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I've been in your shoes.

I've been a business owner and leader in many settings, from running a $2M family business that was profitable every year of its 65-year existence to growing a franchise from zero to 130 accounts. Along the way, I've earned awards for leading sales into 275 of the Fortune 1000 companies, coach-consulted clients to 7-to-1 returns on their coaching investments and facilitated men's programs that have created sea-changes in their lives.


What have I learned in all this?


Relationships, alignment with values and a sense of life-purpose are the real bottom line in life. That's what I bring to my work with clients.

Peter Karp, Business & Personal Coach


Here's the bullet-point version of my background so you can see where I've been:

  • Certified Co-Active® Coach—Completed the ICF-accredited Coaches Training Institute Certification program.

  • Positive Intelligence Coach


  • Personal Growth: Mankind Project—Dedicated to strengthening men’s emotional lives, mine and others.


  • Community Leadership: Mankind Project—Facilitate Bay Area region of international network of men's groups. Provide leadership to grow engagement and retain membership.


  • Yoga Practitioner—Student of yoga for 35 years; teacher of TriYoga.


  • Non-Profit Board Member—As the new Board VP of a social rehabilitation services organization in crisis, guided the process of selecting permanent executive leadership.


  • Certified Business Coach—Coached wide variety of business owners to successfully create their balanced life: a profitable business, desired income, time for self and family in alignment with personal integrity.


  • International B2B Sales—Top producing sales manager for a firm providing audit and consulting services to Fortune 500 companies while maintaining the highest client-retention rate for 11 consecutive years.  


  • Franchise Owner-—Built new, cash-flow management franchise business and grew it as owner-operator from zero to 130 accounts with diverse clients with revenues from $100K to $3B+.


  • Manufacturer/Business Owner—Directed highly profitable family apparel-manufacturing business with sales of $2M and staff of 30.

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