About Joni Mar

A Master Certified Coach

Joni MarJoni Mar, BA, BJ (Hons.), CPCC, MCC, is a Master Certified Coach who excels at generating more powerful results with high performance individuals, leaders and teams. She specializes in leadership development, innovating and implementing strategic solutions and relationship management.

From Individuals to Organizations

You’ll find Joni coaching in Fortune 500, public sector and small business globally as well as with individuals and entrepreneurs hungry for more ease and fulfillment in life.

Joni’s expertise in human motivation combined with her keen intuition guides her clients along their unique critical path to success and satisfaction. Her clients report sustained long term transformation that significantly impacts every aspect of their life.

Committed to Excellence

Committed to professional excellence, Joni is a faculty member of the world leading Coaches Training Institute (CTI) where she trains and supervises coaches to become professionally certified.  She designs and manages internal corporate coaching programs, is the Co-Author of The Inspired Business Approach and a columnist on workplace issues for the Vancouver daily newspaper The Province. As a corporate trainer, Joni leads interactive and engaging business, coaching and leadership programs internationally. Participants call her dynamic and passionate.

Education, Affiliations and Certifications

Joni is a member in good standing of the International Coach Federation (ICF) with the highest designation of Master Certified Coach (MCC) – awarded to fewer than 1% of the world’s coaches- and is a former board member of the Vancouver ICF Chapter.  She is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) from CTI and an accredited practitioner of The Leadership Circle Profile, Culture Survey and Insights Discovery.  Joni is a graduate of Organization and Relationship Systems Coaching from the Center for Right Relationship, Co-Active Leadership, The Sterling Institute of Relationship and Landmark Education.  She holds degrees in Journalism, Psychology and Sociology.

BC (Before Coaching)

Prior to coaching, Joni was an international award winning television journalist for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, nominated for Canadian Woman Entrepreneur of the Year by one of the nation’s leading banks and is the former Co-Chair of the Women’s Enterprise Centre- a federal agency for women entrepreneurs.  She is the recipient of Fast Tracker of the Year by the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers and in another life won the coveted “Gold Georgie” – the Canadian Homebuilders Association’s top award for excellence in home construction and design.

Vision & Mission

To transform every human being I touch by igniting the passion and purpose within them, inspiring new and unlimited possibilities.

To inspire and develop untapped potential in individuals in the areas of personal leadership, relationship management and strategic innovation through coaching and training resulting in enhanced performance, success and satisfaction for the mutual benefit of the client and their organization.

Core Values

Contribution Significant positive impact in the lives of those served
Excellence  Commitment to quality, standards, my personal best
Innovation Risk taking, bold, creative solutions, generating new realities
Integrity Honouring my word, being real, walking my talk
Fun  Sparking full engagement through wonder, playful learning and a zest for life