“He helped me be intentional about how I wanted to drive my career. I had candid conversations with my managers, began raising my hand more, went on interviews, had salary discussions, improved my resume… I even got a job in Asia. If you’re ready to commit to doing the work, then he’s all in....book him!”
— Sharon | Jersey City, NJ | HR - Diversity & Inclusion
“Simply put, Derrick gave me a roadmap to myself. I was able to tap into who I am at my core and get to the exact career that I wanted by following the core values and beliefs that I learned to define!”
“Some of my biggest breakthroughs were improving the relationship I had with myself, being more intentional and aware of the work I choose to do, and finding more reasons to celebrate. I will always remember this coaching journey as one of those things I really needed but didn't know just how much. He was my BS-caller, biggest cheerleader, and fluff-cutter, all in one... hire him!"
“Working with Derrick is one of the best decisions I made for my business and my life. With his help, I was able to peel away some of that self-inflicted noise and doubt that was unconsciously holding me back from obtaining my goals and being happy with myself. If you are looking to make that next push toward greater things in your business, career or even yourself, look no further!”
“The best was learning to be really honest with myself on what core values are important to me and how to live my life staying true to them. If you want to learn the true core of who you are/what you are capable of truly doing to experience true happiness, then Derrick is your guy!!!”
"Derrick’s ability to distill my thoughts into coherent messages is truly a gift. The biggest thing for me is my improved self confidence. I feel more confident about applying who I am more wholly to my work. He really listens to you and delivers coaching that reflects what you need."
— Sophie | San Francisco, CA | Nonprofit Mastermind
“Some of my biggest breakthroughs include a much clearer, more defined purpose for my life and career, which are intertwined. I was able to take on a new opportunity that will assist a future career transition/new business development and create goals that have positively impacted my personal and work relationships.”
— Marielys | Washington, DC | Academic Development
“One of my most memorable moments with Derrick was within the first few weeks helping me understand my thoughts and uncover some of my unconscious behaviors. If you’re considering hiring Derrick as a coach it will be one of the best decisions you ever made to push yourself to the next level.”
“This experience really helped with my self-awareness. I loved being encouraged to take imperfect action because I used to always wait until all my “ducks were lined up in a row.” Simply put, hire him! A coaching experience with Derrick is absolutely priceless.”
"The experience of working with Derrick helped me to drill down and find out what was most valuable to me and decide what I really wanted for myself. The best thing I learned was how to stop beating myself up when I didn’t reach my goals. If you are willing to put in the work, it will be more than worth your while."
"Derrick's coaching is only for someone who is really serious about going deeper and challenging themselves to achieve big breakthroughs in career and life. Don’t take this on unless you’re willing and ready to get to the next level."
— Phela | New Brunswick, NY | Consultant - Change & Conflict Management
“Every time I got to share progress on something we talked about it was magnificent. Each celebration led to more progress. My biggest takeaway is knowing I am great, I am ready, and that I am uniquely poised to do all the things I want to do. I just have to leap. FYI - Only call him if you’re ready to change your life, not a moment before.”
— Travonnie | Lawrenceville, GA | CEO, What Schools Need
“With his help, I was able to find my voice and actually use it. This helped me force conversations with my manager that were enlightening and helped stave off a lot of anxiety and frustration. It was great having someone believe in you when going through a major change in responsibilities.”
“I think the best thing was defining and giving meaning to activities that are important and that were once overlooked, and also clarifying my values which help to motivate me and establish boundaries.”
— Nadia | Brooklyn, NY | Workforce Development Counselor
“Derrick really listened to what I had to say and forced me to really listen to myself as well. If you’re looking to clarify your path to your purpose, he will help you do that by helping you to embrace your confidence and change your attitude and energy.”
“Working with Derrick helped me to focus my efforts in a way that built on my personal and professional strengths. He brought great energy and intentionality to a process that can sometimes feel overwhelming and confusing. I also walked away with helpful tactics for dealing with change and transition that have now become habits.”
"I was immediately able to maximize my potential in my current position, taking on more responsibility with greater financial reward. The same principles that brought me clarity in my quest to transform my career also helped me to successfully navigate all of the personal obstacles I was facing."