Duran Consultingsm is dedicated to
the resolution of career and workplace issues with insight, wit, sensitivity,
and heart. Through its individual counseling practice and workplace programs and presentations, Duran Consulting offers a unique process that allows organizations to fulfill their missions, individuals to make the changes they need to see their work as a source of joy and satisfaction safely and with confidence, and guiding both along their individual paths to achieving sustained excellence in their chosen fields.
Alexandra Duran, the Principal and CEO of Duran Consulting, is a former psychotherapist, human resources executive, and attorney; and a current Independent Director of Genworth Life Insurance Company of New York. As such, Alexandra brings special insight as well as thirty years experience to the career and workplace issues encountered by professionals, executives, and academics. With her energy, practicality, compassion, and rich understanding of the workplace, Alexandra has helped many individuals and organizations maximize their potential and fulfill their missions. She has coached and consulted with individuals, institutions, companies, and industry and professional groups on a variety of career development, workplace dynamics, and corporate culture issues.
Ms. Duran remains in demand as a speaker and facilitator, on a variety of career and workplace topics, in academic and corporate meetings and retreats.
Up to the Minute
■ On May 11, 2013, Alexandra Duran launched a program entitled How to Achieve Your Career Goal and Thoroughly Enjoy the Journey. This Professional Development program is offered under Creative Pedagogies for School Change, a federally-funded grant program under the USDOE and is housed at The New School for Public Engagement under the Center for NYC Affairs.
■ On February 12, 2013, Alexandra Duran will launch a new Duran Consulting CLE program entitled Plan for Professional Success: Wisely Select and Develop Your Legal Career Path as part of the Professional Development Workshop series of the CityBar Center for CLE. Law Practice Management, 2.0 CLE.
■ On April 5, 2011, Alexandra Duran launched a new Duran Consulting program entitled Dynamic Deal-Makingsm at Sothebyís Institute of Art before an enthusiastic audience of businesspeople in the arts. Ms. Duranís appearance was sponsored by the Professional Organization of Women in the Arts (powarts.org).
■ Duran Consulting continues to expand its corporate workforce development client base. Most recently, with the addition of a prominent, global commodities trading firm.
■ Alexandra Duran becomes Chair of the Board Affinity Group of the CEO Trust (CEOTrust.org).
■ Alexandra Duran's article Developing Teaching Quality in MBA Programs was published in the Summer/Fall 2010 issue of MBA Innovation.
■ Alexandra Duran makes encore appearance at 2010 Night of the Coaches, sponsored by New York Women in Communications (nywici.org).