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  • What do you want for your life that you are not getting?

    Let’s work together to achieve greater success and happiness.

    What changes can we make together?
    Let’s discuss it over a complimentary phone or video call.

    Feeling Stuck?
    Experiencing a challenging transition?
    Let’s get you on the right track!

    Where can your personal relationships use greater support?

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    Welcome to James Knopf Life Coaching.

    My name is James and working with you to make radical improvements in your life is my focus. I have been motivating men and women for the past 20 years helping them to identify and take action toward achieving their goals. As a life coach, my mission is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating.

    I will provide you with the structure, feedback, and support to reach your highest potential. Over the years, I have worked with thousands of men and women in recreating their lives both personally and professionally. I have one goal — to help my clients translate their desires into action and lead the most passionate and fulfilling life possible. Whether you want help achieving a specific outcome or wish to enhance all areas of your life, I can help you get there faster.

    If you’re committed to creating a more fulfilling and meaningful life, I look forward to working with you. Contact me today for a short Introductory Session by phone and start your journey toward achieving your dreams and living a life you love!

    I have offices in New York City and Roslyn, NY

    “Without a plan and without an action, there will be no change
    – You are my partner, let’s do this together.

    -James Knopf-

    Virtual Online Life Career & Family Coaching

    With Covid keeping us inside and 6 feet apart from one another, Virtual Life Coaching is more popular now than ever. We are feeling isolated, unstructured, and without a plan. Now more than ever is a perfect time to be identifying and setting goals while taking steps of action. What will our lives look like in 6-12 months? Is it time to make that change? Will we be forced to make that change? Together we will prepare you for what lies ahead.

    Virtual Life and Career Coaching sessions provide all the same benefits of an in-person session via Facetime, Skype, phone and email!

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    " I spent one hour with three different coaches. I chose James as he made me the most comfortable, and I felt that since I had never had any type of counseling/coaching, the key ingredient was going to be my ability to feel I could speak freely and candidly. James was by far the easiest person to speak with. This was key. In the one year that I spent time working with James on my career, I realized that the "issues" I dealt with at work, were also apparent in my personal life, so really, it ended up being a combination of both business and personal. In hindsight, I don't think the two can be isolated. As James and I worked together, I was able to see how I was perceived by my body language, words, and learnt much better habits. Additionally, it was very good for my self-confidence. I can only think of any positive aspect in working with James. It was one of the best things I have done for myself. "
    Dawn Smith
    Vice President - Sales / LF BEAUTY, NYC
    " I looked at several coaches, and I was impressed with James' work and interest area. Since I was looking at starting my own consulting business, James had the most knowledge about that. I think he is someone who takes a whole life approach. My original idea was to go in needing career assistance, but I needed to work on other stuff as well. James definitely helped me identify those and gave me the tools I needed to work on those areas. As I felt more and more comfortable with James we worked on things of a more personal nature as well. My original intent was to start my own business. I do some consulting now, but I think he helped me develop my career to something that I want and not what others want. In fact, I just got job offer last Friday for a really good position and in an area that I wanted. I don't think I would have gotten the offer without the tools James gave me. He helped me look at other areas of my life and identify themes that I needed to work on. The same things that were getting me stuck in my career were also related to other things in my life (relationships, decision making, etc.). I found James great to work with, and he does an excellent job of identifying the areas that need improvement. There is definitely no B.S. with James. He is direct and to the point. Or maybe I should say, he helped me become direct and to the point with my own career challenges. I do have an anecdote to demonstrate what James has done for me. When I was interviewing for the job offer I just received on Friday, several of my references told me that they mentioned that I was "very balanced" in their recommendation. Before I started working with James, I would not have called myself "balanced". Today, I would definitely say that. "
    Stephen Hubbard, PHD
    NYU Professor
    " James has incredible insight along with compassion and understanding for his clients. I recommend him to steer you through any business issue. He is a great team builder with an astute eye towards how to motivate each team member to best motivate the individual ."
    Leslie Wolfson
    Connect The Dots, inc
    " James is not only a superb active listener but, a highly engaging and thoughtful professional. Throughout our work he has been instrumental in helping me focus on key priorities, while serving as trusted sounding board, as I prepare to launch major changes on the personal and professional fronts. As a partner and facilitator in our coaching work, James' remarkable ability to focus on crucial goals and deftly set strategies to achieve tangible results has significantly helped me raise my level of awareness of myself and others. His insights inform my decision-making and ability to course correct when necessary and the results have been noteworthy ."
    Hector Carino
    Leadership and Team Strategist
    " James Knopf understands what it takes to help us achieve greater success in both our workplace and our personal lives. His ability to motivate his clients to take charge is very impressive. We were very fortunate to work with James as I was making some critical changes in my business and personal life. James helped me shape a clearer focus on what I wanted to achieve and I am very grateful ."
    Austin Schuster
    President / NYC Living Realty
    " James Knopf was incredibly helpful at giving me perspective and a swift kick in the rear exactly when I needed it. James worked with me through a tumultuous period and I came out the other side with a new path and new tools to accomplish my goals ."
    Sarah Sockit
    Project Developer / Sockit Projects, NYC

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