Dr. Maynard Brusman is the president of Working Resources – a transformational leadership consulting, talent management, and executive coaching firm. He is a full professor in counseling psychology in the Northern Arizona University Statewide Education Program where he has taught summer courses in self-management and career development. As an instructor in the U.C. Davis Extension Human Resource Development and Management Certificate Program, he taught interpersonal skills and techniques. While a post-doctoral fellow in Psychological Services at U.C. San Diego, he developed and directed the stress and wellness clinic. He is currently an instructor for The College of Executive Coaching, where he teaches “How to Use Assessments in Coaching”. He specializes in offering customized individual and organizational collaborative consultation services and workshops on succession management, competency modeling, hiring, coaching and retaining emotionally intelligent people; executive selection and assessment; performance-based interviewing and selection; multi-rater 360-degree feedback; interpersonal skills; career development; change management; and executive coaching. He specializes in working with attorneys and law firms. For over twenty years, Dr. Brusman has trained and coached hundreds of people in companies, law firms, health care organizations and educational institutions. He facilitates leadership retreats nationally and in Costa Rica.
At Working Resources our mission is to help our clients assess, select, coach and retain high performing people. We specialize in creating a great culture and values fit between individuals and organizations where high-level commitment and high performance thrive.
Among the organizations he has conducted workshops or provided coaching for are Accounting Solutions, Army Corp of Engineers, American Express, CAMICO Mutual Insurance, Chevron, CopTech West, Dolby, Executive Renaissance Forums, Faricy & Roen LLP, Fenwick and West LLP, Hanson & Bridgett LLP, Hitachi America, Internal Revenue Service, James River Corporation, Kaiser Aluminum, Kimpton Hotel and Restaurant Group, Marin General Hospital, McCutcheon, Doyle, Brown and Anderson LLP, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, RINA Accountancy, Sierra Pacific, Skylonda Health Retreat, State Compensation Insurance Fund, Smith & Hawken, Sybase, and Zomax.
Dr. Brusman has been chosen as an expert to appear on KTVU FOX, Brian Banmiller "On the Money" discussing Surviving And Thriving after Corporate Downsizing... KGO ABC, "Bay Area Focus" discussing Getting Fired... KALW 91.7 Information Radio discussing Workplace Problems and Solutions... KFRC Radio Magic 61 "In the Medicine Cabinet" discussing Stress and Your Heart... K101 Radio, "Blue in the Morning" discussing How to Cope with the Stress of the Gulf War... and was quoted in the articles, "Surviving When You Get The Ax", in the San Francisco Chronicle, "Driven To Distraction - Are Your Bad Habits Driving People Crazy?", in Business Start Ups magazine, "Successful Strategies for Holiday Job Hunters", in The Wall Street Journal National Business Employment Weekly, "How To Cut Interruptions, Get Work Done" in Investor's Business Daily. “How to Get Job Stress Under Control” on MSNBC, “Downsizing at Work May Hurt Your Health” in CBS Health Watch, and “Betrayed at Work” in Fast Company.
Dr. Brusman is a member of the American Psychological Association, American Society for Training and Development, Bay Area Association of Applied Psychologists, Bay Area Organization Development Network, California State Psychological Association, Institute of Management Consultants, the International Coach Federation, North Bay Coaches, the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the Northern California Human Resources Association, the Professional Coaches & Mentors Association, and San Francisco Coaches.
• Strategic Talent Management
• Succession Management
• Leadership Consulting
• Leadership Development
• Executive Coaching
• Leadership Coaching
• Career Coaching
• Coaching Lawyers
• Personnel Selection and Assessment
• Psychological Testing for Pre-employment Screening
• Team Building
• Culture Change
• Emotional Intelligence Assessment
• Corporate Retreats
Areas of Expertise
• Do your hiring managers need help selecting, assessing, and keeping high performing people who are a great fit with your company culture?
• Do you or your company's best and brightest need leadership coaching from an International Coach Federation certified coach focused on results?
• Are valued leaders lacking requisite emotional intelligence competencies?
Dr. Brusman Cited for Excellence in Coaching
The Society for Advancement of Consulting (SAC) has announced two rare “Board Approved” designations for Dr. Maynard Brusman in the specialties of Executive/Leadership Coaching and Trusted Advisor to Attorneys and Law Firms. Board Approvals are rare and are held by less than five percent of the membership of SAC, and that membership is less than five percent of all practicing consultants.
"Maynard Brusman is one of the foremost coaches in the United States. He is continually sought by other executive coaches to provide counsel on important business and leadership issues.
As a senior leader in the executive coaching field, Dr. Brusman brings an exceptional level of wisdom, energy, and creativity to his work."
-Jeffrey E. Auerbach, Ph.D.
College of Executive Coaching
Developing leadership competency models is the foundation of a strategic talent management program. We can help you design and manage your succession management processes and leadership development programs to ensure a pipeline of high performing leaders to support business strategy.
We provide psychological testing for pre-employment screening that can help you predict success on the job. We can help you hire top performers that are a great fit with your company culture.
We incorporate a wide variety of assessments in our leadership development and executive coaching work with senior executives and upper level managers. Our clients develop higher levels of emotional intelligence, trust, creative and resilient leadership styles, and achieve breakthrough business results.
We have over twenty years experience helping companies assess, select, coach, and retain top talent. Everything we do is creatively tailored to the unique needs of each of our special clients including special programs developed for lawyers and law firms.