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LEADERSHIP BACKGROUND

TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP

ELITE PERFORMANCE FOR INDIVIDUALS AND TEAMS

SAFETY ADVOCACY AND SAFE SPORT LEADERSHIP

CURRICULUM AND CONTENT CREATION

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND TRAINING

TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP
 

  • Expert in process-oriented approaches to leadership, individual, and team development, examining an organization's ‘why,’ including how decisions are made, goals are accomplished, and actions are taken within these realms.
     

  • Specialized emphasis on developing heightened self-awareness concerning the underlying factors influencing decision-making and actions within leadership roles, individual development, and team dynamics. 
     

  • This expertise empowers leaders, individuals, and teams to broaden their perspective, thoroughly investigate factors that might deviate them from their intended purpose, and consistently make well-informed choices that align harmoniously with their overarching goals and deeply held values.

ELITE PERFORMANCE FOR INDIVIDUALS AND TEAMS

  • With a lifetime of experience as a high-performance athlete, Andrea was a nationally-ranked badminton player with Olympic aspirations before dedicating herself to soccer.

  • Andrea has more than two decades of international experience as an athlete, captain, and coach, with expertise in fostering high-performing individuals and teams through a vertical or inner developmental approach. 

  • Strategies optimize individual and collective performance while maintaining a strong focus on purpose in leadership and team contexts.

SAFETY ADVOCACY AND SAFE SPORT LEADERSHIP

  • A dedicated advocate for safety within sports, addressing issues like leadership ethics, abuse, and safety in Canada. 

  • Andrea has worked to raise awareness at every level in Canada, from speaking to clubs and testifying before Parliament.

  • Committed to creating safe environments and promoting well-being for athletes, coaches, and participants. Expert in recognizing leadership's impact on safety, applicable across industries for leaders and teams.

CURRICULUM AND CONTENT CREATION

  • Development of "The Coaching Compass" framework that seamlessly integrates expertise in elite performance, leadership, team building, and psychology from the sports world into the corporate and organizational realms. This framework is a practical guide for leadership development, emphasizing purpose-driven, inner developmental growth.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND TRAINING

  • Holds a Bachelor's degree in Human Kinetics with a comprehensive focus on the fields of health, fitness, and psychology. This academic foundation provides a deep understanding of the physiological, psychological, and behavioral aspects relevant to leadership and performance.

  • Possesses a UEFA "A" European Coaching License from Italy, showcasing professional expertise in coaching.

  • Completed advanced studies in coaching, leadership, and psychology. These advanced studies have not only enriched the knowledge base but have also honed expertise in the domain of inner developmental leadership

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Photo by Ray Shum

Andrea Neil, a seasoned expert in leadership development, brings a unique and dynamic approach to the realm of corporate leadership. With a passion for inspiring positive change, Andrea's methodology is rooted in a commitment to transformational leadership, elite performance, and safety advocacy.

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