Exceptional Guiding Principles

You have the potential to define an exceptional future that is in alignment with your identity and core values.

Your organization has the potential to create transformative change in the world around you.  

Most leaders make reactive decisions based on fear and frustration because they underestimate the influences of their ecosystem in their decision-making. Our work together empowers you to gain awareness around these forces so that you can redefine success on your terms. A customized development strategy helps you gain clarity, get inspired, and create long-term strategies to design your exceptional future.

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Victoria Shiroma Wilson, Ed.D., P.C.C.

Founder, Advisor, Author

Victoria advises purpose-driven organizations that seek to better understand their unique impact on the world and align their programs to meet the changing needs of the stakeholders they serve. Victoria is valued as a strategic thought-partner who empowers leaders to think boldly and holistically about their impact through the lens of their unique identities.

As a certified executive coach, she empowers leaders to find innovative solutions through a systems-based leadership approach. As a program architect, Victoria has helped organizations design and launch new programs and initiatives, identify ways in which to better serve their stakeholders, and offer strategies to refresh existing programs.

As part of her doctoral studies, Victoria conducted original research on culturally sustainable coaching practices and is an expert in coaching across cultural boundaries. Victoria is also passionate about education as a societal investment and has served on non-profit school boards and educational program steering committees.

Exceptional Futures | Design Your Future

Awareness, Alignment, & Action

The methodology behind our work focuses on the dynamic interplay between awareness, alignment, and action. Using a design-based approach, the focus is less on using these areas as steps in a process, but as co-equal catalysts to create forward momentum. When examining a question, we frame it as an opportunity to examine what you know, how this perspective aligns with the desired outcome, and what actions need to be taken to reach these goals.

The power behind this methodology is that it has the potential to introduce multiple dimensions in your problem solving. Instead of examining answers on a two-dimensional basis, we introduce all possibilities to examine so that you may feel empowered to make an informed decision that is right for you.

Exceptional Futures | Coaching with Awareness, Alignment, and Action

Identity as a Catalyst for Change

Many of us pause when asked,  “what do you want?” The mental calculations and “hidden” obstacles that we have to overcome both internally and the pressure from society to conform to a narrow view of success makes it challenging to answer those questions. Our work together empowers you to design sustainable strategies toward transformation that is in alignment with your values, cultural identities, and unique dreams. Understanding the power of societal dynamics and the importance of understanding your one’s unique voice can become a competitive advantage in today’s world. 

A Thirst for Knowledge and Self-Improvement

Complimenting over 15 years and thousands of coaching hours and clients is a continuous investment in education and training in order to develop actionable, tangible strategies to help you reach your goals.

  • EdD, Global Leadership & Innovation, University of Southern California
  • MA, Counseling Psychology, Emphasis in Career Development, Santa Clara University
  • MA, Asian Studies, University of Pennsylvania
  • BA, International Relations, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • PCC: Professional Certified Coach, International Coach Federation
  • Co-Active Coach Training Program, The Coaches Training Institute (CTI)
  • Leadership Circle Profile (LCP) Certification
  • Immunity to Change Facilitator

10 Questions to Transformation

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