I am now offering business coaching on a limited basis to local folks (Portland, OR).
I work with self-employed people who want to transform their money “stuff” and work through stuck places in their business.
Have you been in business awhile, but the marketing and money stuff just never seems as clear and effective as you’d like it to be? Do you procrastinate on marketing and accounting–to the detriment of your business?
I help people who are ready to have a relationship with money and business that is fun, stress-free, and in alignment with their heart and soul–and lets them meet their lifestyle goals.
The answer to a problem isn’t always another expert. Often it’s about looking inside.
Sometimes I play the expert and can give you specific advice about marketing. But mostly I ask questions and draw out what only you know–the answers that are right for you.
Many people become self-employed because they want to create a life more in alignment with their values. Which is wonderful.
The problem is, many of our ideas about how business works comes from watching corporations be awful–out of touch with human values. We may have escaped from a cubicle, or never fit into one to start with. Whatever your history, you know that way doesn’t work.
But what other way is there to be in business? How do you create a business that is different, that works for human beings and is successful? How do you handle money and marketing in healthy, life-sustaining, ways–that are still successful and pay the bills?
A different way of doing business: in alignment with your inner joy.
If you are reading this site, you probably have some conception of that state of inner joy, ease, lightness, play, connection, and flow where things work and good things happen. You might also connect this to Spirit, Source, God, The Universe, Your Higher Self or to truth, beauty, or art.
You also have some conception of marketing, branding, money, accounting, business development, taxes, etc.
In your mind and heart, do the two live together in harmony and work together? Do you believe they can?
I believe that not only can they live in harmony, but bringing them together is the way you unleash your personal power and creativity, and how you create a life you love.
The physical/material world and the spiritual world are not separate. They are intimately connected.
When you align your creative and business endeavors with your natural joy, you create ease, abundance, and flow as you are deeply supported in ways that are magical and Divine.
Has it been a long time since your business felt magical and Divine?
Aligning business and spirituality is a process.
It’s often not so much a doing as an un-doing.
We are born already in alignment, whole, full of creative potential and clear of preconceptions or self-judgment.
Then we get a lot of messages about money, business, creativity, spirituality, and how they don’t mix. We also get a lot of training and shaming around giving and receiving, which is the essential transaction that occurs in business. We may also have habits and history around boundaries, self-worth, and personal power.
Our whole culture is blocked and disconnected from the spiritual nature of money and the creative nature of business. There is a lot to let go of, reshape, transform, and reclaim.
And then there’s the everyday decision making in business, and being able to make those choices from a clear, connected place.
What do sessions look like?
Think of it like money therapy. Or business spiritual guidance. Or woo-woo consulting. Or something in between.
We’ll talk about where you’re at. We’ll do some visioning around where you’d like to be. And we’ll talk about how you can get there.
Along the way we might discuss:
- the way money bridges physical reality and energetic reality, and how to honor and tend to both
- the effects of your beliefs around money, and how to consciously choose beliefs that work for you
- the necessity for boundaries in business, and how to create business structures and processes that work for you
- your relationship with giving and receiving, the foundational transaction in all business
- the nature of the brain and how to create lasting change
- what marketing is and how to create a marketing plan that lives for you and works
- how you conceive of Source/God/the Universe and how aligning your business to it might work for you
- how to do all this while still being a real person, and accepting yourself where you are at
I have an intuitive and low-key style of working with people. I will sometimes ask you challenging questions, but in a curious and loving way, not with an agenda. My philosophy on resistance is to listen to it and find out what is underneath it, as there is valuable wisdom in all the parts of our psyche.
I believe in radical self-acceptance and being kind to yourself as the foundation for any healing and transformative work (or life in general, really). Ultimately I believe you are a creative, brilliant, resourceful person (and I can remind you if you forget).
Everyone has innate abilities to manage money and business powerfully, responsibly, and with confidence. I can help you own and embody what you already possess through support, guidance, and helping you see yourself more clearly. The result of doing this work is freedom, liberation, healing, and being fully creative on all levels. In short, it’s about embracing your own awesomeness, and co-creating with Spirit in the real world.
If this sounds like exploration that would support you right now, get in touch. I’d love to hear from you.
My standard rate is $90 for an hour session. I also enjoy doing hour-for-hour trades with other practitioners if there is mutual interest and fit.
I am located in the North Tabor area of Portland, Oregon and see people in my home office. I do not do telephone or Skype coaching.
Please contact me for next steps — I have a brief survey to let me know something about where you are at, and then we can set up a time to talk.