We had the good fortune of connecting with Tyler Wooten and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Tyler, what do you want people to remember about you?
That I gave my life away to others because they were worth it. That I always made sure that people knew how incredible they truly were. That I was always driven by kindness, integrity, empathy, zeal, vision, faith, and contribution. That I was a leader of valor that led others closer to their individual purposes.
I want to live in such a way that my life consistently inspires others to go after what’s in their hearts. That what they see within might just be possible.
More than anything, I want my wife and son to know me as a man who always did the right thing no matter how hard it might have been. That they knew they were loved by my words and actions.
All in all, I just want to do my part for a brighter future.
Alright, so for those in our community who might not be familiar with your business, can you tell us more?
I just celebrated 12 years working in the leadership and mentoring arena. I remember when I first began, I had the assumption that leadership would be full of friendship, mentorship, applause, and training. Little did I know, this was not the case immediately. In my situation, frankly, I quickly experienced the opposite. I felt isolated, overlooked, and under-trained. This left me feeling inadequate and insecure. I know how important it is for leaders to have that person in their corner cheering them on and coaching them along the way. I, then, had a few mentors step into my life and it changed everything.
Over my career, I began to dream of a way to serve others in leadership. My company was a dream in my heart, on the whiteboard, and scattered through many memo-pads for years. Finally when I knew it was time, I launched Valor Coaching Agency.
We have the tremendous honor of coaching others to be courageous and confident professionally, as well as disciplined and organized personally. As a result, they live with a greater sense of fulfillment all-around.
Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
Easy. I’d spend a night viewing the city from the roof of HG SPLY Co. to get them acquainted followed by coffee off Greenville at Mudsmith. The next day we’d brunch at Whistlebritches, then trek over for coffee at Houndstooth off Sylvan/30. We would spend some time at Beto & Sons for lunch then shop at Northpark. Easily head over to the 121 area and over the next few days hang at Legacy West, Mexican Sugar for lunch, Fogo for dinner, Shops at Legacy, Grandscape, back downtown to Klyde Warren, dinner at Happiest Hour, and so many more to list. Dallas kid for life.
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
This is dedicated to my wife and son for their endless support. They are my ‘why’. I’d also love to honor and thank my Assistant, Lea, for all that she brings to our lives.
Jenny Johnson of Waking Starlight