No matter what you do, you’re a leader and you’re a coach. The two are inseparable from each other. Leading without coaching is malpractice. It’s short-sighted, unsustainable and selfish. On the other hand, “leading like a coach” is when you enable, not mandate. You inspire, not intimidate. You expand, not constrict. You make people happy, not miserable – including yourself.

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Testimonials

You were awesome. I loved the way you always exceed our high expectations. You inspired the sales force and you left them focused and fascinated.

Jeff Dufour, Team Leader, Zyvox, Pfizer US.

“Your message fit our theme so appropriately. You were engaging in encouraging us to be engaged in every moment of our lives. It was a wonderful, uplifting message, and a perfect fit. OSCA certainly was honoured and blessed in having you speak."

Muriel Rampersad, VP Professional Development, Ontario School Counsellors' Association Chair, Conference Advisory Committee, OSCA 2008

"Mike provided numerous truisms in a thought provoking fashion and many Lipkinisms have already infiltrated the Abbott vocabulary! Mike is excellent at what he does. Feedback from participants was that this was one of the best sessions ever and left extremely motivated!"

Acher Elfassy, National Sales Manager, Abbott Laboratories Limited

Your message was the perfect note to end the summit, as it not only pulled together various elements from the previous speakers but also was an energizing call to action.

Joel Jang, Leader, GE Asian Pacific American Forum

"Mike, we continue to receive amazing feedback on your presentation at the Roadshows. Employees really get the "investment" that we made bringing you in to motivate and inspire… Awesome! Thank you again for all you did to make these the best roadshows ever for the North American Phone Channel.” 

Valerie Mines, Senior Manager, Employee Experience and Engagement, NA Phone Channel Shared Services, TD Bank Group