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Chad Eaves


Role and Company

President/Founder, Chad Eaves & Associates


17 years experience in small business


Lake Zurich, IL

About Chad

I have been a small business owner since 2003 and love it. My current business is one in which I coach technology professionals, business owners, and veterans. I also coach people to be effective at presentations and other forms of interpersonal communications. These are areas I coach in because of my work and life experience. Prior businesses were in IT consulting and a web software business.

I have written two books (An Entrepreneur's Carol & Achievement Alphabet), created a journal (Titan Goals Journal), speak professionally, and deliver workshops on a variety of topics. I also post articles on LinkedIn and my blog.

Prior to becoming an entrepreneur I worked as a consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers and several smaller firms. I am also a Navy veteran.

My wife and I enjoy Formula One auto racing, Gator athletics, and traveling. I am a Toastmaster in which I have won numerous club and area level competitions.

My undergraduate degree is in Agricultural & Biological Systems Engineering from the University of Florida. I have an MBA from University of Phoenix. I am also a Certified Scrum Master (Agile Project Management).

I look forward to hearing from you vets out there!

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6 days ago

Breaking into Consulting

Hi Robine, A good starting point are these four questions. 1. What skill/touralent/ do you have that people will pay...

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14 days ago

Should you apply for positions even in you are missing a couple requirements of the job announcenment?

If you are interested in the role and feel you meet most of the requirements or have something to add...

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22 days ago

Looking for advice on moving forward from a dead end job to a rewarding career

Hi Stephen, Are there any gaps or needs you could create revenue for employer? That could improve your stability there, ...

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22 days ago

The majority of my service time were in Infantry, Drill Instructor, a little time with MarSoc, and as a Senior Enlisted Advisor. I want to serve in the capacity of being a mentor/Manager of some sorts... What field am I most suited for? Thanks in advance for your much needed guidance.

Hello Adebola, Here are a couple of areas you may want to explore: - HR ( www. shrm. org) - Change...

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one month ago

What are some disqualifying behaviors or actions you have seen during the interview process?

Hello LaShonda, I recently saw an interviewee disparage ethnic groups/nationalities when talking about international work and/or travel. The...

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