New ActionCOACH Program Targets Business Success

Westport, CT, April 08, 2010 --( ActionCOACH of Connecticut, part of the world’s largest business coaching network, is conducting Sounding Board, a unique, new small business strategies, advisory and networking group to help small business people and professionals grow and increase profitability. It will meet Tuesday, April 20, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., at ActionCOACH, 1175 Post Road East, Westport. Light breakfast provided. There is no charge to attend the first meeting, but attendance is limited and reservations must be made by calling 203 210.7003 or emailing

Sounding Board is a group of like-minded business owners who meet monthly to work on new business strategies and ideas with a Certified Action Business Coach. Sessions covers topics such as how to:

-Find more prospects and convert more to customers
-Create and implement a business plan to reach your goals
-Measure and manage your company’s performance
-Build a business that runs successfully without your constant involvement

Sounding Board members learn Power Team networking techniques to generate more and better leads. Additionally Sounding Board gives business owners the opportunity to exchange experiences and form strategic alliances with each other. Sounding Board membership includes attendance at ActionCOACH full day Quarterly Business Planning Workshops. Ongoing Sounding Board membership is less than $210 a month.

Of his experience with ActionCOACH, James Judge, owner of Cambridge Marketing Solutions, says: “ActionCOACH has guided us to put the systems in place that have increased profits and positioned us for growth. If you are serious about growing your business and your profits, you need to speak with the ActionCOACH."

Sounding Board will be led by successful businessmen and Certified Action Business Coaches Jim Malski and Josh Slavitt.

Malski ( began his career as a CPA with PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Since then he has bought and sold 16 businesses and held a number of senior management positions, including president, COO, CFO, controller, and coached entrepreneurs on how to profitably grow their organizations through proven financial and business-development practices.

An international speaker and trainer, Malski is the founder of Westport-based ActionCOACH of Connecticut, repeatedly named one of the top ActionCOACH offices in the world. ActionCOACH of Connecticut is among the largest of the network’s offices in the U.S. He is the author of a number of published columns on business leadership topics.

Slavitt ( has had a highly successful 25-year business career. At the Philip Morris family of companies, which includes Kraft and Miller Brewing, he created and implemented programs that netted more than $600 million. Slavitt also selected and supervised more than 130 employees and consulting firms. Many of the employees he mentored have advanced to successful careers with major corporations. Slavitt’s LinkedIn information is at

ActionCOACH has more than 1200 offices in 26 countries. Its coaches work with business owners, executives and professionals using ActionCOACH proprietary business development methods to systematically and consistently grow their profits, free up their time and build winning teams.

For more information about ActionCOACH’s programs and business leadership materials, call 203 210.7003 or visit The firm’s blog is at

ActionCOACH of CT
Jim Malski
203 210 7003