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Worrying about whether you're lucky or good?

I help you create a different founder outcome story

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Executive coaching for founder CEOs and Executive Directors with big growth goals 

Every founder
- even a second time one -
worries about whether or not it's going to work.

This journey is all about doing things differently.


It's never been done this way before.

With more risk and stress, we start telling unhelpful stories about ourselves and others.

Unchecked, these stories lead our brain down a path of more isolation.

How often are you....

Stuck between options?

Feeling like it's getting too stressful?

Wondering if anybody else really gets it?

Thinking, "I can't actually say that...to them...."

Sound familiar?

"Loneliness appears to disrupt neural activity related to social behavior and cognitive control.

 

Lonely individuals report less interpersonal trust, act in a less trusting manner, and show decreased fMRI activity in brain regions important for emotional processes...(1)

There's a reason people say "it's lonely at the top".

 

It's been a leadership challenge for a long time.

 

It doesn't have to be a struggle for you as an executive leader at the top of your organization.

Successful leaders control these stories and turn them into positive, result-driving actions.

If you're feeling the stress from a brain that's trash talking you, I'm glad you're here.
 
There's a good chance you're in (or headed toward) what brain scientists call a vicious cycle. It's a chemical process that can threaten to upend your business, family, friendships, and all the things you care about most.


I help improve your odds of a good (vs. "lucky") founder outcome through individual executive coaching and consulting.

No pre-built programs. No recipes.

It's a personal experience tailored to you.

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"You construct a very conducive space to explore ideas, allow them to collide, and go through the messy process of maturing...it's rare in working with executive coaches, consultants, and professionals."

Matt Gartland

Co-founder and CEO, SPI Media

We'll be successful in our work together if you're:

1
leading a high-stakes create (<$1M), build ($1-3M), or grow ($3-10M) stage company,


2
curious about new ways of thinking, and


3
investing time and resources into the most important asset your company has - you.


Ready to put on your own oxygen mask on first?

(1) Finley, A. J. ; Schaefer, S. M. (2023). Affective Neuroscience of Loneliness: Potential Mechanisms underlying the Association between Perceived Social Isolation, Health, and Well-Being PMCID: PMC9910279

NIH National Library of Medicine, open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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WHAT I MOST RESPECT ABOUT DAVID'S APPROACH IS ITS THOUGHTFULNESS AND INSIGHTFULNESS....AN EMPATHETIC LISTENER COMMITTED TO HELPING OTHERS STEP INTO THEIR POTENTIAL.

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.


Scott Perry

 

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