Pascale Brady, founder and President of Global Life Coaching, 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 Business Coach. A Life Coach. A Mentor Coach.

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 by encouraging courageous growth, respectful communication, and meaningful conversations. With a keen awareness of each client’s bottom line, Pascale draws upon vast corporate experience to productively lead executives and managers to realize better performance.

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 guides international expatriates and their families toward successful integration with their new culture and surroundings, and coaches parents to build and strengthen healthy, harmonious adult-child relationships in the home.

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’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. Pascale became The Challenge Coach because she has been, and for that matter still is, a challenged human. We’ve all heard the saying “what doesn’t kill us makes us stronger”. It’s definitely been true for Pascale. And she wants to help make it true for you as well.

Education, Training And Certifications

In her work, Pascale draws upon The Coaches Training Institute’s (CTI) Co-Active model of coaching, Relationship Systems Coaching (ORSC), Adlerian Psychology, Authentic Happiness, Positive Psychology, Positive Intelligence, Appreciative Inquiry, Imago Couples Theory, Psychodrama, Action Learning and Neuroscience, to help clients courageously tackle their greatest challenges.

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 hundreds of private and business clients. She has reached MCC (Master Certified Coach) level with over 2,500 hours of coaching, and is nearing completion of her MCC certification with ICF. In addition, she holds the following certifications:

  • ICF Mentor Coach
  • PCC-level Mentor Coach with Reciprocoach
  • ExpAdviser Certified Coach with Net Expat
  • DISC certified with Assessments 24×7
  • CALC (certified Action Learning Coach) with WIAL (World Institute of Action Learning)
  • DLP/ELP 360 certified with MHS
  • Certified Positive Discipline Educator
  • Certified Empowering People in the Workplace Facilitator
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Certificate
  • Imago Relationship Coach certified
  • Positive Intelligence/PQ Mental Fitness Coach
  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Certificate
  • Psychodrama, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy Certificate
  • C-IQ Enhanced Practitioner

Degree: Diplôme d’Études Supérieures Commerciales, Administratives et Financières

Degree: Certified Professional Coactive Coach

Degree: Professional Certified Coach

Certificate: Certified DISC Practioner

Certificate: Certified Empowering People in the Workplace Facilitator

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 11 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 2018, Pascale joined Sequence Counseling and Consulting Services as their new Assistant Director, Corporate Programs – with the role of 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.

Pascale is also a proud Coach Consultant Partner with the French companies le jour porte conseil (a management and retail consulting firm based in Paris) with whom she leads management consulting trainings and missions, and Entuziasmo (a Paris-based supply chain management consulting organization) for whom she coaches international leaders.

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.

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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 a very young age.

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.

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