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“Just Because You're a Good Leader Doesn't Make You A Good Coach" Masterclass

The Just Because You’re a Good Leader Doesn’t Make You a Good Coach is an innovative program that teaches the thought patterns and behaviors associated with successful coaching outcomes within a corporate environment.

This masterclass is for technology leaders and executives moving into coaching roles in their organizations.  Participants in their leadership roles learn why—when stepping into coaching roles—doling out advice or solutions to problems often creates discord in the workplace and actually thwarts successful coaching outcomes.


Equipped with a fresh perspective on coaching effectiveness, leaders can restrain and even neutralize the impulse to step in with solutions and answers every time a problem is brought to them.

All too often, the solution to an individual employee problem is…the employee—especially when employees hear their own words reflected back by the coach, which can reveal behavioral motivations and limiting beliefs. Participants receive “field-tested” coaching tools that focus concentration, enhance engagement, and show people the value of self-discovery that often accompanies a vision shift, and becomes the catalyst for critical thinking or behavior change.

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“Donn is a seasoned and savvy businessman, a man of tremendous focus and integrity, and a man of varied interests. He's a well-respected published author, teacher, and speaker...Your organization is bound to benefit from working with him. He's retained my admiration for years. Engage him without reservation.” 


David Vliet, CEO 

Lifelong Medical Care of California