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About Kate

I’m a magna cum laude Harvard graduate, a two-sport Division 1 All-Ivy athlete in Women's Ice Hockey and Women's Lacrosse, a Berklee College of Music alum, an award-winning professional singer/songwriter/guitarist, a CrossFit Level 1 certified coach, a primary caregiver to a mother with stage 3c ovarian cancer (RIP), a National Outdoor Leadership School graduate and lifelong mountaineer, sailor, wrangler, and adventurer.

I wasn't always like this. How did I make all of this happen?

 

LET ME TELL YOU A STORY ...

As I walked through the doors of my new high school, at the age of 14, I had a life-changing experience. In a flash, I realized something profound about the nature of life as it is lived and experienced: everything leading up to this precise moment didn't matter.

I was a new student at a new school. I had no history here. I could literally become anyone I wanted to be. No one knew me here; no one knew my Mom, Dad, or my brothers. I could become a different me than the me I had grown up as, the me I thought I was. I could start over, I could reinvent myself that very second.

And that is what I did.

I will never, ever forget that moment — the carved wooden doors, the chilly air inside the cavernous building, the ripe sun of the fall afternoon.

I crossed a threshold physically and mentally. I left my old self behind. I shed my skin. In an instant, I changed from an average kid with average interests and average success to a driven seeker, hell-bent on self-mastery and excellence.

 

Action is how you utterly transform your life

 
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Who I Coach

I began coaching in 2011.

I’ve spent hundreds of hours coaching business executives and professionals, Olympic coaches, ultra-marathoners, entrepreneurs, world-class musicians, Broadway actors, cancer-survivors, skydivers, teachers, mothers, and high school and college students.

In short, it’s been my immense privilege to coach people from all walks of life who know there is more out there for them and who see the incredible value and undeniable edge a coach can give them.

They are seekers. So am I.

 

How I Coach

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EVERY COACHING SESSION IS COMPLETELY TAILORED TO YOU AND YOUR GOALS

I do not coach from a book, a course, a script, or from a coaching certificate program or coaching method.

How could I? YOU are too beautifully awesome and complicated for any program or method.

First, I go deep and ask questions. I help you focus and learn to tame the noise and distraction and the useless, past-based negative feedback loop in your head. I demystify what causes you to feel stuck.

I give you new ways of thinking and new strategies to experiment with.

I challenge you to take weekly and daily action and to make big asks of yourself and the world around you.

Our coaching gives you accountability like you’ve never known before – to your future self.

And I make damn sure we laugh a lot and have fun. Freedom and joy is how we walk the road of change. If it doesn’t set you free and make you feel joyful, we aren’t doing it.

 

How It Works

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MY JOB IS TO GO BEYOND YOUR "STORIES" AND THE THINGS YOU “THINK” HOLD YOU BACK FROM WHAT YOU WANT IN LIFE

We talk. Face-to-face via video chat or in person. Then, I go deeper. I ask more questions, to thoroughly understand what your deepest values are. We get vulnerable with each other. We share our truths, our whole truths, and nothing but our truths. We get vulnerable. Together. We share our selves. We transform worries,  fears, and obstacles into a path, a way forward.

We explore ideas and ways of being in the world that call forth the authentic, clear, powerful, creative you.

Our work is deep, personal, and intimate. It challenges you. It wakes you up. You get uncomfortable.

You develop the ability to impact people deeply by 1) taking action and 2) going deep into yourself.

You become an owner not a victim. Instead of living in a world of expectations and disappointments, you live in a world of agreements. You ask bold questions of loved ones and of the larger world around you.

My coaching is intense. It’s definitely not for everyone. I am not your friend, I’m your coach. I’m here to serve you, not to please you.

I exist in your life for one reason and one reason only: to guide you to create what you really want—not what you “say” you want.

Every single coaching partnership is different because every single person I work with is different. I tailor our conversations to you and your dreams. And -- at the same time -- I have a structure that works. We start there. Then, we create. Magic happens.

 

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How We Start

WE START BY GOING DEEP DURING TWO FREE ONE HOUR CONVERSATIONS

Before I offer you a space in my creative partnership, before you send me any money, we have two FREE one hour coaching conversations by phone, video chat (Skype or Zoom), or (if the time, place, and vibe is right) by walking a mountain trail or a city street. Often separated by a week or more, we use these calls to explore the possibility of us working together.

I keep an active waiting list and space in my calendar for coaching partnerships fill months in advance. If you want to work together, please be in touch. I coach by invitation and referral only.

 

ARE WE A “HELL YES” TO DOING DEEP WORK TOGETHER? LET’S FIND OUT!

I focus on you and where you are now. I listen. I ask questions. Beyond what you say you want, what do you really want? What is the thing you have a hard time admitting to anyone (even yourself) you want?

If you already know (or think you know) what your dreams are, then why haven't you already achieved them? What is it that is holding you back?

Often, I end our free conversations with a challenge. I'll ask you to commit to taking an action (or a series of actions) that pushes you, calls on your courage, and inspires you to take a risk.

You will experience my coaching in real-time — before you pay me anything.

I need to be completely sure that you are up to the challenge of high intensity coaching — that you are coach-able and willing to take action.

We don’t move forward until we are both a “hell yes.”  

 

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Your Investment in Yourself

Money is only a FRACTION of what you’ll invest in your coaching with me

You’ll invest your entire being -- including but never limited to: your vulnerability, your grit, your courage, your sense of play, your willingness to take action, your beliefs about how the world works, your willingness to let go of everything you ever thought about yourself, your strength to lead, and your faith to follow your own heart. 

Are you ready to work with me?

 

Yes, I'm ready to work with you

 
 

don't wait 

 

You’ll never be ready for something as life-changing as the work we’ll do together

 
 
 
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