Alan Samuel Cohen is a leadership, connection and communication coach. Prior to becoming a professional coach nearly a decade ago, Alan worked in public relations and human resources for over 20 years. In addition to writing his first book, “Those Difficult Talks for PR Pros: How Best to Say What Needs to be Said to Clients, Colleagues and Employees,” Alan co-founded “The Positivity Project”, an initiative intended to create global optimism in the workplace. He is currently working on the leadership team for the Braveheart Men’s Movement, and a book about connecting in a disconnected world, which will come out late 2016. Alan is also a progressive recovery coach, who helps men experience freedom from substance and process addictions, in order to achieve a greater sense of peace, purpose and connection. Alan is available for personal, executive, and team coaching, meeting facilitation, speaking engagements, workshops, and retreats. He lives in New York with his spouse and his wheaten terrier, Bueller.