Meet Michael, Executive Coach and Managing Partner
I'm Michael Costuros, a tech startup founder with 6 years operational experience. Since leaving my company I have conducted more than 10,000 hours of coaching sessions with investor backed co-founders.
I know what you’re going through now and the problems that will blindside you after each round of funding.
I want you to know what sets me apart from other coaches.
- I was an investor backed SaaS startup founder for 6 years
- I am an advisor to seed through C stage companies
- I have more than 10,000 hours of coaching experience
- I work with 10 clients or less to ensure you get the attention you need
- I am a behavior change expert
- I am a conflict mediation / communication expert
- My team is extraordinary and my network is vast
Whatever your challenge, we will leverage it to develop new leadership and management skills that will get you to the next stage and beyond.
Testimonials from Startup Founders and Executives
Recommendations from Michael's LinkedIn page
Executive Coaching for Startup Founders
I specialize in…
- Co-founder conflict resolution
- Dealing with toxic board members
- Rapid leadership and management skill development
- Bad habit and personality quirk change
- C-team alignment off-sites
- Co-founder alignment off-sites
- Remote team building and productivity programs
New for 2022: The Awake Forward Method
The Awake Forward Method is a totally new approach to executive coaching. It combines best practice executive coaching with deep psychological change work designed to eliminate deeply rooted bad habits.
Throughout your 6-month program you will be working with your executive coach as well as behavior change experts The Awake Forward Method will create breakthrough awakening insights that free you to be the best version of yourself.
Resources for Founders and Executives
Visit our YouTube channel for actionable coaching advice.
Why You Should Consider an Acqui-hire BEFORE Your Series A
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How To Practically Guarantee Your Next Hire Is A Big Win
Thriving Founders Mission
Thriving Founders provides accelerated professional, emotional, and spiritual development for business leaders, executives, and founders who truly want to realize their full potential as human beings.
We prioritize working with leaders who want to maximize the positive impact they have on the lives and ecosystems they touch.
We are proud to donate 1% of our gross revenue to Amazon rainforest protection and indigenous tribal support through the PachaMama Alliance. We donate another 1% to the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society who are protecting our oceans from illegal commercial fishing.
Working together we will do our small part in creating a global culture that is thriving, sustainable, and just for all.
News: Over $10,000 donated in 2021!