New Leaf Coaching & Consulting’s mission is to help people in values-based organizations work well together so they can do amazing work in the world.

Through collaborative partnership, we help develop and sustain shared leadership, authentic teamwork, open communication, and a “direct, honest, and kind” culture. We seek out diverse clients and value trusting relationships. We listen deeply to our clients’ needs, creating custom plans and solutions with them as partners vs. fitting clients into a pre-packaged program.

New Leaf Coaching & Consulting helps your organization develop:

  • Inclusive & Anti-racist Culture
  • Effective Communication
  • Healthy Conflict
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Direct, Honest & Kind Culture
  • Strength-based Learning
  • Values & Passion = Vision & Action
  • Risk-taking / Boldness
  • Authentic Collaboration
  • Productive Reflection

About Jennifer Wilson

Founder/Principal, New Leaf Coaching & Consulting

Jennifer has over 25 years of experience facilitating transformational change in people, teams and organizations. She works collaboratively and systematically to design customized solutions that are rooted in values, mission and vision in order to achieve each client’s unique goals. By applying a transformational approach, Jennifer is able to elevate people’s ability to work well together while they design effective ways to achieve outstanding results.

Jennifer is skilled at deeply listening and synthesizing what she hears into workable ideas that reflect the input of all constituents. Her facilitation style helps surface innovative ideas that challenge current conditions to re-energize organizational culture and the way teams function. Jennifer allows people the space to boldly innovate and stretch, creating opportunities for real change to happen.

Jennifer has consulted across the US in diverse settings, from wilderness backcountry to urban boardrooms. She has firsthand experience with managing teams as they bring transformational projects from inception through completion. She co-founded two urban high schools dedicated to serving marginalized youth.

Jennifer earned her MA in Counseling and Educational Psychology at the University of Minnesota-Minneapolis and has completed training in coaching, transformational consulting, experiential leadership, and studied Immunity to Change with Dr. Kegan and Dr. Lahey at Harvard University. She earned her B.S. in Psychology at Carroll University. Her diverse training and education helps her bring a unique perspective and fresh ideas to each new client. She takes much of her inspiration from nature, where lessons and metaphors for creating dynamic change abound, and is grounded by her 12+ year meditation and mindfulness practice.

Jennifer shares her story of surviving, healing, and transforming childhood abuse in her recently released book, Waking Up to Your Worth: Ten Touchstones for Overcoming Imposter Syndrome.

Jennifer Wilson smiling - founder / principal of New Leaf Coaching & Consulting
Jennifer Wilson, MA

Founder/Principal, New Leaf Coaching & Consulting

Board of Directors, Goodman Community Center

Our Core Values


Giving Back  

When you work with New Leaf, you are helping to support other amazing organizations that are also working to create a better world. We donate a percentage of our proceeds and offer pro bono work to nonprofits and schools that serve under-resourced communities, create sustainability systems, defend and advance human rights, and protect our environment.

Some of the many organizations we’ve supported: