Pluma in the news

Media Coverage


Q&A with Alexandra Connell CEO and Co-Founder, Pluma May 2021


Your Most Important L&D Tool During a Pandemic: Online Coaching

Training Magazine: January 2021


Training and development return on investment

HR Morning: October 2020


How 1-2-1 executive coaching is now possible (and affordable) at scale.

The Beacons: October 2020


Four Ways to Improve Your Job Performance (Because Your Performance at Work is More Important than You Realize)

Ande: October 2020


19 Helpful Coaching Apps and Software to Upgrade Your Practice

Positive Psychology: October 2020


How coaching can counter the ‘upheaval’ of the pandemic

Human Resource Executive: September 2020


Lessons Learned in Moving Learning and Leadership Coaching Online

SHRM: August 2020


40 Under 40: Portrait photography, the 2020 way

Silicon Valley Business Journal: August 2020


Alexandra Connell of Pluma is a 40 Under 40 honoree for 2020

Silicon Valley Business Journal: August 2020


Streamlining executive coaching and professional development

Training Magazine: July 2020


Why Professional Development Must Be A Core Element of Your Employer Brand

Recruiting Daily: July 2020


How to Train New Employees: 5 Steps for Planning

Toolbox: June 2020


Female Disruptors: How Alexandra Connell of Pluma is shaking up the coaching industry

Authority Magazine: June 2020


The Entrepreneurs Show - Alexandra Connell

The Entrepreneurs: June 2020


Pluma Develops Customizable Online Executive Coaching for Sephora U.S. at Scale

GlobeNewswire: May 2020


3 tips from Adobe on moving employee training online in response to the coronavirus

Fortune: April 2020


3 tips from Adobe on moving employee training online in response to the coronavirus

Fortune: March 2020


Should you stick it out or leave a terrible job? An executive coach offers 3 ways to make the right decision

Business Insider: March 2020


With this startup, a leadership coach could be a video call away

Silicon Valley Business Journal: March 2020


4 Reasons Your Mid-Level Managers Need Executive Coaching

HR Technologist: February 2020


Virtual Coaches Give Managers Leadership Advice at Scale

SHRM: November 2019


Where Women Fall Behind at Work: The First Step Into Management

WSJ: October 2019


How training bolsters relationships and builds EQ

HR Dive: July 2019

Xpert HR

Closing the Strategic Gaps Between HR and Senior Leadership

XpertHR: June 2019


Reviving job shadowing programs may help employers attract talent

HR Dive: April 2019


How to encourage employees to fail — for the good of the company

HR Dive: March 2019


Interviews with Impactful Female Professionals | Part 2 - Best Advice

CyberCoders: March 2019


Alumni New Venture Competition Finalists Named

Harvard Business School: March 2017


Silicon Valley tactics for waging war on biases in the workplace

Financial Times: March 2017

Pluma Blog

Pluma Coaches Nominated for International Coaching Federation (ICF) Board of Directors Positions

Make the Most of Differences: Five Steps to Use the Diversity on Your Team as an Asset

Use Your Support System to Help You Take the First Step toward Achieving Your Goals

Take the First Step: How to Achieve Your Goals Once and For All

Four Ways to Improve Your Job Performance (Because Your Performance at Work is More Important than You Realize)

Six More Ways to Improve Your Job Performance as a Leader

Time Management: A New Spin on an Eternal Topic

Is There a "Secret Sauce" to Great Networking Skills?

"It's Not My Problem She Has Kids" - Lessons Learned on Leading with Compassion

What Pluma is Doing to Understand, Acknowledge and Take Action against Racism

When You Get Tired of Telling Everyone What to Do - Try This Instead

Pluma Tapped by Sephora to Provide Customizable Online Executive Coaching at Scale

Strategies to Build Confidence and Avoid "I'm Not Good Enough"

Six Tips for Creating Boundaries While Working from Home

Fortune Turns to Pluma and Adobe for Online Learning Best Practices

McKinsey Study Points to Talent Management Best Practices

Join an Innovator in the Fast-Paced World of Digital Coaching

The Art of Proper Listening

The Best Leadership Quality You Didn't Know You Need

Learning to Handle Triggers before They Get the Better of You ...

Managing Your Emotions: the Road to Success

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Come visit us at HR Technology Conference!

Who You Gonna Call? Your Personal Board of Directors

Effective Leadership: 5 Core Competencies that Facilitate a Growth Culture

Coaching for Leadership or Management?

Create More Time, Stop Micromanaging! 5 Tips to Become a More Effective Leader

The Democratization of Coaching

One Top Reason Leaders Value Coaching? the Answer May Surprise You

Helping Leaders to Get Their Weekends Back

Do You Have Too Many Meetings?

Ghostbusted: What It Means for Women (And Men) in Business

Live Your Values, Not Your Emotions

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