About Us

“Successful leaders realize that they can’t do it alone. Therefore, they are the ones interested in hiring an external coach to strengthen their competitive advantage.  In our multi-generational workforce, cookie cutter approaches won't get you the results you need in the long term.  Clients come to us when they are ready to invest in a customized, sustainable approach that adjusts to their needs.”
— Susan Stern, CPCC, PCC

About Executive Coach Susan Stern, CPCC, PCC

Live Now, LLC is a Leadership Development and Coaching firm specializing in helping organizations create a paradigm shift within the culture of their workplace.  Susan Stern, CPCC, PCC is a certified professional Executive Coach. As the CEO and Founder of Live Now, LLC, Susan was inspired to create Live Now in 2005 to help leaders, teams, and organizations address the new workplace challenges through the art of coaching, consulting and training.
The company's core belief begins with each individual being the "leader within" their own lives, team, organization & community. From that foundation, Live Now, LLC's programs and services focus on best practices in Leadership Development, Team Building, and Culture Shifts for the 21st century's ever-changing diverse workplace. Our mission is to provide our clients with innovative tools and strategies to empower and engage their employees to perform at their highest level.  

Having traveled extensively, lived abroad and degrees in International Relations and Business, Susan brings a global perspective that her clients not only find refreshing but a valuable asset, given the new global and diverse workforce. As a published author, consultant, trainer and coach, Susan Stern is the change agent for organizations ready to address and maximize the multi-generational workplace.

Live Now, LLC consults, facilitates and develops internal coaching programs for organizations that:
  • Drive employee engagement;
  • Increase productivity;
  • Shift corporate culture;
  • Maximize the strengths of the multi-generational workforce;
  • Support Diversity;
  • Decrease management headaches; and
  • Reduce costs.
Explore what Susan's team can do for you and your organization through a no-cost, no-obligation phone consultation.
Schedule yours at 410-960-4446.


Susan is an authorized partner and trainer with Wiley Workplace Learning Solutions, which connects her to a global team of coaches and consultants that are experienced in facilitating
C® assessment tools and The Five Behaviors Of A Cohesive Team, team building program created by Patrick Lencioni and Wiley.

During the past decade, Susan has worked with hundreds of individual and high-profile corporate clients such as University of Maryland, Johns Hopkins, Erickson Living, The Walters Art Museum, Maryland Bar Association, Fortune 500 pharmaceutical companies, non-profits,Financial institutions, National medical organizations, and global PR/Advertising firms, just to name a few.  Susan is an active member of Global ICF (International Coaches Federation), a founding member of the MD Chapter of ICF, and going on her 4th year serving on the MD-ICF Professional Development Committee.  

Susan's strong belief in “giving back” and living into her values inspired her to spearhead the US division of African Promise, Kids4Kenya. A charity by kids, for kids, Kids4Kenya raises money to build schools in rural Kenya but also empowers kids in the US to make a difference globally.  

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