Eli Shur is the coach and the founder of Elemental Coaching & Consulting. Eli is a thought leader, influencer, visionary, and successful entrepreneur. Eli Shur, Coach and the Founder of Elemental Coaching provides the leadership and energy that has inspired the creation of his firm. Eli Shur joins other leading Entrepreneurs taking part in our Leader Roundtable Interview Series. The DotCom Magazine editorial team is delighted to have Eli join us for our Leader Roundtable Interview.
Eli Shur is an expert career coach and the founder of Elemental Coaching & Consulting. Through this company, he gives comprehensive leadership training, health, and wellness training. He also offers business, career, and life coaching services. Eli’s key strength is in his over 30 years of work in the field of human potential. He also has the requisite industry credentials for the job. He is an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) from IFC. He is also certified by the National Board Certification for Health & Wellness Coaching (NBC-HWC) and has a Board Certified Coach (BCC) certification from CCE. Eli is also an ACE certified behavior change specialist, and also doubles up as a certified fitness trainer. Besides his many certifications, Eli’s success can be attributed to his strong belief in continuous self-improvement. In the spirit of self-improvement, Eli is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in psychology at Grand Canyon University, majoring in performance psychology – thriving and resilience. Outside of his work commitments, Eli loves giving back to society. He is the current president of ICF Columbus, a non-profit chapter affiliated to the International Coach Federation. His other works of charity include volunteer work at a martial arts school. In his personal time, Eli loves meditating, reading, hiking, bowling, and personal development.
Let's start by telling us about your business.
Elemental Coaching & Consulting is a self-improvement consultancy both for business leaders and anyone who wants to improve their lives.
Q: Please tell us how you make sure your customers will become raving fans of your company?
I always strive to understand my customers’ needs comprehensively before offering any kind of help. This way, I can meet and beat my clients’ expectations.
Q: Please tell us the one thing that separates your business from the competition?
I am very passionate about what I do and customers can feel it. For me, service comes first, and money second.
Q: And to finish this section, please tell us what is the one major key to your company’s success?
I strive to always deliver beyond a client’s requests.
Q: For our readers just starting to build a company, what advice can you give entrepreneurs just starting out with a new venture?
Money should not be the primary motivator when starting a business. Find something you are passionate about, serve customers well, and money will follow.
Q: For entrepreneurs seeking to build a business as successful as yours, what one big piece of advice can you give them when times get a little challenging?
Hang in there even when times are tough. As long as the business fundamentals are right, things will eventually get better.
Q: In today’s fast-changing business environment, how do you stay abreast of things?
I have strong industry networks that help me stay up to date on industry trends.
Q: What is your “Why”? In one sentence, why do you get up in the morning?
Every day is a gift, live it in the best way possible.
Q: In one sentence, what is the most important thing one has to do to be a great leader?
Be humble, and be ready to serve others.
Q: In one sentence, describe how important your customers are to your business?
Without my customers, I would have no business to run.
Q: In one sentence, describe a positive way that technology can make the world a better place?
It can cut the costs of critical social services such as healthcare for the poor.
Q: In one sentence, tell us how something positive to motivate our readers?
As long as you are moving in the right direction, you will reach your destination regardless of the speed.
Q: In one sentence, tell us how you start your day to get ready?
I start my day by meditating, and some cardio workout.
Q: In one sentence, describe how you handle rejection and setbacks?
I meditate and let it pass.
Q: In one sentence, describe what your hiring philosophy is?
I only hire the best brains for the job.
Q: In one sentence, describe how you keep your sanity in a competitive business environment?
I always meditate whenever I find myself in a stressful situation.
Eli Shur , thank you so much for participating in the DotCom Magazine Leader Roundtable Interview Series. We appreciate you participating in this important roundtable interview series, and helping our readers learn more about what it takes to build a great company and become a great leader. We wish you, your family, and of course Elemental Coaching & Consulting, nothing but the best.