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Stuck On Start Coaching provides entrepreneurs and small business owners with customized offerings that increase both their personal and professional growth. We work with our clients to refine their talents, focus their efforts, and guide their decisions to ensure that they and their business are successful. In the past, many entrepreneurs and small business owners could not afford or gain access to top-quality business coaching. Minding The Gap™ Business Coaching was specifically designed to be an affordable and accessible solution tailored to the needs of entrepreneurs and small business owners.


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"Curtis you are a great coach. I really appreciate your candor. You are good at finding out what words and tools will resonate with a person: I feel the tools/practices you suggested to me were purposefully and thoughtfully selected for me based on what my own challenges were. Very effective. Thank you for pushing me!"

Atlanta, GA

"I've had coaches in the past and I appreciated Curtis' honest and direct conversations. He consistently gave me things to think about to help me improve on my goals. I'm not sure there was anything that could have yielded better results."

New York, NY

"Curtis was a fantastic coach that was instrumental in providing feedback and a new perspective on my current career and job. Curtis was exceptional in coaching me through sensitive topics. I think one thing I still need to work on is to be more proactive with asking for guidance and feedback."

Philadelphia, PA

"Curtis was great. I was able to be open and honest in a way that is difficult for me. Curtis made me feel comfortable enough to say what I was thinking and know that he was not judging me, but was attempting to get me to see the bigger picture and how I can grow my career and chase my success instead of waiting for it to arrive."

Atlanta, GA

"I initially didn’t understand or comprehend the need for a career coach. Curtis gets it! I found balance in my work and home life. I was required to make a very difficult decision on my career and family. Because of his help, I am now enjoying the most rewarding and productive period I've ever had in my career."

Philadelphia, PA

"Working with Dr. Odom was the best decision I’ve made in my career. His pragmatic and real-life knowledge of the corporate world was instrumental in helping me to manage up with a very difficult leader. Together we designed a strategy to eliminate a few huge organizational cultural roadblocks and navigate through the executive levels."

Houston, TX

Dr. Curtis Odom, PCC

Dr. Curtis Odom, PCC is the Managing Partner at Stuck On Start Coaching in Boston, Leader of the Coaching, Mentoring & Sponsorship Institute at The Conference Board, and a Senior Council Member at the Forbes Coaches Council. Curtis is an entrepreneur, business owner, best-selling author, certified professional coach, and former Fortune 100 executive who teaches, consults, and coaches from his experience of getting results.

His clients hire him for his depth of business knowledge to motivate, educate and inspire aspiring and current entrepreneurs to achieve a higher level of success, professionally and personally. Curtis aligns business owners actions to their vision and future growth of their organization, and supports them in the execution of strategies and tactics while they gain critical knowledge necessary for business success.

In addition to leading Stuck On Start Coaching, Curtis balances his time with being a husband, father, certified sommelier, golfer, and an Associate Teaching Professor in the D'Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University in Boston. His passion for learning allows him to fully enjoy his teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Prior to his industry and academic careers, Curtis served on active duty for 10 years in the United States Navy which included being deployed during Operation Desert Storm.

Curtis’ articles, interviews, blog postings, and excerpts from his published books have been featured online in Entrepreneur, Inc.,, Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, CNBC, Ebony, The Globe and Mail, Training Magazine, and in numerous other print and online publications.

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