Career coaching

Ntential® is the National Black MBA Association®’s professional and career development coaching solution. Ntential® consists of powerful, proven coaching techniques and strategies that can define and release your infinite career and business potential. Whether you are at the entry level, mid career, senior executive level, an entrepreneur, or in career transition, Ntential® coaching can help you realize your dreams, goals and aspirations. Ntential® coaching is available to members, corporate partners and non members all year round.


The Case for Coaching
In today’s volatile and constantly changing business environment, organizational leaders and professionals need a trusted and credible partner more than ever to challenge the status quo and inspire a higher level of thinking. Coaching helps individuals, groups and organizations address complex problems and attain significant goals that can have a positive impact on business results. Coaching is proven to work when these factors are present: The client is willing to learn, grow, and take action There is a gap between where they are now and where they want to be. Your Ntential® coach will help you identify what is most important to you and show you how to align your thoughts, words and actions accordingly. Alignment is critical to the achievement of your goals. 1 Hour Coaching Meeting – Member: $150.00 — Non-Member: $200.00 3 One Hour Coaching Meeting Package Member: $400.00 — Non-Member:$500.00 Group Coaching for up to 10 participants for two 45 minute meetings per month – Member: $1,500.00 — Non-Member: $2,000.00
Ntential® Individual Laser Coaching A one hour individual “laser” coaching meeting focuses on an agreed upon specific topic to help you validate your thoughts. The understanding you gain will assist you in determining the additional resources and strategies you will need in order to bring your idea to life or to resolve a challenge. Individual Laser coaching is conducted through probing questions and awareness techniques to help the client achieve clarity of their next steps. Individual Laser coaching examples: There are times when you simply want to talk with a coach to share an idea and get some quick feedback. You could need support to create the initial foundation for a business strategy that will be executed at a later date. You are struggling with a particular personality style of someone critical to your work plan and need some feedback on how to best engage the person. You desire to reach the executive suite and need to create a strategy As a senior executive you would benefit from exploring a current challenge with a neutral, trusted and credible coach
Coaching Types
Ntential® Group Coaching There is tremendous value in a group of people experiencing similar challenges to come together in a collaborate spirit. Group coaching brings professionals together to make their work more effective through shared best practices and collaborative strategies. The group coach serves as the facilitator to help the group hear and act on the commonality that exists. Group coaching brings professionals together to share best best practices and collaborative strategies within common organizational challenges. Within a company or chapter there are often groups of individuals who have their own specific roles and responsibilities and yet they share common issues. Group thinking to solve common problems helps create a culture of trust and respect for others. Group coaching examples: A chapter leadership team could be struggling with ensuring every chapter member is involved, valued and respected. Coaching the entire leadership team on the specific topic of teamwork dynamics within a group coaching model can help each individual exponentially develop their abilities to be a better team player. Every team member hears the same message and participates as a group learning to resolve conflict and overcome obstacles within the chapter. A united chapter leadership team is now positioned through group coaching to achieve their most challenging financial and organizational goals. A corporate partner can select individuals within their organization from different business units to participate in group problem solving discussion. The objective is to elevate the competencies of each individual through shared group learning and collaboration techniques.

Meet the Coachesmonica_blakeMonica Black Career CoachMonica Blake, Founder and President, In Action Enterprise, LLC

Monica Blake, PCC, Professional Certified Coach, International Coach Federation is an executive coach, leadership consultant, meeting facilitator and speaker. Her coaching is founded on three decades of human resources executive and senior leader experience at internationally recognized companies including Mars Inc., ExxonMobil and General Motors… Full Bio
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Deborah Chambers-Chima Career deborah-chambersCoachDeborah Chambers-Chima, CNLPMP

Deborah’s dynamic coaching programs focus on improving personal productivity to a level that achieves organizational goals beyond expectation. Ms. Chima has received her certification as a group dynamics coach. Deborah specializes in assisting corporate professionals navigate the cycle of success and helping entrepreneurs hone in and realize their business vision…Full Bio
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Dr. Cherry Collier Career CoachDr. Dr-Cherry-CollierCherry Collier

Cherry empowers leadership competencies, and increases employee morale, life satisfaction, and productivity through coaching and consulting engagements.She is passionate about helping leaders improve from the inside out by improving management and communication styles that lead to breakthrough results…Full Bio
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Will Lucas Career CoachWill Lucas, MBA, PCC

will_lucasWill has 26 years of corporate management experience including P& L and staff function responsibilities. He has demonstrated a proven ability to help leaders clearly understand and practice the behaviors that defines effective leadership. He has the ability to listen and challenge clients to operate outside of their comfort zone by building trust…Full Bio
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Joe Steel Career CoachJoe Steele, MBA

steeleJoe Steele provides executive coaching for senior and middle management focusing on leadership, career development and global assignments. He has particular expertise in creating a safety net to explore difficult topics in the workplace such as, possible influences of gender, age, race/ethnicity, and interpersonal and organizational relationships…Full Bio
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Craig Triplett Career CoachCraig Triplett

ntential_coach_craig_triplettCraig Triplett, Managing Partner with The LeROI Group, has over thirty years of successful industry experience in consumer packaged goods, telecommunications, higher education, and professional services— including roles in: Sales, Marketing, General Management, Consulting and Human Resources. He has reinvented himself several times…Full Bio
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