As a genuine and compassionate coach, Bob empathetically listens to leaders through emotional sticking points, hard predicaments, or circumstances. He comes alongside leaders guiding them to discover fresh ways in appreciating their talents and engaging strengths to their fullest potential.
His Top Ten Strengths: Empathy, Responsibility, Connectedness, Belief, Positivity, Developer, Relator, Discipline, Individualization and Achiever.
There is a greater purpose to an engaged strengths filled life.
It is a fresh and fulfilling approach for leaders to thrive in vocations and transform the marketplace.
He has successfully completed required Strength-Based Development and Performance, Engagement Champion, Employing Top Talent curriculum at Gallup University and is a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach (FNT246). He is trained by Gallup to coach BP10 talents (builder talents) for entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs. His coaching inspires leaders to apply strengths, pioneer vision, share ownership, clearly communicate, build trust, and show compassion for employees. He has assembled effective teams in trusting “strength” climates, applauding results, prioritizing life balance, circumventing burnout and turnover, and flourishing in their roles contributing to something more significant than themselves.
Bob has been self-employed twice and has served in corporate senior leadership for 25 years in the financial/lending industry, as a SVP (Fortune 500 company) and a Senior Director overseeing hiring, training, and developing hundreds of directors, managers, supervisors, and independent contractors. Several corporations have saved millions of dollars through his effective team talent selection, on boarding and integration. He has strategically coached through a myriad of market and organizational changes, corporate growth/mergers, department consolidations, company staff additions and reductions and management transitions.
It won’t take long for those who engage with Bob to experience his understanding and application of the underpinnings and functionality of leadership – energizing leaders and their teams to invest in their best talents for consistent performance outcomes. He has a proven record of interfacing and inspiring managers – where integrated strengths improve the bottom line.
His coaching process is effective: discovery and application of strengths, infusing mission with core values, building and growing relationships, setting critical initiatives, breaking through obstacles, and celebrating achievement. He has mentored countless leaders and believes that tenured leaders mentoring new leaders is a winning strategy. One will find numerous articles he has written for greater leadership and managerial effectiveness on LinkedIn (articles and postings). He recently was recognized (2019) by the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce, the US, State of CA, and Contra Costa County for the GROW award with his six-month leadership development program for young professionals.
Motivated by serving and inspiring leaders and managers, Bob focuses on triumphing through trials, demonstrating endurance, building character and ensuring future hope. Bob has served as an interim Pastor and Elder in two different Churches. He has led numerous small study groups, marketplace ministry workshops, and taught adult bible classes. He has ministered and mentored youth and adults and served in homeless shelters and an African orphanage. He has a passion to employ effective biblical principles in the world of commerce and train leaders – improving their lives for personal excellence and purpose, for the betterment of the organization and the community.
Bob is a CA Bay area resident. He is proud of his 43 year marriage to his wife, Laura (who is the office manager). They have two married daughters and two grandchildren. He enjoys family time, the outdoors and hiking, music and writing.
*Bob has delivered exciting interactive workshops and seminars in a variety of industries for different management/leadership teams: High tech startups, banking, appraisal, mortgage, military, local government (technology), non-profits, churches, community groups, Chamber of Commerce professionals, beverage industry, teachers and teachers aides, and for small business owners (Small Business Development Center).
The ideal strengths development experience would be for Bob to individually coach workshop participants – pre and/or post seminar events. Each coaching session is customized for each participant. Be sure to discuss special fee pricing.
Professional references, workshops and individual coaching recommendations are also found on Bob’s LinkedIn profile – see link on lower section of his website page.
This is a sampling of the corporate staff, management, leadership and personal workshops Bob has supported with planning, design, development, administration and/or facilitation: