Are you one of the 84% of individuals that want to change their job this year?
Do you feel you career is stuck in a rut?

Everyone at some time or another has been thrown a curveball that we need help handling. These curveballs could be a relationship issue, change or loss of a job, severe illness, loss of motivation or focus, or changes in the family or friends.
Upward Mentoring & Coaching can help You!
Take Control.
Upward MC specializes in helping you create goals and a life plan that helps you to live the life YOU want to Live. ​ We will be here from the beginning to the implementing and victory of acheiving your goals to help make your life plan a reality!
Discover Your Greatest Self.
Upward MC uses the DISC Personality Profile and many other personal exercises to help you discover your inner desires and the most effective plan of action to make those desires become reality. ​ Upward MC will help you put your dreams, desires, and visions in writing. Then through empowerment exercises will inspire you to bring those words to living reality in your life!
Stop Talking. Start Living.
We all talk about making changes to our lives and behaviors to improve our lives. However, many of us just talk without taking action on the talk. ​ It's time that you should "stop talking" and "take actions" to "start living" and make "positive changes" to be "more successful" and "START LIVING" the life you want to live. ​
Take Back Your Life
Today is the day for you to make the commitment of "taking action" to take back your life!
Contact UpwardMC now to begin the path to your dream lifestyle!Book an appointment using SetMore

About Us

Upward MC and Terry Burgess wants YOU to be successful and continue moving ever upward. They commit themselves to helping empower YOU to create an individualized plan of action, inspire you to commit to take action, and continue supporting your efforts until you succeed at reaching your goals.

We are experienced in time manangement, goal development, career services, leadership skill and communcation skill development.
Life Coaching and Planning
Individual & Group Life Coaching/Planning

Group Workshops & Seminars

Telecourses & Online Video Conferences
Career Coaching
Individual Career Coaching

Resume Creation/Revision
and Mock Interview Coaching

Soft Skills Training

Career Transition Coaching

Job Loss & Search Coaching
Corporate Services
Group & Indvidual Coaching

Personalized Leadership
and Team Building Seminars

Soft Skills Training Seminars
Our firm is committed to meeting your needs in a personable and private manner. We know what it takes to accomplish the most delicate of tasks in today's environment.

Please book a free 30 minute introduction and evaluation of how we can help you!
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"Terry truely listens to my desires and dreams. He has inspired me to move beyond dreaming and helping me to 'take action' to make my dreams come true."
Mary C. - Paducah, KY

"I have known Terry for over 20 years. I have never met a person who gives more of himself to make you want to do more and succeed in life."
William S. - Louisville, KY

"Terry is one of the most positive and supportive indvidual Ihave met in my life. He always makes time to ensure that I am on my path to success.
Reginald C. - Paris, TN

If you are ready to make a change, Terry is the person who will do everything to help you make it happen! ​
Keith W - Clarksville, TN

Livin’ The Upward Life Blog

August 11, 2017

You’re Fired: Now What?

By: Terry Burgess, Career and Personal Leadership Coach “You’re Fired.” These two little words are powerful words that invoke a

August 4, 2017

Three Key Tips to Help You Get the Interview and Job You Want

By: Terry Burgess, Career and Personal Leadership Coach The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that at the end of May

July 25, 2017

Microchips are for pets, not employees

By: Terry Burgess, Career and Personal Leadership Coach, Upward MC I was reading my daily news feed and found the

July 5, 2017

Stress – Everyone has it. However, You Can Conquer It Before It Conquers You!

Stress… The mere thought of the word makes some individuals tense up. Stress is the body’s response to change. Everyone

March 6, 2017

Daily Reading Can Lead You to Riches and Success

Tom Corley, the author of “Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals” finds that “rich people” those with

February 13, 2017

Social Business Networking: 3 Tips for Building Your Personal Business Tribe

By: Terry Burgess, Owner and Career/Executive Leadership Coach, Upward MC “Today’s most valuable currency is social capital, defined as the

February 6, 2017

Escaping in Life’s Hamster Wheel: 3 Tips to overcome the negativity of being stuck.

Every person that I know or have talked to has had a period in their life when they feel like

January 30, 2017

Do I need a coach or mentor?

There was a time in my younger years where I thought why do I need a coach or mentor.  I

January 23, 2017

Resume Resolutions and Revisions: Start 2017 off to be resume ready for the next job opportunity!

The new year has already started and many of us sat new resolutions or goals.  Some have maintained progress toward

July 25, 2016

4 Keys to Personal Success

We all want success in all the different areas of our lives.  I want to share with you today a