Howard Miller teaches and coaches skills to new & seasoned managers, entrepreneurs and executives. He is one the faculty of AMA (American Management Association) and teaches courses in the management curriculum including Skills for New Managers, Increasing Managerial Effectiveness, Making the Transition from Staff to Supervisor, and Successfully Managing People. Topics include delegation and motivation methodologies, conflict, how to deal with difficult people, understanding values and behavior, feedback and listening skills.
Howard’s recent webinar for hr.com “Coaching Skills for HR,” drew over 700 participants.
Howard is certified with tools such as Situational Leadership II, Myers Briggs Type Instrument (MBTI) and DiSC.
Clients include mid-range to large companies, both corporate and nonprofit, such as the IRS, Blue Cross Blue Shield, IBM, state government, public school districts, and non profit organizations. Howard also does executive and business coaching with the Ken Blanchard organization.
Howard is the author of two books; The Manager Trap: 13 ½ Pitfalls to Avoid which showcases common traps and pitfalls managers face (including using a 4 letter word beginning with F that they should avoid!) and You’re Full of Shift, which contains short stories that demonstrate shifting difficult situations to opportunities.
Howard has been on the boards of the National Speakers Association Northern California Chapter, ASTD (American Society of Trainers and Developers) and Golden Gate Business Association. He was a Big Brother for seven years and volunteered for San Francisco Suicide Prevention. Howard has a Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude, from the State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY, a Certificate in Training and Human Resource Development from University of California, Berkeley, and graduated from the Coaches Training Institute (CTI) in San Rafael, California.