Alumnus Book Release: “Never Coach on an Empty Stomach, Bite-size Actions to Energize People and Teams”

AVAILABLE NOW AT AMAZON, BARNES & NOBLE For more on the book, click here: Never Coach on an Empty Stomach: Bite-size Actions to Energize People and Teams.

BY Richard Greenberg, Principal, Arthur Andersen (1997 – 2002)


Here’s what others are saying:

“The simple and practical ideas in this book will forever change how you manage.”—Renee Bergeron, Senior Vice President, Global Cloud Channel, Ingram Micro

“Richard makes people wake up. This is a must-read book for every leader (early, mid, or late in career) who wants to engender respect, engagement, and results from direct reports.”—Bob Wolpert, Corporate Senior Vice President of Golden State Foods, and President, Quality Custom Distribution (QCD)

“The definitive book for every manager who wants to improve their coaching skills. I give this insightful book my highest recommendation.”—Tom Norton, Senior Vice President Human Resources, KB Home

“This is clearly the right message told in the right way to all managers seeking ways to help create a high-performance culture from their management, and coaching skills. The correct coaching methods that Greenberg is able to demonstrate are the keys to great leadership.”—Keith Oldridge, former CEO and Vice Chairman, Swann

“This book is a must-read for anyone who strives to sharpen their skills in leadership, management, and creating a powerfully productive organizational culture. Richard Greenberg has written the ultimate coaching guide for leaders at all levels.”—Judy Belk, President and CEO of The California Wellness Foundation

“As I read this book the smile on my face became brighter, larger, and more joyful with each chapter that I consumed. This is a peaceful and easy read, bursting with equal parts wisdom and practicality. I am quite sure this book will become my newest companion, guiding me step-by-step on my journey to find that elusive balance between work and play.”—Nancy Pope, Senior Vice President, Paramount Pictures

Richard is president of The BreakThru Alliance, an international coaching and consulting firm he founded in 2008 based in Marina del Rey, California. His innovative thinking has led to improvement in organizations ranging (alphabetically) from Avery Dennison to Yamaha Motor Corporation, and in size from small to very large. He is a former educator at USC’s Marshall School of Business; was a principal at Arthur Andersen in Los Angeles; has completed projects in over 30 countries; served as chief HR officer for a media and entertainment company; and was operations manager at a successful retail chain. He has published a dozen articles in business journals and one book. Richard lives in Los Angeles, California, with his wife of thirty-two years and has a grown son and daughter, who have taught him as many life lessons as he has hopefully taught them.