About Coach Jerry

Proven Leader, Coach, Facilitator, Keynote speaker and Author

“I love getting up in the morning. I believe you give a little bit better than your best effort every day. As a coach you win games one possession at a time. As a leader you win people over one conversation at time.”

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’s career in business includes turning around and building up struggling teams, and winning twelve performance awards in fifteen years as a leader. He helped build the global leader development program for ADP, and spent 9 years developing emerging, new and tenured leaders . He also has run the Leader Classroom Experience, a blended approach to learning . His action-based experiential learning style is a perfect fit for both today and tomorrow’s workplaces. His main focus is on perfecting the conversations that leaders and individuals have everyday with their associates and friends. He believes in the fierce philosophy that relationships and successes are created one conversation at a time. He drives people to do something different and strive for extraordinary, and delivers sustainable results wherever he speaks.

“I love getting up in the morning. I aspire to make every day count. Life is short, and taking advantage of the numerous moments that come your way is key to a full life experience while on this planet.”

“I have had the unique pleasure to work and succeed in multiple businesses, gain global experience, coach a championship basketball team and become a high producing leader.”

“The Universities I’ve worked at and ADP supported and fulfilled many of my goals both professionally and personally. The opportunities to develop and succeed are endless and I am a life long learner.. Today I want to make a difference for clients, companies and people.  I strive the share the culture I loved at ADP… I lived at ADP.”  Turning peoples and companies talents into sustainable high performance is what I do best.”

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.

Call me today at +603.327.7259 or Email me at: jbusone@mac.com

Jerry’s certifications include:

  • Marcus Buckingham Standout
  • Emotional Intelligence 2.0 – Talent Smart
  • Miller Heiman Selling
  • ICCU Coach
  • Ken Blanchard’s Situational Leadership
  • Covey’s 5 Choices to Extraordinary Productivity
  • Certified Coach for Gallup’s Strengths Finder
  • Crucial Conversations
  • Dale Carnegie Sales Leadership
  • Franklin Covey’s Time Management Keynote and Motivational Speaking
  • Sales Negotiations Strategies
  • Leadership Development, Pipeline Management, and Succession Planning