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Do your people know how to be engaged?

Firms can only do so much, then it’s up to the individual to choose to engage. Teach them HOW with programs and coaching from PartnersCoach®.

About PartnersCoach® Programs

My name is Guy Gage and throughout my career, I’ve trained and coached hundreds of CPAs and professionals to achieve success and career fulfillment as leaders in their firms.

Drawing on the science of human behavior and motivation, my clients Learn:

  • how to activate their individual motivational drivers
  • how to apply professional skills to their practice
  • how to overcome the constraints that hold them back

As a result, my clients thrive by making significant contributions while experiencing personal and professional fulfillment.

Partner-Pipeline® Program

You hired your staff to make a difference for your clients and your firm. You need them to be high performing professionals, which is their aspiration also. This program:

  • – Equips your people to be high performers
  • – Begins at the entry level through senior managers
  • – Develops well-rounded CPAs

Partner-Ready Program

Being a partner in YOUR firm is different from other firms, so the best way of preparing future partners is to create individualized development plans to serve in YOUR firm. This program:

  • – Prepares partners for YOUR firm
  • – Identifies capabilities using validated assessments
  • – Develops customized individual plans
  • – Provides coaching to fulfillment of goals

What Clients Say

CPA Firm Experience

“It is a tremendous asset for Guy to have the experience of working inside a firm. Guy understands the opportunities and problems in an organization. His educational background in counseling prior to coaching is a strong asset that mixes well with his firm experiences. I would definitely recommend Guy to others.”

– Tom Aman, CPA of
Arnett Foster Toothman

Personable Approach

“Guy’s approach was unique in that he was very hands on, easy going, and easy to get in touch with. Guy is good at observing and gave honest feedback about a partner that was adversely affecting our firm. He then developed a process to move forward…. I love working with Guy and would absolutely recommend him.”

– Craig Springer, CPA
Partner of Maillie, LLP

Real Life Experience

“There are many people in the service industry, but what separates Guy is his experiences working within a CPA firm. When Guy teaches in the classroom, he provides real life experiences of things that were implemented and worked for other firms…so when people become partners, it’s an easier transition and they don’t have to morph themselves into something they aren’t.” 

– Mark Topel, CPA 
Partner of Whitley Penn

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