had a successful career in the computer and software industry, where I was a software
engineer, technical sales support manager, director of partner programs and vice-president
In this work, I learned that I had a real calling for coaching
and mentoring. I found it extremely satisfying to guide co-workers to use their
knowledge, insight, and wisdom in solving problems, to hear later that their solution
worked and to see them grow as people and professionals.
As a seeker and
student, I've studied and integrated ideas and attitudes from positive thinking
schools, the Buddhist analysis of the human condition, Jungian psychology, humanistic
values, consciousness studies, physics, mathematics, and cognitive reframing into
a coherent approach to life and work.
I sometimes think of myself as a
wise jester who tells the truth to the king - and lives to do it again. I also
have a knack for revealing wisdom by telling jokes as if they were parables. I
live for the moment when someone's shell opens, revealing the truth.
is my greatest passion. As a nerdy kid, I avoided physical activity. Then, in
my mid-40's, I got interested in bicycling. I found myself intrigued by the possibility
of moving through space, under my own power, through beautiful parts of the world.
I started riding and became fit and athletic. Since then, I've bicycled over 19,000
miles, been on many bicycling vacations, finished some hundred-mile rides, and
rode to the top of Mt. Diablo, the highest peak near my home - a mere 10-mile
ride, with 3,400 feet of climbing.
me, being a professional coach is a way to maximize the value I provide to other
people. It is tremendously satisfying for me to see my clients expand their beliefs
about what is possible for them and take the steps to making the possible actually
a free, no-obligation coaching call, email firstname.lastname@example.org.