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Brian W.
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25+ years of leadership in large companies and start-ups in the technology, pharmaceutical, and professional services industries. Brian has a passion for helping people at all levels in the organization identify their personal vision and mission, and design and execute a plan to get them there. He blends self-awareness of the six leadership influencers, and the ten leadership disciplines with specific action steps and accountability. His clients are able to maximize their leadership potential and performance, and inspire their teams to be more and achieve more together.

Full Bio

Brian is passionate about coaching and empowering leaders to identify and meet challenging goals and achieve exceptional results. Brian brings a unique blend of military, business, and HR leadership experience to coaching. He holds several professional coaching and strategic HR credentials. His expertise includes: Leadership Coaching (first-time managers through seasoned executives), Executive Coaching, Change Leadership & Management, Team Dynamics, Interpersonal Communications, Conflict Management and Goal-Setting (and achievement), and improving Emotional Intelligence. As a seasoned leader himself, Brian understands the pressures leaders face in their personal and professional lives and helps his clients embrace and overcome obstacles that prevent them from reaching their peak potential and performance. Brian applies his skills as an executive career, life, and leadership coach, a trusted HR business partner, and consultant to help leaders and organizations maximize their leadership capacity and performance, create positive work environments built on shared vision and goals, develop transparency and trust, and ultimately improve organizational performance and deliver breakthrough results. Brian is goal and action-oriented but takes the time to explore the unique circumstances keeping you from achieving your personal and professional goals. He believes all growth begins with self-awareness and a desire to be more. Coaching from a foundation of awareness of the six influencers affecting your leadership performance, he can help you excel in applying the ten leadership disciplines leading to increased awareness, leadership capacity and impact, and personal and professional success.

Notable Client Achievements:

A Partner in the investments industry got clarity on what he wanted to achieve regarding a personal transition and created a plan to develop his successor while remaining relevant in his new role.

A C-Suite client/GM in manufacturing in Qatar did a deep dive into his core values to discover his true passion and applied that knowledge to help accelerate his entry into a new career that was better aligned with his purpose and mission.

A CTO client worked from a building trust framework in order to overcome long-standing divisions among the leadership team, leading to more positive working relationships while overcoming a culture focused historically on conflict and assigning and blame.

CREDENTIALS
  • SHRM-SCP (Society for Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professional)
  • SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources)
  • sHRBP (Strategic Human Resources Business Partner)
  • CPC (Certified Professional Coach)
  • ELI-MP (Energy Leadership Index - Master Practitioner)
  • CLDS (Certified Leadership Development Specialist)
INDUSTRIES
  • Health Wellness Fitness, Computer Hardware, Computer Software, Education, Financial Services, Healthcare, Human Resources, Mechanical Or Industrial Engineering, Media, Professional Services, Publishing, Semiconductors, Logistics Supply Chain, Advertising, Government, Manufacturing, Legal, Non Profit
EXPERIENCE WITH
  • Jobs with functions like Business Development, Human Resources, Legal Compliance, Operations, Sales, Consulting, Recruiting Staffing
EXPERTISE
  • Early Career, Executives, Executive Presence, Experienced People Manager, Interpersonal Communication, Providing Interview Feedback, Job Search Strategy, Experienced Individual Contributor, New Grads, New People Manager, Performance Productivity, Personal Transformation, Providing Feedback, Self Esteem Confidence, Team Building, Value Identification, Work Life Balance

Q&A

Describe your coaching style.

I pull from a variety of personal and professional experiences to connect with my clients and understand their unique challenges and goals. I get really curious about what my clients are experiencing and act as an objective thought partner to identify and execute their goals for success.

Who is your ideal client and why?

My ideal client is a leader who wants to achieve more by being more. They have a high level of self-awareness (or a desire to develop it) and aren’t satisfied with the status quo. They come to each call ready to explore and apply insight and action for the results they’re looking for.

How do you measure success with a client?

I measure success in terms of the achievement of my client’s stated goals and intentions. Sometimes the path is winding or obscured, but the insight and “a-ha” moments keep us moving forward.

What is your coaching superpower?

My coaching superpower is the curiosity I bring in exploring unseen paths and solutions. It acts as a torch to either help light the path, or as a “safe” spot while we explore outside our comfort zone.

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