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Rosalene Glickman, Ph.D.

Advisory Director


Rosalene Glickman, Ph.D. is the Advisory Director for the Stanton Chase Los Angeles office. She is also the international bestselling author of Optimal Thinking (Wiley, seven printings, and in 17 languages), hailed by academia and the media as “the foundation of best practices and peak performance.”

Rosalene is the founder of OptimalThinking.com and President of The World Academy of Personal Development Inc., an L.A. optimization coaching and training firm. She is a distinguished expert witness in cognitive analysis, leadership development and optimization.

As a leading authority in personal and business optimization, Rosalene has delivered over 2500 presentations to corporations, associations, colleges, and business groups. On an individual basis, she has provided over 30,000 hours of one-on-one coaching to numerous Fortune 500 and YPO leaders, senior executives, entrepreneurs, and rising stars around the globe.  She has ranked within the top 20 global personal development experts for the past 17 years.

Rosalene provides virtual optimization executive coaching and performance optimization training for individuals and organizations including Warner Bros., Johnson & Johnson, U.S. Army, Young Presidents’ Organization, BP, UCLA, California State University (School of Business Administration), National Australia Bank, Internal Revenue Service, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Century 21 Real Estate, Delta Airlines, Australian Institute of Management, Mensa, and Air New Zealand. She served as the Director of Professional Development for The American Society for Training & Development in Los Angeles.

Rosalene was born in Australia and lives in Los Angeles. She is the recipient of the “Woman of the Year” award for National Business Women’s Week in Hollywood.  Rosalene was nominated for special recognition by Queen Elizabeth II for Australia’s highest award, The Order of Australia. She has been repeatedly honored by the media as “Australia’s most successful woman.”

Rosalene is a seasoned print and electronic media veteran. She has been featured on Bloomberg TV, Fox News Channel, CBS Weekend Magazine, New York Times, Association Management Magazine, Government Executive Magazine, Inc magazine, Business Review Weekly, Australian Business Magazine, The Australian, The Age, Personal Success Magazine, Successful Selling and Managing Magazine, Woman’s World Magazine, L.A. Weekly, and the list goes on.

Rosalene began her career as a high school Physics and Chemistry teacher. She has earned a Teaching diploma, a degree in Business Administration, and a Ph.D. in Psychology.

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