As a coach, Mike is passionate about helping leaders achieve their own potential . His clients appreciate that this often requires doing a better job of helping their team members reach their potential. Through heightened self -awareness, Mike helps leaders identify and break through self - imposed barriers, fostering a shift in their leadership style. This often involves an emphasis on communication skills and emotional intelligence. While the focus of coaching is on job performance, Mike’s clients often experience benefits in other aspects of their lives as well. Mike sees himself as being in the business of helping people change their lives for the better.
Mike has more than 25 years of corporate business experience. Most recently, Mike led the global Learning & Development function at both eBay and ServiceSource. Mike designed, developed, and implemented programs to help these companies scale rapidly. From helping new employees (including executives) onboard effectively, to helping managers and leaders transition into new and larger roles, Mike has deep experience in assisting others in their career progression. He has created many management / leadership development programs/curriculums. The week-long intensive leadership program Mike co-created at one of his employers ran for a full 10 years after his departure and was considered to be a hallmark of excellence within that organization