LRDG Talent

Don MacInnis

Coaching individuals for success, within organizations' and for themselves is the essence of how Don contributes within the public and private sector. His coaching practice emerged as it became evident that's where his passion and skill are best fulfilled. One of Don's primary areas of interest is personal advocacy and accountability in the midst of rapid change. Based on formal training and his own experience, he coaches leaders and employees to plan for and take charge of those areas where they do have influence and control, in order to envision and create the kind of workplace they want to thrive in. He has contributed to successful individual, team and organization change efforts within numerous organizations.

Don worked in the energy sector for 16 years as a leader of Training & Development and Organization Development. He was responsible for coaching individuals, teams and organizations to function more effectively during difficult financial times. As the Senior Advisor,Organization Development, he coached leaders and employees through the process of downsizing and rebuilding cultures as major rationalization occurred in the oil patch.

He has conceptualized and facilitated change at all levels in organizations, from the boardroom to the shop floor and has coached executive, technical/professional, administrative, and unionized employees. Don has been active as a management consultant for 20 years, operating his business on a part time basis until 1998.

Don has an undergraduate degree in Psychology, a Masters degree in Education from the University of Calgary and a Masters degree in Organization Development from the University of Pepperdine.