Dr. Chérie Carter-Scott, MCC, known as the “Mother of Coaching,” is a pioneer in the field of Human Development and Motivation since 1974.
She started to coach and train coaches before it was a profession. She is the #1 New York Times Best Selling author of If Life Is a Game, These Are the Rules, published in 40 countries with over four millions copies sold, Transformational Life Coaching, a handbook for coaches, Negaholics: Stop Being Negative and Reclaim Your Happiness, and 14 additional titles.
She has been a frequent guest on Oprah and has appeared on numerous international media tours that include: The Today Show, CNN, and dozens of TV, radio, and print interviews. Not only is she a media personality who has worked on five continents in more than 30 countries, she currently trains coaches in Europe, Asia, and North America.
Chérie Carter-Scott, Ph.D. is the CEO of MMS Institute, LLC., a boutique firm which specializes in custom-designed personal development and professional training programs conducted by her team of highly skilled coaches. She has worked with her clients in the areas of coaching, mentoring, and coaching supervision, and she is currently being trained by the ICF headquarters to be one of their 100 pre-eminent Assessors worldwide.
She is a subject matter expert in motivation, self-esteem, customer relations, change management, communication skills, team building, coaching, mentoring, customer service, change management, Negaholics—overcoming negativity, and leadership training. Her online subscription, MMSVT.com offers intense content of 130 modules, presenting 20 online courses available 24/7.
After securing her education in theatre arts, and then conducting workshops for over four decades around the globe, she combined the two professions and developed a theatrical experience that includes her knowledge of playwriting, musical composition, with her insights of human development selecting vignettes from her masterful Inner Negotiation Workshop to create a musical titled, The Workshop.
She has been coaching change successfully for over 40 years, individually, in teams, and in Mergers and Acquisitions. Her portfolio of companies: Motivation Management Service Institute, Inc (MMS), The MMS Worldwide Institute, BV, and Management Coaching Service, LP have reached millions of people worldwide. Some of her Fortune 500 corporate clients include: KPMG, DHL, MGM Resorts, FMC, American Express, IBM, State Farm Insurance, Better Homes and Gardens Magazine, and hundreds of others.
Carter-Scott is also a wife, mother, scuba diver, and instrument-rated pilot.
…Chérie Carter-Scott’s rules for life – also known as The Ten Rules For Being Human – were referenced significantly, and initially anonymously, by Jack Canfield in Chicken Soup For The Soul, until Canfield discovered the origins. As Canfield explains in his Foreward written for If Life Is a Game, These Are the Rules, “…When we included the Rules for Being Human by ‘Anonymous’ in Chicken Soup for the Soul®, I had no idea that Chérie was the author. When I learned that she was the author of the rules I was delighted and yet not surprised…” [Read More]