In addition to speaking and leading leadership and culture cohorts, I work privately as an Executive Coach & Advisor to senior leaders who are responsible for leading their organization and culture, who want and need to have more impact, and who’d like to do so without burning themselves out or compromising their own well-being and energetic state. Private work is highly customized to the individual and can be done as a one-off session or in partnership overtime.
Private work is offered in two formats:
Option 1: One-Time Executive 90-Minute Deep Dive
This session, designed for the individual who wants or needs just a one time session to dig in, comes with short pre-work ahead of time and can be used to:
- strategize and coach around a specific challenge, leadership, or cultural need
- explore team and culture challenges that come with remote work (or in-person) and how to navigate them
- do a leadership, presence, or culture assessment and create an action plan
- focus on burnout, building resiliency, and/or doing a major reset as needed
- prepare for an upcoming meeting, discussion, presentation, or interview
Investment: $995 (Purchase direct, right here. You will receive a link to my schedule and pre-work for our session upon receipt of payment.)
Option 2: IEP Executive Impact Intensive (Advisory & Coaching Partnership)
This 6+ month intensive is a deep dive partnership designed to help you elevate your leadership, presence, congruency, influence, and power. With this program you have a combination of sessions, fieldwork, curriculum, access to me in between sessions, and basically a partner in leadership that people generally cannot access in their normal lives. This program is an investment in time, money, energy, and grit. It requires a 6 month commitment as a baseline, an application, hunger to do the work, and payment up front to secure the space and my attention. (Clients often continue on beyond 6 months or more as they find the work valuable and with a high ROI.) Due to the care and intensity required and my commitments in other areas of this work, I hold six 6-month spots open each year. If you are interested, please complete this Entry Point Questionnaire to get us started. If it looks like I can be helpful to you, we will contact you to set up a time for a 50-minute exploratory conversation and next steps. Questions? Contact us!
My formal “about me” is here on this site. My “press page” and formal bio is right here. What’s not on those pages are my credentials, background, and why I do this work privately.
I do this work privately because I believe that 1:1 work is one of the most powerful ways to create deep and sustaining positive change, not only for YOU, but for the people you impact and your organization, family, culture, etc. One solid conscious leader can create tremendous ripple effects.
My credentials include a BS in Kinesiology (with a double in Athletic Training and Clinical Exercise), a lot of graduate work and certifications in the areas of coaching, leadership development, mediation, wellness, nutrition, intuition, energy work, relationship systems, executive coaching, health coaching, corporate coaching, assessment facilitation, physical training, and more. I’ve trained with the Arbinger Institute as both a coach and facilitator, with Co-Active Space, with CTI, as a PER-K Facilitator and Catalyst (in performance kinesiology), at Northwestern University SPS, and others. My time in training, observation, review, etc. is thousands and thousand of hours. I’ve been named a “Top 30 Guru” in organizational culture for the last 4 years. I’ve received other awards for coaching and mentoring as well. I have a lot of letters I can put after my name, and ultimately decided years ago that I’d rather have them show up in my craft and in my results and work with people as that’s what I care most about. So I don’t post them anymore and, if they’re important to you, feel free to ask!
My background includes working in corporate health and productivity (years ago), directing programs and leading physicians and their teams in health care, building my own business from the ground up (twice), creating a methodology (IEP Method®), coaching leaders from almost every industry for the last 20 years, teaching others to teach my body of work, building organizational development and training programs, teaching thousands of people this methodology, writing many many articles for online and print publications, having my own column on Inc.com for over four years, writing (and publishing) four books (and more if you count the ones that are on ice), receiving awards for my books Contagious Culture and Contagious You, speaking on stages around the world, working in a think tank with the US Navy, training educators in the IEP Method to impact more than 30K educators and their students, doing non-profit work in the areas of food security and building kids’ confidence and safety, working with law enforcement, consulting with boards, building social media platforms, interviewing on hundreds of shows and podcasts and publications, and completely rebuilding a business, team, and offerings in a pandemic.
I’m a mom to two great kids who are now in high school and college, I’ve rescued a lot of dogs (I’m on my last one now, Lynk, and just added another member to our family, “Booker” for books and because he books!), and I am relentlessly committed to my own integrity, learning, becoming, self-care, and development throughout. I’ve had great wins, great losses, I’ve loved big, I’ve had my heart broken, I’ve been married and divorced, I’ve made great business deals and “yikes!” ones, I’ve hired awesome people and fired people who I didn’t hire well, I’ve been super fit and also not, I’ve crushed goals and also been totally stuck. And I’ve created learning and found gifts in every. single. experience. All to say, I bring a lot of life experience, a lot of executive and cultural experience, a lot of industry experience, a lot of modality experience, and a lot of human experience to the table.
I lead with heart, intuition, and discernment AND I’ve learned to also back that up with strategy, action, due diligence, grit, and no BS. I’m fueled by gratitude and impact. And I hold devotion, magic, vitality, congruency, and real action as the keys to leading well, being well, and creating sustainable positive change.
Currently, I am devoted to helping people lead through this pandemic — themselves, their teams, their culture, their organizations — by showing up well, authentically, and usefully for themselves and for those they’re response-able for leading. This means addressing the often avoided topics like “leadership depression” and isolation as leaders, burnout, energetic hygiene, energetic equity, “failure,” “success,” RIF management, change management, mental health, leadership nourishment, “havingness ceilings” (aka “upper limits” work), giving tough feedback (often the intangible kind), having difficult conversations, navigating remote teaming challenges, holding their space in the negative contagions they’re confronted with (or spread) everyday, prioritizing time and energy, creating and holding accountability, leading by invitation vs. force, strategizing for outcomes, clarifying clean intentions, and more…
My style is loving and fierce, flexible and rigorous, honest and honest, and highly devoted.
I feel completely daunted by the state of the world right now and all there is to do, so my team and I do our best to stay response-ABLE (vs. responsible – big energetic difference!) and contribute where and how we can to help things go better. We donate 10%+ of our monthly profits to support food security. And as of 2021, another 10% of our proceeds are applied to our “Impact Scholarship Fund” to help fund participation in our programs for businesses and leaders who’ve been significantly impacted by the pandemic and who paying full fees for programs would be prohibitive from accessing this work. We believe that the combination of the two focus areas supports well-being and also leadership growth in the world.
Those are some “in between the lines” things about me… If you are interested in working together and we find we’re a fit and I can effectively support what you’re up to, I’d love to. Either way, I promise to bring you my best.