Effectability, LLC

Consultant Name

Allison Cooley


  • Coaching & Personal Development
  • Organizational Development & Planning

Contact Information


3014 Fairview St.
Madison, WI 53704


608/215-8589 (mobile)


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At Effectability, we focus on developing the individual and organizational abilities required for effective and successful performance. Whether you or your organization are thriving and prepared to face the next challenge, or are navigating through a change or business disruption, a focus on building and maintaining core capabilities is critical to organizational, team, and individual success.

Our proven leadership coaching process, our workshops and seminars and our team and organization consutling services have helped more than 20,000 individuals at hundreds of orgnizations  improve impact, remove obstacles and achieve higher levels of success.


Leadership coaching

We work with leaders and team members one-on-one and in small groups to help them identify their talents, improve their impact, and build stronger, more productive relationships. 

Workshops, Seminars and Keynotes

Our workshops, seminars, breakout sessions and keynotes are designed to build the leadership, team and organizational capabilities required to achieve a higher level of performance.  Below is a list of our most requested topics:

  • Communicating powerfully and effectively
  • Understanding self
  • Achieving results
  • Engaging and inspiring people
  • Leading and working through challenge and conflict
  • Leading high performing, inclusive teams
  • Leading and working through changeUnderstanding team dynamics
  • Understanding and leveraging differences
  • Managing time and stress
  • Personal branding
  • Personal care
  • Service excellence
  • Negotiation and influence

Team and Organization Consulting

  • Leadership team development workshops and retreats
  • Strategic planning process facilitation
  • Meeting facilitation
  • Organization design
  • Succession planning

Background Information

Allison Cooley is an experienced facilitator, instructor, speaker, business consultant and coach based in Madison, Wisconsin.  Founder and CEO of Effectability, LLC, Allison’s unique approach to leadership development, performance coaching and organization development enables her to consistently inspire great results.  Known for her enthusiasm, candor, and her deep knowledge of people and organization systems, leaders turn to Allison for her insights and wisdom to help them sort through the clutter and see around the next corner.

Since 1990, Allison has made an impact on more than 20,000 individuals across the US in her workshops, retreats, meetings and one-on-one coaching sessions.  She is passionate about helping individuals appreciate and leverage their differences to improve performance, manage conflict, communicate more effectively and work through change and disruption to form positive, resilient cultures and create high performing teams.  

Allison is a Board Certified Coach and accredited by CAPT as a Myers-Briggs practitioner, is DiSC certified and is a certified trainer for Richardson, CPP and Erickson & Company.  She received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from UW-Eau Claire and her master’s degree in Adult Education from the University of Minnesota, and holds an organization development certificate from Linkage, Inc.  Over her career, she has worked for and with a variety of small and large organizations in many different fields including PwC, American Family Insurance, Medtronic, IBM, Oracle, Microsoft and Proctor & Gamble.

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