Posts By Mic Berman

Women in Tech Coaching Circle Series: “The Bro Culture” + Our Intentions

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Over a year ago we began to hatch ideas to support and impact the imbalance of women in tech. The culture that seemed to be pervasive in high-growth tech was - what the community termed ‘the bro culture’. It’s a seeming default based on the overwhelming profile of young men who are funded. In the report A Force to Reckon With: Women, Entrepreneurship and Risk, women are far less likely to ge... continue reading >

Leadership Conversations: How to Award a Promotion

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Late last year we announced that we were making a move into the leadership coaching space because there was so much unrealized potential without the proper guidance to be a successful leader.  From startup developers that have been thrown into a lead role with no experience managing people, or a young entrepreneur who has never been through scaling a company - we’ve seen it all. Well we encoura... continue reading >

Three Ways to Know When Coaching is Right for You

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As a certified coach, people often ask me how to know if they could benefit from coaching. Many think it’s just for executives and high-profile leaders they’ve heard use it, like Eric Schmidt and Mark Zuckerberg – and then they assume they aren’t senior enough or can’t afford it. Some think of coaching with its old stigma (“If I need a coach something is wrong with me”). Some confus... continue reading >

Five Steps to Hiring a Great Executive Coach

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Choosing an executive coach can feel daunting. Simply search for "coach, <insert your city>" and results will vary from the Coach brand to coaching associations. Here are five simple steps I’ve found to be the most effective for choosing a coach: 1. Identify why you want coaching. You may be taking on a new leadership role, making a major life transition, leaning in to who and how y... continue reading >