Joan Sparks, CLC, PCC
President, NRG Beyond Measure


Joan is a highly respected executive coach, Certified Inspired Learning Facilitator, producer and entrepreneur who inspires her clients and learners through her positive, “can do” attitude, her powerful insights and her genuine interest in the success of others.  Joan’s coaching and facilitation experience ranges from working with Fortune 500 companies and national not-for-profit organizations to family owned businesses. Her programs facilitate individual and team growth with immediate integration for accountability, productivity and outstanding results.

Prior to becoming an executive coach, Joan enjoyed a 20 year career in the staffing industry where she honed her skills in human resources and sales leadership. As a  sales and operations leader, she specialized in delivering a 90-day “zero-to-millions” sales program designed to produce profound success. Considered to be in the top 3% of the sales professionals in the staffing industry, Joan was able to consistently achieve sales growth of $25 million in each new market. During that time, she managed complex contracts and program role-outs for companies like Bank of America, Hewlett Packard, IBM, Hughes and  Abbott Laboratories.

A natural “maximizer”, Joan Sparks’ strength is in assisting her clients to unlock their potential and thereby transform something good into something great.

Relevant Professional Certifications

  • Professional Certified Coach - International Coach Federation
  • Certified Life Coach and Coach Trainer - ICF-accredited Coach Training Program, Coach For Life,™ San Diego, California
  • Certified Inspired Learning Facilitator -Foundation of Inspired Learning™
  • Certified Laughter Yoga Leader - International Laughter Yoga Organization

Executive Coaching Initial Discovery Sessions

Type Length Starr Points
Work Life Balance Session 1 Hour 1
Time Management Session 1 Hour 1
Executive/Management Session 1 Hour 1
Corporate Balance for the CEO 1 Hour

Leadership Development Programs*
(Maximum of 12 participants)

Experiential Learning will be held in the Executive Group Room Located at:

Energy (NRG) Beyond Measure
18900 W. Bluemound Road, Suite 208
Brookfield, Wisconsin 53045

Type Length Starr Points
Full Engagement 
2 Hour 4
  • The Power of Fully Present Management

Attitude for Success
2 Hour 4
  • Behavior and Attitude Impact

Dealing with Change 
2 Hour 4
  • Handling the Emotional Side of Change

Communication Fundamentals
2 Hour 4
  • Discussion styles
  • Techniques to promote resourcefulness and solutions

Laughter as Exercise
2 Hour 4
  • Wellness program
  • Laughter to reduce stress and increase employee relations

* An additional fee of $15 per person will be charged for workbooks, materials, coffee/tea and light snacks or an additional (2) Starr Points.

Wellness program

Business Insurance, workers Comp, Liability, Business Auto, Errors & Omissions

Group Benefits, Wellness, Employee Benefits, Health Insurance

Home and Auto, Home Owners, Umbrella


The Starr Group is not only a great disaster response company, as we found out with the Microburst in July of 2010 when we sustained major roof damage, but they also provide a function that will help your company internally with expertise in human resources, OSHA requirements, and team building.

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