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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Executive coaching… results at work

All professional athletes have coaches… swimmers, golfers, tennis players, runners, and even chess players. Why is this relationship so important? It’s because coaches ask powerful questions, frame and then reframe circumstances, while providing insightful observations. Where do you want to excel? For the serious executive, coaching is not a luxury—it’s what’s required if you want to move farther, faster…
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Individual Coaching

  • Client-driven Agenda
  • Assessment Feedback
  • Influence & Negotiation
  • Delegation & Time Mgmt
  • Succession Process
  • Managing Difficult People
  • Conflict Management
  • Purpose & Mission
  • Executive Presence
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Career Decision-making

Team Development

  • Team Assessments
  • Conflict Management
  • Organizational Alignment
  • Roles & Responsibilities
  • Communications
  • Mission, Vision, Values
  • Team Facilitation
  • Strategic Planning
  • Feedback Council
  • Boards of Directors
  • Professional Training


  • Corporate Wellness
  • Executive Leadership
  • Emerging Leadership
  • Team Covenants
  • Delegation
  • Conflict Management
  • Roles & Responsibilities
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Succession Planning
  • Influence Skills
  • Career Development


  • Judgment Index
  • Birkman Method
  • RightPath 4/6
  • RightPath Leadership 360
  • Corporate Culture Index
  • Professional Manager
  • Team Covenant Analysis

Thought Leadership

    Innovation in the Workplace
    July 2, 2013

  • Business leaders know and believe that innovation is the secret sauce for company growth. It inspires product development, facilitates strong employee satisfaction, drives efficiencies and provides a sound culture making it desirable for one to work and invest their time and talent. Yet, the greatest impediment to innovation is the organizational leader and the resulting culture…

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  • Gaining Freedom from the Boss
    June 25, 2013

  • As most everyone would acclaim, it’s hard to work for a micromanaging boss—one who will not allow his people grow in judgment and decision-making as a result of maintaining tight control. What’s funny about this ailment is that we usually do the same thing to the people who report to us. But…

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  • What Does it Mean to be a Professional?
    May 28, 2013

  • As organizational leaders, we want employees with an owner mindset (able to see big picture, company issues through the eyes of the CEO) combined with innovation and creativity to create a high performing team. We dream of having people like this who will join us to make a dramatic difference through their contributions. When we find someone who we think fits the profile…

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  • Developing Unrealized Potential in Your Staff
    May 21, 2013

  • I remember attending a workshop for managers presented by Stephen Covey when he asked the question “At what level are your staff resources being utilized?” He directed people to raise their hands if it was 95%, 80% and so on. Sadly, of the 800 plus people in attendance, very few could claim any substantial use of these resources…

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Client Testimonials

  • “Dean’s penetrating insight, and in particular his understanding of the nature and interdependence of business, personal, moral, and organizational complexities has served as a compass for me in guiding my firm through one of the most volatile periods in the history of the financial industry. Dean’s work with the Birkman Analysis has provided practical, actionable insights into both my team and prospective hires, which have proven pivotal to our organization and my understanding of the underlying motivation, risk, and leadership potential of key employees. Dean creates tremendous value as a coach by building leverage in his clients. He has taught me how to do much more with much less.”

    Ben Chatraw, Partner
    Vision Research Capital Management
  • “Dean is one of the best coaches in the city of Atlanta-hands down! His values, intelligence and passion for finding solutions that meet the needs of his clients make him unique in his profession. I have rarely seen a professional so fully and selflessly invest himself in the well being of his friends and business colleagues. I hope to be working with Dean for many years to come!”

    Randy Hain, Managing Partner
    Bell Oaks Executive Search
  • “I have known Dean for 11 years and highly recommend him as an executive coach! Time and again, I have brought business-related challenges to Dean for his advisement. In all situations, he spurred my thinking towards well-reasoned solutions. His penetrating insight helped me navigate challenging interpersonal interactions and set and prioritize concrete business goals. Consistently, he has shown himself to be a man of first-rate integrity and one who truly serves his clients. If you want to strive for excellence in your business, you will want Dean as your coach and advisor.”
    Mike McKinley, PhD
    Georgia Tech Research Institute
  • “Dean Harbry is a skilled executive coach and an organizational professional. I’ve witnessed his ability to develop business infrastructure and scale product offerings. He brings great value to the marketplace.”
    Greg Adams
    IBM Managing Director