Craig Paynton

Mindset and Performance Lead | Executive Leadership Coach

@ Action Edge


  • Master of Leadership, Royal Roads University
  • RCMP Alumni




As an executive healthcare and business leader, I’m dedicated to helping clients find purpose, meaning, and fulfillment in life while advancing their careers. I have a Master of Arts in Leadership and I am a Certified Health Executive. I specialize in authentic leadership, mindfulness, and effective team management, all while promoting life balance and enhancing mindful presence to experience life, especially in parenting. 


A Passion for Performance

I’m more than a coach; I’m your partner in personal transformation. With a background in executive healthcare leadership, I’m deeply dedicated to helping you discover your purpose, find meaning in your work, and advance your career. My passion for mindfulness, wellness, work-life balance, and present parenting drives me to guide you toward fulfillment in your professional and personal life. I thrive on empowering you to navigate the complexities of your career, find your purpose, and unlock your potential. Let’s embark on this transformative journey together, bringing balance, purpose, and fulfillment to your life.



As a coach, my philosophy centers on authentic leadership as the cornerstone of personal and organizational growth. I firmly believe that embracing authenticity, vulnerability, and self-awareness fosters meaningful connections and empowers individuals to unlock their true potential. Through genuine and empathetic coaching, I strive to guide clients in discovering their unique leadership style, helping them lead with purpose and integrity. I am dedicated to creating a coaching environment that encourages clients to embrace their strengths and areas for development openly. By nurturing self-belief and a growth mindset, I aim to instil the confidence needed for transformative leadership. I continuously seek opportunities to enhance my coaching skills and stay attuned to the ever-evolving dynamics of authentic leadership, ensuring that my clients receive the most comprehensive and empowering coaching experience possible.