About Susan

About Susan Peppercorn

Susan Peppercorn is an executive coach trained at Georgetown’s Institute for Transformational Leadership and certified by the International Coaching Federation as a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) and a Positive Psychology Coach.

Her approach to coaching is to partner with clients to create embodied, meaningful goals that enable them to function more effectively and with more ease in their organization. She develops a confidential, trusted relationship grounded in curiosity and deep listening.

Using a unique blend of skills, models, and assessment tools, leveraging the best of positive psychology, emotional intelligence, and neuroscience, Susan enables clients to see their underlying motivations, beliefs, and patterns and expand their perspectives and possibilities. She helps clients experience enhanced leadership presence, greater comfort in collaborating with others, increased self-confidence, moving from the tactical to the strategic, and building high-performing teams.

Susan has extensive experience working with executives in biopharma, higher education administration, healthcare, and nonprofits. She has coached executives in all functional areas, notably strategy, finance, supply chain, marketing, and operations. 

Susan is a skilled facilitator, having taught workshops on a wide range of subjects, including personal branding, resilience, career development, happiness, and leadership.

She regularly contributes to Harvard Business Review and Fast Company and is the author of the Amazon bestselling book Ditch Your Inner Critic: Evidence-Based Strategies to Thrive in Your Career.