for a life
THE ORIGIN STORY
For as long as I can remember, I’ve loved people and I’ve loved words. I often marvel at the fact that my life’s journey has brought me to a place where I get to bring those two loves together each day in my work.
Over the last 20 years in the field of communication, I’ve learned that it’s not enough to tell people, “You have to communicate.” As a directive, that statement isn’t helpful because what it means to communicate effectively means something different to each of us.
What we need are tools and practical strategies that help us raise our level of self-awareness and strengthen our communication abilities. My goal is to make that process easier for folks who understand it to be a necessary part of the healthy relationships they desire, both personally and professionally.
AS SEEN IN:
I work with organizations that value their people and want to prove it by having healthy communication practices and a positive company culture.
As an executive life coach, I work with high-achieving, public-facing women on the brink of their next level.
Amber helped me find myself. The woman outside of the leader and the CEO.
She helped me gain confidence, to hold my head up, to find joy, and understand the possibilities that exist when I recognize who I am and walk confidently in that knowing.
From the Blog
As a speaker, I often tell the story of how my oldest daughter taught me the power of asking better questions. When she was in elementary school, I would pick her up each day and excitedly ask, “How was your day?!” Her guaranteed response each time was, “Good.” That was it. A flat, one-word response […]
Conflict is a natural part of life, but it doesn’t have to be destructive. In fact, conflict can be an opportunity to learn and grow, if it is handled effectively. Here are some tips on how to handle conflict and difficult conversations: Stay calm and collected. It can be difficult to stay calm when you […]
My very first job was at a shoe store. I thought about working in food service but knew I didn’t have the thick skin or level of patience required to be a server, so, retail it was! I was good at my job. My approach to sales was to be friendly, helpful, and ask the […]