Alan Eagle is an executive communications and leadership coach, helping companies shape, achieve, and tell their stories, and the founder of the TDC Network, a non-profit providing executive coaching to social impact leaders. He spent 16 years as a Managing Director of Executive Communications at Google, where he helped executives and sales leaders tell their stories to clients, partners, employees, and the public. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Dartmouth College and an MBA from The Wharton School.
Alan is the co-author of the books How Google Works, Trillion Dollar Coach, and the forthcoming Learned Excellence, and the author, all by himself, of seven letters-to-the-editor published in Sports Illustrated. He has never won the New Yorker Caption Contest.
What inspires you?
Interesting, energetic, curious, adventurous, entrepreneurial people.
What relationship has been most influential in your life?
Obvious answer: my children, wife, and friends! Learning how to manage the balance of parent and friendship with my children as they launch into young adulthood and bring others into their lives. Discovering the depth of my relationship with my wife. Valuing a small group of lifelong friendships with men who are my brothers.