Philip L. (Phil) Donihe is a passionate leader, innovation expert, and systems specialist. He is certified to provide the Character Foundations Assessment™ and the Innovation Strengths Preference Indicator™. He uses these to assist individuals to understand their personal strengths, growth areas, and personalities. This self-knowledge increases self-respect and the ability to interact well in relationships of all types. Phil is also certified in Change Management. Phil has a background of 30+ years of diverse business management experience. As President of Innovekt®, he has developed leading-edge ways to empower clients to engage and manage their personal development, team formation, and new innovation initiatives. His unique approaches develop and place leaders and team members, liberate creativity, and provide visibility of efforts and successes. Phil's values are: integrity beyond question, service with excellence, and collaboration in creating “new”. He coaches both men and women with a specialty of working with men on their character, values, relationships, and fathering. Phil is married to Susanne M. Alexander and has a son, daughter, stepdaughter, sons-in-law, and grandchildren. He is an avid mountain biker and works out regularly in the gym.
Hi, I’m Susanne M. Alexander, your course creator and companion on this learning journey. While I am a Relationship and Marriage Educator and Coach, I’ve also had a lot of experience. I’ve likely walked in your shoes. I’ve been single, dating, engaged, married, divorced, and widowed (currently married). I am a child, stepchild, sibling, step-sibling, parent, step-parent, grandparent, and step-grandparent. All of this has given me a diversity of experience to share! I meet with clients globally via the Internet for relationship preparation and navigating, marriage preparation, and couple relationship or marriage strengthening. I am the lead instructor here at Transformation Learning Center (www.transformationlearningcenter.com). My company is Marriage Transformation®, www.marriagetransformation.com, where I am President and also the author and publisher of numerous books. Books authored or coauthored include Couple Vitality, Creating Excellent Relationships, All-in-One Marriage Prep, Marriage Can Be Forever--Preparation Counts!, and Re-Vitalizing Our Marriage. I am certified by Prepare-Enrich to offer a research-based assessment to couples at any stage and accompany them through learning about themselves and their readiness for the next stage in their relationship (www.prepare-enrich.com) I'm also certified to offer the Character Foundations Assessment. I'm a member of the National Alliance for Relationship and Marriage Education and the National Association of Women Business Owners. Media and Writing Experience: Quoted as an expert in Upjourney.com, HerCampus.com, eHow.com, Washington Woman, Ladies Home Journal, Inc., and more. I'm also a journalist with a background in freelancing for Newsweek, SimpleMarriage, and many others. I have been creating and offering online relationship and marriage courses for over 10 years.