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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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4 months ago

How would I get the attention of a medical supply manufacturer interested in my patent

Hello Faith, Have you explored any incubators? There are those that specifically focus on health care. Here in Chicago the...

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6 months ago

I feel like a terrible employee

Hello Robert, Regarding balance, there is none. It's a fallacy. At different points in life something will demand your time...

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6 months 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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7 months 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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7 months 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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