"When patterns are broken, new worlds will emerge."

- Tuli Kupferberg

Over 21 years, I've worked with more than 1,000 individuals, executives, business owners, and high-potential professionals to help them significantly increase their productivity, profitability, and life balance.

I can help you do the same.

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I’m thrilled to announce that my book The Quotable Coach: Daily Nuggets of Practical Wisdom is now available. If you’ve been waiting eagerly for this announcement, here’s where you can get a hot-off-the-press copy: Ebook: Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk, or your local Amazon store. Paperback: My CreateSpace eStore. If you’re purchasing the paperback version via my CreateSpace eStore, […]

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I’ve become a bit of a regular guest on Chris Holman’s radio show, Michigan Business Beat. A couple of weeks ago, we discussed time management – one of the biggest issues facing many people who hire a coach. In this 6-minute interview, we cover: My workbook, Time Management Strategies and Tactics (you can get a […]

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I’ve been interviewed again by Chris Holman of Michigan Business Beat. We had a wide-ranging discussion, centering on coaching within the business world. In this six-minute interview, Chris and I discuss: “Soft skills for hard times” and how many people were let go in 2008-9 who had technical competencies but didn’t possess the softer skills […]

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I was interviewed recently on Michigan Business Network’s “Business Beat” show by Chris Holman. We discussed: What I do as a coach, and the purpose of coaching. The importance of focusing on strengths versus weaknesses. The key areas I concentrate on with clients: communications, relationship-building, leadership / management, and coaching. The current economy and a […]

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This is an excerpt from my appearance on BlogTalkRadio’s show On the Dean’s List, with host Dean la Douceur. In this five minute clip, Dean and I talk about: Hitting a plateau in your journey toward your goals – and what you can do about it. The concept of “creative tension” and what this means when you’re […]

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This is an excerpt from my appearance on BlogTalkRadio’s show On the Dean’s List, with host Dean la Douceur. In this seven minute clip, we discuss: My work coaching other coaches (you can find out more about this here). The coaching business and what you should look for when bringing in an outside consultant or coach. How […]

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This is an excerpt from my appearance on BlogTalkRadio’s show On the Dean’s List, with host Dean la Douceur. In this five minute clip, we discuss: How relationships create opportunities and entry points. Sending hand-written letters and thank-you notes – and why this is so powerful. The amount of choice we have today – and […]

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This is a seven-minute excerpt from my appearance on BlogTalkRadio’s show On the Dean’s List, with host Dean la Douceur. In it, Dean and I discuss: The quote “When patterns are broken, new worlds will emerge.” The blocks to change – what holds us back (e.g. fear of loss). Top issues that clients seek my support with […]

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I had the pleasure of being interviewed on the Michigan Business Network’s radio show “Association Impact” last week. During the discussion, I answered questions such as: What kind of process do you use when working with executives? What makes a coaching process more effective than training alone? What does a typical coaching relationship look like […]

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I just got back from a conference where we were encouraged to create new and different approaches to accomplish our goals. One thing we learned is that to create a strong brand, it’s helpful to have your own unique word. Given my love of quotes and my love of coaching, I came up with the […]

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