Chuck Garcia

Chuck is an author, executive coach, keynote speaker, and CEO of Climb Leadership International. He coaches executives on public speaking and leadership communication. A 25-year veteran of Wall Street, he spent several of those in leadership positions at Bloomberg, BlackRock, and Citadel. He is also adjunct associate professor at Columbia University where he teaches leadership communication in The Fu Foundation Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Science. He leverages his business leadership experience, as well as his hobby of mountain climbing, to provide an effective teaching narrative for professionals applying his tools and techniques. In his book A Climb to the Top, an Amazon best seller, draws on years of coaching and consulting experience to explain how you can become a powerful and persuasive communicator. Chuck is a graduate of Syracuse University and has a Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership. Website

The Power of Transformation

“The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.”  -- Confucius Every Sunday night at 9 pm EDT I host A Climb to the Top: Stories of...

Do You Know Your Adaptability Quotient?

Yesterday I was clever and wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.  -- Rumi William Stern was a German psychologist and philosopher. Born...

Small Business Leadership and Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

A small business owner's journey toward self discovery, prosperity, and success.     On October 2, 1995. 7:30 a.m. Ed stood at the newsstand in the lobby of a midtown Manhattan skyscraper. A...

You Are About To Step Into The Limelight- Three Questions To Persuade

It's Your Opportunity To Make An Impact, Make The Most of It   It happens all the time. You arrive at the office. Coffee in hand, you’re busy preparing for the meeting...

Five Recommendations to Change Your Mind, Your Heart, and Yourself: Happy New Year!

A perfect time of year to reflect and consider personal transformation to enhance your life.   “Yesterday I was clever and wanted to change the world. Today I am wise and...

Sink or Swim

There’s no better teacher or motivator than being immersed in a situation where you need to quickly adapt.   We’ve all heard the phrase as it relates to being thrown into...