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Linda (Elle) Yaven

Coach & Strategist for Experienced & Emergent Leaders

I like asking what's right about people. Ellevateyou offers a customized system for crafting individual best in collaborative work.  I’ve been called a “Magician”, "Intuitive" and “Oracle”. Besides, my last name is Yaven. In Star Wars, the rebel base is on the fourth moon of the planet Yaven.

I've rolled up my sleeves partnering at IDEO, Google, Pixar, Allianz, Propelland, Oru Kayak, Nature Conservancy, Full Circle Fund, Linked-In, de Young Museum, Teall Sports & Entertainment, OKCOIN, Kreatives, Strong Brew, Iron Creative & Stanford University.

I am honored to have served as Advisor/Documenter for The Making Learning Visible Institute at Harvard's Project Zero & consulted for The Department of Defense's Education Branch on Meaningful Critique: Yaven 360.

As a faculty member at California College of the Art's  ground-breaking Masters of Business in Design Strategy, I teach "Generative Communication" & "Leadership Lab."

As a long time meditator & painter, my coach method is a mix of creative thinking & practical strategy. Well-being, safety & belonging on a path of success -however you define it -matters more than ever!

Some days you can find me coaching music bands on team dynamics in business.

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