Executive Success Coach | Leadership & Communications Expert

Executive-level excellence delivered. Phil serves as both a business advisor and an executive coach committed to providing the business and leadership skills needed to make successful companies and executives.

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Build Leadership Skills

Based on his consulting work on practical strategies rather than overblown theory, Phil employs proven business tactics to help you reach your corporate objectives.

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Communicate Better

Whether serving as an advisor or coaching executives, Phil successfully facilitates meetings and integral communications.

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Accelerate Performance

Phil helps other executives identify and achieve results, utilize sound business practices, and maximize their natural talents.

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Your First 90 Days

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Phil Holberton delivers executive-level excellence. Phil brings decision-making prowess, financial expertise, and 20 years of executive management experience to your company. Phil is committed to providing the business and leadership skills that make successful companies and executives.

Phil Holberton

Testimonials

Phil Holberton’s experience, wisdom and judgment have contributed substantively to me and to Genome Therapeutics’ performance. The discipline he brought to the project management of GTC has been superb… He is a real professional and a pleasure to work with.

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Robert A. Hennessey

Chairman & Former CEO
Genome Therapeutics Corporation

Critical to my very positive Vistage experience has been my interaction with Phil Holberton, our group chair. Phil has consistently pushed me to challenge myself as a business leader and has been a terrific sounding board for ideas that I was not yet comfortable sharing with my law partners.

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Tom Durkin

Managing Partner
Gesmer Updegrove LLP

Over the last several years as I have developed my career as a Life Sciences President and CEO, Phil has been instrumental in helping me focus on the necessary leadership skills and the strategies and tactics to be employed—and avoided— in building successful teams.

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Richard D. Gill

Director
LaunchPad Ventures

Phil Holberton joined Barbour Stockwell’s Board of Directors at the board’s inception…He has proved to be a valuable resource. As a growing company, we have particularly appreciated his advice in strategizing as well as in the operational issues involved in managing projects and financing.

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Kenneth Maillar

President and CEO
Barbour Stockwell Incorporated

Phil’s Latest Posts

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Jan

The Importance of Resilience in Leadership

Reading Time: 2 minutes When it comes to leadership, it has been said that resilience—the ability to cope with and bounce back from situations that don’t go as planned—is one of the most vital qualities to have.  As a leader, you understand that there is only so much planning and organization you can do

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Jan

The Benefits of a 5-Year Vision

Reading Time: 2 minutes Do you have a vision of what your life will look like in 5 years? What about what your business or organization will look like? If you close your eyes and picture what you will be doing in the year 2027, what is it? Chances are, it looks a lot

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Jan

Taking Time to Reflect on 2022

Reading Time: 4 minutes And just like that, the 2022 season has come to an end.  Looking back at the last year, I can see how 2022 was filled with many opportunities, milestones, achievements, and lessons learned.  I am a firm believer that a vital part of turning lessons into opportunities for growth is

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Set the Tone for a Successful Career

Don't let your title dictate your strategy. Rather, use these 7 steps for a smooth transition and to succeed in the most important period of your employment: your first 90 days.

As a new manager or leader, you have your work cut out for you but it's important to slow down and be strategic. Many careers get sidetracked during the first 90 to 180 days because the entry was too fast. Follow the advice in this free white paper to set the tone during your onboarding and to set yourself up for success.

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