John Oleson

Location: Bainbridge Island, WA, USA

Business Name: VisionQuest

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Areas of focus:Individuals and business teams

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First certified as a Best Year Yet® coach in 2002, John is also a Certified coach from the Hudson Institute of Santa Barbara. He has a BA Communications from the University of Washington and an MA in Applied Behavioral Science/Leadership Development from the Leadership Institute of Seattle/City University

John has extensive coaching experience working with executives at all levels in multiple industries including technology, consumer products, higher education, mobile/cellular technology, travel and hospitality, financial and investment services, manufacturing and healthcare. Clients include Microsoft, Charles Schwab, Weyerhaeuser, Point B, University of Washington, T Mobile and the Leadership Institute of Seattle.

John specializes in leadership development, performance growth, change management, team building and career enhancement. He was a lead coach trainer for 2 years at the Hudson Institute of Santa Barbara helping over 100 individuals become certified coaches. He served as a director of career services for 6 years at the Art Institute of Seattle and has taught self marketing, best practices and coaching in organizational systems at the graduate and undergraduate level. Prior to his coaching career John worked for 14 years in corporate communications, advertising and marketing with major firms in Seattle and Los Angeles.

Why Best Year Yet®

I have come to appreciate and value the creation of a plan for individuals and teams that is organic and constantly in motion based on values and attainable goals.

Become a Coach Levels

  • Live Your Life Coach

    To guarantee the highest quality and level of expertise, every Best Year Yet® coach must complete our Live Your Life Coach Training. All participants learn to master our Live Your Life program, our exclusive PRO software, and additional delivery systems.

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  • Raise the Bar Facilitator

    Our Raise the Bar Group Trainers are trained to utilize their skills and experience in group settings to create a synergetic environment for participants in our Raise the Bar program. Trainings are held in person and focus on group coaching skill development.

  • Fast Track Facilitator

    Fast Track Facilitators attend a three-day onsite training workshop designed to maximize their effectiveness with our Fast Track system for teams, businesses, and organizations, including our exclusive PRO tracking and scoring software.

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