Dr. Mike's Credentials

What makes ike qualified to help you with Executive Coaching, Development of your High Potentials, and assistance with HR issues that impact your bottom line?


Mike has a unique combination of qualifications, experience and relevant successes. His credentials speak for themselves. At a time in his life when he could be resting on his laurels, he seeks personal fulfillment by helping business organizations and their team members develop and excel. He unabashedly praises organizations that manage to produce consistent and high returns for their shareholders and continually develop and retain their effective team members. “There’s a link there,” he says.  Mike believes that everyone can excel if motivated and if given the right tools. He used one-on-one coaching for over 30 years and has seen it work amassing nearly 1,000 hours of direct coaching experience.  His continuing education and commitment to excellence benefits both his clients and himself–a true win-win.  Below is a summary of Mike Goodboe’s extensive credentials, higher education, certifications and specialized training:

Coaching Certification

  • CPC – Certified Professional Coach (Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching-iPEC)
  • PCC – Professional Certified Coach (International Coach Federation-ICF)
  • ELI-MP – Energy Level Index-Master Practitioner (Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching-iPEC)
  • COR.E Leadership Dynamics Specialist (CLDS)
  • COR.E Performance Dynamics Specialist (CPDS)
  • COR.E Transitions Dynamics Specialist (CTDS)

Formal Education

  •       Ed.D. – Doctor of Higher Education, Nova Southeastern University (Major focus: Adult Learning)
  •       Master of Arts in Human Resources Management, Pepperdine University
  •       Bachelor of Arts in Government and Politics, University of Maryland
  •       Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts, Northern Virginia Community College

Negotiation Certifications (The Gap Partnership)

  •      The New Negotiator
  •      The Complete Skilled Negotiator
  •      The Strategic Negotiator

Language Training and Translator Certifications (Defense Language Institute, Monterey, CA)

  •      Portuguese (Fluency level: Advanced comprehension–speaking, reading, writing)
  •      Spanish (Fluency level: Advanced comprehension–speaking, reading, writing)
  •      Polish Fluency level: Intermediate comprehension and speaking)


  •      Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Certified Practitioner
  •      CCP – Certified Protection Professional (ASIS International [Formerly: American Society for Industrial Security]), Lifetime certification
  • Certified in Birkman Assessment
  • Certified in Hogan Assessments