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"I help senior leaders and teams accelerate success through coaching grounded in real-world executive experience and the science of human behavior." 



- Dina Smith

Executive Coach


What can I help you accomplish?

Enhance your impact

and influence

Accelerate individual and team performance

Think more strategically and lead change


Partnering with leaders at world-leading brands

and high growth technology companies

My publications and other resources curated for you

A simple, proven approach for real results

What people are saying

"Dina was highly knowledgeable, experienced, and wise in the ways of big business and career journeys.


Her fresh thinking and sense of humor are what sets her apart, and I highly recommend Dina for anyone looking to improve their leadership profile."


Libby Bernick

Global Head of Corporate Business

Trucost / S&P Dow Jones Indices

"Working with Dina was critical in enabling me to successfully lead my organization through a massive strategic change. 


Her insight, candor and support accelerated my development as a leader and person, and our conversations always left me feeling energized, focused and with fresh perspective on key issues."


Marc Spencer


Summer Search

"Dina's commitment to her clients and warm, engaging style are supported by a deep knowledge of neuroscience as applied to leadership. Her intelligence, access to powerful questions, and personal commitment to growth make her a truly exceptional strategic partner and executive coach.


The people I've referred to her have consistently given her rave reviews too. If you get a chance to work with Dina - take it!"


Anna Barber

Managing Director


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