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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Jul

Talent Management: A Strategy for Optimization

There’s no denying that talent optimization is becoming more significant across all executive sectors. However, if it’s not embraced by leaders at every level of an organization (from executive leadership to frontline managers to individual contributors), it cannot succeed. As a result, it’s more important than ever for executives to maintain talent management within an organization. With its usage, leaders can identify talents critical to success, pinpoint the individuals possessing them, and manage their growth.

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22

Jul

Talent Optimization: The Secret Key to Success

Most organizations have strategic plans to achieve their executive goals. The only obstacles in the way of the plan stems from companies ignoring fair assessments of executive coaching. After all, talent optimization isn’t vital for executive teams that let opportunities for success pass them by. Its application of analytics helps ensure that organizations find the best candidates. Yet, talent optimization is critical for companies serious about effectively achieving executive goals.

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05

Jul

Organizational Development: A Business Strategy

Organizational development is the systematic alteration of employee operations. Its primary goal is to foster general expansion within a business. Moreover, employees are significantly less likely to oppose change if they have a clear grasp of what’s happening and why; education, communication, and expertise are crucial factors in the implementation of change. As a result, clear leadership can direct the process and provide team members with direction.

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Your First 90 Days

Thank you for your interest in my free essay, "Your First 90 Days." As a new manager/leader, you have your work cut out for you. But please slow down and be strategic. Many careers have sidetracked during the first 90 to 180 days in a new job because the entry was too fast.

Don't let your title dictate your strategy. Rather, consider my seven steps you can take to smooth your transition.

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