Marc Roudebush, PhD is a senior coach and advisory board member at Seven Stones Leadership Group and has 20 years’ experience applying organizational learning and leadership skills in the workplace, as a coach and senior executive. In addition to 10 years of operational management in director and senior management roles, Marc brings 10 years of full-time experience as an executive coach, trainer, and consultant to mid- and senior-level leaders in companies like Google, Shell, Bacardi, Citi, Microsoft and Cisco.
Marc’s expertise includes executive coaching, team development, large-scale culture change and leading complex client service teams. Marc is also very experienced in leading train-the-coach and train-the-trainer programs.
As the Managing Director for North American Programs at Explorica (a leading educational travel company), Marc drove a 400% increase in sales revenue, and led the overhaul of the company’s global brand expression and online customer experience. As a Director at Sapient Corporation, Marc led multidisciplinary teams in designing and delivering large-scale, web-based technology solutions to clients in the public and private sectors.
Marc holds a social science PhD from the University of California at Berkeley, and is a certified Search Inside Yourself (SIY) instructor. (SIY is a Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence program for leaders, initially developed at Google). Marc is certified in NLP-based coaching and is a graduate of intensive coaching programs at Newfield Network and the Action Design Institute. In addition, Marc continues to train formally with Robert Kegan and Lisa Lahey, of Harvard University, in their breakthrough “Immunity to Change” methodology.
Marc has practiced martial arts and meditation since 1989. He lives in Boston with his wife and three children. He speaks fluent French.
For this learning path, you will participate in the 4 virtual learning sessions and be enrolled in one of three Racial Affinity Groups:
1) People who identify as People of Color (Black, Indigenous, Asian, Hispanic)
2) People who identify as Bi-Racial or Multi-Racial
3) People who identify as White
*More specific affinity groups may be formed upon the completion of course registration
We believe that it is important to do our own work with people with similar racial experiences to build capacity for cross-race dialogue that supports authentic relationships and deep belonging for everyone. We will ask you to self-select into the group that best aligns with your racial identity. We recognize that for some this is not a simple choice and we are available to have a conversation with you to support your selection.
Together we will:
Where: Online Zoom Sessions
Time: 11am-12:30pm ET/8am PT/4pm GMT*
When: 5-Sessions scheduled between Sept 28, 2023 – Jan 26, 2024 (see below)
*All sessions will run from 11am-12:30pm ET.
|Racial Affinity Group Schedule|
|Thurs, September 28, 2023 — 11am-12:30pm ET||Kick-off/ Authentic Communication|
|Thurs, November 2, 2023 — 11am-12:30pm ET||Unpacking Our Racial Autobiographies|
|Friday, November 17, 2023 — 11am-12:30pm ET||Self-Compassion|
|Thurs, December 7, 2023 — 11am-12:30pm ET||What is Sustainable Abundance?|
|Thurs, January 25, 2024 — 11am-12:30pm ET||Inclusive Leadership|
Upon registration, you will be directed to our online community space, where all aspects of your program will live, including: pre-work, event links, and a space to connect with fellow participants.
These four learning sessions will provide you with a new view and innovative framing of the problem as we see it. Below is a brief description of what will take place in each session:
Where: Online Zoom Learning Sessions
Time: 11am-1pm ET/8am PT/4pm GMT*
When: 4-sessions scheduled between Sept 21, 2023 – Jan 18, 2024 (see details below)
*All sessions will run from 11am-1pm ET.
|Learning Session Schedule|
|Thurs, September 21, 2023 — 11 - 1pm ET||Why Context Matters|
|Thurs, October 26, 2023 — 11 - 1pm ET||Unpacking Trauma|
|Thurs, November 16, 2023 — 11 - 1pm ET||Global Anti-Black Racism: A History Lesson|
|Thurs, January 18, 2024 — 11 - 1pm ET||Understanding Power|
Upon registration, you will be directed to our online community space, where all aspects of your modular program will live, including: pre-work, event links, and a space to connect with fellow participants.