By Michael Wise, MPH, ACC I struggled with my coach’s stand at first. I thought I had developed several great stands and metaphors, but none of them helped. Lost and confused, I switched my stand a few times but never really connected with one. Eventually…
Michael Wise is a Certified Coach supporting clients to bravely build the lives they want by connecting deeply with their passions and strengths. For over 20 years he worked with individuals, communities and organizations identifying, exploring and creatively addressing their needs. He’s been a counselor for LGBTQ teens, a community health educator, a director at a nonprofit organization and a coach. Over the course of his career he’s developed deep listening skills, strong relationship building abilities, creative problem-solving skills, a sense of fun and playfulness, a direct communication style and a pragmatic planning approach. He utilizes these strengths to be a fiercely committed ally in service to his clients’ growth and success. Michael is credentialed as a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) by the International Coach Federation and also holds a Masters of Public Health (MPH) in Community Health Education from Hunter College. He is on the faculty of Leadership That Works and has co lead the Community Coaching Certification program. He also co leads the Coaching for Transformation program in New York City and co leads coaching workshops at non profit organizations.