In the most recent solo episode, I shared that a few changes are coming to the format of the STaR Coach Show, all of which are designed to enhance and improve the value to our audience. You’ll start to see some of those in today’s interview with Annie Gelfand, the co-creator and host of the Essence of Mastery Summit. She shares how the path of coaching mastery has the secret sauce it takes to help us be better human beings. If we want to change the world, we have to continue to grow in our coaching mastery! Join us to learn more!

Annie Gelfand is a Master Certified Coach (credentialed by the International Coach Federation), Advanced Certified Mentor Coach, and MCC Assessor. Coaching since 1997, she founded the Wisdom Foundation, a humanitarian, philanthropic, community-based, not-for-profit service, as well as Radical Wisdom and Reach Coaching Mastery. A corporate “survivor,” Annie has an MBA, is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach, Organizational and Relationship Systems and Teams Coach, and holds multiple holistic certifications. She is an avid lover of all things natural and nature, including pickleball, kayaking, swimming, biking, hiking, gardening, ping pong, and chess. 

Show Highlights:

  • Coaches care deeply and want to make an impact in the world.
  • Running a coaching business requires business savvy around accounting, marketing, sales, etc.
  • The feeling is magic!
  • The #1 problem for MCC applicants? Not doing their inner work
  • Alignment eliminates static noise and confusion about our purpose.
  • The trap we fall into when we compare ourselves to others. Show your gifts to the world!
  • “You can’t be a secret and a success at the same time!”
  • How to identify and celebrate with your support community
  • Do the inner work and find your blind spots.
  • It’s NOT about the money!
  • Masterful coaches are transparent, curious, confident, and unique.


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