Clifton C.
NEW

ICF-PCC certified executive coach. Former Sr. Operations Director with 20+ years of experience in nonprofits, hospitality, and restaurants, including new unit start-ups. Clifton has managed team of over 1,250 staff members and $19 million of P&L responsibility.

Full Bio

Clifton has two decades of experience as an executive in restaurant groups, hotels, and nonprofits, from Fortune 500 companies to boutique hotels and tiny restaurants. As an Executive Coach, he works with small business owners, emerging leaders, new-in-role leaders, senior managers, and vice-presidents/division heads. He loves to work with conscious leaders as they create high-performance teams while living a more rewarding and purpose-filled life.


Notable Client Achievements

  • Provided coaching as an Ivy league-trained attorney who transitioned from a top-tiered law firm to his dream job as an International University Professor and consultant.

  • Worked with a client who started as an entry-level employee in a tech firm and became the head of her department.

  • Coached a client through the transition to a successful new life living in Flordia, writing books and coaching authors.

CREDENTIALS
  • ICF Certified - PCC
  • CPC - Certified Professional Coach
  • 25+ year of operations experience in hospitality and restaurant business
  • 500+ hours of Coaching
INDUSTRIES
Food Beverages
Hospitality
Hotels Restaurants Leisure
Non Profit
EXPERIENCE WITH
Business Development
Customer Service
Human Resources
Operations
Sales
Consulting
EXPERTISE
Early Career
Mid Career
New People Manager
Experienced People Manager
Executive
Value Identification
Discover Skills And Strengths
Goal Clarification
Career Transition
Relationship Building
Emotional Intelligence
Self Esteem Confidence
Stress Management
Personal Transformation
Work Life Balance

Q&A

Describe your coaching style.

My coaching style is an empathetic, understanding, and transformative coaching style that encourages holistic growth in all areas of a leader's life.

Who is your ideal client and why?

My ideal client is a leader that wants to use their position to make their business, their life, and their employees' lives better in a holistic way that is a win-win for all involved. He believes the workplace is an opportunity to start to make the world a better place for oneself and others.

How do you measure success with a client?

Success is measured by the degree to which the client can grow into the person who can reach their goals. Success is measured subjectively and objectively as the agreed-upon goals are attained.

What is your coaching superpower?

I have a knack for finding out what truly motivates my clients... and it is often not what they first say.

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