Unlocking the Potential
of Leaders and Teams.

"If I were to wish for anything, I
should not wish for wealth and
power, but for the passionate sense
of potential, for the eye which sees
the possible."

- Soren Kierkegaard

"Whatever your discipline, become a student of excellence in all things. Take every opportunity to observe people who manifest the qualities of mastery. These models of excellence will inspire you and guide you toward the fulfillment
of your highest potential."

              - Tony Buzan

Carolyn Ott founded Inspired Performance LLC in 2001 to contribute to the success of leaders and teams in defining their goals. Specializing in behaviors that drive success, Inspired Performance delivers results. Over the past decade we are proud to have built
many long standing client relationships. We get to know you and your business, we strive to understand the unique challenges you face and to help you build the leadership strength to achieve your goals. Our measure of success is the trusted partnerships we build and sustain with our clients. They know we care about their success and make every effort make a positive difference.  Most of our work comes from repeat business and referrals.

Carolyn Ott, President

Carolyn’s diverse career history enables her to quickly understand both the behavioral and business challenges her clients face.
 She has held general management positions in large global consulting firms and specialized consultancies where the range of services included strategic planning, developing critical pathways to success, creating balanced scorecards, and developing the leadership talent at an individual and team level to achieve results. Her early career was spent at Exxon International Corporation where she specialized in leadership development, and assessing and maximizing employee potential. Her personal leadership experience includes successful start-ups, turn-arounds, and managing operations with full responsibility for P&L, staffing, talent development, business development, project design and delivery. As a consultant, Carolyn is known for helping her clients gain focus then select and implement winning strategies that deliver business outcomes.

Carolyn is an accomplished speaker on a wide range of leadership and business topics.
 She has presented at international conferences for Conference Board, International Quality and Productivity Center, Human Resources Planning Society, and Organization Development Network. Her work has been published in the Journal of Strategic Performance Management, the Journal of Behavioral Science, HR at Work, and the Encyclopedia of Management. Carolyn holds an MA in Industrial Psychology and a BA in Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University where she graduated summa cum laude. She has served on the boards of IAMCP, HRPS, and the Women’s Resource Center. She helped found Career Forum, a free community coaching service to those seeking their next employment opportunity, and Executive Scholars at Fairleigh Dickinson University, a career mentoring process with prospective graduates. 

Inspired Performance has built and maintains strategic alliances with a number of outstanding individual practitioners and consulting companies to ensure we have the talent to meet your needs. This allows us to put the right people together to deliver services to your business.