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Donna Steinhorn
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Donna Steinhorn is an internationally known Executive, Mentor and Life coach with more than 30 years of corporate, business and non-profit experience. She divides her time between her one-on-one clients, developing and leading conferences and workshops, and multiple projects. She is the co-founder of Serendipitous Events, which produces the invitation-only Conversation Among Masters for master level coaches, and CAMalot for the “Doyens of the coaching world and other remarkable people”.

Currently, Donna also serves as President of the non-profit Coach Initiative whose mission it is to be “the central gathering point where professional Coaches can volunteer their experience and expertise in support of global projects that focus on the betterment of the human condition and uplifting the human spirit.” Donna holds both ICF (International Coach Federation) and IAC (International Association of Coaching) credentials.

Donna has taught, coached and mentored thousands of individuals through her coaching and workshops, and as the former Executive Vice President of Coachville and past Dean of the Thomas Leonard Coaching School. She’s sat on multiple non-profit and corporate boards over the past 30 years, and is currently a board member of the Transformational Leadership Council, founded by Jack Canfield so leaders of personal and organizational transformation could support each other in their contributions to the world.

Her client list has included executives from International Paper, Prudential, Boys and Girls Clubs, Morgan Stanley, Carnival Cruise Lines, International Institute for Learning, The Federal Reserve, New York University, Darden, McKesson and the State of NJ, as well as recognizable names from the entertainment and publishing industries. In addition to working with executives, she has worked with politicians, individuals in the midst of/ or post divorce, empty nesters, up-and-coming managers, and people in all stages of life looking to take action on their relationships (business and personal), careers and lives.

Donna is a self-professed foodie who loves to cook and dine, and has a secret desire to travel the country and hit every restaurant mentioned on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives and The Best Thing I Ever Ate. She is mom to two adult children, and lives on the Jersey Shore with her husband.

Entries by Donna Steinhorn

Is the Pursuit of Happiness the Wrong Goal?

(4) Comments | Posted August 19, 2014 | 11:29 AM

It's been a sad week for Hollywood. Lauren Bacall and Robin Williams, both lost to us in body, if not in spirit or body of work. But the vast emphasis has been on the tragic death of Robin, casting a spotlight on mental illness, and in particular depression.

I, along...

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Celebrating Life and Love

(2) Comments | Posted April 5, 2013 | 2:05 PM

I was writing a blog on perfectionism, and then my mother died.

It's not like it was unexpected. She'd been ailing and deteriorating since she broke her first hip in October. But mom was a miracle woman by her own declaration. She had survived so much: the Nazi's and concentration...

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Do You Choose to Live Unhappily Ever After?

(2) Comments | Posted February 21, 2013 | 1:08 PM

You have everything you could possibly want: a successful career, a status symbol car, a fabulous home, and the best of everything... food, clothing, travels. You're happy, right? Of course, you only have to read a celebrity magazine to know that the answer is "not necessarily."

Happiness is a...

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