My name is Dr. Nadine Greiner and my mission is to make the executive experience exceptionally enjoyable and effective. I believe that the world needs great leaders. The world needs you, at your best.  

As an organizational psychologist and former CEO, I understand the pressures and demands you face. Equipped with this background, and

a 30-year record of developing some of the brightest stars in San Francisco

and Silicon Valley, my goal is to help you achieve even greater success

in your career too. 

Let's talk about how we can work together.


As an active animal advocate, I donate 100% of all book profits to animal welfare.

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PRESS RELEASE | October 9, 2018

Coaching the Coach:

Skill-Building Tools Help Transform Top Leaders

Newly released The Art of Executive Coaching, by Dr. Nadine Greiner, reveals key insights to leadership transformation


(Alexandria, VA) October 9, 2018 –  Today, leading businesses rely on the many benefits of executive coaching to enhance leadership performance and development. A recent study found that executive coaching resulted in as much as a 39 percent improvement in customer service ratings. However, despite extensive training, many coaches struggle to deliver the results needed.


In the newly released book The Art of Executive Coaching, Dr. Nadine Greiner takes the reader behind the scenes with nine stories of executive coach Alice Well and her clients. Dr. Greiner reveals numerous insights, tips, and tricks to unlocking performance based on her 30 years of consulting success. The story-based format demonstrates how executive coaches must adapt their approach to meet the unique needs, traits, and habits of each leader. Read a sample chapter here.


"You will find yourself changed by reading this book,” writes Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger. Alan Weiss, Ph.D., author of Million Dollar Consulting, says, “With all my experience, I learned by reading this book. That’s because I know I need a great coach, too. With The Art of Executive Coaching, you now have one as well."


A study published in the Manchester Review that primarily investigated executives from Fortune 1000 companies reported that executive coaching leads to improved customer service (39 percent frequency), cost reduction (23 percent), and increased bottom-line profitability (22 percent). However, most executive coaches fail because their practices do not get off the ground. Dr. Greiner’s book clarifies what’s needed to be an effective executive coach.


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About the Author

Nadine Greiner, Ph.D., is an executive coach and the CEO of On Target Solutions, which provides full-suite contemporary organization development and human resources solutions. Dr. Greiner teaches in masters and doctoral programs and coaches and trains other consultants. Since she first served as a CEO at the age of 38, she understands leaders’ experience firsthand. Dr. Greiner offers her clients the expertise that comes along with 30 years of consulting success and a dual Ph.D. in organization development and clinical psychology.


About the Publisher
ATD Press is the publishing arm of the Association for Talent Development (ATD). ATD is the world’s largest professional membership organization supporting those who develop the knowledge and skills of employees, improve performance, and help to achieve results for the organizations they serve. Originally established in 1943, the association was previously known as the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD).


For media inquiries, contact Holly Larsen at or 415.656.6438.


100% of proceeds go to animal welfare


"Finally, a coach for the coaches!"




Alan Weiss, Ph.D.

Author of Million Dollar Consulting

"You will enjoy the book, and you will find yourself changed."

Mike Krieger

Co-Founder of Instagram

"I am thrilled Dr. Nadine has put her secrets to the page and that other coaches can learn from her."

Sharon Diaz

CEO, Samuel Merritt University

'What a great primer for anyone looking to excel at executive coaching. Dr. Greiner demonstrates successful approaches with real clients; I felt like I was sitting on her shoulder to learn. Sharing her insights, tips, and application of skills is a true gift to our profession.' Dr. Marcia Reynolds, Master Certified Coach, Past President of the International Coach Federation

'A must-read for any coach or aspiring coach.'   — Bill Bergquist, CEO The Professional School of Psychology

'This book will empower you.  Almost like Dr. Greiner does in person…you don’t even realize she is coaching you until suddenly you are doing things in a better way!’ — Dr. Megan Gross, Vice Chair Sutter Health


‘You are in for a treat!  Dr. Nadine Greiner is an expert in her field, and she assisted us tremendously.  Enjoy and learn.’ — Kirsten Haithcox, Senior Director of Human Resources, Apple


‘Coaching is a profession that suddenly finds itself in vogue.  Don’t be fooled.  Instead, learn from an expert who has been at the top of her game for 30 years, and who helped found the profession.’ — John Knapp, Principle Boston Consulting Group


‘Having worked with Nadine Greiner for years, I am happy to see that she is contributing her vast knowledge to the field of coaching in a more formal fashion with her book Secrets of an Executive Coach.  I believe this book will change the lives of many.’ — Brenda Lynch, Director of Human Resources, Dignity Health


‘Dr. Greiner has found a way to share her secret sauce.  She presents rich stories weaved in with effective coaching techniques.  I have had the honor to work with Dr. Nadine, and her coaching methods are sound and effective.’ — Julie Kliger, LinkedIn “Top Voice”, Senior Director Alvarez and Marsal

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