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I build my services with each client individually. There are no "one size fits all" answers to the complexities in the modern workplace, or challenges in a personal endeavor. Reflective and active listening, guided and directed questions, and inquiry and curiosity are the tools I use in co-creating solutions with my clients. Every process is unique for the person or team I work with.

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"I have been working with Ellen both for 1:1 coaching as well as to facilitate team development. I have been incredibly impressed by Ellen's skill identifying root cause concerns, raising awareness of gaps and needs, and facilitating a solution-focused process that is empathetic and equity-centered. She is calm and centered, even in the face of emotionally charged situations. She is relational, strengths-based, and honest. I have seen her build trust very quickly and especially appreciate her authentic engagement. As an executive leader, I have worked with a number of coaches over the years. Ellen's work has been both impactful and transformative for me."

- Karen Paez, Ph.D., Associate Vice President of Academic & Career Pathways

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An eclectic collection of interviews and episodes with experts in health, wellness, and well-being. Dive in on segments on social issues related to diversity, equity and inclusion. Learn more about personal development, growth mindsets, and harnessing your intuition. 

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A little about me.

My leadership skills were honed guiding rivers and and walking people overland through the mountains and deserts. I spent a good portion of my 20's working as a trip leader and guide in the Grand Canyon, the desert of west Texas, and the brilliant wilderness of northwestern Wyoming. During this time I was also an educator working with diverse populations teaching environmental science and also English as a second language in both Colorado and Wyoming. While my parents thought I was vagabonding through life during this era I learned the core skillset of staying cool through challenges, helping others to believe in themselves, and meeting folks where they're at until they're ready.  This still underpins they way I work today, nearly 20 years later.

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Rafting through the Grand Canyon, circa 2006.

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