“Coach Steve” Sullivan

Breakthrough Performance Coach

“By working together with the ultimate goal of success in mind, we will make a difference one person at a time.” – Coach Stephen G. Sullivan

As the only licensed facilitator of Dr. Denis Waitley’s highly-acclaimed The Psychology of Winning, Stephen G. Sullivan (Coach Steve) is one of the country’s foremost experts in personal and career development coaching. For more than 20 years, Coach Steve has had the privilege to assist top executives, as well as all levels of managerial, administrative, and support personnel in achieving success. In addition, Coach Steve works with professional sports coaching staffs and athletes, providing the skills and tools that are necessary for “winning zone” athletic performance.

Coach Steve is nationally recognized for his work in leadership, management, customer service, and sales training. Organizational change, behavior modification techniques, principles of motivation, strategic planning, personality profiles, and individual learning styles are additional areas of specialization. Featured on local television broadcasts, Coach Steve’s accomplishments in these areas have led to his being referred to as “The Dr. Phil of Buffalo.”

Founded in 1988 by Coach Steve and headquartered in Buffalo, NY, Motive 8, Inc. offers training seminars, customized educational programs, workshops and keynote speakers – all aimed at the pursuit of corporate excellence and the goal of developing an intrinsic level of mutual understanding, trust, and commitment to a shared mission and vision. Recently, Coach Steve formed the Motive 8, Inc. International Academy, which realized his lifelong dream to unite a team of uniquely skilled specialists with one common purpose: A burning desire to create and deliver training that will dramatically improve organizational performance.

A recipient of the Toastmasters International prestigious Regional Award, Coach Steve is a distinguished speaker, who has given addresses at numerous colleges and universities. He dedicates his life to coaching and inspiring others to achieve success through his seminars, training programs, and speaking engagements. A series of books and CDs are in the developmental stages.


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