Bureau Chief—Canada

Russ Volckmann

Joseph Zepedeo

Joseph Zepedeo

Joseph Zepedeo

Founder and President of The Integral Business Leadership Group, Joseph Zepedeo is an experienced consultant and coach bringing about transformational change and development at the individual, team and organizational levels.  He has been providing service for over 20  years to a variety of clients in the public and private sectors in both union and non-union environments.

Joseph is adept at leading teams, consensus building and developing creative yet pragmatic solutions to difficult organizational challenges.  He brings a big-picture perspective in his consulting engagements in the areas of organizational change, leadership development and integrative human resource management.  He is particularly skilled at assessing an organization’s needs strategically, crafting pragmatic solutions and then leading the implementation of those solutions.

As a highly skilled Professional Integral Coach™, Joseph works holistically with clients to transform fundamental shifts in awareness into meaningful action to produce intended results.  He has been described as “an extremely intuitive, insightful and skilled coach.   His ability to be fully present, to listen deeply, and to guide the process with compassion and respect, creates a safe environment where real transformation can take place”.

Joseph is passionate about developing individuals, teams and organizations to be their best for a more humane and peaceful world.  He lives his talk by engaging in ongoing developmental practices such as meditation, chi-gong, reflective writing, spending time in the natural environment and volunteering in the community; he also loves to spend time with his family and friends.

Formal Qualifications:

  • M.Sc. (Bus. Admin.) — Organizational Behaviour & Employee Relations, The University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Certified Integral Coach™ (Integral Coaching Canada)
  • Accredited Integral360 Process (Integral Developmet, Australia)
  • Integral Organizational Leadership (Integral Institute, USA)


  • Strategic Thinking & Renewal
  • Integral Coaching & Leadership Development
  • Organizational Development & Change
  • Facilitation
  • Human Resource Management

Contact Information: joseph (at); info(at); (visit our ‘About Us’ page)

About the Integral Business Leadership Group

For more than 20 years, The Integral Business Leadership Group has been helping individuals, teams and organizations transform to a new level of performance.

Renowned for our developmental approach and leading-edge methods, processes and tools, we work collaboratively with clients to help them grow in awareness and capacity for meaningful and lasting results.

Specifically, what Individuals, Teams and Organizations gain from our Integral Approach to Serving them:

  • Inspired Leadership
  • Fearlessly Engaged Culture
  • Sustainable New Performance Capacities
  • Purposeful Action towards “what matters”
  • Holistically Cohesive & Balanced Teams/Organizations
  • Attainment of Meaningful & Lasting Results

We have a team of highly trained and experienced executive coaches, management consultants, facilitators & trainers. Our vision is to be Canada’s choice for coaching and consulting services, providing exceptional value to our clients while helping them transform to a new level of performance at the individual, team and organizational levels.

The Integral Business Leadership Group philosophy offers a way of looking at the world from an integrated and holistic perspective. It extends an opportunity to discover that relationships, culture, strategy, the natural environment, the community and results are intrinsically linked and influenced by every individual and team within an organization. It invites us and our clients to be something bigger than the self. By applying the Integral Framework, we aim to contribute to the unfolding of Spirit in the world through business and leadership.

We aim to be practical and results-focused while at the same time providing services and products that lead to long-term, beneficial improvement for individuals, teams, organizations, the natural environment, and society as a whole. We adapt and modify our services and products to meet each organization’s specific needs, while preserving the fundamental Integral theme that we believe provides the most effective outcomes.

Core to our philosophy is ensuring that we ourselves practice what we are encouraging others to become. To this end, we encourage continuous personal and professional development and strive for an open, honest and supportive culture enabling our team to be the best they can be.

The Integral Business Leadership Group began over 20 years ago as JRC Management Consultants Inc., and is fast becoming recognized as an exceptional provider of integrally-informed holistic coaching and consulting services. Our purpose is to help clients find and stay on purpose—both personally and professionally.

Our Services

We offer a range of services such as:

  • Facilitation
  • Executive Coaching
  • Customized Leadership Development Programs
  • Organization Change & Development
  • Human Talent Management
  • Individual, Team & Organization Surveys & Profiles (e.g., Integral 360 Feedback)

Please feel free to visit us at and contact us at info(at)