About Us & Contact Information
Carl Robinson, Ph.D., is a business psychologist and executive coach in Seattle who focuses on the development of high performance leaders. Dr. Robinson has over 20 years experience using research based, proven in the trenches, motivational and performance enhancement technologies to help individuals and organizations improve their effectiveness.
His clients come from a variety of industries and organizations primarily centered on companies who offer intellectually based products and services in highly competitive, volatile markets with people who are intelligent, creative and usually impatient.
He speaks nationally on topics related to leadership and effectiveness enhancement. Some recent presentations include:
Dr. Robinson has a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Relations and Organizational Behavior from the University of San Francisco and, a Masters in Counseling Psychology from Vermont College. He earned his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies where he studied both Eastern and Western Psychology and Religion. Counseling psychology is the branch of psychology that is concerned with the enhancement of human performance and the quality of life. His dissertation research investigated factors that influence creative thinking. He also has conducted research into the personality differences between entrepreneurs and mainstream executives and his research was incorporated into the ASSESS personality survey by Bigby/Havis and Associates.
Along the way, on his untraditional career path, he spent a year working for a world-renowned artist as a craftsman, as the assistant to the head of a Mutual Fund and as the lead management recruiter for one of the largest health insurers in the country. He has successfully started two consulting practices, first in San Francisco and later in Seattle. His most recent entrepreneurial endeavor was, with his partner, to open, grow and successfully sell a coffee house, Caffè Zingaro, Coffee – Tea – Delectables, in Seattle’s Queen Anne neighborhood. Besides featuring great coffee, tea and desserts, the coffee house is a free wireless hotspot where at any time of the day you are likely to find entrepreneurs sipping, surfing the net and starting businesses along side ballet dancers, opera singers, actors and playwrights.
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