Is It Time for Your Powerful Contribution?

I’m so excited about contribution right now. In a few months, I will finally be finished writing my second book, Strong from Within! I just completed mentoring a client to coach his clients more deeply. I’m also supporting two clients right now in employing more people locally.

More people living strong from within. More people […]

Strong You, Strong Work

In the past few weeks, I’ve needed more support than usual from my own coach. And, most of my clients have needed more support from me. One day last week, I received two frantic emails in one day. The subject line of one of them was: Help!

In the 20 years I’ve been coaching, I’d […]

This Will Make You Get Your Business Back on Track Now

If you don’t get your business running smoothly, which is worse, you not making the unique contribution you are here to make or your potential clients not getting the value of your unique contribution? Who wants to have to answer that question?!?

So here’s the thing.

When you can articulate with crystal clarity WHY you […]

A Strong from Within Interview

I was interviewed a couple of weeks ago by Irma Vargas for the Be Your Own Leader Summit.

I talked about:

Aligning our internal StrengthsFinder strengths team by paying attention to our strengths within us. Focusing on consistently being and living our core values. Committing to daily practices that nourish our body, mind, heart and […]

Coaching Inspiration from a Fictional High School Football Coach

“Clear Eyes. Full Hearts. Can’t Lose!” ~ Team Motto, Dillon Panthers from the NBC series, Friday Night Lights


I am slowly watching the second to last of 76 Friday Night Lights episodes that aired from October 2006 to February 2011. I can hardly bear the thought of not seeing any […]

Creator/Owner Mindset: I Can’t Believe I Fell into this Hole

There I was walking my talk. Like a great coach. And then I fell in that same hole – again.

Let me back up to the beginning.

I had been in a low mood for a day and a half. For a couple of weeks before that, I had made several invitations to people I […]

Spiritual Awareness: The Power of Our Words

I hired a new business coach in January, Stephen McGhee, because I was beyond ready to make some major changes in my business and my life. And, I had gotten willing to do whatever it took to bring my life more into alignment with what I most deeply desired. I knew he was the guy […]

Attracting clients: An empowering process

In my Notes from the Universe, this morning, I read, “Very simply, Ann, the more that you accept responsibility for, the more power you have.”

I had to read it twice. So, I have more power when I accept more responsibility? Yes, that feels true in my body and I had never thought of it […]