Tim Ursiny, Ph.D., CBC, RCC

Are your managers and executives doing their best?


Dr. Tim Ursiny, founder of Advantage Coaching & Training Inc., is a speaker and certified business coach specializing in helping individuals reach peak performance and life satisfaction. His areas of expertise include communication skills, team building, confidence, coaching skills, the psychology of change and the overall quality and balance in one’s life.

He received his undergraduate degree from Wheaton College and his doctorate in psychology from Northern Illinois University. He is a member of the International Coach Federation and the Worldwide Association of Business Coaches.

Dr. Ursiny has been a featured speaker and has conducted workshops for many organizations.

  • His presentations are impactful and relevant.

  • His keynotes consistently receive the highest remarks.

  • His workshops are highly interactive and eminently practical.

  • His seminars are completely customized to ensure maximum impact.

Workshops and keynotes are custom tailored to address strategic needs. However, common topics are..

  • Building unbreakable confidence
  • Listening skills
  • High performance team-building
  • Communication excellence
  • Leadership skills
  • Time mastery and time management
  • The psychology of change
  • Dealing with difficult people
  • Coaching skills for leaders
  • Stress management
  • Balancing the important areas of life
  • Discovering your interpersonal style

Career Success

It's time to enjoy what you do for a living! Career coaching is about discovering passions, skills and talents, taking steps and making commitments to achieve what you have always wanted in your professional life. The initial session is free.

Personal Success

Do you want to achieve greater life balance? Do you want to be more successful? Success Coaching is the art of helping individuals become more productive by defeating personal obstacles and reaching peak performance. Let us help you achieve personal and professional satisfaction.

  • Improve time management
  • Increase job satisfaction
  • Focus on what's important
  • Self improvement

Here is a list of just some of the firms for which Tim has spoken:

    • Wells Fargo Advisors
    • MidAmerica Bank
    • Claymore Securities
    • Standard and Poor’s
    • Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
    • Terminix
    • Merrill Lynch
    • Invesco/Van Kampen
    • ING
    • Ameritech


Critical Coaching Skills: Bringing out the best in the people you manage
This talk can be given in both keynote and workshop formats. Your managers will be motivated to develop excellent listening skills, learn how to ask powerful questions, and recognize & address key differences in personality styles. Your people will leave feeling a sense of empowerment, respect for  others, and a perspective that focuses on the very best in people.

Proactive Living: Balancing the important areas of life
In either a keynote or workshop format this talk will inspire participants to focus on the important areas of their work and life. Too many of us get  shortsighted  in our daily activities and forget to prioritize the things that really matter. This energetic presentation will help individuals refocus on their values, mission, and priority goals.

Do You Know Who You Are Dealing With?
Using the DiSC Personal Profile System to develop effective strategies for your business. A great workshop for any business. Each participant will be given the Carlson  Learning Company's 2800 Series Personal Profile System® as part of the workshop. Participants will:

  •     Gain insight into different interactional styles
  •     Learn techniques for overcoming communication difficulties
  •     Develop strategies to most effectively deal with a variety of people (either customers or colleagues)

The Top Ten Communication Mistakes That People Make When Dealing With Upset Colleagues And Friends
This entertaining yet effective talk helps participants learn how to effectively deal with upset individuals  by avoiding ten common communication errors including defensiveness, failing to use the appropriate listening style, not utilizing the "100 + 1 percent principle", and putting their "but" in the  wrong place!

Communication Excellence: Are you listening to others in the way they want to be heard?
  Participants in this workshop will learn 5 different styles and 3 different levels of listening in order to:

  • Improve listening skills for both verbal and nonverbal communications
  • Increase rapport with others
  • Expand abilities to communicate respectfully to others
  • Know how to pace the moods and behaviors of others

Rapport Building: A step by step approach for connecting with different personality styles
This program is a favorite with individuals in sales or network marketing.   Participants benefit from learning how to read the styles of others and form step-by-step plans for recruiting them into their business or making the sale!

Beyond Time Management
A full or half day seminar that will help you gain control of your day, work more effectively and get results. You will learn how effective companies and individuals get  more done, get better results and are happier and healthier. 

Embracing Dynamic Change
A full or half day seminar on how to embrace change in a world that is changing at unprecedented pace. We will explore how dynamic companies and individuals not only   survive but thrive in today's world as we move into the next millennium.

Life Balance
 A half day seminar on balancing your life in these hectic times. Yes, you too can have time for what is truly important in your life. Patrick McWard will teach you how  to balance your life while increasing your  enjoyment.

Some books that Tim has written..
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Tim has also published several videos and books on the topics of coaching, conflict resolution, confidence in the workplace and change. His book, “The Coward’s Guide to Conflict” is in its fourth printing and has been translated into four foreign languages. Other books include “The Confidence Plan: How to Build a Stronger You”, “Coaching the Sale” and The Top Performer’s Guide series including “The Top Performer’s Guide to Conflict”, “The Top Performer’s Guide to Change”, “The Top Performer’s Guide to Speeches and Presentations” and “The Top Performer’s Guide to Attitude”. His most recent book is “Tough Times Tactics”.

Tim has been interviewed and appeared in The Bottom Line, The Chicago Tribune, People Magazine, Readers Digest, First for Women and other periodicals. He has also appeared on CNN radio news, VH-1 News, Total Living and ABC Channel 7 News.

Tim is also available for one-on-one or group coaching sessions. Whether it is skill building, managing others, building client loyalty, developing your marketing plan, or helping you navigate change, he will work with you as a partner in your success. Coaching sessions can be done live or over the telephone.



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