Novak Consulting Bringing solutions into focus

Julie Gieske, Visual Facilitator

Julie Gieske

Julie Gieske
Visual Facilitator

  • Education
    Master of Arts
    in Organizational Development and Management,
    Fielding Graduate University

    Bachelor of Arts in Film and Video Production/
    Theater Arts,
    UC Santa Cruz
  • Certifications
    Master Practitioner
    of Neurolinguistics

    Certified Professional Coach

Julie collaborates on projects utilizing the tools of group process and design such as Visual Facilitation, Creative Engagement, and storytelling to bring strategy and tactics into clear focus. In addition, she incorporates change methodologies such as Appreciative Inquiry, Positive Psychology, Strengths Finder, and Neurolinguistics. She works with clients from the initial stages of concept and challenge to design processes that facilitate change and sustain growth. Her clients include corporations, non-profits, and higher education, in addition to one-on-one consultations.

Julie developed her group process design through a broad range of experience. She received her Master’s degree in Organizational Development and Management from Fielding Graduate University, is certified as a professional coach through The Coaches Training Institute and is a certified Master Practitioner of Neurolinguistics. Julie also received professional training through the Grove Consultants International, and mentoring by leaders in the fields of Visual Facilitation, facilitation, organizational development, coaching, storytelling, and performance. The result is a wide range of exposure to various approaches that culminates in a unique style that is customizable to achieve effective solutions for organizations and individuals. She is the author of the soon-to-be-published book Unconditional Creativity.