ABOUT LARRY SHARPE
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He provides executive coaching, consulting and training for professionals in many industries including: finance, technology, luxury and healthcare. He has coached and trained entrepreneurs and executives from dozens of companies all over the United States. He is also a professional speaker and has spoken at dozens of venues to a wide variety of audiences.
He has a varied background which began in the United States Marines. There Larry spent time in Artillery, Marine Air and Military Intelligence. He was a member of the PRP program where he held a Secret security clearance and was a multiple-award “Expert” Marksmanship Coach. As a Marine he was able to travel throughout East Asia, including Japan, South Korea, China, Hong Kong (prior to reversion to China) and the Philippines.
After almost seven years of active duty and an honorable discharge, Larry became an English teacher and Chief Instructor for a private Japanese school, the World Educational Center. In addition, he was the English Coordinator for the Japanese Government’s facility, The Okinawa International Center.
Back in the US, he started a local trucking business. Once launched, he left to work with the former NYC Police Chief, Bill Bratton, in corporate sales of pre-employment screening and background investigations, selling primarily to large public companies with a focus on the Finance industry.
After a few other sales positions, he started his second business, Prime Distribution Inc., a company that sold several manufacturers’ products into individual health food stores and franchised GNCs. He sold this business after two years and joined the sales force at WOR Radio selling ad time and radio promotions.
Larry founded Neo-Sage, his third business, in 2004 and began partnering with Improving Communications, LLC in 2010. He’s been working with top tier professionals ever since.
- a Guest Instructor at Columbia's Graduate School of Business
- a Guest Instructor at Yale University School of Management
- an Instructor for Baruch College’s Continuing & Professional Studies department