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Don Maruska & Jay Perry

Don Maruska & Jay Perry
Don Maruska – Founder and CEO of three Silicon Valley companies, venture investor, and recipient of the National Innovators Award – writes from a broad base of experience. He was the first in his family’s history to attend college, earning a BA magna cum laude from Harvard University and an MBA and JD from Stanford University.

A Master Certified Coach, Don focuses on helping leaders and teams cultivate success in their organizations. He founded and directs the Cal-ICMA Coaching Program, and wrote How Great Decisions Get Made: 10 Easy Steps for Reaching Agreement on Even the Toughest Issues. Don has appeared on radio and television, and delivers keynote speeches and workshops across the country and abroad. Don and his family live on the shores of Morro Bay, California.

Jay Perry is a Master Certified Coach who helps people to take advantage of business and personal challenges in unique and powerful ways. He earned a BFA from Boston University and an MFA from Ohio University. With a background in professional theater as an actor, teacher, director, stage manager, and theater owner, Jay approaches his work with a sense of playfulness and a passion for developing creative communities.

He has coached and led workshops on business planning, leadership, transformational change, coaching skills, communication, and career planning. Additionally, he has a personal mission of bringing the benefits of coaching to traditionally underserved and at-risk populations, volunteering his services in jails and prisons. Jay and his wife live in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Books By Don Maruska & Jay Perry

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    Take Charge of Your Talent

    Take Charge of Your Talent

    Take Charge of Your Talent enables anyone, anytime, anywhere to engage their unique abilities and enjoy increased career satisfaction with three keys: Power Up Your Talent Story, Accelerate through Obstacles, Multiply the Payoffs for Yourself and Others. Using the tools in this book, Don Maruska and Jay Perry help you identify your aspirations and opportunities, and discover how your gifts and abilities can make a large-scale difference, not only in your career, but also in the lives of others. Make your talent a joy for yourself and a contribution to the world.

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