Leader Coaching | Career Coaching

Leader Coaching and Career Coaching in San Jose, CA and surrounding areas.


Please schedule a complimentary discussion about your goals and how I can help.

How A Good Coach Can Help You

The best coach for you is one that knows your world, has a tailorable coaching process and quickly builds trust.  A good coach will get to  know you as a person - your goals, challenges and passions.  The coach will assess your situation by talking with you and asking you to complete a relevant assessment survey or two.  The coach will then tailor the coaching process so it provides the right pace, strategies, tools and resources that will help you achieve your goals faster. As you move through the coaching process the coach will help you develop needed perspectives and skills.  The coach will also be keen to look for motivation or confidence  issues that the coach can help with.  And while the coach will be supportive and caring, the coach will also give you direct feedback on any of your views, behaviors or assumptions that may be getting in your way. 


"I highly recommend Neil to any executive who truly wants savvy leadership or career guidance."

Michelle S. - VP Engineering

"Given his high tech executive experience, Neil is uniquely suited to coach Silicon Valley managers."

Chung H. - Director Product Management

Typical Obstacles

Here are some of the obstacles that can slow down or sabotage acheiving your goals.

  • You don't have someone to candidaly talk to
  • Your get overly focused with here and now things
  • You don’t have enough time to learn on your own
  • You lack a perspective that is truly objective
  • You don’t have the right  process and tools
  • You have trouble holding yourself accountable
  • You waste effort unknowingly doing the wrong things
  • You get frustrated and do less of what you should do
  • You listen to strong advice from the wrong people
  • You have no one supporting you to achieve your goals
  • You do not have enough motivation to move ahead
  • You don't know the best practices for success

What Are Your Goals?

These are some of the things I can help you with through my coaching.

YOUR LEADERSHIP

  • Increasing Executive Impact
  • Increasing Leadership Skills
  • Leading Organization Change
  • Increasing Team Performance

YOUR CAREER

  • Getting  Promoted
  • Getting A Better Job
  • Planning Your Career
  • Moving Into  A New Role

I will be your advocate and champion helping you build confidence, see the situation better,  identify new options, create and  implement the best path forward.  You can trust me to give you direct feedback on what you are doing or assuming that is getting in the way of your success. You will feel I am "in your corner" every step of the way.

High Tech Experience

In my Director roles throughout my high tech career, I led initiatives focused on product development improvement, IT system deployment, technical organization redesigns and technical leader development. So I am uniquely effective when coaching executives and managers in technical groups like engineering, IT and product management.  I know your language and job challenges. This enables me to better increase your value-add messaging, impact and influence.

This article tells you the things to look for
and the questions to ask to get the right coach for you.


Neil's Bio

As a Manager Success Coach and a Career Success Coach, Neil has helped over 350 executives, managers and professionals be more successful in their jobs and careers. In his high tech cororate roles he held Director level Business Transformation positions at VMware, Amazon Lab126, and Cisco Systems.  He also held VP Leadership Development positions at GE and USF&G.  Neil has MBA and BS Electrical Engineering degrees and is a Certified Leadership Coach.

Better Transitions | San Jose CA

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Leader Coach and Career Coach serving San Jose California, Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Northern California and the surrounding areas.