"The ultimate test of any advisory intervention is whether
one can draw a causal relationship between the intervention and a
favorable result. That the advisor happened to have been
intelligent, personable, engaged, and insightful is always desirable
but, alas, secondary. Our family's experience with David Paradise
fulfilled all parameters of success - both primary and secondary.
Offering our advise to others: follow David's sage advice. The odds
will favor success." Carol and Marc Bard, former Clients
I think it speaks to the fact that you are the best coach I've worked with. It probably also speaks to how I now feel about myself - that I deserve the best, my time is valuable, and an hour with you is worth several with a less skilled mentor.
Although it was very difficult and painful, I'm glad you persisted in encouraging me to have a meeting with my parents, to have them as 'illuminators'. Professionally, it helped me to see the individual in a larger context. My parents shared information that I'd never heard before. It helped to understand them better.
You accepted me where I
was, instilled hope in me that I could change, and were there (and
still are) all along the rocky road.
At CSMi two
brothers/business partners were unable to work well as a team.
Their communication and decision-making process had become less
effective, negatively impacting both their personal relationship and
the business performance. "Using the skills and methods David taught
us, in a relatively short period of time, we were able to again work
effectively as a team. These changes help drive the overall company
performance and our job satisfaction. We owe David much more than we
paid him." - Rich and Rob Potash, Co-Owners
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