Kate Dixon

Kate Dixon is the Principal and Founder of Dixon Consulting, a Certified B Corporation leadership development and total rewards consultancy that specializes in salary negotiation coaching, service pricing advice, compensation solutions, as well as workshops and teambuilding for organizations of all sizes, from startups to Fortune 100 companies.

Kate helps leaders around the world become both more successful and more fulfilled through coaching, in-person workshops, and online courses where she teaches breakthrough strategies and techniques to accelerate leadership results.

She also provides strategic management consulting services, including new leader integration, teambuilding, organization design, and compensation consulting to her corporate and non-profit clients.

Kate’s the author of Name Your Price: Set Your Terms, Raise Your Rates, and Charge What You’re Worth as a Consultant, Coach, or Freelancer, and Pay UP! Unlocking Insider Secrets of Salary Negotiation.

Kate has spent the past 25 years working for and consulting with leaders in for-profit companies including Nike, Intel, American Express, Opal, Quantum, Air Liquide, and Kaiser Permanente, as well as non-profits like DePaul Industries, Period, Northwest Housing Alternatives, and the Nike Community Impact Fund.

She’s a certified coach (Professional Certified Coach from the International Coach Federation, and Certified Professional Co-Active Coach from the Coaches Training Institute) and has been certified in compensation for over 20 years (Certified Compensation Professional from WorldAtWork). Kate is certified to interpret both Hogan Leadership Assessments and Kolbe Assessments.

Kate speaks for groups and gives interviews and podcasts on topics including pricing and terms for service providers, salary negotiations, authentic leadership, time management, leadership coaching, life planning, and gratitude.

Kate provides advice about leadership, culture, and organizations to subscribers at


ICF Professional Certified Coach

Professional Certified Coach

Certified Professional Coactive Coach

Kolbe Certified Consultant

Hogan Certified Consultant

Certified Compensation Professional

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