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  Berni Xiong  
Career Coach, Shin Kicking Life Spark
Xiong Consulting
Milwaukee, WI
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Berni Xiong is The Shin Kicking Life Spark, a coach, strategy consultant, speaker and author dedicated to helping professionals brave through the barriers that hold them back from the life and work they would rather have.

In working with her over a few hours to several months, Berni’s clients have gotten promoted, landed their dream jobs, started new companies, and grown their businesses to a whole new level. She has helped many clients with career transition, professional development, personal and professional branding, sales and marketing strategies as well as building relationship-based networks. 

Berni currently resides in the Madison area as a digital entrepreneur, coaching clients virtually anywhere there is Internet or a phone. She has coached and instructed at the UW-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education since 2009. When she's not kicking shins, she writes about her journey from corporate to coaching at

Berni holds a master’s degree in business administration and graduated with high distinction from Cardinal Stritch University as a member of Delta Mu Delta, an international honor society in business.

She also holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a specialty in marketing from UW-Milwaukee. 

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