(703) 862-2925 phil@panzarellallc.com

FAQs

What is your "Why?"
  • In this chapter of my life, “as a servant-leader and life-long learner, I have a commitment to integrity and service to others empowering and energizing them to be the best they can be in mind, body, and spirit through Coaching, Mentoring, and Consulting!” My Personal Goal is “to be the best possible version of myself”!
  • “The highest destiny of an individual is to serve. “- Albert Einstein
  • “Your life and mine should be valued not by what we take…but by what we give.” Edgar Allen
Who are you?
  • I am a proven positive leader, entrepreneur, coach, team builder, trusted partner, community builder, and a faith-driven family man who is passionate about achieving my “Why.”
What elements of coaching do you focus on?
  • My focus is on Executive and Leader development, helping them navigate transition and change.
Why does a person need coaching?
  • A person identifies a need for positive change.
  • They are trying to understand or deal with business and life pressures of today’s realities of change, transition, detachment, disruption, and a lack of belonging/safety.
  • The best and brightest in various industries use coaching to avoid stagnation and grow throughout their life journey.
What is the value of coaching?
  • It is about Return on Investment (ROI), in my opinion! Does the impact of the coaching improve your condition or position in life? What is the effect on your business and personal life? Can you objectively or subjectively measure it? If so, how significant are these changes as compared to other responsibilities?
What is the difference between coaching and mentoring?
  • Coaching: The International Coaching Federation (ICF) defines coaching as partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential, particularly important in today’s uncertain and complex environment. Coaches honor the client as the expert in his or her life and work and believe every client is creative, resourceful, and whole.
  • Mentoring: Experienced, successful people answer questions and provide advice, counsel, and insights to mentees (typically of less experience) in a specific subject area or organizational setting.
What is a consultant?
  • A person who professionally provides expert advice and improves the client’s condition through applying: skills, experience, and knowledge in a specific area to correct or elevate the client’s performance.
What type of consulting does your firm provide?
  • Our firm offers strategic planning, business development (growth), and operational support. My team and I have extensive knowledge and experience in strategy, business development, and commercial and federal government marketplace operations. Since serving ten years in the military, I have had a 30-year career as a senior business executive, entrepreneur, and strategic advisor to federal and commercial business clients. I also served with nonprofit organizations helping people with special needs and transitioning veterans and their families. I bring a unique knowledge of business capture and development, professional services, client satisfaction, and IT expertise. This includes a variety of roles from CEO, CGO, COO, and SVP to Board Chair and Board member for both commercial (large and small businesses) and nonprofit entities. I have successfully founded or co-founded companies from concept to profitability with successful exits.
What are your differentiators?
  • Ability to listen and connect on a meaningful level.
  • Accessible, and will do all we can to be responsive to the needs of our clients.
  • A significant level of experience, skill, leadership, and wisdom.
  • Honesty and integrity are beyond reproach.
  • Lifelong learning, continually growing to improve.
Who are your typical clients?
  • Entrepreneurs, executives, leaders, and managers “seeking to be the best they can be” in their business and personal life (with a special place in my heart for veterans and military spouses).
  • Special emphasis on the government or Information Technology (IT) industry.