Dr. Cathy Chargualaf CSC, DCH, Ph.D. 

Life Esteem

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Change Management Consulting

Change Management Consulting

Today, more than ever, we face tremendous personal and professional challenges and unprecedented global change. To succeed in today’s marketplace, companies need to manage change more precisely in order to realize the full value of their transformation efforts.

Change Management Consulting focuses on individual change, organizational transformations, and specific change journeys that build resilience in your organization.

Change Management Consulting Services:

Individual Change

Individual Change Management focuses how to deal and adapt to personal and professional change. Learn to raise your potential and begin to rediscover the benefits of learning and adapting to change, the stages of change, and how to mange your place on the change curve. 

The fact is that organizations don't just change because of new systems, processes or structures. They change because the people within the organization adapt and change too. Only when the people within it have made their own personal transitions can an organization truly reap the benefits of change. Whether you are going through person change, organizational change, or building capability within your organization, we give individuals the information and help they need, depending on where they are on the Change Curve [1].   This will help you accelerate change, and increase its likelihood of success.

[1] Adapted from Kubler-Ross Change Curve

Organizational Transformation (Leading the Change)

provides holistic and integrated solutions that can help your business drive positive outcomes by supporting and leading large, complex, enterprise-wide change.

  • Agile Change Approach
  • Sponsorship
  • Change Strategy & Plan
  • Resources
  • Integration with Project Management
  • Communication Strategy & Plans
  • Middle Manager Engagement
  • Employee Engagement
  • Training Strategy & Plan
  • Resistance Management
  • Reinforcement

Business Readiness (Managing the Change)

focuses on the discipline of developing the right change strategies to address your specific needs, whether the change program complements an organization transformation or focuses on business readiness.

  • Integrating Agile and Change
  • Executive & Individual Coaching
  • Leadership Engagement
  • Business Unit Engagement (Network Approach)
  • Organizational Change Impact Assessments
  • Stakeholder Assessment
  • Managing Change
  • Sponsor & Stakeholder Engagement
  • Communication Strategy & Delivery
  • Organizational Readiness Assessments
  • Process Improvement & Reengineering
  • Adoption & Training Readiness
  • Training Development & Delivery
  • Readiness and Adoption Strategy & Plans
  • Resistant and Risk Management Plans
  • Post-Implementation support Recommendations
  • Lessons Learned & Leading Practices
  • Building internal Change Capability

New  Book by Cathy Chargualaf,

Change Management PLAYBOOK

Call (626) 893-0340

Additional Support Services:

Team performance, leadership development, communication skills, decision making, change management, career counseling. 


Introduction to TYPE


Introduction to TYPE and CONFLICT


Introduction to TYPE and TEAMS



(Using MBTI)

CAREER Transition


What Motivates Me Assessment

Change Management PLAYBOOK

Conflict Management

Manager and Employee Mediation


With my education and over 24 years of experience with complex, multi-year, enterprise change projects, it has equipped me with extensive knowledge in applying Change Management methodologies.  

I am the founder of Life Esteem’s Consulting practice, based in Southern California, with experience delivering transformation for clients in the United States, Canada, and Guam. As a founding member of the Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP), I participated in the development of the ACMP Certification Standards.  I have proven experience leading large scale business readiness, and specialize in Agile change programs, executive coaching, operational readiness, business process improvement and re-engineering, and building change skills with practitioners. 

I received Professional Certification training where I learned Change Management, Consulting Skills, Instructional System Design Methodology, and Personality/ Leadership/Career Assessments, and Conflict Management:

  • Organizational Change Management Certification (Prosci Methodology)
  • Change Management Certification (Colorado State University)
  • Organizational Change Management Consulting Certification (Kotter OCM Methodology)
  • Process Design & Implementation: Reengineering and Change Management Certification (Hammer and Company)
  • Performance Consulting Skills Certification (Friesen, Kaye & Assoc.)
  • Instructional Systems Design Methodology Certification (Friesen, Kaye & Assoc.)
  • California Psychological Inventory™ (CPI-260) Certification – Leadership Assessment
  • Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®) Certification - Personality Assessments
  • Interstrength Method Certification – (MBTI®) Individual and Team Personality Assessment
  • Conflict Management Certification – Manager and Employee Mediation, (Mediation Training Institute)
  • Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument™ (TKI™) Certification – Managing Conflict Assessment
  • Strong Interest Inventory (Strong™) Certification Individual Career Assessment
  • The CultureWork® - Motivators Assessment - Certified Coach 
  • What Motivates Me - Trainer Certification

Founding Member of ACMP

Kotter Change Management


Colorado State University Certification-Organizational Change Management

The CultureWorks Motivators

Certified Coach

Certification – Interstrength Method - Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)  

Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument (TKI®), CPI 260 personality assessment for leaders and managers(CPI), and Career Interest Inventory® assessment (Strong)

Performance Consulting Skills Certification

Instructional Design Certification

Mediation Training Institute Certificated Trainer for Manager and Employee Mediation, and Conflict Management

What Motivates ME Engagement Training- Certified Facilitator


For more information on setting up a P.O. for services, please contact Cathy Chargualaf directly at [email protected]