We gather and develop leaders who want to thrive and make a positive change in the world. Together, we seek and attain the highest wisdom for mindful and compassionate action.
Dr. Home H.C. Nguyen, Ed.D
Founder, Coaching & Leadership Development
Dr. Home H.C. Nguyen is a professor of leadership, and an advisor to leaders, entrepreneurs, and educators. He has coached mid-level and C-suite executives of Fortune 200 companies and numerous start-ups. He has taught courses on Self-Awareness Training, Interpersonal Group Dynamics, and Adult Development at Columbia Business School and Yale School of Management.
As a trusted adviser, Home helps his clients to overcome stress and anxiety, and to get clear on why they do what they do, and to develop mindfulness and practical wisdom to exert greater influence. A certified executive coach, Home received his Doctorate of Education in Organizational Leadership from Teachers College, Columbia University. To read more...
Rev. Leng L. Lim, M.Div, MBA
Executive Coaching and Faculty Development
Leng Lim has 20 years' experience in leadership development, executive coaching, and workshop facilitation. He has coached senior executives in the US, Europe, and Asia at leading companies such as Prudential Group, PricewaterhouseCoopers, CIMB, the National University of Singapore, and in INSEAD's Executive Education programs.
He received his Master's in Divinity and MBA from Harvard, and has studied both in the ministry and in Eastern mindfulness meditation. Leng's unique perspectives bridge the outer world of business achievement with the inner world of mindfulness and wisdom.
Vibha Chokhani, MBA
Business and Program Management
Peter Harriss, MBA
Health & Finance Coaching
Dr. Nayla Bahri, Ed.D.
Global Talent & Organizational Development
Vibha Chokhani is a social entrepreneur who supports leaders of social-good organizations in all areas of business development, operations management, and program design & administration.
Vibha received her MBA in Operations and Entrepreneurship from The College of William & Mary and her Bachelor of Management Studies from University of Mumbai, India. She also holds a Six Sigma Green Belt certification, and trained as a Yoga instructor. She previously worked for NYC-based social enterprise Catchafire, supporting a number of nonprofit and social organizations.
Peter Harriss is a Health Coach and Financial Planning Consultant who works with clients interested in connecting the world of heart and money.
Peter received his MBA in Finance & Leadership with Honors from Columbia Business School and his Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Economics with Honors from Boston University. He also holds an INHC (Integrative Nutrition Health Coach) certification from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, and works as a Comprehensive Life Planner at SunRaven, The Home of Slow Medicine.
Dr. Nayla Bahri specializes in culture and employee engagement strategy, leadership development, succession planning, management curriculum, leadership coaching and workplace learning.
She serves as an adjunct professor at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia Business School and with the Institute for Personal Leadership. Previously, she served as the Dean of Students at Columbia Business School for ten years where she coached, taught, and advised thousands of students and co-founded the Leadership Lab.
Nayla graduated from Smith College and the University of Pennsylvania, and has a doctorate in Adult Learning and Leadership from Columbia University. She is a member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF).
Dr. Schon Beechler, Ph.D.
Leadership & Executive Program Development
Entrepreneurship & Business Leadership
Dr. Schon Beechler served on the faculty for Columbia Business School for 17 years, 14 of which she spent as the Faculty Director for the Columbia Senior Executive Program. She is currently a Senior Affiliate Professor at INSEAD, living in France. She is Academic Director of INSEAD’s top-ranked MBA program and also directs and teaches in INSEAD executive programs for senior leaders worldwide.
Schon received her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in Sociology and Business Administration and has a Bachelor of Arts from Oberlin College. She also holds certifications in the Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument (HBDI), MBTI, and the Hogan Leadership Assessment Suite.
Simon Egan has 14 years experience as a senior executive and CEO of a number of companies in the food, pharmaceutical, and commercial property sectors in New Zealand, USA, and Brazil. Simon combines his global entrepreneurial business interests and experiences with his long-term study and practice of Tibetan and Zen Buddhism in order to grow his own and others’ capacities for leadership, balance and compassion.
Simon’s multiplicity of perspectives is born of his life-long interest in learning and experimentation, meditation, philosophy, and hands-on business applications for the growth of people and enterprise stakeholders.
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