Sometimes all we need is consistency and diligence.
And sometimes it can help to talk about resistance, self doubt, toxic work culture, and other apparent hindrances and plagues of mind.
Coaching is a unique kind of conversation that supports you in strengthening and sustaining your vision, your power, and your path—regardless of obstacles.
All sessions are conducted via Zoom.
Depending on your needs and interests, we may share a Google folder for accountability support, resources, and updates between sessions.
First exploratory session (up to one hour) is free. This is a great chance to ask questions and to get a sense if my coaching style is a good fit for you. Coaching testimonials below.
A little about me:
I'm a nonprofit executive, Zen teacher, coach with ICF training, and the author of three books including No Better Place: a New Zen Primer. I've also have published poems, short stories, and essays in literary journals such as StoryQuarterly, Gettysburg Review, Mid-American Review, Colorado Review, Buenos Aires Review, Denver Quarterly, and many others.
My next book, The Zen of IT (with co-authors Renato Bellu, author of Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Dummies, and Andy Cheng, Microsoft Dynamics Technology Leader, PwC), will offer innovative advice for large-scale accounting IT system implementations, from a Zen Buddhist perspective. Forthcoming in 2023.
The very nature of innovation is to act as if you're on to something, as if it's going to work, as if you have a right to be here. Along the way, you can discover what doesn't work on your way to finding out what does.
“I have so much gratitude and deep appreciation for the coaching sessions I have with Hoag. His presence inspires trust in me and I feel that he cares. During our sessions he is an attentive listener and asks thoughtful questions; beyond our sessions he shares resources that I find useful and provides accountability check-ins. He helps me think more expansively."
Electra Eleftheriadou, PhD, Educational Consultant, and Equity and Inclusion Facilitator
"As a writer, I cannot recommend Hoag highly enough. His coaching style allows for growth, space, and structure. What an effective structure. Having been coached by Hoag for over a year, he consistently helps me think through educational, personal, and professional writing projects. His deep understanding of meditation and mindfulness practice creates an atmosphere of steady confidence and calm. Thanks, Hoag!"
Brenda Lovegrove Lepisto, PsyD, LP, FACH, co-author of Smith's Patient-Centered Interviewing: An Evidence-Based Method
"I reached out to Hoag during a crossroads in my career. He helped me think through my possible paths forward and ultimately led me through the process of making a big decision, which proved to be the right one. Hoag asks powerful questions and was especially skilled in helping me think through the job application process, job interview questions, and first steps after starting a new position. I can't recommend him enough."
Mark Pleiss, author of the short story collection April Warnings, & Director, Simpson College Teaching and Learning Center
Current Rates and Packages
Rate per session (45 minutes) = $160
Package of six 45-minute sessions (one per week) = $850 (save $110)
Clients can opt to have sessions recorded.
Custom packages available.
Sliding scale option available.