Michael Stratford is a leader in coaching, coach training and development. He has trained more than 6,000 coaches worldwide and authored curriculum for many coach-training organizations. Most recently, he co-developed the ?Core Dynamics Coach Training? curriculum with Tom Stone, the founder of Human Software Engineering. He has worked with individuals and groups on leadership development at Cisco Systems, Ford Motor Company, General Motors, GE, The Whirlpool Corporation, Wells Fargo, and Blizzard Entertainment. He has written four books on coaching and is currently writing ?Quintessential Leadership: 5 Timeless Practices for Leaders.? He can be reached at [email protected].