My experience as a venture backed founder / CEO plus 25 years coaching early-stage startups, Fortune 500 companies, and military generals has put me in a unique position to help executives gain strategic clarity and achieve operational excellence. I guide high-stakes decision making and am passionate about the role of self-defined leadership, a strategy mindset, and compassion in company performance and health.
Doug has exceptional insight grounded in common sense - a quality that is increasingly rare. When you know something isn't working, but you're not sure why, Doug will help you find the way forward. He is easy-going and a true professional. When your reputation is at stake, Doug is the one you should call.
Series C Founder
Silicon Valley Unicorn
My work with Doug has provided me a deepened understanding about the style of leadership that is unique to my experiences, my beliefs and my values. From board meetings to executive team sessions to the day-to-day efforts with my team, I've seen clear growth in my effectiveness with others, my confidence handling challenging situations, and my awareness of how to continue developing. I commend Doug for his professionalism, insightfulness, and gentle candor.
Global Non Profit
Doug’s holistic approach to working with successful people - helping them dig deep to recognize their strengths and opportunities for growth - is an asset to any executive leader. Doug has partnered with me to identify my current priorities in life, such that they align with my values. He has encouraged me to seek and attain fulfillment, without reservation. As a result of our work together, I am better prepared to lead my organization, authentically, as me.
Doug is an outstanding coach with an uncanny ability to help see past the blocks that might be holding you back. Our work was like a series of a-ha moments, one after the other, all leading to clear, measurable results. I came in with the goal of finding a new job; I left with that new job and what I was really after: a personalized roadmap for a more meaningful and satisfying inner–as well as outer–work life.