Dominic Scaffidi is President and founder of HR Possibilities Inc.  He has coached leaders and executives in a variety of organizations as they take on new roles, greater responsibility, key projects, challenging  issues and sometimes career change.  

Dominic works with leaders through intentional conversations that help them access fresh thinking and insight to take them beyond their current limits.  He supports leaders to become effective coaches themselves so they can create stronger alignment, engagement and maximize their team’s results. With a focus on their strengths, talents and resourcefulness, Dominic helps clients develop their own strategies and actions to increase their impact.

As a lifelong learner, Dominic is an avid reader of the latest research and practices in coaching, leadership and organization development. His commitment to continual development includes having his own coach and regularly immersing himself in personal growth workshops in order to stretch himself and take on new challenges in the same way his clients do.

What Dominic brings to coaching?

With over 25 years of business experience as an HR executive, sales manager, entrepreneur, and consultant; Dominic has worked with leading edge global organizations across a variety of industries during a range of business cycles, from rapid growth to significant downturns.

Dominic is a graduate of the University of Toronto where he completed his Bachelor of Commerce with a major in Economics.  He has also completed graduate level certification programs at the Rotman School of Management (University of Toronto) and at Royal Roads University.  He is a Certified Human Resources Professional, a Certified Executive Coach and holds the Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credential through the International Coach Federation (ICF).

Sector/Industry Experience

Consumer Packaged Goods, Retail, Software, Telecomm, Pharma, Insurance, Financial Services, Automotive, Manufacturing, Commercial Banking, Aerospace, Professional Services, non-profit.

Other strengths: Working with emerging women leaders. Dominic is a certified facilitator and associate consultant with Heim Group,  specializing in workplace gender differences. 

In addition to his professional pursuits, Dominic is a past officer and director of The Hunger Project Canada; a non-profit organization committed to ending hunger globally. He leveraged his love of running to raise thousands of dollars for The Hunger Project while completing his first marathon. Dominic lives just outside Toronto where he enjoys creating and living a life that he loves with his wife and two children.

Award Winning coaching

Dominic Scaffidi is a multiple Prism award winner having designed and implemented successful coaching programs in several organizations:  Nelson Education.  All leaders and people managers were trained to be effective coaches. Today, all the employees at Nelson have a coach instead of a boss.  Sleeman Breweries  - Every leader, manager and supervisor across the country was trained in how to “Be a great coach rather than a good boss.”

Dominic Scaffidi is a multiple Prism award winner having designed and implemented successful coaching programs in several organizations: Nelson Education. All leaders and people managers were trained to be effective coaches. Today, all the employees at Nelson have a coach instead of a boss. Sleeman Breweries - Every leader, manager and supervisor across the country was trained in how to “Be a great coach rather than a good boss.”

The PRISM Award honours organizations and coaches that achieve a standard of excellence in implementing coaching programs for culture change, leadership development, productivity and performance improvement.  

Photo with Prism winner Silvia Lulka, Director at  Rogers Communications  where Dominic was engaged by  Essential Impact  to support the delivery of their Global Prism Award winning Excelerator coaching program. 600 directors and over 2500 managers have been trained to be effective coaches and dozens have become credentialed coaches through the International Coach Federation.

Photo with Prism winner Silvia Lulka, Director at Rogers Communications where Dominic was engaged by Essential Impact to support the delivery of their Global Prism Award winning Excelerator coaching program. 600 directors and over 2500 managers have been trained to be effective coaches and dozens have become credentialed coaches through the International Coach Federation.