Coaching


Forge Your Path

Discover your dream.

Develop a strategy. 

Determine your future.

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Coaching


Forge Your Path

Discover your dream.

Develop a strategy. 

Determine your future.

About Life Coaching

Coaching is the most popular tool that successful people use to live outstanding lives. The best musicians have vocal coaches, and winning athletes train with coaches. Truly successful people know when to seek professional coaching. Like vocal coaches and athletic trainers, life coaches work with clients to prepare them for successhelping clients to identify what they want personally and professionally, and supporting them in achieving a life they love. Working with a coach offers a path to a balanced, joyful and invigorating life by developing focus and encouraging action in every area of your life.

What to Expect

  • Identify your personal and professional goals
  • Learn how to fully maximize your skills and talents
  • Find the best environment for your communication style
  • Get the push you need to identify and overcome obstacles
  • Gain insight from a fresh perspective
  • Build a strategy to achieve your goals
  • Engage your community with confidence
  • Become an even more successful leader

Michele's Clients

Michele coaches professionals who find themselves in the middle of planned or unexpected transition to reduce stress and disruption and increase satisfaction in their changing season.  She works with individuals and teams who are cultivating a higher, more challenging goal of becoming people of purpose and gratitude. 

 

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Statistics


Statistics


77%

IMPROVEMENT IN RELATIONSHIPS

6x

RETURN ON INVESTMENT

67%

IMPROVEMENT IN TEAMWORK

*Facts from Manchester Consulting Group analysis of coaching in Fortune 500 companies

Bio


 

 

Bio


 

 

michele
Michele is gifted as a leader. She knows how to work with people’s strengths and limitations in a way that maximizes their effectiveness. Michele displays a high capacity and passion for developing leaders, both as a personal mentor and by creating effective systems.
— Joel Lowry

The Guru


Michele is a retired pastor with over 20 years of experience in all facets of leadership development, building inspirational communities and personal growth.

She is a certified coach with 48 Days. In addition she is trained in Behavioral Analysis with the DISC profile, the leading personal assessment tool to improve work productivity, teamwork and communication.

She coaches successful, resourceful individuals and teams in transition to understand their unique design and translate that into a meaningful, purposeful life. With a BA degree in Psychology from Howard Payne University and a MA in Marriage and Family Counseling from Southwestern Seminary, Michele has been able to combine her formal education with her passion for seeing people succeed in order to help clients manifest their best life.

She is a native Texan who loves the Hill Country. She enjoys reading while sipping on a glass of ice-cold mint tea. Her oldest son works and lives in downtown Austin and her youngest son works as an instrument tech for an oil firm in New Mexico. She loves living in community, even when it's messy, and is currently establishing a new community in North Texas.

 

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Programs


Programs


EXPLORE

for those pursuing excellence

Personal development is a lifelong process.  Take time to assess your skills and qualities. Consider what you desire and set aim on your goals. Create a growth plan that takes you where you want to go.  Be intentional about where to invest your time and talent.  Gain more momentum and release undo stress by focusing on what gets you the results you want.

EMBARK

for masterful transitions

For high impact people starting a new season of life—recent graduates, newlyweds, empty nesters, retirees, and others preparing for a fluid and empowering transition to a new chapter of life. Take advantage of this opportunity to create an intentional plan for your future. Identify untapped potential and passion; carry your story, personality and style into a new phase; develop a strategy to forge a new path. See yourself with fresh eyes and put your uniqueness, experience, strengths and even challenges into a plan that works for you. 

ENDEAVOR

for leaders going further

You want to become an even more effective leader than you already are.  You want to go from being a good leader to being a great leader.  Learn how to communicate differently. Commit yourself to people development. Few leaders have a plan for bringing measurable change in the lives of their teammates.  You have the opportunity to master a skill that can impact how your team lives. Build an environment of teamwork by learning what motivates yourself and your team. Lead intentionally, turn obstacles into opportunities, navigate conflict, and inspire new innovation.  Start today!

Need help deciding? Want to touch base with Michele first?

Contact Michele at Michele@lifebydesign.guru to discuss which Program would be the best fit for you right now.

Resources


Resources


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Resources


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Blog


Blog

 

Michele's Thoughts and reflections

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Michele's Thoughts and reflections

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