Pascale Bardy, The Challenge Coach

Pascale Brady, founder and President of Global Life Coaching LLC, is The Challenge Coach©.

She is a life and business coach, consultant, trainer and speaker with 30 years of professional experience, both in the corporate world and as an entrepreneur.

A Life Coach. A Business Coach. A Mentor Coach.

As a Life Coach, Pascale empowers individuals, couples, and groups to overcome challenges in life or at work, specializing in those related to transitions and relationships. She also coaches parents to build and strengthen healthy, harmonious adult-child relationships in the home, and guides international expatriates and their families toward successful integration with their new culture and surroundings.

As a Business Coach and Consultant, she guides executives and managers individually or as part of groups or teams to successfully master their challenges and effectively resolve problems.

As a Mentor Coach, Pascale supports coaches in training toward attainment of their (next) coaching credential, by coaching and giving feedback in a collaborative, appreciative and dialogued process based on observation of live or recorded coaching sessions.

Pascale has contributed to, and witnessed firsthand, how coaching enables individuals, couples, groups and teams to transform challenges into opportunities for courageous growth at home and in the work place.

Education, Training and Certifications

In her work, she draws upon The Coaches Training Institute's (CTI) Co-Active model of coaching, Relationship Systems Coaching (ORSC), Adlerian Psychology, Authentic Happiness, Positive Psychology, Appreciative Inquiry, Imago Couples Theory, Psychodrama, Action Learning and Neuroscience, to help clients courageously tackle their greatest challenges. Pascale’s fearless, energetic, and enthusiastic style of coaching is wrapped in deep human compassion, which has helped her clients plow through obstacles to reach a more fulfilled, balanced and therefore happier life and work.

After 12 years in the corporate world as an international sales and marketing executive following her DESCAF (MBA) from Audencia Nantes Ecole de Management in France, Pascale attained certification in 2005 as a Co-Active Certified Coach (CPCC) by CTI (the Coaches Training Institute), the world's leading coaching school, and in 2006 as an Accredited Certified Coach (ACC) with the ICF (International Coaching Federation).

In 2011 Pascale became a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with ICF, and has coached close to 300 private or business clients.

In 2016, Pascale certified as one of Reciprocoach’s few PCC-level Mentor Coaches . 
In 2017, Pascale certified as one of Net Expat’s ExpAdviser Coaches. 
In 2017, Pascale certified as one of ICF’s Mentor Coaches

Profession and Affiliations

Today, Pascale runs her own private practice (Global Life Coaching, LLC) coaching individuals, couples and parents, mentors other coaches, and leads corporate teams to solve urgent and important problems through the Action Learning model.

Pascale has also been working for over 10 years as a Consultant Coach for NET EXPAT, a European leader in expat services, for whom she coaches global employees and their spouses toward successful integration within their new culture and surroundings, and delivers corporate cross-cultural trainings.

In addition, Pascale is a Certified Adlerian Parent Educator and has been teaching and developing hundreds of Adlerian-based Parent Education classes and workshops to DC-area families for over 15 years through the Parent Encouragement Program (PEP), in Kensington, MD. She also teaches some of PEP’s online classes.

In 2018, Pascale proudly joined Sequence Counseling and Consulting Services as their new Organizational Team Development and Leadership/Executive Coach, to deliver Mindful Leadership and Wellness workshops and seminars, and to conduct 1-1 Leadership and Executive Coaching, using Action Learning for Team Coaching and Mindfulness-based work to ground the Wellness Seminars.

A Lifetime of Experience

Finally, Pascale brings to the table her personal life experience as a global citizen and an International Sales and Marketing executive in the high tech and data communication industries: born in Paris, France to a Franco-German couple, she was raised bilingual and started traveling alone at age 4.

She studied in France and in the USA, and worked in international sales and marketing in France, Germany and the United States. Her work took her to dozens of countries in America, Europe and Asia.

Today Pascale is fluent in three languages and her experiences have given her an in-depth cultural understanding of most European and several Asian and South American cultures.

Schools And Programs Attended

Professional Affiliations