Want To Increase
Your  Manager Success?

A Manager Success Coach

Can Help You Be More
Successful & Avoid Missteps

Got some tough management issues to solve?
Overly challenged with a bigger team or role?

Want to be more impressive for career growth?

Got to work up, down and sideways much better?

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


“Neil greatly helped me quickly increase my managment skills by
providing powerful feedback, tools, and practice sessions.”

Sr. Director – Product Marketing

"Neil's tools, insights, and spot on feedback helped me navigate challenging
situations and build critical relationships with senior managers and the C-suite."

Director - Global Communications

Your Challenges

Are you dealing with any of these tough manager challenges?

  • Need to get executive support
  • Want to sell an improvement idea
  • Need to change how your group operates
  • Dealing with lots of  resistance to ideas
  • Having trouble navigating the politics
  • Need to negotiate a good deal
  • Presenting to executives with impact
  • Engaging key stakeholders to get support
  • Building alignment across departments
  • Dealing with difficult senior managers
  • Gaining visibility for career growth
  • Making cross-functional projects work well

How I Can Help

I have been a VP Leadership Development at USF&G and Director Leader & Business Transformation at Amazon, VMware, Cisco and Sun Microsystems, I know the real world keys to managment success. 

Here is what I can provide to boost your manager power.

  • Surface root causes that are inhibiting success
  • Provide strategies to accelerate progress and results
  • Help you improve alignment within and outside the team
  • Give you relevant new managment tools to deal with issues
  • Provide helpful feedback on management and leadership style
  • Be a sounding board to help you think through decisions
  • Provide direct, non-political advice on your challenges
  • Help you with difficult emotionally charged situations
  • Practice dealing with tough issues through role plays

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.