Success-Minded Leader Coaching

Why Coaching?

In an ever-changing economic environment, leaders are facing questions such as:

  • How can we create and communicate a compelling vision?
  • How do we need to lead differently than we have in the past?
  • How can we create engagement while working remotely?
  • How can we lead despite an uncertain future?
  • What is in place to ensure change will be effective?

Professional coaching provides great benefits: new perspectives on personal challenges, communicating more dynamically, making better decisions, working more effectively with colleagues and increasing self-confidence.  It can also make huge positive impacts on productivity, satisfaction with work and life, and reaching important goals.

Coaching is a process of gaining knowledge and clarity for forward action with a commitment to measurable outcomes. We believe that each individual has capability to discover the solutions that best fit their issues and our job is to help guide them to those solutions.

Success Minded Leader coaches are uniquely qualified to know the right questions to ask and guide you through the process to discover your answers. Our research into the Nine Success Mindsets form the framework for our coaching work. We customize coaching engagements to meet the needs of each client and the overall objectives of the organization.

Kevin Barrett Certified Success-Minded Leader Coach

“Coaching helps broaden your perception, build stronger critical thinking skills, improve your decision-making skills and better position you to more effectively deal with issues in the future.”

~ Kevin Barrett
Certified Success-Minded Leader Coach

Who Benefits from Coaching?

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Executives, Business Owners, Managers and Individual Contributors

  • Who want to be more productive, efficient and effective
  • Who need help streamlining processes
  • Who need help working cross-functionally
  • Who have struggled building a strong team culture or morale
  • Who need help getting out of their own way

New and Developing Managers/Supervisors

  • Who have had minimal formal management training
  • Who need support assimilating within their team
  • Who are struggling to engage and motivate team members
  • Who need help delegating effectively
  • Who feel overwhelmed with morale issues on their team
  • Who need to ramp up quicker than time allows
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Assessment Tools

Assessment tools are a highly effective way to help identify key areas of strength and opportunity for any client.

We offer customized assessment support:

Miller Success Factors Assessment
Everything DiSC

Success-Minded Leader Coaches


Kevin Barrett

Certified Success-Minded Leader Coach

President of Success-Minded Leader and True North Professional Development

Kevin is a highly accomplished Leadership Coach and Learning and Development Professional with more than two decades of global experience in leadership development, strategic planning, and sales performance enhancement. He has a proven track record in building strong strategic and tactical partnerships at all organizational levels.

Kevin’s coaching clients include executives, business owners, middle managers, and individual contributors. He works with them to improve decision-making, leadership skills, communication skills, conflict resolution, and change management. Kevin asks compelling questions to challenge individual perspectives/groupthink and provides constructive feedback to help lead the client to their best strategic decision. His collaborative style sets the stage for long-term positive change.

Kevin is certified in the Integral Coach Program from New Ventures West and is a graduate of the Coaching for Greater Effectiveness Program at the Center for Creative Leadership. He is the owner and a certified coach for the Success-Minded Leader coaching programs.

For Kevin, becoming a Success-Minded Leader revolves around a solid grounding in those Big Three Success Mindsets: Vision, Passion, and Perseverance with strong support from the other six key Success Mindsets.

“Kevin is one of the best executive coaches that I have had the opportunity to work with, and…I highly recommend, if your company is in need of a turnaround or just needs to take its performance to the next level.”

~ Senior Director of Sales and General Manager
Mark Dahlquist


Certified Success-Minded Leader Coach

Dr. Carol Jung is a Consulting Psychologist and expert at developing strategies to assist individuals and their companies in harnessing their potential and translating that potential into performance

With over thirty years’ experience and training, she has earned a reputation as a stellar Executive Coach through a commitment to the development of leaders who exemplify personal maturitydirectionand the requisite skills to empower and lead.

When it comes to working with the 9 Success Mindsets, clarity of purpose, courage, and a willingness to bear through challenge become critical attributes. Carol integrates her understandings of how people really change with years of experience in creating next step strategies to execute on those key competencies.

She is a member of the Society of Consulting Psychologists, American Psychological Association, and the International Society of Coaching Psychologists.


Carol Winkler, Ph.D.

Certified Success-Minded Leader Coach

For Carol, it all boils down to communication and contribution. She began her professional career as a speech pathologist, working with young children to help them learn to talk and communicate their wants and needs in a way that people could understand.

She transitioned into coaching high level executives – training them to communicate with each other, their managers, and their teams in ways that removed the barriers to breakthrough performance and released their maximum energy, creativity, and passion.

Today she works with individuals from all walks of life — from CEOs to writers to sales professionals to lawyers to software developers.

Carol believes that the ability to listen, even more than speaking, is the key that opens doors to trust, relatedness, and high performance.

Carol received her doctorate degree from the University of Texas and has completed significant research into the effects of language on personal identity.

She is highly sought-after as a coach and facilitator and has led personal and professional development seminars to thousands of individuals.

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