FAQ

What is Gazelles International?

Gazelles International is a worldwide, premiere coaching association composed of independent, executive business coaches who assist growth companies with the development of the Gazelles One-Page Strategic Plan and implementation of the Four Decisions, based on the book Mastering the Rockefeller Habits. Gazelles International’s professional coaches currently serve clients on six continents.

Gazelles International Coaches focus primarily on the development of chief executives and their executive teams of $1MM to $250MM growth companies and business units using the Four Decisions™ as the framework for growth. Founded in 2001 by Verne Harnish, author of Mastering the Rockefeller Habits: What You Must Do to Increase the Value of Your Growing Firm, Gazelles International has successfully grown under the leadership of Ron Huntington, coach emeritus (past president), and Keith Cupp, current president and head coach of Gazelles International.

Today, Gazelles International continues to expand as it fulfills its promise to offer the best education, best partnerships, and best practices to the top business coaches in the world.

Please see the About Us section for more information on what and who Gazelles International is and its purpose.

Who are Gazelles International Coaches?

Gazelles International Coaches are many of the most experienced, most effective executive coaches in the world. These independent executive coaching and management consulting individuals and firms support growing companies and business units across the globe.

Gazelles International Coaches, as part of this worldwide, premiere association, have access to the best education through various trainings, webinars and conferences; strong, relevant business partnerships; and innovative and effective best practices; as well as the exceptional Gazelles International community of top business coaches.

Please see the About Us section for more information on Gazelles International Coaches.

How can I find a Gazelles International Coach near me?

You can use our Locate a Coach search feature to locate a certified Gazelles International Coach in your area. You can also use the Locate a Coach section to browse through our complete list of Gazelles International Coaches.

What benefits do Gazelles International Coaches receive?

Our coaches receive exposure to the best professional development and executive education available today as well as best partnerships and best practices. Gazelles International Coaches receive benefits such as paid registration to our summits, networking and education opportunities, access to our industry-leading business partners, and more!

You can find all the benefits our coaches receive listed in our Become a Coach section.

How do I qualify as a Gazelles International Coach?

We have listed the qualifications we look for in potential coaches in our Become a Coach section of our website. Overall, we are looking for experienced, motivated coaches with strong character and integrity who wish to engage with the Gazelles International community and learn and grow with us!

How do I apply to become a coach?

Please see the Become a Coach section for more information on the application and acceptance process to becoming a Gazelles International Coach. Thank you for your interest!

What does it cost to be a Gazelles International Coach?

To join Gazelles International, each selected new coaching firm or individual pays a one-time initiation fee of $3,000.00 USD (North America). If you are located outside North America the initiation fee may be less, based on your country’s economy. Coaches also pay quarterly dues of $1000 USD per quarter.

The Initiation Fee covers the costs of administering the set-up of membership in the Gazelles International Coaching Association, as well as receiving our New Coaches Fast Start package, which includes a copy of the Rockefeller Habits program CD and DVD for training purposes.

The Quarterly Dues cover the costs of items such as ongoing association, monthly networking conference calls and webinars, Summit attendance, GICoaches.com access, among others.

If you’d like a further breakdown of pricing and benefits please visit our Become a Coach section for details.

What can I expect from Gazelles International as a coach?

Our brand promise to our coaches is clear: the best education, the best tools, and the best community. Please view our Brand Promise page for more information.

What if I have more questions?

If you have questions about Gazelles International or becoming a Gazelles International Coach, please contact Jean Carpenter, Gazelles International coaches services, at jean@gazelles.com. You can also reach out to Keith Cupp, president and head coach of the Gazelles International community via the Gazelles International group on LinkedIn.