Dr. Stejskal has nearly two decades focused on coaching, leadership, assessment, and the development of high potential talent. At present, she leads global leadership development programs and coaching for Cigna. She is privileged to support the enterprise’s business strategy through the development and mobilization of exceptional talent.
She draws upon systems theory to understand the dynamic nature of organizational environments, believing that change in one area of an organization has the ability to positively alter the organization as a whole. Taryn is particularly adept at quickly identifying the critical business issues, identifying patterns and trends, and creating realistic and achievable outcomes rooted in best practices to support enterprise strategy. She often serves as a trusted advisor and focuses on helping leaders find solutions instead of focusing on problems.
Dr. Stejskal is an entrepreneur who previously owned her own successful business, and is a former consultant who has worked with national and global companies to implement organizational design, leadership development, and talent management solutions, as well as a certified coach. Her research is focused on leadership resilience, and how resilience impacts the retention, engagement, satisfaction, as well as the sustainability and diversity of key talent.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Michigan, obtained her doctorate degree from the University of Maryland, and completed pre- and post-doctoral fellowships in neuropsychology at Virginia Commonwealth Medical University.
In her spare time, she enjoys all manner of athletic pursuits including open water swimming, cooking, global travel, reading, movies, and her two sons, Samson and Sawyer, ages 3 and 6 years.
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