  • Men & Women in Job Search
  • Busy People (like moms, coaches, health & wellness professionals, ministers & teachers)
  • Great People who just feel stuck in some aspect of their business or life & want to move forward FASTER
  • Freelancers, Independent Contractors
  • Pre-entrepreneurs working on start up ideas
  • Startup, New or Existing Business Owners
  • Writers, Artists & Authors
  • Teams, Organizations, Not-For-Profits & Associations

Through EdgeOfYourGreatness, clients can invest in their success with affordable, accessible and earth friendly 1:1 and Group Coaching programs & events.

Jennifer’s customers are supported unconditionally to explore, discover, creatively communicate and package their extraordinary talents, unique gifts and expertise.

Credentials
2016

Education
Master of Arts – DePaul University
School for New Learning GPA 3.98
Focus area: Coaching and Leading Groups in Designing and Developing Products, Programs and Packages to Sell
Certificate of Achievement in Applied Leadership for Professionals
Understanding Personal and Organizational Change
Improving Team Effectiveness
Valuing Human Differences
Engaging Ethical Reasoning
Exercising Effective Leadership
Exploring Modes and Processes of Systematic Inquiry
Bachelor of Science – Western Michigan University
Oxford University – International Studies Program, Oxford, England


200+ Hours of Coach Specific Training
Over fourteen years experience working as a Professional Coach with individuals, teams and groups
TeleSeminar / Webinar Leader, Host & Instructional Designer

Certifications and Training
Creative Problem Solving Institute (Springboard Intensive) – Creative Education Foundation
Licensed One Team Member – Secretan Center
Licensed Tolerations Coach – Coachville
Level 1 Practitioner – Center for Akashic Studies since 2005
Science of Mind 100, 200 & 300 – International Centers for Spiritual Living

University Instructor
Instructor – DePaul University, School for New Learning: Career Skills Building & Coaching Course at multiple campus locations
Instructional Design & Instructor – Benedictine University – Masters of Science in Leadership: Strategic Leadership & Marketing Courses

Author

A Month of Sundays, Volume One published April 2007
Amazon Kindle version published January 2008
Volume Two coming soon!

Speaker & Workshop Presenter on Career & Wellness

Simple yet Effective Uncommon Learning Topics & Techniques

Social/Media:
WVON “Let’s Get To Work” Radio Program – Guest
July 13, 2013
Job Talk Radio – Guest
October 29, 2009 & August 19, 2010
YouTube Video:  “Mind Map: Action Steps for Success” 


Speaking
: Presentations & Topics

Partial List of Recent Events on
Career, Job Search, Communication, Personal Growth &
Creative Problem Solving

DePaul University
Career Center:
Career Week – Workshop Presenter & Panelist
Career Changer Forum February 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013 & 2015
  • “Essential Keys to Creating an Inspiring Brand for Passion & Profit”
  • Protect Yourself From Job Loss – Make Your Next Career Move: Multiple Income Sources 101″
  • How To Easily Create Your 60 Second Commercial”
Office of Adult Student Affairs: Teleforum Presenter
  • “Take Back Your Energy & Time”
Keynote / Speaker
AAUW Tech Savvy – American Association for University Women STEM events
Chicago SHRM – Society For Human Resources Management
Western DuPage Women In Business “Step out with Bold Moves
Sorority Alumni Chapter “Take Back Your Time”
Presenter – Women on Work, Lisle Township Job Club, Crossroads Career Ministry
  • Interviewing Skills
  • Coaching Session for Group
  • Discover Your Beauty Inside and Out
Group Facilitator
Author! Author! Chicagoland Book & Author Marketing Network Group
TeleForum Presenter – “Taking Back Your Time” & “Tap Into Your Potential”
Presenter – Midweek Connection “Deliberate Creation: A Framework for Creative Problem Solving and Finding Opportunities”
Leadership, Awards and Professional Affililiations
  • Board of Directors – Women on Work
  • DePaul New Venture Challenge Semi-Finalist – 2008 Coleman Entrepreneurship Center
  • Start Up Chicago Participant 2008 – Lincoln Park Business Development Institute & Coleman Entrepreneur Center DePaul University
  • AAUW – Tech Savvy and Scholarships
  • Skway Writers Festival: Workshop Presenter and Competition Judge
  • Career Coach on www.gosavant.com
  • Professional Advisor for DePaul University School For New Learning Undergraduate & Graduate Students
  • ASK Volunteer /Mentor for DePaul University Students & Alumni
  • Compass Coach Council – Founding Member
  • Compass Coaching Network
  • Instructional Designer and Trainer for Compass University Coach Training Program
  • Compass Coach Training
  • Leadership Council
  • Certified Drip Marketing Consultant

Coach Jenn continues to learn, educate and inform her clients on what is important to them to help them navigate transformation in their career, personal wellness or spirit. She stays on the edge, looking for experiences that can help YOU grow into your greatness.