Category Archives: GHC opportunities

You Are Invited to an OPEN HOUSE at Our House

Yes, this happens to be the 11th anniversary of Leisha’s accident.  But we couldn’t think of a better way to spend it than have some friends over and share stories of hope- yours preferably.  We already told ours in the book.

Speaking of the book, I had ordered quite a few Lovely Traces of Hope books for a book signing in Texas that was not able to happen.  So we decided to combine the book signing, story telling, and visiting all together.

If you have a friend that you think might benefit from the book, or just getting out, bring them along.

This won’t be fancy mind you.  We’re not planning refreshments or lot’s of choices of drink, probably just water.  But we’d love to have you. You can come for a few minutes or stay for the two hours.  We hope to be outside, but if is rains, we will just make it work.

Hope to see you Wednesday.  If not, we appreciate your prayers for another family in our life that just lost their 23 year old daughter last week.  We know you have people in your life that need your prayer support as well.

 

Believe Your Dream to Real

Have you ever had a dream of doing something significant?

Have you ever made a plan for doing that significant something, but it just lays on the pages of your notebook or in the files on your computer? 

Me too! I’ve had a lot of ideas that have never come to fruition.  I’ve had notebooks filled with plans and dreams that are still great ideas, but I haven’t yet followed through on them.

But not this time!

Continue reading Believe Your Dream to Real

Two Views from my Thinking Chair!

This week in a Video I made for the GHC community, I challenged you to take time to PAY ATTENTION to what you noticed that struck a chord in the core of who you are. (say that 5 times fast)

Well, I do try to practice what I preach…so this morning I sat in one of my favorite thinking spots and asked myself I noticed about what had happened in my week.

It was quite a week: Continue reading Two Views from my Thinking Chair!

The Value of Paying Attention

This week’s Facebook Live Video,
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Twenty-Eight Days to Done!

As a coach, I know the value of coaching. So I consider it essential that I utilize coaches for different aspects of my own journey (life, business, finances, etc.)

Sometimes Rennie, my husband becomes my coach. We enjoy (well I enjoy) our times of asking the hard questions to prompt thought. Other times it may be a close friend or a perfect stranger that asks a question, or challenges a thought that moves me to my next best step.

But there is something about having a coach that is not family nor friend, but curious, objective guide to help me find the truth of my problem or challenge.

I’m sure it has to something to do with the fact that they are more detached from and not part of the problem or challenge we are facing.

Maybe it’s because it is harder to be accountable to a family member than to a coach that you are paying to help you ‘get ‘er done’.

The point is, the simple art of coaching can bring about powerful transformation.  That’s what I’m after for my own life!

So I am working with my long-time coaching mentor, Coach Cheryl Thacker and her Successful Coaches Mastermind to get clear on my next steps, largely in my business, but also as a coach.

At our last mastermind session, Coach Cheryl issued a challenge.  I tweaked it a bit to combine two of my goals at the same time.

  1. To develop a coaching technique called Laser coaching.  
  2. To use this laser coaching skill with 28 new clients in 28 days.

That’s a win-win!  I get to practice my skill, my client gets clear on their next best step and creates an action plan to get ‘er done! 

My typical coaching session is face2face and lasts 45 minutes to an hour. That is ideal for some topics that demand the extra attention. Plus I do enjoy the in-person connections.   However, as my client base has grown, my available time alloted for coaching has not.

Though the laser sessions are shorter in length (15- 30 minutes), they are often much more effective and cutting away the clutter of our thoughts and stories and lasering in on the most significant issues at hand.

In an effort to be available for more clients and still offer tremendous value, I will offer a laser phone session that is

  • 15-30 minutes in length
  • over the phone
  • designed to get to the heart of the problem or challenge the client in facing.

Because I can’t really practice my laser coaching without a client,  I am passing a challenge and an offer on to you!  I’m calling it the 28 DAYS Challenge!

What is the ONE THING you want done in February?

Let’s Do it!

For the next 28 DAYS I am offering
28 Laser Coaching Phone Sessions
Each 28 minutes long
for $28.

That’s a super low price considering what I will be charging for them when the challenge is complete.

TO REGISTER or to get more information, click here. 

I’d love to help you get your ONE THING done!  Will you help me with mine?  Together we can do this.

 

 

WOMAN: the difference you make

Hi!  This is Kathy Burrus from Green Hope Coaching!

I, like many of you, have been pondering the images of the past weekend of the inauguration and the women’s marches.  Now I’m not here to use my platform to make a statement one way or the other.  There may be a time I do that, but this is not that time.

I’m here today because I was struck by one thing: WOMAN. Not one particular woman, but woman like you and me.

Click here for a complete transcript of this video.


 

EmPOWERful Series:
Five week phone sessions over lunch designed to help you accomplish the ONE THING that will make the greatest difference this month. Click here to register.

 


TRACING HOPE groups:  

Group sessions hosted virtually designed to help women look at their own story and glean from it the significant, defining moments that influence how they live and behave.

Embrace the wonderful story of you and live MAD-ly! (Make-A-Difference)

More details will be coming out soon.  Click this link to sign up to receive upcoming emails regarding these groups.  Whether you live nearby or far away, you can be part of this interactive session.


GREEN GRIEF GATHERING: Green Grief is designed to help us find the slivers of green – the Lovely Traces of Hope in our losses.  As we begin to see the hope in our story, many times we are able to take our next step toward the difference we want to make through it.

Again, click this link to get updates on this event- which for the time being will be local.  If you are interested in a virtual group- send me an email and we will find a way to make that happen.


Here’s to you making the difference you were meant to make.

Kathy
Green Hope Coaching

A Conversation about YOU: Woman!

What started with simple greetings and an order of coffee, became a conversation about YOU.  Not you personally, but you WOMAN, family member, friend, professional.

WOMAN who wants to make a difference in the world but feels enveloped by so many important things; spouse, kids, parents, job and friends.  These are surely the people we want to serve and influence for good. But sometimes there are so many ‘good’ things going on that we forget we ARE making a difference.

WOMAN who wonders if we truly know what we want to be true of our lives.  We find ourselves in a new place; an empty nest, a season of life, a change in job or relationships, and we puzzle over what we have accomplished in the past or whether we are on track to do all we want to have done at the end of our life.

Are we doing what is most important?  Or are we just reacting to the urgent that comes up in any given day. Continue reading A Conversation about YOU: Woman!

TAKE FIVE to Make Your Goals Happen!

5 yearsIt’s the middle of January!  How are you doing with New Year’s Resolutions? Need some help?

In celebration of our 5th anniversary, we are offering a TAKE 5.  Five Private sessions designed to assist you in having your best year ever. 

Before January 31st, schedule five 50 minute sessions weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly to take place before May 31st.

Together we will TAKE 5 to:

Continue reading TAKE FIVE to Make Your Goals Happen!

FIVE Goals for 2016

5 years
Five years ago, I sat down with pencil and paper and began to map out a strategy for beginning a new business and opening a coaching practice.

Five years ago, I thought I knew what wanted for my business.  I thought I knew what I would be good at and what I needed to do to make that happen.  I had a lot to learn!

But this year, I have more clarity about what is important to me, and what steps I need to take to get there. This is not my entire goal list, but here is a glimpse into some of the goals I have set for the new year.

FIVE goals I have for 2016:

Continue reading FIVE Goals for 2016

Top 10 Reasons to Join SO NOW, LIMA!

TO MY SISTER Business Owners, Speakers, Authors and Entreprenuers in the Lima area! That includes Columbus Grove, Pandora,  Ottawa, Leipsic, Ft Jennings, Bluffton, and more!

This is your invitation to join the SO NOW, Lima Chapter of SO NOW PROFESSIONAL NETWORK FOR WOMEN. so now header

We meet at 6:15pm on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at Sycamore Lake Wine Co. on Mayberry Road, outside of Columbus Grove. Cost is $20 for the evening, includes meal and networking.  Your choice of drink is extra.  (WANT A CHANCE TO WIN a FREE DINNER REGISTRATION for November 10th? Click here!)

WHY SHOULD YOU COME? Glad you asked!  Here are 10 great reasons!

#10  You get to know more about amazing businesses in the area and the incredible women who run them!

#9  You  are invited to showcase your business with a table of products or services you provide to your customers.

#8  Together we enjoy great conversation over a delicious meal catered in especially for us!

#7  We hear about opportunities with non-profit organizations in our community is woven into what we do as SO NOW Women!

#6  Each month one HAPPY BOOKER shares from a great read related to our life and business.

#5 Each month, the POST IT board introduces you to ways you can be generous as you help someone else grow their business, even as other women are looking for ways to be generous to you and your business too!

#4  We are privileged to hear from speakers who inspire us to greater things as they share from their journey.

#3 You get to share your special events and snazzy business cards.

#2 Founded by a woman for women, So Now offers an opportunity for you to give, to receive and to grow in a powerful way.

#1 We have the opportunity to partner with Coach, Speaker, Author and Founder of SO NOW, Jennifer Wenzke, in her vision to reach 20,000 women with a message helping women to unite and raise each other up into their unique greatness.

vanessaAdd to all that some Terrific Girlfriend time and you have a recipe for a night you won’t want to miss.   Bring some of your friends who share a passion for personal and professional growth and contribution.  They will be glad you did!

For more information, email kathy@greenhopecoaching.com.