Sahar Azarabadi — Integral Coach

Sahar Azarabadi is devoted to helping organizations, leaders, and high-performance teams work together more effectively and skillfully. Her focus is on the growth and development of professionals in order to cultivate long-term excellence in performance including strategy, productivity and communication.

Sahar’s clients report many of the following outcomes:

  • Improved capacity to inquire, listen, respond and lead others with respect, empathy and compassion
  • Greater skill in building trust and credibility with executive leadership team or board, team, colleagues and customers
  • Deeper, more centered leadership presence, particularly amidst conflict or challenge
  • Improved ability to build powerful networks of support and influence others
  • Increased capacity for creativity and innovation

Sahar brings a deep background of over fifteen years management and executive level leadership experience in sales, marketing and business development to her coaching, facilitation, training, and workshops. She is a certified Integral Coach® from New Ventures West and a Leadership Embodiment Associate.

Sahar works with emerging to executive level leaders in biotech/pharma, medical device/diagnostics, healthcare, hospitality, technology, and insurance and financial services. She is focused on improving organizational capabilities and culture, developing leaders who are aligned with purpose, improving communication across teams and within organizations, fostering deep listening to build trust, and cultivating emotional intelligence to foster collaboration across teams.

She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of California, Berkeley.  Sahar is a lifelong learner and committed to personal and professional development in order to best serve her clients and the world. She is fluent in English, Farsi and Turkish. Her upbringing and extensive world travel have cultivated and enabled cross-cultural awareness and appreciation. She is a long-time student of Eastern and Western traditions, philosophy and poetry— particularly Plato, Rumi and David Whyte. She is also a mindfulness practitioner, avid traveler, and lover of music.