May 3

Location: City and Country

Provo, UT USA

Columbia Coaching Certification Program

CU Alumni

Professional Affiliation (e.g., employer, organization, etc.)

FranklinCovey - Managing Director, Global Coaching. Simpson Executive Coaching - CEO (

Interests In Executive and Organizational Coaching

Organizational Coaching and Executive Coach Certification, Strategy and Goal Execution, Business Performance Coaching, Executive Team Coaching, Stakeholder Coaching, Behavior and Strength-base Coaching, Whole-Person Coaching

Orientation/Role: Select One


Formal Coach Education and/or Training 

1. Columbia University, Teachers College, Masters in Organizational Psychology. 2. Columbia University, Executive Coaching Certification Program (2nd CCCP Cohort Group 2008) 3. Fellow, Harvard University's Institute of Coaching (IOC). 4. FranklinCovey - Columbia University Global Executive Coaching Certification Program (Faculty Instructor/Co-Founder). 5. Simpson Executive Coaching - CEO/Instructor/Faculty for global executive coaching and coaching certification programs. 6. Certified Coach, Dr. Don Clifton and Marcus Buckingham's Strength Finders Program. 7. Certified Coach, Dr. Marshall Goldsmith's Stakeholder-Centered Coaching. 8. Certified Coach, Inside-Out Development's GROW Model Program. 9. Certified Coach, University of Maryland's The Art & Practice of Coaching Leaders.

Michael is the author or co-author of eight leadership and coaching books and several articles, including: 1. Powerful Leadership Through Coaching: Principles, Practices, and Tools for Leaders and Managers at Every Level. 2. Unlocking Potential: 7 Coaching Skills That Transform Individuals, Teams, and Organizations; 3. Talent Unleashed: 3 Leadership Coaching Conversations to Ingite The Unlimited Potential in People with Roger Merrill, Todd Davis, and Shawn Moon; 4. Ready, Aim, Excel: The Fundamentals of Goal Execution with Dr. Marshall Goldsmith and Dr. Ken Blanchard; 5. Your Seeds of Greatness:10,000 of the World’s Greatest Leadership Quotes - Indidividual, Team, Organization, and Society; 6. The Execution-focused Leader with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC); 7. Building Team and Organizational Trust with Stephen MR Covey, and 8. The Leader and Manager as Coach Certification Program.

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