Who am I?

Ben is the Founder of BeDo Coaching (as in BEing and DOing), who has helped hundreds of clients not only think out of the box they’re in, but take Action and step out of it and into something new, exciting and satisfying. As one of approximately 800 Master Certified Coaches in the world, Ben has had over 25 years’ experience working as a self-employed coach, trainer of coaches and artists, actor and other entrepreneurial endeavors.  Ben’s specialty is helping facilitate left-brain thinkers access their creativity, and right-brain thinkers harness their focus and goals.

Ben has achieved a level of great competency in coaching people in a wide variety of professions to connect with their passion and rekindle their fire, to feel alive again and live a purpose-filled life.  He accomplishes these goals by utilizing an arsenal of powerful coaching tools in one-on-one, group, and workshop formats, as well as through organizational collaboration and consulting.  He is also one of the founding members of the ICF-Midwest Regional Advisory Council as well as the ICF-Midwest Coaching Conference and has presented his many workshops all over the country.

For 8 years he served as one of the leading coaches for Nightingale Conant, helping clients of all types discover their own work/life balance, increase their positivity and productivity in the workplace, find new jobs or relationships, and streamline their processes and systems.  Through Nightingale Conant, he incorporated into his coaching the works of many powerful leaders in the industry such as Brian Tracy, Joe Vitale, Dale Carnegie, Dr. Wayne Dyer, Steven Covey and more.  All different techniques to help his discover “What do you want?”, “What’s in the way?”, “How to get it” and then go get it—with confidence, power and success.

He has also trained hundreds of coaches to incorporate the Artistry and Performance of MasterFull Coaching into their profession–being in the moment, following passion, thinking out of the box, using their full self, creating deep and powerful connection, unshakable confidence and conquering performance anxiety.

He is the author of three books, “Finding Your First Five Clients”, “The ELEMENTS of Our Coaching”, “The First 100-Days of Your MasterFull Coaching” along with several acclaimed workshops, “The Heart of the Actor”, “The Fast Pass to MasterFull Coaching” and “How to Find You WOW, NOW!” which reveals the five words that will explode your business, deepen your confidence and change your life.

Ben earned his Fine Arts degree from Ohio University in 1990.  He received training from Landmark Education, his certification from The Coaches Training Institute in 2002 and achieved his Master Certified Coach (MCC) designation from the International Coaching Federation in 2014.