Unlocking Potential, Second Edition: 7 Coaching Skills That Transform Individuals, Teams, and Organizations

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About the Author

Michael K. Simpson is one of the world's preeminent business leadership experts and executive coaches, having spent more than twenty-five years on the vanguard of management development as an author, speaker, and senior consultant at FranklinCovey--where he taught at their Executive Leadership Summit with Dr. Stephen Covey and Dr. Ram Charan--and as a management consultant to top corporations including Marriott, GE Capital, Frito-Lay, Lilly, Nike, HSBC, John Deere, ExxonMobil, and Coca-Cola.

In addition to his practical business experience, Michael brings academic acumen to his work, having been an adjunct professor at Columbia College's School of Business, guest lecturer at BYU's Marriott School of Management, and professor at the South China University of Technology in Guangzhou, China. His published works include: Ready, Aim, Excel with Marshall Goldsmith and Kenneth Blanchard; Your Seeds of Greatness, Talent Unleashed; The Execution-focused Leader with PricewaterhouseCoopers; and Building Team and Organizational Trust, coauthored with Stephen M.R. Covey.

When he's not busy consulting and coaching top executives to optimize their team and organizational performance, Michael enjoys traveling, skiing, tennis, and spending time with his family in the beautiful Wasatch Mountains of Utah.

Maria "Sully" Sullivan is a leadership development consultant and executive coach for FranklinCovey, where she works with client organizations that emphasize development among their leaders.Educated in New England--first on a dairy farm and then at Dartmouth College--Maria took on senior manager/director roles in the legal, technology, and financial services sectors with bottom-line accountability at Louis Dreyfus, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, and Deloitte. She draws from this experience to support and accelerate her clients' development. Using the best tools from multiple disciplines, Maria focuses on designing development systems, methods, and programs that suit the unique needs of her clients. Recent clients include ten of Fortune magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work For.Maria brings her experience, energy, and drive to her clients' quest for improved leadership performance every single day. When she's not on the road working with an executive, you will find her in Florida spoiling her teenage nephew and any number of dogs.
Kari Saddler believes that everyone deserves a leader who inspires and empowers them. She has twenty years of combined experience as a consultant, executive coach, and business manager. She has been a leader at JPMorgan Chase, WellCare, and Tampa General Hospital. In 2015 Kari joined FranklinCovey as an author, speaker, executive coach, and senior consultant.Kari received her bachelor's degree in English from the Ohio State University and her master of business administration from Ohio Dominican University. She is certified in multiple type-theory tools, including Hogan, MBTI, Predictive Index, and DiSC. Kari is also a professional certified coach and a certified social and emotional intelligence coach.When not working with clients, Kari can often be found driving cross-country for weeks at a time, pulling an RV, boondocking in little-known hideaways, and exploring national parks. She lives outside Dallas, Texas, with her husband and three children.