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Rebecca Cooley Executive Coach and Corporate Trainer
Rebeca Cooley Top Coach Raleigh

Customized. Personalized. Just for You.

  • Over 15 years as an Executive Coach and Trainer for leaders in Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies, Top-tier Universities, Government, NGOs, Small Businesses helping executives and leaders achieve superior results

  • 1500+ hours of formal training in stress-reduction, mindfulness, and communication strategies

  • MPA in Managerial Leadership and Strategic Planning, graduated with honors 

  • Named Top 16 Coaches in Raleigh for 2022 by Influence Digest 

Executive Coach Rebecca Cooley creates a powerful experience with a constant focus on you and your personal and professional goals. She customizes each program with you in mind and provides accountability, perspective, and motivation to help you achieve results. She does this through a unique and highly transformative combination of training, coaching, and support. Using a whole person custom approach to coaching, Rebecca facilitates a deliberate and thoughtful process to help you identify the themes that serve as the undercurrent of your high-level goals. She shares proven strategies to help you move through obstacles so that you can achieve your goals, and offers you targeted coaching and training on your area of improvement. She is committed to you every step of the way and provides ongoing support and encouragement as you continue to develop mastery. Rebecca pulls from over 15 years of experience coaching and training managers and executives from Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies. She is committed to learning and has a strong foundation of 25 years of research and training in a variety of disciplines from which to pull from to offer you applicable strategies and tools. Rebecca is here for you as your partner, your coach, and your Catalyst for Change! 

Awaken Your Confidence

Ignite Your Spark

Be the Catalyst

Rebeca Cooley Executive Coach
FREE Gift! Receive a PDF download of Rebecca's new book Journey the Stars And Things I've Learned Along the Way and a subscription to Rebecca's Monthly Newsletter. Receive Rebecca's latest articles about confidence, authentic connection, relaxation, mindful communication, and living on purpose. 
*We honor your confidentiality and do not share your personal information.


Results achieved by Rebecca's Partners

Rebeca Cooley Top Coach Raleigh
Rebeca Cooley Top Coach Raleigh
Rebeca Cooley Top Coach Raleigh
Rebeca Cooley Top Coach Raleigh
  • Enhanced Performance

  • Strengthened Relationships and Team Dynamics

  • Improved Communication

  • Increased Confidence

  • Increased Happiness

  • Reduced Stress

  • Improved Quality of Life

  • Improved Employee Wellness and Wellbeing

  • Increased Self-awareness

  • Clarified goals

  • Progressed through internal and external obstacles

  • Managed stress

  • Improved Work-life Balance

  • Improved Time-management

  • Enhanced concentration and focus

  • Increased assertive communication with colleagues, leaders, and employees

  • Learned how to interview and manage introverts 

  • Honed Leadership strategies to communicate with employees

  • Built Personal Leadership Style

  • Developed and honed presentation skills

  • Increased targeting interview responses 

  • Marketed strengths and transferable skills 

  • Learned mindfulness strategies to help with stress-reduction and relaxation

  • Developed interpersonal effectiveness in personal and professional relationships 

  • Learned motivation techniques

  • Developed flexibility, openness, and willingness to take the necessary actions to achieve goals

  • Gained confidence to step outside comfort zone



"Expect a breakthrough. If you do the work." 


Speak with confidence and comfort in front of an audience or one on one. Deliver formal presentations, sales demos, or lead meetings with comfort and ease. Communicate effectively at informal social gatherings. Learn proven strategies and tips to improve your skills, relax, and connect with your audience big or small.


  • Leadership Communication

  • Communication Strategies for Introverts

  • Public Speaking Training

  • Authentic Communication

  • Stress-reduction and Relaxation Training

Prepare for your next interview through a combination of intrinsic whole person coaching and targeted interview skill building. Speak with confidence and comfort with your interviewers. Deliver interview responses with comfort and ease. Learn proven strategies and tips to improve your interviews, relax, and connect.


  • Mock Interviews and Feedback

  • Interview Strategies for Introverts

  • Communication Training

  • Authentic Communication and Connection

  • Training for Organizations and Hiring Managers for Techniques for Interviewing Introverts

Ready to do what you love? Rebecca partners with you to help you explore and clarify your next career through a customized career coaching program. 

  • Career Coaching

  • Stress-reduction Training

  • Work-life Balance


"It is amazing how much kindness and encouragement you give to everyone."


"Goes beyond interview and goes into everyday life. You learn about what causes the nervousness in order to resolve it and to showcase that confident person. The program helps by looking at other aspects of myself that way I can portray the best of me in the interview. Depending on what the areas are, Rebecca offers a holistic approach to interview coaching, there are tips to prepare for the interview but also there is looking within yourself. You may not think you need it but I did need it."


"You learn and become a student of yourself
which helps you then know what will be good for you in the future as it relates to your career. The benefit of the program is that you are no longer going down a rabbit hole only to find out that a certain career does not align with your strengths and values."



"Rebecca offers a whole, complete and broader approach to improve interview and communication skills. I was able to get the job that I wanted. I feel more confident and have a better connection with myself and others. I have increased my self-awareness and self-understanding. The advice, guidance, techniques, and content of your Master Course videos, along with the feedback from the mock interview was something I really appreciate and really helped me. Rebecca is a very positive influence – she made an impact on me."


"This is a deep dive into inner causes of lacking confidence and the start to developing positive tools to build genuine confidence within yourself."


"It's life changing professionally and personally because of the different ways it makes you think about yourself, and your relationships with others. It’s about the love the confidence and that inner person that was lost and bringing them back to life and enjoyment with work and co-workers. Brought me back to a place where work is fun again and my passion is coming through again. I know what I need to do in order to move forward and appreciate myself more, to know that I am worthy, I am enough, and that I do belong."


"It’s more personalized than the typical coaching program and why I called Rebecca. For me, it’s not all about leadership, its about me as a person, and it applies to work and home. It helped me get past the stories I tell myself. She always asks the right questions to get me thinking of the different angles. I really value this."

​"Rebecca is truly objective and best intentioned in bringing out one's true journey or nature in life."

-Trish Kelly Belock


​​​"How do you prepare for a job interview when you have no idea what questions will be asked? Rebecca helped me do just that! The tools and tips she gave me were great. I walked into the room feeling prepared to answer any question I would be asked. I felt more confident than I ever have entering the room where the interview took place, and it was the first time ever that I left a job interview feeling that I gave adequate answers to the questions asked. I highly recommend Rebecca Cooley."

-A. E.


"I wanted To let you know that today I got an offer for my dream job and couldn't be happier. Thank you so much for your help because without it I'm sure I wouldn't have gotten close."



"​The first thing I felt when we started our session was trust and professionalism. Rebecca's confident and calm nature made me feel immediately at ease and focused. Her ability to look at my decision in ways I never would have considered really took away some of my anxiety. I can't wait to work with her again!"

-K. R.



"During each of our conversations, Rebecca demonstrated a true sense of genuineness. Her no judgment approach encouraged me to dream big. And with big dreams have come new and exciting opportunities. My confidence has soared and my jovial, fun, and charismatic  personality emerged — I have become more of the me I want to be. "

-J. Kenney




Spend a Day with Me

Reserve a day all to yourself to get the coaching and training you need. I'll create custom training with strategies and techniques for you and your team!

Reserve a personalized program with private sessions with me as your Executive Coach. It's all about you, your goals, and helping you get where you want to go. 

A thoughtfully crafted self-paced program including the resource library, video masterclass, homework and exercises, and Live support from me to help you achieve your goals

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An Overview of Executive & Leadership Coaching

with Certified Master Coach

Rebecca Cooley


There is not a business that can succeed if executive and leadership coaching is not a part of the master plan. Molding employees into future leaders is critical to the success of any business. In short, the process of leadership coaching is an immersive teaching experience. 


Leadership coaching began as a way to retrain a business's struggling managers. Since then, it has grown into a way for businesses to help improve their leaders' performances even if it is already satisfactory. This can apply to employees at various levels within a business, even to the level of executive coaching.


It has been proven that leadership coaching enhances a business's chances of success. In fact, estimates state more than 60% of all Fortune 500 company leaders can attribute at least some of their success to working with a personal coach. 


The reason for this is that while business schools teach people the skills necessary to do their jobs, it takes face-to-face time with a coach to master the art of personal communication between individuals. 

The Purposes of Executive & Leadership Coaching


There are several purposes of leadership coaching. While the most obvious purpose is to help a business grow, others are just as important. Another purpose is to give business leaders the tools they need in order to better brand and market their company. The third purpose is to take less experienced employees and prepare them to assume a leadership role in the future through personal development, teaching, and building up confidence.


Common Executive & Leadership Coaching Methods


There are some common methods used in leadership coaching. One of them is listening. Another is helping you find ways to solve business problems diplomatically. Another is helping you learn to avoid any obstacles that could hinder future performances. These leadership skills, and many more, come together to reinforce your abilities as a manager, leader, and contributor to the success of your business.


Making goals and implementing a strategy to achieve them is also an important part of being a leader. It often involves delegating a task to be completed or a goal to be met before the next coaching lesson. In this way, you get hands-on experience learning how to act as a leader. 


These experiences will often serve to move you away from your comfort zone. This is considered one of the most important steps in teaching the necessary skills to assume leadership.

What sets Executive Coach Rebecca Cooley apart


Rebecca has fifteen years of experience successfully coaching and training executives, leaders and managers in national and international Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies as well as Top-tier Universities, Government Offices, NGOs, and small business leaders. 



Each of her personalized programs, workshops, and coaching programs is developed with your organization and leaders in mind. She is results-focused and tracks and measures results throughout the program to ensure you and your team receive the most benefit from the coaching partnership. Rebecca offers a whole-person approach to Executive Coaching. 


Rebecca is the area's leading expert in Public Speaking and Leadership Communication. She has successfully trained C-level executives and leaders nationally and internationally and helped them to enhance their presentation skills, and communicate with their teams. She is a thought leader in authentic communication and assists her partners with connecting genuinely with their audiences and employees. She offers workshops and coaching on the topic of Public Speaking and Leadership Communication.   


Rebecca is the area's leading expert in Introversion, Introvert Employees, and assisting introverts with leadership communication, interpersonal communication, and interview skills. She is the founder and facilitator of a support and advocacy group, Introverts Unite. For over seven years, she has offered training, coaching, and support to over 1800 introvert members globally. She helps her introverted partners with assertiveness and confidence in public speaking, interpersonal communication, and interviewing. She offers training not only to introvert leaders seeking to develop their professional communication skills, but those who manage introvert employees, providing tips for interviewing introvert job candidates, and building awareness about introversion. She offers workshops and training as well as coaching on the topic of Introversion and Interviews for Introverts. 


Rebecca is the area's leading expert in the whole person approach to Career Development and Executive Coaching. She partners with both new and mid-career executives who are looking to hone their leadership style, overcome imposter syndrome, identify the next step in their career, identify their transferable skills, clarify their career objectives, and determine how to navigate mid-career stagnation. Rebecca has developed a targeted career development process that involves helps leaders take their next career steps with confidence. She offers workshops and private coaching on the topic of Career Development and Career Change. 


Rebecca has over 15 years of experience in Worksite Wellness offering teams and individual partners workshops and coaching in Stress-reduction, Mindfulness, Work-Life Balance, and Time-management. She has formally trained and holds certifications in various relaxation, stress-reduction, and mindfulness techniques. She shares these strategies regularly in her coaching programs to help partners with improving communication, connection, and confidence. 



Rebecca holds a Masters Degree, MPA, with a concentration in Managerial and Strategic Leadership, graduated with honors. She also holds a BA with a concentration in Speech Communication, graduated Magna Cum Laude, Dean's List, and President's Honors List. Rebecca holds a Professional Coach Certification and Master Coach Certification. And has completed over 1500 hours of formal training in mindfulness, stress-reduction, and it's application to relational communication.



For over 15 years, Rebecca has served her community by offering her workshops and coaching programs to public organizations as well as individuals in financial need, pro bono, including the Mindfulness Class Series at Wake County Public Libraries, the Annual Spirit of Gifting Career Coaching Programs for individuals in financial need, Mindfulness and Stress-reduction Classes at various rehabilitation organizations, and Career Development workshops. She has been awarded the EH Award for Community Service. 

After the pandemic and everything we have been through together as a global family, Rebecca  decided to offer her Coaching Programs as pay-what-you-can sliding scale to individual partners who have run on difficult financial times.


To learn more about leadership development, executive coaching, or the skills you can learn, contact us at Catalyst Action Coaching in Raleigh, NC, to get started on the path to personal and professional success. 


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