Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach
Strengths Strategy Strengths Coach
Law of Attraction Facilitator Certification
Transformation training through:
School of Hard Knocks
Nearly six decades of life!
Awards and Recognition
Host as Leader, Leadership Rhode Island
Best Selling Author of Turning Talents into Strengths: Stories of Coaching Transformation
Best Selling Author of Driven Success: Failures to Avoid and Wins to Go After
Highlighted in Documentary: Driven
1980-1993 - FedEx Corporation
1993-2011 - Homeschooling Mom, Teacher, Mentor
2011-2012 - BizGrow Networking Company - Business Development
2012-2014 - LegalShield Associate - Director
2014-Present - Coach, Consultant, Strengths Evangelist
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Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach with over 17 years’ experience using StrengthsFinder in the workplace. CEO of Every Strength Counts providing 1-1 coaching with C level execs and managers. Additionally, helping teams and emerging professionals to make the most of their careers, teams and resolve personnel issues.
MBA University of Nebraska and Gallup University
Executive Leadership focus
MPA University of Central Florida
BS University of Colorado at Colorado Springs - HR and Marketing focus
Certifications: Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach
Awards & Recognition:
Toni Jennings Workforce Development Professional of the Year
2015 from Florida Economic Development Council
Best Places to Work 2015
Orlando Business Journal
Excellence in Leadership
2015 from weVenture (Women’s Business Center/Melbourne, FL)
Zonta Club of the Pikes Peak Area (International Service Organization)
Southern Colorado Women's Chamber of Commerce
2001 – 2016: VP and President of CareerSource Brevard (www.careersourcebrevard.com)
2016 – 2017: Executive Vice President of Development for Dynamic Workforce Solutions
2017 – Present: Full Time Coach, Facilitator and Business Consultant, Every Strength Counts
Led the strategic planning and implementation of workforce efforts for the 9,000 Space Shuttle workers laid off in 2008 – 2010. Resulted in over 5,400 returning to work within 2 years.
Re-organized a non-profit’s structure. Resulted in increased visibility of the company and greater productivity.
Provided leadership development through StrengthsFinder and follow on coaching with individuals that changed their career trajectory.
C level and Management level Leaders Teams Non-profit Private Business (Healthcare and Veterinarians are specialty niche)
One-to-One (remote or face to face)
Company Name: Every Strength Counts
As an executive coach, artist, and former sales executive, Svetlana blends left brain thinking and right brain creativity, inspiring leadership development and confidence in her clients. Her specialty is helping individuals take life’s paradoxes and find balance and fulfillment. She has a track record of helping high performing leaders level up. Svetlana works best with entrepreneurial minded individuals who want to tap deeper into their creativity and shift perspectives by developing positive neural pathways.
When Svetlana is not coaching, she is most likely making art at coffee shops all over the world.
It's hard to believe it's been 20 years, but time flies when you are having fun. I have been coaching and training since 1998 and have worked in corporate board rooms, the non-profit arena, institutions of higher education, and one-on-one with people all over the country. I have great insight and when my Empathy and Communication talents start working together clients frequently tell me that I am able to put their thoughts into the words they "just hadn't been able to find."
I am a life-long learner and hold national certifications through
• The Gallup Association
• Association for Talent Development (ATD)
• Talent Smart
• The Center for Teacher Effectiveness
• Institute of Organization Development (IOD)
• American Council on Exercise (ACE).
I have a degree in Broadcast Management from the University of Kansas and a MBA from Georgia State University. Here's a fun fact about me – I am a travel- adventure junkie and when it comes to food- the spicier the better. I am looking forward to working with you or your team to uncover your possibilities for success.
I am celebrating my 10th year as a business owner / entrepreneur of Crossroads Coaching & Consulting, Inc. My work over the past 10 years encompasses strengths-focused discussions with business leaders and business owners.
I also worked in the corporate sector for more than 15 years in a variety of areas, including business operations, process improvement, and organizational effectiveness. I have expertise in planning, organizing, and integrating business goals with the organizational strategy.
But mostly I am curious about people, what they do in their jobs, and how they can do their jobs better. It’s like breathing to me. So much so, that I built my business around it.
Crossroads Coaching & Consulting, Inc. is the compilation of my corporate and entrepreneurial experience. It is my passion for helping leaders live and work in their strengths. My work includes one-on-one coaching with senior level leaders and business owners, as well as facilitated discussions with small groups and large teams.
An expert in inspiring excellence and advancing potential, Coleen McCray is a Certified Executive/Leadership Coach and is most passionate about developing emerging leaders and assisting seasoned leaders in path formation to their goals. Leveraging a unique blend of professional training in business, psychology and coaching with over 30 years of leadership experience in Information Technology (IT), Coleen works with clients to successfully adjust to a new position, obtain a promotion or change in desired career path and/or prepare for expansion of responsibilities. By asking thought-provoking questions and offering practical, real-world experience, she acts as a “thought partner” to help clients gain clarity, shift thinking and develop targeted strategies necessary to drive positive and measurable change in behavior in themselves, their organizations and their teams. Coleen coaches leaders from the Manager/Director level up to the C-level. She is a Founding Member of Powersource Coaching Program for Women In Technology International (WITI) and an Executive Coach with the CIO Executive Council.
In VP and Director roles in the financial services and law firm software industries, Coleen led the realignment of software development organizations to meet product demand and built trusted organizations that engendered cooperation and genuine alliances between IS organizations and their stakeholders needed to achieve maximized value-based results. At Republic Mortgage Insurance Company, Coleen’s leadership figured heavily in the transformation of the IS organization to a value-driven lean organization that succeeded against competitors tenfold in size. An expert bridge builder, Coleen has directed Acquisition Integrations at Inmar where she led a corporate wide team that thoughtfully worked to join acquired firms with Inmar and achieve exponential growth.
Coleen holds an MBA from Wake Forest University, an MS in Counseling from Stetson University and a BS in Economics from Duke University. She can be reached at email@example.com or 336.486.7017.
See my LInked In profile at https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffgarrison for a full professional history.
I have been married for nearly 30 years to my wife Angela. We have five children.
Since 2015, we have been living far outside the city on 72 acres where we raise grass fed Dexter beef and the kids are entrepreneuers in training managing their own egg business produced by free range chickens.
Certified Public Accountant
University of Evansville, BS Business Administration
Society of Human Resources Association National faculty
Co-host, The JoyPowered™Podcast
SHRM-Senior Certified Professional
Gallup-certified Strengths Coach
National Speakers Association
State Council for Indiana SHRM
IndySHRM Professional of the Year
Strategic Planning committee chair of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic church
Pass the Torch 500 Circle Club for Women
Board member for Forum Credit Union
Chairman of the Board of The O'Connor House
Grow with Strengths - Growing People Growing Companies
As an HR professional of a rapidly growing company in 2010, I fell in love with the philosophy of Strengths. I decided to lead the efforts in building a Strengths-based organization and never looked back. I was surprised at some of the things I saw early on in the process. Very quickly, people built strong relationships at work where they gave each other the benefit of the doubt. Over time, they challenged and supported each other more. We wove Strengths into the onboarding, performance systems, and everyday conversations and meetings - people and teams grew stronger, listened more effectively, and asked for help more. We built a culture that was so strong and obvious, both internally and externally. It helped our recruiting and retention. Managers became Coaches for their teams and gave feedback in real time.
What I believe to be true: When we pause to give each other the benefit of the doubt, we open up the opportunity to connect, understand and find the true value in ourselves and others.
I take the time to get to know each individual on the team - and we all dive in together. My style is energetic and thoughtful. I believe that we learn through practice and we have a lot of fun while we’re learning. I’ve been fortunate to do work that I’ve really loved for over 30 years in HR, talent development, coaching, employee engagement, and wellness.
Here's what I do well - please let me know if I can help you and your business.
1. Develop managers into great coaches that win.
2. Build a nimble organization poised for growth and change.
3. Build the culture you want to get the results you want.
4. Keep the great talent that you worked so hard to acquire.
Here's what people are saying about working with me as a coach or facilitator:
Cindy and I worked together from 2013-2017. In that time she exposed me to the wonderful world of StrengthsFinders. It was part of our on-boarding to take the assessment and learn about our strengths. As I learned more about the strengths I have, Cindy was there to help guide me and my team through team building workshops to see how these strengths worked together across the team. Cindy is very knowledgeable in StrengthsFinders and the work we did in her workshop changed the course of our team dynamic for the better. We were able to communicate more kindly to one another and utilize our strengths appropriately in the tasks and projects we were assigned. Cindy's work is beneficial to any team whether they are in rough waters or not. They will come out better than before with Cindy leading the boat.
My secret sauce? Yep. I have one...
1- My team strengths and expertise in different areas.
2- My leadership training and employee development programs consider the symbiotic nature of the mind-body connection and its impact on performance, leadership, and decision making. Because of this, I can guarantee that transformation in relationships, results, and revenue will happen.
3- I have learned how to access my "inner-tools." As a Mindfulness practitioner and my own personal journey to enhance my health, energy, and performance, I understand how to "hack" our biology and psychology to meet the challenge of living a "productive" life, fight back the effects of stress, and self-lead to become an effective leader. I bring those tools to a robust and whole-self training program that will shift a person and a workplace environment.
All training, coaching, and retreats for Strengthen-TheTeam™ | StrengthenHER™ | Strengthen-TheLEADERSHIP™ | Strengthen-TheSalesTeams™ and LeadershipBIOHACKING™ integrate evidence-based strengths psychology, emotional intelligence, health and wellbeing principles, alongside the neuroscience of multiple brain integration, and mindfulness.
My business mission statement:
To provide our corporate and individual clients with an innovative, science-backed and applicable strengths-based development program improving ROI, relationships, and well-being to boldly influence, execute, and purposefully live.
Bottom line: I facilitate a more effective leader, interdependent collaborative team, and company-wide strengths-based culture shifts, including diversity and inclusion initiatives, that improve engagement, retention and a happier more productive workplace environment.
I am certified as:
Gallup Strengths Coach
Bulletproof™ Human Potential Coach
Strengths Strategy Inc., Certified Strengths Coach
Institute for Integrative Nutrition Wellness Coach
ChFC®, Chartered Financial Consultant®
mBIT Certified Coach, (Multiple Brain Integration Technique)
Mindfulness Practitioner and Facilitator
Capo Integrated Strengths Company is a minority and Veteran owned business.
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Joan has a passion to serve people by helping narrow the gap of misunderstanding. When there is an increase of self-awareness there is a greater capacity to understand others and decrease conflict while increasing communication. Awareness and skill development are keystones of the coaching relationship.
Joan has worked with numerous organizations including YWCA of Cleveland, Diabetes Partnership of Cleveland, Kichler Lighting, Key Bank, Huntington Bank, University Hospitals of Cleveland, American Greetings, Forest City Realty Trust, University of Toledo, Cleveland Public Schools, The Cleveland Orchestra and numerous individual executives, managers and their teams.
Joan’s signature themes are: Connectedness, Relator, Individualization, Learner, and Strategic, a perfect combination for a Strengths coach. Joan's DISC profile is a high DI and Driving Forces are Intellectual and Resourceful. Remember that transformation begins with relationships.... when do you want to begin!Education : BS Liberty University Psychology- Life Coaching
Gestalt Professional Certified Coach GPCC
Professional Certified Coach PCC through ICF
Board Certified Coach BCC
Gallup Certified StrengthsFinder Coach
TTI Success Insights TriMetrix® HD Certified
ISEI Certified Emotional Intelligence Coach
VP BNI Gateway to Success Chapter
Business Owner T.R.I. Life Spice Blends
Facilitator Prepare Enrich
Executive and Life Coach
Company Name: T.R.I. Life Coach
Adrianne's experience in both Financial Accounting and Human Resources has given her a unique skill-set and a comprehensive understanding of the challenges businesses face finding the right talent.
Savvy business owners realize finding the right talent is only the beginning. How you choose to develop your talent can mean the difference between success and failure.
Adrianne's passion lies in helping teams and individuals get the most out of their unique gifts. Through coaching sessions and workshops, she facilitates the process of self-discovery, helping people turn talent into action.
“How you see the world is how you sell to the world” It also is a HUGE factor in what kind of a referral business you are building. Would you like to earn MORE referrals? Would you like to sell BETTER and EASIER?
A. Referrals have a 70-90% closing ratio….and a 92% retention rate, generally spending 5x more than other methods of gaining business
B. Most salespeople say that referrals are their favorite way to get new business…yet most do not have a system!
C. Strengths Zone training measures your natural talents though the Clifton Strengths Assessment, then shows you how to build
PEOPLE SELLING IN THE STRENGTHS ZONE…
• Know exactly how they are wired, and have a better appreciation of how their clients are wired
• Have a system to generate referrals that increase sales, consistently
• Know how to develop relationships with new contacts, and how to keep those relationships ongoing
THIS IS WHAT WE HELP SALES TEAMS AND ENTREPRENEURS DO:
1. Understand how natural talents influence people how to buy and how we sell- and how to work in our own “Strengths Zone”
2. How to build a system to generate a steady stream of referrals all year
3. How to work with current clients and contacts to increase referrals and sales
LONG TERM EFFECTS OF TRAINING APPLICATION IN THE FIELD
1. More business from current clients and customers- better utilization of time vs. cold calling
2. Immediate positive impact in networking results
3. Knowing what your “sweet spots” (strengths) are how to spend more time working in them for better bottom line results!
We have classes forming in St. Louis and Missouri, and offer in house summits at your place of business
Hello! I'm so glad you're taking this step to consider how to grow yourself and embrace your bold future. I am honored to journey with people as they reach new peaks. I'd love to talk with you about your dreams and how to achieve them for yourself, your team and your organization. Please reach out to me and let's talk.
My passion is helping to drive human performance excellence. I coach and consult leaders, teams and organizations to reach their peak and leave a legacy. I love guiding people and groups in targeting their strengths to achieve phenomenal results and a greater sense of achievement and well-being. I also love helping leaders shape their vision and put legs on it to exceed all expectations. I formed my company EverMore Services to help companies create cultures of engagement where people thrive and achieve amazing things for their communities.
I served for several decades as a director and internal consultant for a multi-billion dollar corporation leading collaborative teams in innovating the work. Together we saved in excess of $147 million dollars, and achieved top tier performance in safety, customer service, and operations. To master my strengths and contribute my highest and best, I pursued my MBA, along with certifications as a Six Sigma Black Belt, Manager of Quality and Organizational Excellence, and Open Book Leadership. I also served as a state-level Baldrige Examiner for performance excellence.
I am privileged to be nominated and awarded the Small Business Administration's 2018 Women In Business Champion for the State of Oklahoma, as well as the Tulsa Small Business Connection 2017 Women In Business Champion, for my mentoring and coaching work with women business owners.
Education and Certification:
MBA, University of Tulsa
GALLUP Certified Strengths Coach
ASQ Certified Manager of Organizational Excellence
ASQ Six Sigma Black Belt
Certified Open Book Leader
An International Social Impactor since 2002, Wendy knows the meaning of ‘Honor the Struggle’. She is gifted with natural charisma, passion and a vast array of life experiences from her work in Philippines, Thailand, India and Cambodia where she taught micro-enterprise training to disadvantaged women.
Her advanced EQ allows her to gracefully communicate a universal message of empowerment to audiences all over the world. Speaking straight from the heart on key themes such as leadership, social change, overcoming obstacles and women's empowerment, she capably inspires, encourages, reassures and energizes all who hear her speak.
A Certified High Performance Coach through the High Performance Institute - Wendy gets to the heart of her clients with her vast experience, intuitive questions and deep insights. Taking clients on a journey to level up their life sixty minutes at a time through weekly sessions allows every individual the opportunity to live in a sustained level of joy, productivity, clarity, purpose and passion. Working with Wendy in this capacity IS life changing. Whether utilizing her services for personal one on one coaching, group coaching or inviting her to present on her core subjects at your events, Wendy will not disappoint!
Wendy crafts her messages so every presentation is original, and directly addresses the heart of the organization or theme of the event, as well as the audience which is present. She has successfully worked with corporate and social businesses, non-profits, academic institutions, and community and service organizations. Her phenomenal life experiences combined with her powerful delivery has received overwhelming accolades from her international clients, colleagues and fans, time and time again.
If you are struggling with overwhelm and time constraints and desire greater clarity, higher levels of purpose and stronger connections or if you simply want to know the 'how' behind having sustained levels of joy, productivity, energy and purpose then my High Performance coaching program is for you- why not find out? Take the strategy assessment at http://coachwendybird.com/ (click on the blue box) !
ITS YOUR TIME!!!
Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry, Texas A&M University
B.S. in Chemistry, Kansas State University
Certifications and Accreditations
Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach
Author of a patent and many publications
Co-Author of Amazon #1 Best Seller: Turning Talents Into Strengths: Stories of Coaching Transformation
Chaplain for NETC Aggie Moms’ Club
Active member of the Keller Communicators Toastmasters Club
Life Group Leader at Gateway Church
2016-Present - Strengths Coach and Owner of Thrive with Strengths
2007-2016 - Title One Support Teacher
1993-1998 - Senior and Principal Chemist at ARCO Chemical
1991-1993 - Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania
1. Team Workshops and Retreats
2. One-on-One Coaching
3. Keynote and Conference Speaker
• Thrive Journey – Strengths-Based Quarterly Team Workshops / Culture Transformation Program
• Thrive Discovery – Strengths-Based Team Awareness Workshops
• Thrive & Learn – Strengths-Based Mini Team Workshops
• Thrive Coaching – Strengths-Based 1:1 Sessions
Thrive with Strengths
When not working, you can catch me THRIVING WITH STRENGTHS as I read, travel, and dream of snowy slopes where I can ski with my husband and 3 adult kids.
As a StoryBrand Certified Guide, Gallup Certified Strengths Coach, and experienced Marketing and Communications professional, I use the
power of story and proven methods backed by the Gallup organization to develop and implement messaging and leadership development strategies
that help individuals and teams do what they do, better. Whether it is an onsite workshop, a motivational keynote, or ongoing coaching - I can help you get that extra degree you need to help you solve the problems that are holding you back from winning in the marketplace.
Dustin Rippetoe is a coach of human potential and Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach. He helps small business owners and mid-career professionals navigate stress, build optimal lifestyles and live closer to their ultimate potential. With more than 20 years of experience in wellness education, executive leadership and small business ownership.
Dustin brings a wealth of practical knowledge to his coaching work. Dustin’s MBA (Healthcare Specialization) studies at Oklahoma Christian University as well as his apprenticeship to the International Coaching Federation (ICF) through the Human Potential Institute (HPI) buttressed his practical “in-the-trenches” experience as a nationally recognized strength and conditioning educator, and small business owner.
Dustin lives in Tulsa with his wife of near two decades and young son. The dialysis and medical visits needed to manage his end-stage kidney disease currently dominate his hours not coaching. Dustin uses this time to hone his determination, practice patience and refine his coaching craft. He may be reached through his website, dustinrippetoe.com.
I’m a business and life coach for high-achieving salespeople.
If you’re missing your targets, feeling stuck, and feel like you’ve lost your edge, let’s talk.
I’ll help you get your head back in the game so that you can hit your numbers and create success in business, and life.
The question I am most often asked is, "Why do I do what I do?" The most honest response I can give is that I wish there had been a me for me when I was starting out as an entrepreneur back in 2007. I spent a lot of money on all the wrong things thinking it would magically give me the answers – or at least get me a bit closer to success. Frankly, it was frequently the opposite. And even though I knew my CliftonStrengths, I wasn’t making the most of them or using them to their advantage.
In 2015 I had a revelation. I was 42, still no closer to knowing what I wanted to be when I grew up. Couple that with a cancer scare along and a one year old little boy and whoa! It was my wake-up call, my big A-HA! I knew I had to make a change. With a good bit of reflection and honesty (with myself most of all), I realized the one thing that had stayed constant was my love for Strengths. I picked up the phone, called Gallup and 8 weeks later was in Mexico City certifying (in Spanish!) as Peru’s first and only Gallup Certified Strengths Coach.
I dream of creating a world where everyone can live to their full potential, talents aren’t wasted and happiness is contagious. As a mompreneur and expat living in Peru, I understand the challenges and rewards that both entail. When I’m not helping others boost their confidence, craft their message and create extraordinary lives, I am often found at the sewing machine, at the movies, enjoying a glass of wine with friends or horsing around with my terribly precocious little boy, affectionately known as O.
Brent O'Bannon is a Success Coach for entrepreneurial leaders, teams, & coaches who want to achieve more success with strengths.
He's facilitated more than 27,000 sessions as a seasoned PCC (Professional Certified Coach) with ICF (International Coach Federation) and was an early strengths adopter becoming the 1st Gallup Certified Strengths Coach in the world.
Brent is a keynote speaker and workshop facilitator that has delivered 750+programs to 300+ organizations around the world, like Microsoft, Texas Instruments, City of Dallas, Harley Davidson, GALLUP, Dave & Busters Headquarters, Dow Chemical, City Bank, At&t, Shire, Novartis, & Cigna.
He's authored six books, most recently, Let's Talk Strengths: Applying Your Strengths to Grow Stronger, Work Smarter, and Live Richer. His Amazon #1 Best Selling book, Selling Strengths, shows how you can get paying clients using your strengths.
Brent's leadership brand from his top 5 strengths brings purposeful goal setting, wise coaching, and entrepreneurial zest. Inspiring others by courageous communication and training strengths champions for global excellence.
Visit https://brentobannon.com/ for individual, teams, and organizational coaching programs.
Visit https://strengthschampion.com/ to become a Strengths Champion Certified Coach®.
Visit https://brentobannon.com/coach-business-builder-masterclass/ to build a 6 & 7 figure coaching business.
Brent is described by his clients as purposeful, engaging, courageous, invigorating, & transformational in his coaching and speaking style.
Much of his work and life wisdom comes from being a business owner since 1993, being married to his college sweetheart 34+ years, launching two children into adulthood, and being a grand daddy. He’s an entrepreneur with zest, team tennis player, golfer, travel and foodie junkie with his wife, and giver to non-profits.
A recent organizational client shared, "I have never been a part of an exercise that seemed to get people more excited and willing to commit than Brent’s CliftonStrengths-StrengthsFinder Coaching program. I was quickly amazed at the things we were all learning about, not only our fellow managers, but also about ourselves. The most common expression from the group was "Ahaaaa! Now I understand.
Eduardo is a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach with over 20 years of experience in designing and delivering educational programs and training for organizations. His innovative curricula integrate collaborative technologies to support conversations around the topics of leadership development, strategic planning, and inclusive working environments. He believes that great leaders are great listeners. This mantra guides his approach to tailoring programs for the unique needs of his clients.
With a cross-cultural background and varied career path that includes education, technology, health and government, Eduardo quickly establishes trust and builds rapport with individuals through shared experiences.
Eduardo’s methodology begins by creating an environment that fosters collaboration and empowers participants to take ownership of the learning process. He also offers perspectives that drive individuals as well as teams closer to the results they desire.
By combining his Ideation, Futuristic and Activator talent themes, he energizes his clients/participants to turn their visions into actions. While his sense of humor keeps them engaged and delighted.
Along with being a Gallup Certified Coach, Eduardo also works as a Senior Consultant in Organizational Transformation for Grant Thornton LLP. In his current role, he supports portfolio management for the Department of Veteran Affairs’ IT Office.
Eduardo earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Harvard University, a certificate of study in Instructional Design from University of Massachusetts, and a Masters in Adult Learning from Johns Hopkins University Graduate School of Education.
Coaching Expertise: Career, Education, Enterprise Business, Government, Healthcare, Keynotes, Leadership, Life Coaching, Managers, Non-Profit Organizations, Personal Development, Small Business/Entrepreneurs, Students/Youth, Teams, Technology, Wellbeing
Coaching Method: Coaching Packages, Corporate Training Programs (e.g. Your Location), In Person, Individual (In-Person, Phone or Skype), Keynote Speaker, Online Video Conference (e.g. Skype), Phone, Seminars & Retreats, Workshops
Coaching Language: English, Español - latinoamerica
I have coached and mentored individuals and teams for over 25 years. I'm passionate about helping individuals develop their personal goals and working together to develop strategies for you to achieve those goals.
With over 25 years of management experience I strive to help individuals become trusted and empowered leaders of others. Being a manager or team leader makes such a dramatic impact on individual contributors. You have the power to make people's jobs enjoyable or miserable. I work with new and seasoned managers helping them develop positive and successful teams.
As an experienced trainer of employee and leadership development programs I offer multiple workshops from Leadership Development to Sales Development all based on Clifton Strengths. My workshops are customized for each organization based on their employee development needs.
As a Certified Project Management Professional, I work with project managers to develop and strengthen their teams using Clifton Strengths. Successful projects are based on strong teams and Clifton Strengths is a perfect foundation for new and existing teams to appreciate team members individual strengths and to build and become successful teams.
- Project Management Professional
- Certified Clifton Strengths Coach
- Human and Animal Behavior
- Corporate Communications
Trained in: Helping others Succeed, Leading Technical Professionals, Crucial Conversations and Crucial Accountability.
Mastermind Facilitator for the Alliance of Professional Women
Volunteer with: Freedom Service Dogs, Dress for Success
The people that get the most out of working with me are:
1. Small Business Executives in non-IT industries, under or around $1MM in Revenue, and/or below 50 employees.
2. Working Professionals who hate their jobs
3. Parents with grown children still living at home
1. Small Business Executives in non-IT industries, under or around $1MM in Revenue, and below 50 employees.
- Who are sick of their employees making costly mistakes and want to eliminate them. And/Or...
- Who are fed up with employees leaving their company when they need them the most. And/Or...
- Who are scared to step away from the office because everything falls apart.
2. Working Professionals
- Who are tired of working in a job that is slowly killing them.
- Who know they were meant for something more.
3. Parents with grown children
- Who have grown children still living at home and want them out.
- Who want to see their children find motivation, meaning, and money.
I was qualified and trained as an Engineer; completed a certification in engineering material assurance, continued further education and completed a post graduate diploma in Marketing and plus a string of other certifications thereafter. Interestingly, life gave me opportunities to work in diverse fields from engineering to sales and marketing; then stepped foot into the insurance and banking industry. In the mix of it, I ventured to becoming an entrepreneur and operated 2 retail businesses. It is as if my diversification is still too narrow, I landed myself a position in the education industry.
Some may say "rolling stone gathers no moss"; yet the moves was mostly by invitation because someone recognized the value I can bring to their organisation, mostly to raise team productivity and efficiency and develop the individual members in the teams. My effective zone is in harnessing the efficiency and effectiveness of individuals and processes. The outcome of identifying, understanding and empowering personal core effective zones fuels the individual to gain greater confidence in themselves. The collaborative sum of these individuals establishes a highly effective team.
"I gathered no moss" in the sense that I stayed sharp and relevant with what I do best and not remained stagnant climbing "the ladder" for the sake of the climb. With the more than 30 years of work experiences and having successfully navigated through each of the work fields, I concluded that my core passion is with human capital. Regardless which organisation I worked in, the prime motivation and my prize is to bring out the best in each of the individuals and teams, and to see the individual flourish!
YOU have that latent potential inside that may be waiting to flourish, waiting to break forth so you can become the authentic you. When your inner- life is balanced and enriched, the rest of life's elements will align towards completeness. Life is a journey; and it's never too late to jump on board to discover and re-orientate towards life's PURPOSEFUL EFFECTIVENESS.
Founder and Principal Coach at PHi1.6 Coaching and Development | Certified Gallup Strengths Coach | Accredited Prepare-Enrich Coach
Elaine M. Chugranis, Ph.D. is the President and Founder of ARISTA Educational Consulting, LLC. She is a skilled educator with a track record of excellence in facilitation, instructional design and keynote speaking who specializes in leadership and customizable education strategy for leading brands, organizations and corporations.
As a former Vice President of Global Education for a Fortune 500 company, Elaine has executed the creation and delivery of best-in-class education programs. She has extensive experience in creating custom educational workshops, events and long-term strategy resulting in a curated experience to build brand equity and drive business results.
With 20+ years in the learning and development space, Elaine has solidified herself as an inspired and authentic partner, offering boutique educational solutions and building a reputation for partnering with organizations confronted with managing change.
She has a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish and Italian and a Master’s degree in Education, both from the University of Virginia where she graduated with distinction. She also holds a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from New York University where she was a Departmental Fellow and received a Dissertation of the Year Award nomination. Elaine holds certifications from Fierce, Inc. and is a Gallup-Certified CliftonStrengths Coach.
She lives in NYC and in her free time loves to travel and spend quality time with family and friends.
I help get desired results by magnifying potential and shattering the limiting beliefs or habitual thinking which holds businesses, teams and careers back! I have guided businesses from a drought to reaching monthly grosses in a week and professionals connect with their dream jobs in a matter of months.
I focus on teaching habits which strengthen a process of positive change, driven by worthy goals designed to inspire and deeply motivate. Through this process, I believe all business and people can unlock passion and unlimited potential.
I help facilitate this process by building a strong relationship of trust and an intuitive understanding of your needs and how you think. I will respectfully challenge your thinking and paradigms, while building your confidence and dignity as we work together to identify and overcome barriers. I patiently influence this change by believing in all you are capable of, so you can make the most out of the opportunities in your business and your life.
While coaching, I engage you in critical conversations and empowering invitations to accept accountability for your learning and success. My clients have remarked, "[Todd] was the best coach I could have asked for;" and "If it wasn’t for Todd, I would not have followed through with my ambitions!"
In business, I am a proven, natural leader who is driven to make ideas a reality and talented in communicating with C-Suite Executives and other stakeholders. Continually, my supervisors have observed, "Todd has quickly become an excellent resource and a natural leader;" "Todd is leading the team" and "at the top of his game!"
Team members comment: "I admire [Todd’s] character and integrity to do what is right despite popular opinion;" "[Todd] inspires people to have confidence in themselves;" and "Todd is a great force to have in your corner when promoting winning ideas."
You are a leader whether you lead an organization, a team, or your career,
and you are ready to take things to the next level.
You have talents to offer like no one else. Knowing your unique set of strengths is the first step,
and learning to use them in a focused way will empower you to achieve your dreams.
It won't be easy but you are not afraid of hard work.
There are many coaches you could choose from, stop and take a look before you decide.
Your journey is like a fascinating puzzle to me. My favorite challenge is helping entrepreneurs in startup or turnaround mode. I love to help clients ideate, connect and plan strategy using my 3 decades of startups, networking and growing careers that can help you change your world.
My wife Madlin is my Gallup Certified Strengths coaching partner, so you can get access to 2 hearts and minds for the price of 1!
As a Soar Global Strengths Evangelist I help fellow coaches scale their practice with tools and community.