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We believe in singing
We believe life is a fun adventure
We believe in charity
We believe in quality connections, real talk
We believe your purpose should be acted out
We believe in creativity
We believe technology should help you and if not get rid of it
We believe in pushing away old boundaries and creating new ones
We believe the world should be explored
We believe history leaves a ton of clues and learn from them
We believe in doing what we preach
We believe in audacious goals
We believe you can build your rocket ship while you’re flying it
We believe in asking for forgiveness when we screw up
We believe in a higher power and connecting with HIM daily
We believe if you connect with your God, you are way ahead of others even if your version is different than mine
We believe in being intentional
We believe your language matters on your schedule
We believe in owning the course of your life
We believe Mondays are as good as any other day
We believe in getting up at the same time 7 days a week
We believe in having less – but better – stuff
We believe the thing that scares you the most is exactly what you should most be doing
We believe what you are doing is valuable
We believe you can do big things by your definition, not societies
We believe life is too short for cheap scotch
We believe your purpose is a feeling, not a thing
We believe in good food, good wine, and good conversation

Chad E. Cooper, MBA – Brighton, MI USA

Chad is a coach leading a life of example, retired at 35 years old, he coaches and mentors across several fields in order to inspire others to grasp their dreams and execute with passion. Chad is Owner of Factive Nautics Coaching and a Platinum/Master Coach for the Robbins Research International organization (defined purposeful coaching with clear direction).

Leadership From the Front

Time Management Expertise

Chad is author of Time Isn’t the Problem, You Are: Four Strategies to Transform Stress into Success and coach to many of the highly successful powerhouses in the world. Whether you are a CEO, uber-wealthy entrepreneur, extraordinary household chairman, or professional athlete working to balance it all, he builds your skills to maximize the experiences you want to emphasize in a week rather than living in the effects of others demands. A practitioner of time management for over 25 years; learned from the best-of-the-best to find the jewels in each processes and leave out the junk and shortfalls; Chad created his own spectacularly successful formula allowing you will be the creator and cause of your future and no longer experience a week of “have to’s”. While you are the problem, you are also the solution! Master the game of time through his exceptionally simple strategies. Imagine a lifetime of scheduling experiences where you go where you want to go and doing the activities you say you want your life to be about!


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Masculine/Feminine Energy

Desiring to ensure his marriage was a positive template of character for his children and living to a standard of a true present man for his wife, Chad took on the deep work of discovering what is means to be a man in today’s world; and how to support his amazing bride. Through years of working with some of the best-of-the-best in the industry and persistence to incorporate new knowledge and the courage to remove the characteristics not serving him, Chad is now leading other men to take up the mission of becoming a Real Man and being enough for himself and his wife. Balancing this with the other roles in his life, he is able to achieve his missions and chooses to be free in their pursuit. Helping men and women around the world to understand how masculine and feminine energy affects and support their ability for compatibility, presence, love, truth, and freedom, Chad is creating a new path of prosperity for the future of our relationships and a template for our children.



Financial Acumen

Chad is registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as a registered broker and license holder of several investment and financial licenses. Retired from Microsoft at a young age, he knows what it takes to become financially independent. Serving an appointed role through local and state government, Mr. Cooper is a member of the City of Brighton Local Development Financing Authority as well as the Financial Budget Sub-committee, leading municipalities in the State of Michigan into financial prosperity. As a business owner and property owner of housing within multi-story, multi-building complex’s he understands business operations leading to financial profits.



An Executive with Diverse Industry and Functional Experience

During his corporate world experience, As an ITIL Master certified practitioner, Mr. Cooper was an advisor to CXO executives in Fortune 500 companies advising IT Operational service design, operation, and strategy on how to position and define services as strategic assets. His accomplishments in the IT industry and throughout his final years landed consistent bottom line results as acknowledged through Gold Club Sales Award, Healthcare Great People Great Performance Award and Top Contributor Award.



An Athlete

As a former multi-major sponsored triathlete, Chad competed on the Ironman race circuit and consistently ranked in the top 10% of his bracket nationally. Offered a tryout for the U.S. Ski Team, Chad has an accomplished background in what it takes to perform on the highest levels of athletics and now coaches’ professional and aspiring athletes from venues such as the NHL, MLB, USAT, and Cyclo-cross fields.



Successful Leadership Background

  • Published Author Multimedia Products & Expert in Time Management
  • Business Owner – Professional Life Coaching practice
    United States Marine Corps – Marine of the Year, Marine of the Quarter
  • Board member of Michigan Municipal League Legislative Governance Committee
  • Board member of Michigan Municipal League Energy and Technology Committee
  • Vice Chairman South East Livingston County Recreational Authority
  • Mayor Pro-Tem City of Brighton (2nd Four Year Term)
  • City of Brighton Local Development Financing Authority
  • Board member – City of Brighton Zoning Board Commission
  • City of Brighton Finance Sub-Committee Board member
    Mentor to University of Michigan students (Young Life College program)
  • Faith Based Background
  • Deacon – First Presbyterian Church of Brighton
  • Stephen Ministry Leader
  • Mission Purpose Team Leader
  • Missionary Leader

“Nothing in the world can take the place of Persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.” – Calvin Coolidge




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