Would you like to be an expert at management,
enhance your ability to communicate and
be known as a leader in your present position?

Dear Future Leader,

group of executive coaches photoHave you been thinking about optimizing your management skills?

Coaching techniques provide a specific way of communicating that can support you in working better with your team and being more productive in your job.

In our experience as Executive Coaches, Managers who utilize coaching skills report higher productivity and retention among their direct reports.

You know you are ready to become trained in coaching techniques for managers if you are a:

gold checkmanager who wants to lead a team or company to be more productive and profitable

gold checksuccessful professional who wants to mentor others in an inspiring way

gold checkbusiness leader who wants to inspire others

gold checksales person who wants to improve your rapport and questioning skills

Because you are a successful professional, it is highly probable that you are already using coaching skills.  It is just a matter of incorporating them into a specific methodology.

Think about a master carpenter.  He has a set of tools that he uses.  Some of these tools are the very same tools that anyone would have in his garage.  And some are more advanced.  All of them together create furniture masterpieces in the hands of a master carpenter.

In your training, you’ll learn to become a master manager. You already have some of these tools, such as the ability to listen, ask questions, and praise others. You’ll learn how to use these tools with more mastery. And you’ll also receive more advanced tools to enhance your ability to manage and communicate even more effectively.

I understand what you need to make this happen. You want to be able to learn these skills quickly and easily, and begin to implement coaching in your business life.  You need a program that you can take on weekends; and one that does not take a year or two to complete.  You already have much of what it takes to become a coach; you simply want to learn how to put it all together.

I never cease to be amazed at the power of the coaching process to draw out the skills or talent that was previously hidden within an individual, and which invariably finds a way to solve a problem previously thought unsolvable.

– John Russell, Managing Director, Harley-Davidson Europe Ltd.

In research conducted over the past three years we’ve found that leaders who have the best coaching skills have better business results.

– VP of Global Executive & Organizational Development at IBM

Many of the world’s most admired corporations, from GE to Goldman Sachs, invest in coaching. Annual spending on coaching in the US is estimated at roughly $1 Billion Dollars.

– Harvard Business Review


The Leverage for Leaders Management Coach Training Program

The L4L Management Coach Training Program is designed to take the skills you already have, and integrate them using a specific methodology, to support you in being able to elicit the most creative ideas from others. Whether you are working with your team, or your clients, you will know what to do to empower others to bring their best self to the table.

As a manager, you will enhance the abilities of your people to take initiative, work together more smoothly and increase their productivity. You will inspire others as their leader, to bring their best selves to their work. If you use your coach training to begin your own coaching business, you will be able to support your clients to increase their impact, effectiveness and profits.

For the sales person (and doesn’t everyone need sales skills?), you will learn a new way of questioning and listening that goes way beyond simply establishing rapport. You will learn to connect with others at a level of understanding that you have not previously experienced.

aim for success as an executive coach photoIn this course, you will learn how to:

gold checkElicit the most creative solutions to challenges within your team

gold checkEmpower others around you to step up and take initiative

gold checkIncrease productivity of your team, company or clients

gold checkCommunicate in a way that inspires others

gold checkBe a leader that is respected and admired

gold checkConnect with others and understand them in a powerful way

The Leverage for Leaders Management Coach Training program is
a CCE-Approved Board-Certified Coach Training Provider.

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Who the training program is for

Leverage for Leaders trains professionals to become great managers. Our students come from many backgrounds, including law, medicine and PhD's from varied disciplines.

A typical L4L student is a successful professional who wants to add management and coaching skills to their current resume.

What you need to know about your trainers

Karen Cappello
Hi, I’m Karen Cappello, and you can learn more about my journey to coaching here.

What’s important for you to know about me is that I have been a trainer for 3 different coach training programs over the past 10 years. I have spent over 10,000 hours both in training coaches, and being trained myself.

I have an M.A. in Higher Education, along with being a Master Certified Coach through the International Coach Federation and a Board Certified Coach through the Center for Credentialing and Education. I am the former Chief Learning Officer for International Coach Academy. As you can see, I have lots of experience both in coaching and training.

Prior to becoming a coach, I was a university professor, president of a semi-conductor manufacturing company and an estate and financial planner. I have worked with executive coaching clients from: Accenture, Manpower and Ford Motor Company.

To me, coaching is one of the best and most empowering professions in the world!

Jamee Tenzer
Hello, my name is Jamee Tenzer and I’m excited about the opportunity to work with you as you build your leadership and management skills.

I’ve been a Coach, Trainer and Mentor for 17 years, working with coaches around the world and coaching executives in many industries including; entertainment, non-profit, design, technology and more.

In addition to serving as a trainer and supervisor for the International Coach Academy from 2006 to 2015, I co-developed 3 ICF Accredited training courses for credentialed coaches; Deeper Conversations Coaching, Real Coaching Sessions Unplugged and Mentor Coach Certification.

As an executive coach, I work with my clients to manage more effectively, streamline communication and lead their teams to develop a collaborative approach to goal setting and problem solving.

Prior to becoming a Coach, I was a manager - working as an executive in the entertainment industry, leading teams and utilizing communication to shift team culture.

I hold a Professional Certified Coach through the International Coach Academy and am a Board Certified Coach through the Center for Credentialing and Education.

In one study, executive coaching at Booz Allen Hamilton returned $7.90 for every $1 the firm spent on coaching.

– MetrixGlobal LLC

Investment for this Program

With the confidence and credibility that this certification course will give you, you can become more of a leader in your own organization. Each cohort includes 5 to 15 participants.

The investment for the entire certification program, including a signed certificate and a lifetime credential is $3,000 per participant.

Here is a sample of the certificate you will earn:

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Course Syllabus

Phase One – Introduction to Coaching Skills
Guidelines for Being Fully Present
Introduction to Core Coaching Competencies
Code of Ethics
Manager as Coach – defined
Establishing the Relationship
Managing the Whole Person
Tools, Processes, and Assessments

Phase Two – Focus on Core Coaching Competencies
Communicating Effectively
Active Listening
Powerful Questioning
Direct Communication
Creating Awareness
Designing Actions
Planning and Goal Setting
Managing Progress and Accountability
Working with Limiting Beliefs, Fears and Obstacles

Phase Three – Mastering the Leverage For Leaders Management Coaching Processes
Authentic Self
Thriving Life
Professional Fulfillment
Core Work Contribution

Phase Four – Key Ingredients for Managing Your Energy as a Coach​
Energy Management
Professional Development
Personal Development


I took the Leverage for Leaders training because I wanted to add coaching skills to the “toolbox” of techniques that I use every day as a lawyer, arbitrator, mediator and advisor.

It wasn’t until after I had completed the course and began working with my first coaching clients that I fully realized how fundamentally different coaching is from any of these other disciplines. Yet at the same time, coaching techniques and practices have made every aspect of my professional and personal life easier and more joyful.

I work with dozens of individuals and organizations daily and whether they are my law firm clients, fellow non-profit board members or just personal friends, I use my coaching skills and coaching principles to develop and nurture positive relationships that help others reach their goals while I reach mine.

This training has been one of the most valuable investments in myself that I have ever made.

– Sandy Froman, J.D., Tucson, Arizona


I took this course because I was told that it would change every relationship in my life for the better.  It did that!  A highlight of the event is that it changed my relationship with myself, and also the relationship with my sons.

I found that the course allowed everyone the ability to be honest and commit to their own growth and learning. It was very refreshing and expanding for my mind.

While I highly recommend this course for personal development, I have also been able to begin a private coaching business because of it.  Even though I have been a successful businessman my whole life, I am now able to do a better job of listening and mentoring.

Thank you to Karen and all of the rest of the class members for an extraordinary experience!

– Fred Sowerby, Tucson, Arizona


I am pleased to write a note of support for the Leverage for Leaders Coaching Academy. The information presented was excellent and timely.

It has positively changed the way I interact with others and I highly recommend this program to others.

I will be forever grateful to Karen for the insights she provided and the lessons I learned from her.

– Randall D. Skinner Ph.D., Thatcher, Arizona

An executive coach training program will give you the tools and the skills you need to be the most effective leader you can be.  And these same skills will support you to empower others to do the same!

woman with thumbs upgold check markYes, I want to participate in the training!

When I enroll in the Leverage for Leaders Management Coach Training Program, I will receive:

  • Two in-house training days
  • Lifetime management training certification


If you have any questions about the course, please send an email to info@leaderscoachingacademy.com and we can set up a time to chat. Your questions are important to us!

We’d love to have you join us for this program!

All the best,

Karen Cappello, MCC, BCC
Jamee Tenzer, PCC, BCC
Executive Coaches & Trainers