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Jerry Busone is a retired Global Leadership Development Executive after 28 successful years at ADP, a Fortune 200 leader in Human Capital Mgt. Today, most people just call him “Coach”. He currently works with companies and athletes on a variety of leadership topics through his “Off the Bench Leader” series. Jerry began his career as a women’s basketball coach, going to the national tournament nine times, taking three trips to the Final Four and winning two national championships. He has coached 2 players of the year, 4 All Americans and 7 Olympians.

Jerry has his bachelor’s degree in business administration with a master’s degree in education.

After living in twelve states and traveling to five different continents, Jerry now makes his home in Pawley’s Island, SC.

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With the right content and a great delivery, an extensive training program can change the future of an entire organization. Jerry Busone has done just that – see what he can do for you.

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Those who come off the bench can determine a win or lose outcome. But it is not just the person waiting to play who has to be ready to come off the bench. Every leader must practice off the bench leadership, taking their place alongside their team to achieve first-place results.

Off the Bench Leadership provides emerging and established leaders powerful and proven keys to make the most of the present and prepare for a successful future.

Learn how to own your destiny, find the best people, effectively thank and recognize others, hold yourself and others accountable, never stop improving, call the right plays at the right time, and much more.

Join Coach Jerry as he shows you how to be a little better than your best each day. Get off the bench and help your team win.




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“There is no doubt that our minds prefer stories to facts, yet many presenters ignore this approach and push forward with their lackluster presentations. Jerry Busone understands his audience and engages them immediately and often with masterful storytelling ability. Drawing upon his wealth of business, coaching, and leadership experience he consistently captivates and engages the crowd.”

Chris Cassarino, Director of Leadership Development

“Coach Jerry gave an EPIC performance! Nothing but compliments and love from our team. I want to thank him for making this sales kick-off special. I think he was a HUGE part of it!!”

Jeffrey Klenner, President, Evotech

“Jerry’s approach to leading teams and inspiring people to reach their full potential transcends both the locker room and the boardroom, and really hits home in the living room. Jerry is a “people coach” who has personally brought out the best in me as an athlete, a businessman, and a father. Inspiring words from a proven leader.”

Ken Powell, CMO, Operations Executive, Cerberus Capital Management

“Jerry Busone has mastered the art and science of bringing out the best in people, and now he is sharing the recipe for his secret sauce. His practical, engaging style does for the reader what Jerry does for all of us: creates a simple path forward to little changes that deliver big results.”

Amy Crawford Stewart, Senior Vice President, The Marcus Buckingham Company

Jerry is a professional member of the National Speakers Association.