Ruska is a career coach, life coach, group coach, and mentor. She partners with individuals and groups to develop and implement changes. Ruska has been with big international pharma/bio companies as a leader for almost three decades. In parallel she trained with several different coaching schools. She enjoys assessing issues from different perspectives and it usually helps her clients to identify new choices and opportunities. Her clients come from different areas and industries, but with her science background majority of clients come from Pharma /Biotech industry.
Ruska’s clients are professionals from different industries, mostly with science background, from scientist, PhD candidates, postdocs, individual contributors to managers and VPs.
Individual career coaching, individual life coaching, group career coaching, and mentoring
Ruska’s work with clients is focused on their self-awareness. Better understanding of ourselves leads to better choices in life, which ultimately improves overall wellbeing over time. Starting with understanding client’s goals and strengths, action plan is made for achieving set goals. During this process two key parameters are crucial for success: self-awareness and clearly defined goal.
List certifications and qualifications (ICF certified, BCC certified, etc.)
International Coaching Federation
San Diego Professional Coaches Association
Lee Hecht Harrison
PhD in Analytical Chemistry
Bachelors in Physical Chemistry
English / German / Croatian / Serbian
Ruska has PhD in Analytical Chemistry from UCSD and bachelor’s degree in Physical Chemistry. She worked in Switzerland for 13 years with big pharma (Ciba Geigy and Sandos before they merged into Novartis and then Novartis). In US she worked with Novartis in NJ, Genentech in the Bay Area and Pacira in San Diego. Lived in Ohio, Utah, New Jersey, Colorado and California. Born in now Croatia. During her long career in Pharma & Biotech industry her passion for learning was interlinked with her passion for developing people. Ruska’s biggest satisfaction was helping people to recognize their potential and partnering with them during their personal and career growth. While working full time she attended several coaching schools with different approaches to coaching. This knowledge, together with her life and working experience in different cultures, has enabled her to observe issues from different angles and share this with her clients.
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