he pathway from plan to execution is never a straight line—it is a set of twists and turns, barriers that must be overcome, ongoing daily challenges to be faced, and problem solving the unexpected.
And in an environment like 2020, it requires perseverance, focus and grit.
Michael knows what it is like to go all in on a dream. To lay awake at night, unable to sleep because your brain is racing trying to solve big problems. To have people counting on you. His story from a rural farm in Mississippi to CEO is the story of a dreamer—who believed anything was possible.
There is no reason to walk through this journey alone.
Over the past decade, Michael has developed a simple and effective coaching model to bring leaders the tools, breakthrough insights and valuable feedback needed to successfully grow their business. Through this confidential, tailored experience, you are making an investment in yourself—and in your future.
Michael’s coaching is totally focused on what you wish to accomplish both with your business and your own professional growth.
Through an in-depth conversation about your coaching expectations, ambitions, strengths and challenges, the two of you tailor a mentorship plan that will deliver results.
Many executives have the facts and knowledge, but lack the applied learning focused on desired leadership, team building and managing skills.
Michael’s coaching centers on skills that empower leaders to apply their knowledge in practical, high-impact ways.
Michael’s performance coaching is largely focused on exceptional execution and leadership in your current role and becoming best-in-class.
This may involve market knowledge, critical decision-making, team engagement and using metrics to achieve optimal results.
Through his development coaching, Michael is engaging the leader to think about the future, and the personal and professional development necessary to lead as the organization scales.
At every stage of significant growth, the role of the leader must evolve, otherwise the organization will simply outgrow the leader.
They know that their best plan will likely face complete disruption. Revisions will be required. They also know that simply having the plan is not enough—the single greatest challenge is leading the team to execute the plan.
Having built three private equity backed businesses and a nationally recognized non-profit, Michael knows what it means to lead a growing organization. Over this 30 year career, Michael has served as CEO, served on multiple boards, provided strategic consulting and personally mentored leaders. He understands the importance of building scale and helps growing organizations develop insights and strategies to realize their goals. He knows how to help you build a great organization and helps you become a better leader.
“I built and sold a $40M company with Dr. Burcham as my mentor. This is the thing: if you EVER get the opportunity to learn from this man, from that moment forward, you’ll list him as one of the most influential people in your life, even if you live to be 90. And, you’ll know how lucky you were to have that opportunity and you’ll immediately say YES to any chance to be in his presence again—his wisdom is that impactful.”
“If you are looking for a trusted mentor and coach for yourself or your leadership team, I highly recommend Michael Burcham. He has worked with me as my executive coach for well over a decade now. Our conversations and his feedback have helped me sharpen my critical thinking skills. He’s a trusted advisor that I can confidentially speak with about any issue—and I know I’ll get valued feedback. I highly recommend him.”
“Dr. Burcham’s depth and breadth of experience makes even the most ADD entrepreneurial leader sit up and take notes! His coaching skills bring out the ‘best you’ possible. He selflessly shares the good, the bad, and the ugly—leaving you with an authentic and moving experience sure to spur action and professional growth!”
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