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Charlene Birk

Charlene Birk, MA, PCC

Founder & Director
Leadership & Executive Coach
Business Mentor Coach
Facilitator & Trainer

Areas of expertise:

  • Inspiring Emotional Intelligence

  • Pillars of Positivity

  • Winning at Work-life Balance

  • Improving Communication Habits

  • The Science of Effective Leadership

  • LinkedIn

I am mission-driven to improve relationships with self, others, and the larger community to thrive and inspire. I am committed to assisting individuals to achieve leadership and personal excellence (an active work-in-progress) through conversations of self-discovery from a practice that leads to awareness and positive relationships. Ready and focused on enhancing strengths and identifying limiting thoughts to empowering mindset that fosters effective leadership and life skills.  I feel very enthusiastic about my clients’ goals by supporting clients where they are and helping bring a compelling leadership identity and vision to life.


My clients benefit from the 25+ years of combined diverse experience in hospitality, financial, and service industry. Providing legendary customer service is the foundation for my leadership development practice. With vigorous coach training experience,  organizational leadership degree in psychology, actively building 1500+ coaching hours, and working with professionals in the arts, IT, finance, medicine, military personnel, and small business owners allow me to bring a wide range and professionally diverse coaching experience. I believe leadership is dependent on continually rehearsing a set of principles over a period of time using common sense and uncommon levels of commitment, curiosity, and tenacity.  I excel in dealing with challenging and complex environments, such as mediating personnel conflicts and removing obstacles to improve workplace relationships. 

As the founder of Habitat for Leadership, I bring talent, expertise, and a proactive approach to HFL clients. Habitat for Leadership is a leadership development coaching and training organization that offers coaching for interpersonal skills and leadership development. Coaches help individuals, teams, and organizations build their potential. We also help people change their life through the power of leadership. HFL's non-traditional approach to leadership and team building incorporates the disciplines of improv and other innovative practices. As an ICF certified team of coaches, we bring extensive training, education, and the latest research to deliver a highly effective coaching experience. We invite you to explore HFL’s programs and services.

Mentioned on Kinfolk Magazine:


Program Advisor: Florida International University, Women in Leadership 2022

Mentor: Florida Atlantic University, Veteran's Entrepreneurship Program
Women United member: United Way Broward



Master of Arts in Psychology, emphasis on organizational leadership: The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. 

Bachelor of Science in Psychology and minor in Sociology: Arizona State University. 



Professional Certified Coach (PCC) — International Coach Federation (ICF)

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace Certificate — University of South Florida

Certified Professional Coach (CPC) —  University of Miami

Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator —Dispute Resolution Center (DRC)

Certified Behavior and Personality Assessor — Consulting Psychology Press (CPP)


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