About jdh Insights

Joan Hibdon is the principal owner of jdhInsights, LLC.  She provides coaching and consulting services focused on cultivating leadership excellence and creating extraordinary employee experiences resulting 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 individuals she works with.  In doing so, she creates awareness, purpose, and action resulting in success for the client.  Joan’s insights heighten executive effectiveness, emotional intelligence, improvement in team dynamics, the ability to navigate through complex situations, accountability, and goal attainment.  In her practice, Joan leverages a variety of assessments to co-design a comprehensive development plan with clients focused in 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, and Lominger Leadership Architect.

Professional Experience

Joan has more than 20 years experience as a human resources leader responsible for leading 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 ensures 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 including financial, food services, software and telecommunications.  These organizations include CenturyLink (formerly Level 3 Communications and tw telecom), Webroot software, Oracle (formerly JD Edwards and PeopleSoft), and Multifoods Speciality Distribution.

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, and respect and civility.

A Personal View

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