"I empower artists, creative entrepreneurs and leaders in arts and culture to maximize their personal and professional potential."
Feeling stuck or at a pivotal moment? Are you struggling to focus on your true priorities, strategize or determine your next steps ? If you are lacking confidence to take your creative career and life to the next level or a new direction, I can help!
Here's how I can help
My coaching practice is focused on supporting artists and creatives like you including: emerging,
mid-career and established artists, makers, designers, entrepreneurs with arts-based businesses and leaders of cultural institutions and initiatives.
I empower you to grow your creative practice, arts-based business and life from the inside out.
As your coach, I work alongside you to facilitate your self-discovery, increase your confidence and refine your focus on what is most important in your life, your creative endeavours or business directions.
I help you to:
Define your creative dreams and goals and develop and implement effective strategies to achieve them;
Prioritize, focus and follow through to finish projects that matter to you;
Build confidence and develop habits to support your creativity and success;
Cultivate professional and personal relationships that support your endeavours;
Understand and push past creative blocks and fears that stand in the way of your ambitions;
Figure out what’s next and go for it!
How I Coach
Every coaching relationship and session is uniquely created based on your needs and your desired outcome.
I understand the creative mindset and appreciate that there are many ways to build a career and life as a creative professional.
Our coaching conversations are focused, thought-provoking and structured to support you to determine plans and take the actions that you decide are right for you. I work collaboratively with you to build our relationship based on trust, candour and action planning and ask questions to help you to identify blocks, challenges and opportunities in your life. My job is to support you to make better decisions and be stronger in your professional and personal relationships, provide a neutral ear, champion you and build in accountability to keep you on track to move forward toward your goals.
I offer customized coaching plans with the option of a set number of sessions or a monthly fee based on two sessions per month and I provide additional support via email or text between sessions if you have questions, want to share accomplishments or need additional encouragement.
I coach via phone, Skype or in person.
Coaching for Artists and Creatives During Covid-19:
Are you struggling to focus, rethinking priorities, goals, daily routines and self-care as a creative professional?
I can help! Join my new 60 MINUTE RECHARGE 8 week group coaching program designed to help you set your focus, establish goals, energize your motivation and commitment to follow through and build in self-compassion and accountability during this challenging time. BEGINS JUNE 16!
I’m also offering 1 FREE 30 minute virtual coaching session to any artist or creative who needs a boost and reduced rates and packages for 1:1 virtual coaching through June and July.
Life Coaching for Artists and Creatives:
Strategize your creative and personal goals | Cultivate confidence & self-esteem | Manage stress | Deal with change | Personal fulfilment | Build a sustainable creative career and balanced life.
Career Direction and Professional Growth:
Assess strengths, talents and passions | Explore options for career direction and professional growth. | Establish action plans and accountability | Figure out what’s next and go for it!
Results oriented collaboration and partnership to increase your effectiveness by increasing awareness of your authentic leadership style and your impact on others.
Business Coaching for Creative Entrepreneurs:
Clarify and articulate your vision | Identify goals and opportunities |Focus on priorities to move forward | Develop and implement strategies to build your arts based business and income | Market your artwork, products and services authentically.
Professional Development Workshops:
I offer a series of interactive workshops designed to empower artists to build their capacity to move forward in their independent professional practice. I sometimes host workshops independently and more often in partnership and collaboration with arts-based organizations.
During Covid-19 all workshops will be presented on-line.
My professional experience has evolved over three decades of working in leadership positions in small business and non-profit arts organizations working side-by-side with entrepreneurs and artists to support them to strategize direction, negotiate collaborations and partnerships, realize creative projects and implement business plans. Over the course of my career, I have facilitated, collaborated with and mentored individuals to achieve hundreds of artistic projects and business initiatives.
I have a special passion for working with artists and creative entrepreneurs and culture makers. Because of my background I understand the creative mindset, the context and practicalities of professional artistic practice and the challenges and possibilities of building a creative business, career and life. My experiences of working with artists and entrepreneurs is in fact what lead me to pursue life coaching at a professional level.