Executive Master of Leadership Blog

Anne Marie

Turning intelligent visions into realities, Silicon Valley native Anne Marie guides executives through leadership advancement and professional success. Anne began her career in branding & positioning at Silicon Valley public relations firm, Cunningham Communication, then went on to apply her expertise in the high-tech, medical, and financial fields. While completing her master of fine arts degree, Anne was approached by multiple clients seeking her guidance at advancing within their careers. After competitively, successfully placing each of her clients into more prominent leadership roles and top-tier business schools, Anne’s success led to the creation of her highly personalized, results-based boutique consultancy devoted to professional advancement. Author of the bestselling collection, Endless: A Literate Passion (Saint Julian Press, 2015), Anne's articles, interviews, essays, and creative works have appeared in numerous professional and literary publications. As leadership coach, Anne blends Silicon Valley marketing magic with a track record of turning intelligent visions into realities, creating success story after success story for her clients. A USC Found Well Entrepreneurship Fellow, Anne is currently pursuing her Master of Leadership (ML) degree with the Price School of Public Policy.

Recent Posts

Erica Arias - The Future for Latina Leaders

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 6, 2021 12:30:56 PM / by Anne Marie posted in Innovative Leadership, leadership, Leadership Development, Leadership Styles, Leadership Skills, Communication, Gratitude, Empathy

This month, for National Hispanic Heritage Month, I was honored to speak with Erica Arias (EML Cohort 14) about leadership, business strategy, empowering others, and paving the future for Latina business women.

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Glenn Fox - The Art of Gratitude

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 1, 2021 1:50:00 PM / by Anne Marie posted in Innovative Leadership, leadership, Leadership Development, Leadership Styles, Leadership Skills, Communication, Gratitude, Entrepreneurship, Empathy

I enjoyed an enlightening conversation with Dr. Glenn Fox about gratitude. In this post, Dr. Fox expands upon his research from the USC Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies regarding gratitude for business leaders, in particular, ways they can become more successful through incorporating his practices.

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The Professional Development Plan (PDP)

[fa icon="calendar'] May 13, 2021 8:59:52 AM / by Anne Marie posted in Innovation, leadership, Leadership Development, Leadership Styles, Leadership Journey, Leadership Skills, Communication, Professional Development Plan, SWOT

One of the most valuable activities we’ve completed so far in EML is the Professional Development Plan (PDP). This spring, on a Saturday morning, we gathered as a cohort to talk through just what a PDP is and how to get started. Several members asked: How will I apply this to my leadership path? and How can a PDP help at this stage in my career? As a leadership coach, having found that writing goals makes them infinitely more attainable, I was intrigued.

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