Hi, I'm Michelle

the coach, project manager, and head cheerleader for my clients

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I help people transform their lives by turning their ideas into actions.

 
 

We are masters at telling ourselves our dreams can wait.  

Between the endless to do list, job, family, friends, and social life, it's easy to dream about doing something but when it comes to taking action you tell yourself it's not the right time...maybe next month, or next year... I get it!

Maybe you want to start a business, create something, or make a life change, but feel like you don't know how to start or have enough time...

What if I told you that we could find an easy first step and it's possible to start right now?

You don't have to wait. You can move forward now, even with all of your other responsibilities. I promise you won't burn out (and if you're already burnt out, we can get you back in balance).  

You deserve to live your life to the fullest. I know big goals can be overwhelming, but with a good plan and accountability, you can do anything, and I'd be honored to help. 

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.”
— Chinese Proverb

Want to know more about coaching?

Ready to schedule a call to see if working together makes sense?

 
 
 

Want to know more about me?

As a coach I’ve spent the last 10 years helping people achieve their personal and professional goals.

I started my career advising college students, helping them navigate personal challenges, graduate, and launch their careers. I enjoyed working at colleges (University of Southern California & Arizona State University) as a Counselor, Advisor, and Associate Director. At that time in my life, there was nothing greater than seeing students succeed in college. Eventually I realized that my true calling was not to help people graduate from college and land a great job, but instead to help people pursue their big dreams, whatever they may be.

I began coaching professionally in 2013 and since then have helped people change careers, start businesses, publish their work, improve relationships, and more. 

I’ve hosted workshops on human development, spoken on the power of purpose at City Year Los Angeles, created a course for Wisdom Times, hosted a Productivity Power Hour for WeWork Hollywood, and had a year-long appointment as the resident life coach for The Unique Space in Los Angeles.

I live in Los Angeles, California and aspire to make the most of each day.

 

Education & Training

I completed my first coach training in 2013 and received guidance from some of the best coaches in the industry. I follow the Co-Active Coaching Model, which balances self-awareness, communication, and action as tools to create fulfillment, connection, and success.

I graduated with honors from University of California Irvine with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology, two minors in African American Studies and Gender & Sexuality Studies, and two certificates in Diversity and Planning & Human Services.

I earned my Master’s Degree in Justice Studies from Arizona State University. During that time I mentored high risk teens through the New Pathways for Youth organization, taught several courses, and published a thesis that examined representations of race and gender in online social networks.

 

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* Photos by Arielle Velasquez