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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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.

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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

14

Nov

Zuckerberg and Scrabble

A recent excellent HBR article that suggests  “business does not need the humanities, but humans do. “ This short HBR blog posting makes the case that we are creating a culture where “big data begets small minds “ and we run the risk of favoring the “unprepared overachiever.” The writer makes a compelling

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12

Nov

America’s First Best, (and Last?) Job

If you needed evidence that the economy is at full employment, check this out.  For over a generation,  the fast food industry has been the gateway to first time employment for many teenagers.   McDonald’s is currently running commercials proudly reminding us:  “McDonald’s:  America’s first best job”  hoping to lure Millennials

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09

Nov

Triggers and Cycles

Blogger Seth Godin offers a simple but powerful insight about behavior that,  if you’re aware of it, could put you on the road to breaking those vicious cycles that hold you back at best, or push you back,  at worst.  Take 30 seconds for some insights on “Triggers and Cycles.”   Just imagine, you

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Your First 90 Days

Download Phil’s essay about the most important period of your employment: your first 90 days.