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  • The Universe Nods

    Destiny, Vision, Growth, and Being

    The framework for “success” is one that could use some defining. If we’re going to throw a word around that’s as important as this word has become in our society, the least we could do is spend some time getting to know it and get clear on what it means to us. Here's the principle I use to...
    When we boil it down, insecurity is the experience that something about us is not okay. We know the impact of this: frustration, depression, worry, hopelessness, etc. It often feels like a dirty little secret we’re ashamed to even consider as true and thus do our absolute best to avoid it or...
    Sometimes I wonder how people in our world can do SUCH horrible things to each other.   I think, "Wow. That's horrible. I would never imagine doing that to someone else." Then I wonder what their life has been like that's let them become this way and if I would do it the same if I were in their...
    January 29, 2018
    Balance is a paradox. It can be energy draining at best, destructive at worst for anyone to strive toward this ideal. A "balanced" life doesn’t exist--though we might convince ourselves at times that it does. In truth, it can be a conversation holding us back more than we realize. Balance...
    January 23, 2018
    Everything we do takes energy in one form or another. The use of this energy can mark the difference between long-lasting success and satisfaction, and an unfulfilling life laced with regrets. Time, money, and physical actions are the currency we live by. Minutes, dollars, and physical actions...
    There came a day when I awoke to the pain of being a perfectionist. Of course, my initial response was to immediately fix it. Duh, that’s what I do! Instead, I took time to sit with the pain, to let the pain be curious and explore me as it never had before. When I calmed myself enough, I saw...
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  • About Coach Michael

     

     

    I’ve always struggled with things being okay. I’ll paint the picture really clearly for you: ten years ago, I was fifty pounds overweight, massively in debt, in a marriage I didn’t want, and totally disconnected from who I was as a person. Ugh! Totally not okay.

     

    Fast-forward ten years…

     

    I’ve started my own business, am a published author, lost sixty pounds, got a master’s degree and had a much-needed divorce. Additionally, I’ve had the pleasure and honor of coaching hundreds of people on six continents, counseled thousands, and spent countless hours in the learner’s seat getting support myself from other experts.

     

    After a decade of discovery from the perspective of both supporter and sufferer, the nagging sense that I NEEDED to learn more, experience more, and be more in order to achieve satisfaction in my life, finally ebbed. And it’s because it was kind of true! I was actually called to create, experience, learn, and show up to life from a place of greater purpose and passion. I simply hadn’t been listening to my voice of wisdom.

     

    Here’s what that voice of wisdom says success is now: being dedicated to improving your self and your life every day, while also being dedicated to accepting who you are and where you’re at each step of the journey.

     

    Now, I’ve put all the failures, speedbumps, pitfalls, and scattered wins it took to learn that lesson into helping others. You, me, and everyone we know, can show up to what we love (as the person we love) without needing to beat ourselves up to get there. Even when life is really challenging, you could navigate the darkest days and stormiest spells knowing that it’ll be okay.

     

    And that’s exactly my aim as a coach.

     

    That you see you’re okay, even when you feel like you aren’t.

     

    That you take action on what you’re called to, even when it scares you.

     

    That you live as the person you truly are, even when worry and self-doubt make it difficult.

     

    Because on the other side, it’ll truly be okay, and you’ll be better for it.

     

  • Here's What My Clients Have To Say:

    Meet Jorah

    Writer, Performer, and Youth Worker

    My coaching work with Hero's Heart Coaching is helping me to clarify my creative goals and expose my attachments to limitation.

     

    Michael is kind and refreshingly straightforward. I appreciate the strategic accountability that is built into coaching, and I feel supported in creating and achieving actionable steps.

     

    Most importantly to me, Michael is a coach who can laugh with me as I navigate the inner twists and roadblocks on the road to becoming the next best version of myself. There is a lot of productive laughter during our sessions.

    Meet Clint

    Youth Educator, Mentor, Adaptive Recreation Guide

    Deciding to transition from a 20-year long rewarding career as an elementary teacher was not an easy decision. My stomach and receding hairline were telling me that something had to change.

     

    Michael was the perfect person to help me transition into a new profession and, more importantly, a new way of relating to work.

     

    Michael has been an invaluable coach and resource for me. He is a keen strategist, thought provoker, and advocate. He masterfully knows when to use these various skills to bring out a clarity of purpose and desire that was hard to pinpoint on my own.

    Meet Breanne

    Creative Administrator, Writer, Poet, Graphic Artist

     

    The framework in which I approach most everything in my life, across all venues, has shifted since working with Michael. I sorta feel like if everyone I cared for was getting the kind of support that I've received through coaching with Michael that we'd all be a few steps closer to realizing a brighter and more conscientious world.

     

    If the answers were inside of me the entire time, working with Michael has helped me to identify and understand those answers.

     

    I'm grateful to have found my power, to have recognized my true desires, and to feel that I've got lots of forward momentum and am really on the right path for me right now. I've no doubt of the role that my coaching with Michael has played in that.

    Meet Brent

    Youth Leader, Artist and Senior Minister

    As I reach for my goals and dreams as a youth leader, Michael asks the right questions to bring me to solid decisions and action steps.

     

    I am a better leader today because of the coaching I received from Michael. I look forward to what further direction he can bring to my goals as I take them on one at a time.

    Meet Anthony

    Sustainable Business Specialist, Executive Producer, and Entrepreneur.

    I have seen amazing growth in a number of areas of my life thanks to the supportive coaching I have received from Michael.

     

    The encouragement and guidance Michael provides has been integral in my journey towards making the life of my dreams into a reality.

    Meet Dylan

    Student, Writer, and Thespian

    Michael is someone with a rare gift for breaking down how we make decisions and view ourselves in life, and likewise is a rare gift to passionate people who desire to see tangible improvement in themselves.

     

    This helped me have confidence in a speech of which I was previously certain that I couldn't memorize in two days, and I then went on to win three awards with the speech in my regional speech and debate tournament. Small but precise adjustments in my approach helped me to achieve something I would have never thought possible in just a week!

  • A HEROIC JOURNEY...

    Challenges You Face:

    • You're feeling burned out, overwhelmed and/or frustrated instead of motivated.
    • You're "going through the motions," and "doing the bare minimum."
    • You've either given up on the things you're passionate about or giving up on the people you want to make a difference for.
    • Your relationship with your work, loved ones, or self isn't bringing the joy you want.
    • You're disconnected from your work and purpose.
    • You're done trying not to, "rock the boat," and you're ready to go for what really matters to you even if it's uncomfortable.

  • THE LIFE YOU'D LOVE!

    RESULTS:

     

    • A clear and meaningful vision for the life you'd love to live.
    • Joy and gratitude as you take steps toward your goals and dreams.
    • A step-by-step process to take you where you want to go with clarity, focus, ease, and grace.
    • A way to identify and avoid familiar stopping points and self-limiting conversations.
    • A way to consistently demonstrate your contribution with passion and purpose.
    • The tools and skills necessary to engage with any goal to produce the results you'd love.
    • A way to engage with the greatest version of yourself regardless of circumstances.
    • The possibility of making the impact you're here to make!

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