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  • $120 hourly
    Neil is an executive, leadership, mental fitness, life, and career coach with 20+ years of experience in leadership development, group facilitation, and individual/team coaching. He holds an ACC credential from the International Coaching Federation (ICF), along with a master’s degree from Biola University and Giant Worldwide leadership coaching certification, and has dedicated over 7,500 hours coaching leaders and teams. With over 25 recommendations from clients and colleagues on LinkedIn, Neil is a certified professional coach and facilitator that you can trust. He has coached multi-industry entrepreneurs, C-Suite executives, managers, and emerging leaders in business, engineering, healthcare, education, hospitality, multimedia, construction, non-profit and more! Neil's coaching style and methodology is strongly informed by over two decades of executive management experience. He is the Founder and Executive Director of a non-profit in Knoxville, TN, and serves on the Leadership coaching teams at Exec.com for Fortune 100 executives, Lingo Live for emerging mid-level leaders, and NxtWaves for late/post career professionals. He also provides life and career coaching for Placement.com, and emotional health, wellness, and mental fitness coaching for Lyra, Spring Health, and Rebuilding Thoughts. Feeling stuck in life/work? Neil will facilitate a relaxed, conversational coaching session to address issues such as: * Managing stress and anxiety * Conflict resolution * Navigating relationships * Major life decisions and transitions * Career direction * Marriage and family * Emotional health and wellness * Work-life balance and wellbeing Ready to advance in your career, strengthen your emotional intelligence, or up-level your leadership skills? Neil specializes in helping clients with: * Professional and Leadership development * Career advancement * Setting vision, values, and goals * Personality, skills, and strengths assessments * Interpersonal and communication skills * Executive/Manager 'coach-mindset' training * Team-building tools and assessments TESTIMONIALS “Neil is a smart, compassionate, and wise coach. He is highly motivated to help others be successful, and draws on decades of leadership experience to help others…. He is patient, but also won't let you slide on goals, and does a good job holding people accountable…. [He] is forthcoming and honest when others might shy away from difficult conversations.” Dr. Timothy Munyon, Professor of Management, University of Tennessee “I worked with Neil for several years… He was intelligent, thoughtful…. He has an ability to see things differently and always brings a fresh approach to a problem. I look up to his leadership and appreciate his mentorship.” Will Fraker, Vice President of Marketing, FranNet “Neil brings a maturity and depth of wisdom to his work and the way he pours into the lives of leaders…. he has a deep passion to empower wholeness in leaders…. He's a great listener and a powerful coach…. I recommend working with Neil if you want someone who asks great questions, listens deeply, has depth of compassion, and you desire a coach who cares about you as a person.” Dr. Michael Bischof, President, Souleader Resources “[Neil] spoke words that both encouraged and challenged me.... His words continue to stick with me and shape future decisions.... This was a healing year for me and I attribute a lot of it to Neil's character and leadership.” Kathryn Jordan, Development & Care Director, Thrive “I was immediately impressed with his deep love and passion for helping people in need. Neil's character is top notch and I love his patience…. He is an encourager, a mentor…. You'd be blessed to work with or know him.” Marcelo D. Mills, Founder & Head of Business Banking, Integro Bank >>> Book an introductory coaching session with Neil today! -
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    Executive Coaching
    Team Building
    Resolves Conflict
    Leadership Coaching
    Team Facilitation
    Employee Communications
    Change Management
    Competencies Assessment
    Coaching Session
    Career Coaching
    Life Coaching
  • $30 hourly
    Hard-working, energetic, and self-motivating employee, offering management experience. Recognized for being self-organized, efficient, and driven. Can multitask with the ability to identify and prioritize tasks independently. Strong/creative writing abilities. Solid research skills, with ability to initiate and carry out new tasks independently. This New Orleans native moved from California to Tennessee to pursue her goal of matching her unique skill set to a company looking to bringing onboard an enthusiastic, well organized, and dependable worker.
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    Microsoft Excel
    Training & Development
    Leadership Skills
    Microsoft PowerPoint
    Critical Thinking Skills
    Problem Solving
    Microsoft Word
    Customer Service
  • $25 hourly
    I have a passion for innovation and making things work well. I have an entrepreneurial spirit. I love helping others achieve their goals. I am personable, responsive, and quick to get things done! Nothing is impossible when we are willing to learn along the way!
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    Management Skills
    Team Building
    Sales Management
    Customer Service
    Leadership Skills
    Business Management
    Change Management
    Leadership Training
  • $25 hourly
    I'm a learning and development developer, organizational consultant, and researcher, in academic and corporate contexts. I can assist in tasks big and small, from communication audits and training coordination to price research and proofreading.
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    Editing & Proofreading
    Research Papers
    Research Methods
    Task Coordination
    Business Writing
    Workshop Facilitation
    Content Creation
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