Meet Dr. Fancy Pants
Yes, it's true: I actually am a Doctor. I earned my Doctor of Physical Therapy, as well as an MBA, an ICF Professional Coaching certification and a host of other professional certifications over the years. In fact, I have more letters after my name than in my name...
I'm very fancy.
But wait -- there's more...
During my 20+ years as a physical therapist, business consultant, mentor, coach, and military spouse I helped thousands of people achieve their most far-reaching personal and professional goals. I worked all over the country, trained with world-class instructors, and literally rode the cutting edge of my industry...
Not done yet, though...
I advanced into several leadership roles, and coached and advised high-potential employees as well as top organizational leaders on strategies to boost performance and motivate teams. My uncanny knack for 'whispering' change and getting results ultimately positioned me as a skilled operations consultant and sought after mentor...
(That's my horn.)
I've rubbed elbows with the highest military leaders in all 5 branches of the Armed Forces, and I've even eaten lunch at the home of the Chairperson of the Joint Chiefs of Staff -- more than just once. I've held roles within several non-profits, was President of a 30-member Board of Directors (and survived!), and was appointed to serve on a national council supporting US Coast Guard spouse organizations...
Yup. I'm a Rock Star.
And by the way, I'm happily married to my wonderful hubby -- and despite several military transitions, we raised 2 fantastic kiddos, too. I made their Halloween costumes, baked totally amazing birthday cupcakes, and I'm THE BOMB when it comes to being a chaperone...
Yeah. When I lay it all out that way, I do sound kind of fabulous, right?
So, what's the catch?
I was waiting for my life to start.
While I was fortunate to enjoy a successful career on-the-move, it wasn't easy. I became an expert at hitting the ground running -- constantly hustling to quickly prove my worth. My "Shooting Star Strategy" as I called it (i.e., show up, burn bright, leave a legacy) became my bread and butter, but it also reinforced my idea that I was temporary. In the long run, it seemed like all my achievements were scraped together while I was busy stewarding other people's visions and dreams. I had upgraded and redefined myself more times than I cared to count, and quite frankly, it was exhausting.
So, when my husband decided to retire from his military career, I stood in my living room and breathed a sigh of relief and thought: NOW I can finally build my life however I choose...
It was a "face-palm" moment, as I realized:
I was already creating my life.
In fact, I ALWAYS could have created any life that I wanted this whole time...
I was looking at it backwards: All those frustrating disruptions weren't holding me back -- they actually created hundreds of unexpected opportunities for me to succeed. The real measure of my success was in consistently knowing which experiences to choose to optimize the outcomes -- and in that regard, I was a badass. Taming transitions was my superpower, and the impacts of my legacy literally spanned from coast to coast.
That moment changed everything. I was shocked and delighted, and determined to pay it all forward.
How? Well... Ever heard of the "Glass Cliff"?
It describes the trend where women are rising into leadership roles when the odds appear insurmountable...
(Yep, you heard it: When the *sh!t* hits the fan, it's best to call a woman...)
Positioning women as the premier change management experts of our time would be an amazing feat -- highlighting the unique abilities of women and driving a new perspective in the business landscape. But ultimately, arming any leaders with the abilities and confidence to own that professional space is invaluable. Creating powerful engagement not only produces great places to work and kick-ass bottom-line results, but happy employees benefit society on the whole -- serving us for generations to come.
So if change management is the norm, and strong leadership is the key -- Fancy Pants Method is the platform. As an aficionado of performance in transition, and a master of exploiting the highs and lows that come with change, this is my zone of genius. The Fancy Pants Method is everything I've ever learned, 100% fully engaged and at your disposal.
Because let me tell you: That life? The one that most of us think is too much work to maintain, or can't possibly work with your circumstances, or only happens to lucky people?
That AMAZING LIFE is REAL.
And it's literally waiting for you right now.
So, if you're finally ready to clear out all the bullshit that clutters your thoughts, feelings, actions, and results... (And if your ready to have a good laugh or two while you're at it...)
Then, say goodbye to your Success Mirage, and say hello to: The Fancy Pants Method.
It does make you curious, right? Makes you wonder, what special sauce, superpower, or secret ingredient can consistently drive rock-star success?
That's exactly the point.
It's all about mindset. It's Badassery at its finest. And believe it or not, there's a systematic process to get there.
This is your formal invitation to be
Fearless, Authentic, Noteworthy, Creative, and YES -- 100% committed to You and Your Badass Vision.
So, what are you waiting for?
If you're tired of...
...That sinking feeling that settles in the pit of your stomach as you walk into work and realize things are already in crisis mode again...
...The exasperation that comes with watching your team either clam up or blow up whenever opinions clash...
...The exhausting waste of your time and effort because no one can ever seem to get on the same page and work together...
...Throwing in the towel for the night, only to step right into 'Round 2' of your life: grabbing dinner on the fly, racing through errands, and wearily catching up on the hours of unfinished work you brought home...
Imagine this instead...
You wake up in the morning, feeling completely rested, focused, and ready to tackle your day...
You perform like you’re in The Matrix -- navigating complex issues with ease, and creating solutions out of thin air...
Your team is energized in your staff meetings, discussing ideas and collaborating effortlessly to create the best outcomes...
You feel balanced. As you log out for the night, your desk and mind are both clear. You even have time to visit your team at happy hour before heading home for movie night with the ones you love...
FANCY PANTS METHOD MISSION
"My mission is to help leaders, teams, and organizations to create amazing places to work so others can find -- and learn to expect -- the balance, fun, professional success, and straight up "bad-assery" that comes from working in a highly engaged environment."
EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS
Certified Professional Coach (CPC)
ICF Associate Certified Coach (ACC)
Certified Performance Dynamics Specialist (CPDS)
Certified Leadership Dynamics Specialist (CLDS)
Energy Leadership Index - Master Practitioner (ELI-MP)
Certified EQ-i 2.0 / EQ 360 (Emotional Intelligence)
Masters of Business Administration (MBA)
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)