Dr. Bernadette Costello is the Managing Partner for BCC Consulting. She collaborates with leaders, teams, and organizations so they can reach their full potential. As a consultant, her methods involve listening intently to the needs of her clients and helping them identify focused solutions that will work best with the culture and climate. As a coach, her focus is to help the client identify a desired impact and develop a clear plan to achieve that result. In consulting and coaching, she uses a variety of strategies and assessments/tools that have evolved after many years of facilitating and coaching. Her experience includes working with organizations, teams and leaders in the public, non-profit and higher education sectors.
Bernadette has served as a Chapter President for Metro DC ATD, as Chair of the ATD Leader’s Conference Program Advisory Committee and is a current member of the National Advisors for Chapters. She has served on other professional organizations in leadership and volunteer roles with Virginia CUPA (Colleges and Universities Personnel Association)-HR, and the International Personnel Management Association. Bernadette received a Bachelor of Social Work from Southern Illinois University, a Master in Public Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a doctorate in Higher Education from George Mason University. Bernadette holds an ACC coaching credential and a SHRM SCP certification.
Yes! A New Year! New Goals and New Plans. Then, life happens. What started out as a great goal and action plan seems to be a lifetime ago—and it is just the beginning of February. Then it’s already March! How did it get so off track? What gets in the way? How do we get in our own way? Spend an hour thinking about how to get more clarity around setting clear goals, developing an action plan to map the way, and creating an accountability system to keep you focused. Bring some ideas of what you would like to accomplish in your career and that you can use to practice as we work through some tools to Get Started and Stay on Track.
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