I help build vibrant, mission-driven businesses & energize the visionary founders who run them.
Hello, I'm Shawn (she/her)
I am a Business Strategist and Brave Leadership Coach for mission-led, visionary founders (and their teams).
I help you to define & design a Brave YES Business Edge™ that will ensure your mission-driven business stands out in the crowd.
Standing out and being visible isn’t about vanity likes on social media — it’s about raising your platform as an expert in your field and getting known for your big ideas. I’m here to help you have more resonance so you can make a bigger impact.
Ready to learn more? Hop on my next Brave YES Advantage™ Deep Dive.
Shawn is the business coach I’ve been searching for for years.
“She’s the real deal. She’s able to talk about business systems, strategy, and growth, while also addressing personal needs and emotional blockers required to fully own your power.”
I am definitely showing up more fully myself than ever and it shows in my work and my private life.
“I started working with Shawn when I felt a lack of inspiration and creativity to pursue my dreams. I wanted to get to the bottom of what is causing it and recover my sense of purpose to pursue my work. While working with Brave Yes Coaching, I uncovered layers of limiting beliefs, identified my energy zappers and put together an action plan that is aligned with my lifestyle. I am definitely showing up more fully myself than ever and it shows in my work and my private life.“
— Aliz Merlics, Founder of a Nature Playschool
Shawn has supported me in my role as the visionary and CEO to help empower my team.
“My business is in a growth stage and Shawn has supported me in my role as the visionary and CEO to help empower my team. She’s provided the guidance and resources I need and brought a new perspective to the challenges of our industry that have helped us innovate and adapt to the changes of these times. I’ve really enjoyed working with Shawn and highly recommend that everyone have a “Shawn in their corner” to guide self-care, innovation, and growth.“
Alice Dommert, Private Coaching Client
I can already see my own transformation taking shape!
“Within the first few minutes of talking with Shawn I felt at ease and connected on a deep level. We’re just six weeks in and Shawn has already given me so many incisive questions and prompts to reflect on to help me cut through entrenched thinking patterns that were holding me back. I can already see my own transformation taking shape!”
She gave me the tools I needed to find clarity on my business direction and make some tough decisions.
“Before starting coaching, I was convinced I was a hopeless cause. But Shawn has helped me challenge so many of my limiting beliefs – including that one! She gave me the tools I needed to find clarity on my business direction and make some tough decisions. She has advised me, guided me, and cheered me on. Working with Shawn was undoubtedly a worthwhile investment in my business and in myself.”
She has inspired me to step up into my leadership role and to expand beyond what I thought was even possible to do.
Honestly, I'm braver now.
Why #BusinessBrave Coaching?
Designing a business that is aligned to your needs and values and filled with EASE has never been more desired. I don’t believe in chasing cold leads or hustle. The demand on you to create and be out there taking up space and sharing your bold work with the world has never been more intense. But, you don’t have to hustle and grind to be seen and take up space.
Being #BusinessBrave is about …
:: Being brave enough to reject business as usual and create a business culture that is aligned with your values.
:: Being brave enough to share your offers confidently — because you know your worth.
:: Being brave enough to handle the uncertainty of the future and make decisions based on possibility not fear.
:: Being brave enough to speak up and take up space and put yourself out there conistently.
:: Being brave enough to make decisions that are good for you wellbeing and your bottom line.
:: Being brave enough to build a business that contributes to the greater good of humanity.
:: Being brave enough to have a difficult conversation and walk away feeling good about your integrity.
:: Being brave enough to own your weird and differentiate yourself without feeling like you are selling out.
In other words, being a creative entrepreneur requires YOU to be #BusinessBrave.
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