Shawn Lipton is the founder of The Trusted Coach. As a certified Master Coach, he has been advising students and professionals about how to effectively develop their career for the last seven years. He has coached thousands of individuals in developing strategies and the requisite motivation to land their ideal job and successfully develop their career.
In addition, Shawn coaches teams and managers to identify blind spots, and improve communication and leadership effectiveness. He is a Master Practitioner in the Meyers Briggs Type Indicator Personality assessment, certified in the EQ-I 2.0, the most reliable and valid emotional intelligence assessment on the market today, as well as being certified to administer the Highlands Ability Battery. Using a variety of techniques that focus on leveraging personality differences, improving core components of emotional intelligence, and a focus on utilizing an individuals strengths and natural abilities, Shawn works with teams and leaders to improve productivity, morale, and overall team effectiveness and cohesiveness.
The third component of Shawn’s expertise involves teaching companies on how to effectively communicate with the Chinese. Over the last two decades Shawn has spent a considerable amount of time working in China and Taiwan and conducting business on behalf of U.S. institutions. Shawn went to Taiwan as a recent college graduate looking to earn a living teaching English and fell in love with the Chinese language, culture, and people. An initial plan of spending three months saving money and then continuing a backpacking journey through South-East Asia turned in to 2 1/2 years in Taiwan as well as another year traveling in Asia.
He speaks Mandarin Chinese fluently.
Shawn is the author of two books: China’s Master Plan, a fictional novel about corporate espionage and 50 Proven Networking Tips for Career Development Success.