Placement
Sam Doying
4.9

Sam has over 30 years of management consulting, executive leadership, and executive coaching. He specializes in early-career professionals to early-stage executives across multiple industries and functions, from start-ups to Fortune 500s.

Sam has over 30 years of management consulting, executive leadership, and executive coaching. He specializes in early-career professionals to early-stage executives across multiple industries and functions, from start-ups to Fortune 500s.

Full Bio

Sam’s career has been about improving performance and ensuring success. As a Big four management consulting firm partner, he focused on building high-performing teams and organizations. As a sales leader, Sam’s focus was on optimizing the performance of individual sales reps. As a people manager, he focused on developing talent and building necessary skills. As a coach, Sam focuses on his clients’ success.

He specializes in the human elements of career development and leadership and helps his clients use their functional and industry knowledge to perform at a high level. He understands the keys to success and the techniques to help professionals proactively exploit key opportunities and avoid critical mistakes.


Notable Client Achievements

  • In a male-dominated industry, I supported a female VP to find her voice on a male-dominated executive team, resulting in a promotion to CFO.

  • Helped a mid-level manager decide whether to accept a significant promotion in another state – the manager stayed put, choosing work-life balance over this particular promotion.

  • Coached a Finance professional to identify their leadership style and align communication and executive presence resulting in more effective upward management and mobility.

  • Worked with a newly promoted engineering manager to undo ineffective practices from their days as an individual contributor resulting in increased team satisfaction scores.

  • I have provided career coaching to a mid-level manager to clarify vision, direction, and approach resulting in a new role in a new company and a 20% increase in compensation.

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WORK HISTORY
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Senior Manager, Technology Services
M Squared Consulting
VP, Technology Industry
Oracle
Director, Product Sales
+ more
CREDENTIALS
  • MBA, UC Berkeley, Haas School of Business
  • Certified Executive Coach, UC Berkeley Executive Coaching Institute
  • Certification for multiple coaching tools
INDUSTRIES
Computer Hardware
Computer Software
Healthcare
Information Technology
Management Consulting
Professional Services
Retail
Telecommunications
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EXPERIENCE WITH
Accounting Auditing
Business Development
Customer Service
Engineering
Product Management
Project Management
Sales
Strategy Planning
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EXPERTISE
Career Direction
New Grad
Early Career
Mid Career
New People Manager
Experienced People Manager
Executive
Career Transition
+ more

Q&A

Describe your coaching style.

My coaching style is multi-faceted and flexible. I provide different coaching models based on the client’s needs.

Who is your ideal client and why?

My ideal clients are high performers. Early-career professionals to early-stage executives. This group has the most to gain and the interest, intensity, and enthusiasm to do so.

How do you measure success with a client?

Results versus quantifiable and established goals, with a healthy dose of the clients’ qualitative assessment.

What is your coaching superpower?

I provide a human connection with deep empathy and caring.

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