Clay S. Nelson, Founder/President
Over the years, Clay Nelson’s clients have found unique ways to describe him and the work he does, but simply put, Clay is a leadership development specialist and an executive mentor. He’s also the founder of Clay Nelson Life Balance, which empowers leaders to reach their greatest potential in both their professional and personal lives. As an experienced entrepreneur and executive mentor, Clay’s 40+ years of experience enable him to relate to the work-life issues that business leaders and executives deal with every day.
The core of Clay’s executive development philosophy revolves around work-life balance and accountability for learning, growing, and then empowering others. With this philosophy as his foundation, Clay provides leaders and their teams with business and executive coaching, leadership development, team building, mediation, facilitation, planning, system analyses, and seminar leadership.
Clay’s sense of energy is contagious. Not only will you laugh during his workshops and coaching sessions, but you’ll also learn to incorporate that joy into your everyday life. Clay Nelson Life Balance proves that it’s easier and more profitable to incorporate fun into work.
Clay "created Clay Nelson Life Balance to focus on what [he] saw was a deeper need; helping people and companies fulfill their potential; maximize profits; make themselves, their clients, and their families happier; and have a lot of fun in the process." He knows the elements that make a business successful and uses his savvy intuition and uncanny ability to see into the heart of his clients to help them realize who they are, what’s stopping them from achieving the success they’re looking for, and how to create the action plan necessary to get what they say they want in any aspect of their work and personal life.
In addition to being a leadership development specialist and executive mentor, Clay is also:
- Co-Author of The Change 7: Insights into Self Empowerment with personal development powerhouses, Jim Britt and Jim Lutes
- Author of the new book, Moving You Forward: One Thought at a Time; two eBooks, The Balanced Life and the new Keep Your Life Moving Forward; several workbook guides on Business Planning, Marketing, and Personal and Business Accountability; and three educational CD series, Getting Started, Taking Care of Me, and Building Your Future; in addition to many podcasts, videos, and an inspirational, weekly blog.
- A recurring speaker at many national education events and conferences, as well as private corporate retreats for companies such as Donley's Inc. and conferences including: World of Concrete, International Builders Show, Remodeling Show, and International Pool Spa Patio Expo
Clay resides in Bozeman, Montana.