Marjo-Riitta brings fifteen years of leadership and team development experience to her solutions-based, action-oriented training methods. Marjo-Riitta challenges and encourages everyone to view new perspectives and to find new ways to operate.
Her passion is the creation of leadership competence and teams of excellence. She is being energized by executive coaching processes, in which dreams and goals show the way for the collaborative journey.
Marjo-Riitta is an expert in coaching-based leadership and the CEO of BoMentis Ltd. With her determination and two decades of experience, she creates top teams, leads experiental leadership programs and coaches individual leaders and executives. As a trainer, she is driven by her interest in group dynamics, her will to influence the group and to enhance the individual learning of each participant.
Marjo-Riitta has a passion for development, and she enjoys participating in various occupational groups. She has, among others, been a member of the board of the Finnish Coaching Association and the Finnish Social Psychologists’ Association. She is also one of the founders of the Finnish Chapter of the International Coach Federation and member of its first board.
In her books Coaching-based Leadership (2010), The Coaching Leader (2014) and Coaching-based Leadership of Teams (2015), Marjo-Riitta has encapsulated her thinking about a leadership aiming at releasing the potential of individuals and teams. Besides being a coach and trainer, Marjo-Riitta is writing her doctoral thesis on the coaching-based approach for the University of Helsinki.
Marjo-Riitta is a Master of Political Sciences, with a major in social psychology. She is a certified coach (PCC), a psychodrama director (CP) and a solution centered coach. She is also a certified facilitator for e.g. MBTI©, DISC©, PeiliTM, CLP® and 360° feedback tools.
- Developmental Mentoring (Valmentava mentorointi, Kauppakamari, 2019)
- Leading a Team – Systemic thinking and Shared Leadership as Success Factors (Valmentava tiimin johtaminen – Systeeminen ajattelu ja yhdessäohjautuvuus onnistumistekijöinä, Alma Talent, 2021.)
- Coaching Leader – Success Positions (Valmentava esimies – Onnistumisia palvelevat positiot, Talentum, 2014)
- Coaching Leader, E-book (Valmentava esimies, sähköinen kirja, Talentum, 2013)
- Coaching-based Leadership, 7th Edition (Valmentava johtajuus, Alma Talent 7. painos, 2019)