Sachiyo Kawasaki specializes in coaching leaders within multinational organizations on leadership development, effective leadership communication, creative problem solving, transitions, team management and relationship building.
Throughout her 15-year career as an executive coach, Sachiyo has successfully worked with executives at all levels and across many industries and geographies.
Sachiyo is known for her warm, caring, and engaging coaching style. Passionate and genuine about helping others, she helps her clients identify their own unique paths to self-development and achieving their goals. She creates a safe environment for her clients to discuss their challenges, identify fresh perspectives and solutions, and practice new behaviors that deliver better results. She forms strong relationships with her clients based on her ability to be a trusted sounding board as well as a coach that asks powerful, challenging questions.
A member of the International Coach Federation (ICF), Sachiyo is also an accredited facilitator of Powerful Presentation and the Leadership Challenge Program with LPI feedback. She is also an accredited TMS consultant who can administer assessments such as Team Management Profile, Team Performance Profile, Linking Skills, Window on Work Values and the QC2 Opportunity-Threat Profile. She is a StandOut Strengths coach, an industrial counselor with the Association of Industrial Counseling in Japan, a Self-Expanding Program Supervisor/Coach with the Inter-Vision Institute and a Co-Active Coach with the Coaches Training Institute. She has also completed training in the EXCHANGE conflict resolution program through the National Conflicts Resolution Center, Myers-Brigg Type Indicator (MBTI) and cross-cultural leadership at Azusa Pacific University.
Before transitioning to a coaching career, Sachiyo served as the Japan Country Head for Bowater (previously Avenor, Canadian Pacific Forest Products) for over 10 years, managing a complex network of internal and external stakeholders in North America and Japan. Earlier in her career, she taught at international schools in Central America for several years.
Prior to pursuing her extensive coaching and leadership training, Sachiyo received her B.A. from Bethel College and her Teaching English as a Second Language and Foreign Language (ESL/TESOL) certificate from the American-Guatemalan Cultural Institute.
Residing in Tokyo, Sachiyo is fluent in Japanese, Spanish and English.