The Mission of Coaching to Connect:
Welcome to Coaching to Connect, a coaching, training, and consulting service dedicated to making powerful connections that matter. Connection is one of the deepest longings of the human heart at home and in the workplace. We thrive in our relationships and in all aspects of life when our connections are right. Focused discernment and disciplined action can produce extraordinary results in your life and work.
Every person, every team, every couple, every organization, and every leader is on a journey that is ultimately about building the right connections and organizing them with a sense of purpose to achieve extraordinary results. Let's build a partnership that will accelerate your journey!
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If you work with engaged or married couples, you can be trained to use the Prepare-Enrich Relationship Assessment tool. CtC offers training to groups of 10 or more. Contact us for more information.
Jim Merhaut, Founder & Director
Jim Merhaut, M.S.Ed., A.C.C., is an award-winning author, a national speaker, a ministry/business/organizational trainer and consultant, and a certified Coach. He holds a Master of Science degree in Education from Duquesne University with an emphasis in human and spiritual formation and a coaching credential from the International Coach Federation. Jim has authored five books, co-authored four books and published dozens of academic and popular articles and essays on relationship-building, leadership, team-building, family, faith formation and spirituality. Jim has been married to Debbie for 30 years. They have raised five children and have been grateful recipients of relationship and leadership coaching services. Jim is available for leadership/executive coaching, one-to-one coaching, marriage coaching, engaged-couple coaching, team coaching, organizational consulting, organizational training, workshops, retreats, and keynotes.
Coaching Code of Ethics
Coaching to Connect complies with the International Coach Federation Code of Ethics.
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Real Comments from Real Participants and Clients:
"Thank you again for delivering hands down the best motivating speech I've ever heard. Made us all want to be, not just better teachers, but better people as well. So many of faculty approached me already saying how good the speech was."
"I discovered a whole new look on love, compassion, forgiveness and life."
"I loved the practicality of the coaching. I knew exactly what to do to improve my marriage."
"This retreat was the most amazing experience of my entire life."
"You have given me a message and direction that will change my life forever."
"You will never know just how much of an impact you made in our lives. The coaching even possibly saved our relationship!"
"I have been attending staff development programs for 50 years. This was the best one I've attended."
"I didn't think there was any hope for my marriage after counseling didn't help. Your coaching gave me new hope and saved our relationship."
"Thank you! I will remember your words forever."
"We have outside presenters do staff training for us regularly. We want Jim back because his stood out among them all."
"Coaching to Connect really allowed me to think clearly and realize my value, beliefs, and abilities from the ground up through rational and positive thinking. It helped me to realize how helpful positive thinking is and how life changing it is as well."
"This workshop was dynamite!"
"As I am preparing for marriage, I wanted to let you know how much all your help last year is making a difference for me. I feel like I am going into this relationship with a completely new mindset that I could not have found without your coaching. I really feel like a different person, and not just in my relationship with my fiance, but also at work, with friends, and in day to day life. You have a great gift to help others find their true self and their own happiness, and I cannot thank you enough for all the time and patience you took to help me find mine."
"I really enjoyed the marriage program! It was funny and very helpful."
"Clear, concise and engaging. Everything that was promised. I feel this is the start (foundation) to my path. Thank you. Infinite thanks and praise."
"My wife and I were so glad we were able to attend your program! We really appreciate all the information you shared and enjoyed how you presented it."
"Love the stories."
"Because of your patience, understanding, and wisdom, we now have the tools we needed to excel in our relationship and understand each other's needs."
"I wish it could have been longer... more days. I liked it so much."
"I enjoyed the program immensely, especially the part about forgiveness."
"I liked it all. Jim was great. And I loved the music!"
"Very interesting and inspiring. He was an excellent speaker!"
"The engaged couple coaching was helpful, encouraging and fun!"
"It was uplifting for me."
"Thank you for helping heal our family and giving us insight beyond our own."
"I was most impressed by the presenter's use of media."
"The presentation had energy and relevance... the concepts were so valuable and easy to integrate into daily life."
"What I liked best were Jim's sense of honesty, his great sincerity, and his spiritual enthusiasm."
Some of the organizations Coaching to Connect has served...
- Gilbert Risk Management Solutions
- The Archdiocese of Los Angeles
- Mercy Health System
- The Episcopal Diocese of Ohio
- Plymouth United Church of Christ, Ft. Wayne, IN
- LEAD, Texas
- The Intergenerate Conference, Nashville
- Canfield Local High School
- The Diocese of Columbus
- The Center for Ministry Development
- The Fred Astaire Dance Studio
- St. Paul Church, Westerville, OH
- Southeast Iowa Synod of the ELCA
- The Diocese of Buffalo
- The First Friday Club of Greater Youngstown
- Vibrant Faith Ministries, Minnesota
- Archdiocese of Chicago
- Studio Oxygen Yoga
- NALM Conference, Pittsburgh
- The Diocese of Providence
- Villa Maria Education & Spirituality Center
- The Diocese of Austin
- Lifelong Faith Associates
- ITT Technical Institute
- The Diocese of Scranton