About the Author
Beena Sharma is Founder and President of Vertical Development Academy. Beena is an International Consultant committed to embedding developmental theory and Integral approaches in human and system development. Beena brings with her significant experience in applying vertical development theory, and facilitating leadership and organizational learning and development, including designing and anchoring complex large scale change efforts. Partnering with Susanne since 2004, Beena is a certified MAP scorer, having completed a rigorous certification training. Beena actively employs the LMF and MAP in Leadership coaching and systemic organizational development.
Beena Sharma also is deeply versed with Polarity Thinking and its applications. Beena has been working with Dr. Barry Johnson over the past thirteen years in learning, teaching, applying and embodying Polarity Wisdom™, which integrates Polarity Thinking and Vertical Development. The Polarity lens is a high-leverage tool that Beena integrates with ego development theory particularly in service of catalysing the move from conventional to post-conventional levels of development. Beena is trained in using Real Time Strategic Change (RTSC) methodologies, is a certified Action Learning Team Coach and has led several projects in Leadership Development using Action Reflection Learning (ARL) as an associate consultant with LIM LLC, and faculty at the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL). Beena works with Voice Dialogue (Hal and Sidra Stone) and Clean Language (James Lawley and Penny Hopkins) in intimate ways in her coaching clients through developmental stages.