Debby Stone '84, JD'89

(404) 975-3000
Atlanta, GA

Debby Stone '84, JD'89 is a certified career coach and is the founder of Novateur Partners, LLC. Debby believes that your career path should reflect what is most important to you and allow you to leverage your natural talents and abilities, as well as your values and the skills you have developed over time. Whether you are currently in a career transition, are considering a career change, or simply want to better manage your current career, working with Debby will help you create an individualized career roadmap, develop a clear set of criteria for measuring opportunities, and build your decision-making confidence. Debby provides guidance, accountability, and structure so that you can attain your goals more quickly and easily.

Debby earned her certification as a professional co-active coach through the Coaches Training Institute and is accredited through the International Coach Federation as a Professional Certified Coach. She is certified to deliver a variety of assessment tools including the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), the Highlands Ability Battery, the Center for Creative Leadership's Benchmarks 360 Instrument, and the suite of tools.

Packages and Deals for Duke Alumni:

  • complimentary 30-minute phone consultation
  • 20% discount on all services (individual coaching, team coaching, assessments, workshops, and customized packages), including the two specialized coaching packages described below.
  • The Coach-Me-Quick Package: This package is designed for those who want to quickly reap some of the benefits of having a coach and obtain immediate results. Clients often seek coaching on topics such as: self-promotion and business development, leadership, management and delegation, communication, executive presence, and goal setting. This package includes two 45-minute telephone coaching appointments as well as email access to Debby in between the two calls for check-ins, updates, questions and accountability. It also includes several self-assessment exercises.
  • The Career Transition or "What's Next" Package: This package is ideal for anyone who is considering, or is in the midst of, a career transition. The focus of the coaching will be on what is next, what is most important, and how to develop a personalized road-map from where you are to where you want to be. This package includes an initial 75-minute foundation-setting meeting (or phone call if you are not in the metro-Atlanta area) and six 45-minute telephone coaching appointments as well as email access to Debby in between calls for check-ins, updates, questions and accountability. The six coaching calls can be scheduled any time over the course of a three month period. This package also includes several self-assessment exercises.

While Debby Stone is based in Atlanta, GA, her coaching knows no boundaries. Information about Debby and Novateur Partners, LLC can be found at

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