Dr. Lois Frankel: President of Corporate Coaching International

My NativeAdVantage:


Dr. Lois Frankel, President of Corporate Coaching International, a Pasadena, California consulting firm, literally wrote the book on coaching people to succeed in businesses large and small around the globe.  Her books Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office, Nice Girls Don’t Get Rich, and Nice Girls Just Don’t Get It are international bestsellers translated into over twenty-five languages worldwide.  The revised and updated 10th anniversary edition of Corner Office was released last year.  

Dr. Frankel is the founder of two non-profit organizations, MOSTE: Motivating Our Students through Experience and Bloom Again Foundation. She has been honored with Maybelline’s Women Who Empower through Education award, The Los Angeles County Commission for Women’s Woman of the Year award, and a Presidential Medal from her undergraduate alma mater, the State University of New York at Oswego. In addition to her doctorate earned from the University of Southern California, she was presented with an honorary doctorate of humane letters from Phillips Graduate Institute.

What’s Your NativeAdVantage:

What do you do best?

Observe behaviors in workplace settings and give feedback on how individuals and teams can achieve their full potential. 

What makes you the best?

The ability to build strong relationships that instill trust and confidence.

How will you become the best?

Continual process improvement –good is the enemy of great.   

What are your aspirations?

Personal: Become an outstanding nature photographer

Business: Complete my novel!

What fascinates you?: 

People who are exceptional at what they do and/or make a difference in the world.



No Guts, No Glory – it’s a sign I’ve had in my office for 30 years.


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