Joan Hibdon is the principal owner and founder of jdhInsights, LLC. jdhInsights provides coaching and consulting services focused on cultivating leadership excellence and creating extraordinary employee experiences that result in high-performance organizations. Aligning business strategies with human performance is the essence of what Joan’s career has been devoted to for nearly three decades. Cultivating cultures where people thrive is her passion.

Joan’s approach to coaching is tailored to meet the unique needs of the individuals she is working with. In doing so, she creates awareness, purpose, intent, and action resulting in success for the client. Joan’s insights and experience can heighten executive effectiveness, emotional intelligence, improvement in team dynamics, the ability to navigate through complex situations, accountability, and provide the map to achieve goal attainment. In her practice, she leverages a variety of assessments – both traditional and non-traditional — to co-design a comprehensive development plan with her clients that are focused on reaching and sustaining their goals.

She is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC), is certified with The Leadership Circle and the Leadership Culture Survey, Emotional Intelligence (EQi 2.0) and (EIP3), The Prosci ADKAR Organizational Change Methodology, DiSC, Myers Briggs MBTI Personality Type Assessment, Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Assessment, trained in Enneagram analysis and is a Lominger Leadership Architect.

Professional Experience

Joan has more than 25 years of experience as a human resources leader responsible for directing all facets of human resources in a variety of global organizations. Her background, experience, and expertise with global leadership development, change management, organizational effectiveness, culture development, mergers and acquisitions, human capital strategy, and foundational people experiences ensure confidence and credibility with her clients. She has built a solid reputation of being a trusted advisor and valuable business partner earned across diverse and global industries.

Organizations like CenturyLink (formerly Level 3 Communications and tw telecom), Webroot software, Oracle (formerly JD Edwards and PeopleSoft), and Multifoods Specialty Distribution have all turned to jdhInsights and Joan Hibdon for help with their managers, staff, and upper-level executives.

Workshops and Facilitation

Joan facilitates workshops and programs on a variety of topics, including transformational leadership, leadership development, management effectiveness, team dynamics, change management, conflict management, emotional intelligence, and workplace culture dynamics including harassment, respect, and civility.

A Personal View

A native of Colorado, Joan now resides in Phoenix, Ariz., with her husband. When at home, she enjoys hiking, cycling, yoga, and performing music. She loves traveling for business and to connect with her daughters, family, and friends. To relax, Joan and her husband can be found escaping to their sailboat in Southern California.