WOODS, Holly PhD

United States

Holly Woods PhD is founder of Emergence Institute, a strategic consulting and coaching firm with a near 40-year track record in helping visionaries, innovators and founders create innovative purpose-driven products and businesses that not only impact the world but create sustainable revenue and meaningful work. Using the validated Purpose Flywheel and an expansive toolkit, she helps them gain purpose precision, master their mindset, resolve unconscious limitations, and gain traction for an inspired, abundant and impactful life and business.

Holly earned a PhD in Human & Organization Development and is certified as an Integral Master Coach and Professional Mediator. She has served as advisor, coach consultant, or mentor to numerous founders in various stage of start-up, scale-up or transition to new products in most industries. As a scientist, she conducted action research to assess adequacy of human resources at the community level, and researched product design and development, innovation strategies and distribution. She is the author of the bestseller The Golden Thread: Where to Find Purpose in the Stages of Your Life.