I help executives and entrepreneurs see, think, and breathe like an artist so they can meet uncertainty with creativity without losing their strategic edge.

If you want to re-ignite imagination and innovation, I can show you how shifting perspective can reveal simple solutions hidden behind complex issues and spark excitement about new paths forward.

Why art?

Learn a new language & THINK differently

Learning a new language helps you think in new ways. Art is a visual language. The fundamentals include elements of art (words), principles of design (sentence structure), and drawing skills (paragraphs).

Learn to draw & SEE differently

Learning to draw helps you see in new ways. Can you see the empty space around an object as easily as the object itself? Are you drawing the symbol of an apple filed away in your brain or the actual oddly shaped object in front of you?


Practice drawing & BREATHE differently

During the act of drawing you sharpen your observation skills and your self-awareness. Are you focused yet relaxed? How tightly are you holding your pencil? Bringing self-awareness followed by stress-management and relaxation techniques to the page immediately improves your confidence and technique - imagine what it can do for your leadership!

You can do this!
Even if you don't think you can't draw.


 My proprietary coaching framework is Sparked by Art™

But this isn't an art class.

You have a business. You have a life.

Working together, you'll immediately use

your learning and insights to address your most pressing issues.

The pillars of the framework are

the Elements of art, Principles of Design, and Principles of Practice.

They are applicable not only to art, but to business and to life.


Through these pillars, you'll learn new ways to simplify complexity, hold two seemingly opposing views as simultaneously valid, and learn that sometimes the fastest and easiest path forward is to solve for the space around a problem rather than the problem itself.


And that's just the start.

Wondering if this out of the box (to use a very in the box term) coaching is for you?

The answer is yes if:

  •  You're a strategic thinker who may or may not think of themselves as creative but want to be more creative. You're always looking for new and innovative approaches for your business but this either doesn't come naturally to you OR you've been doing it constantly for the last three years and you're out of creative energy.

  • You "used to be creative." Maybe you buy art supplies aspirationally, but you're so bogged in the nuts and bolts of your business that you've lost your spark. You're looking for the great next thing, hoping that will bring it back, but you know that isn't the right answer. And you don't want to turn your business or your life upside down.

  • You admire and are inspired by artists or business visionaries like Disney and Steve Jobs and wonder some of their magic is within you. You're curious about what your business (or life) would be like to see or think through the lens of an artist and wonder if you could learn how to do that.

These are solvable problems. Let's tackle this together. Through a combination of executive coaching and art instruction, you'll be innovating before you know it.


Don't worry about finding the right time or gathering the right supplies. Don't worry if you think you can't draw. You can. It's a skill and skills can be learned. This isn't rocket-science.


Learn how the language of art can spark your creativity. You'll develop proficiency faster than you think (Literacy takes a little longer. And fluency takes time and practice.) Printer paper and a regular #2 pencil are all you need to start...and you'll never need anything you can't pick up on your next run to Target.

What people say

Dan Smith


"Your coaching helped me see unique perspectives that I would never have realized on my own. . You really unlocked within me the confidence that I forgot I had.  I have never been happier in my life."

Lee Stiffler-Meyer, Founder Let the Light In Studio


"One thing that has changed for me is that once I get out of overwhelm and make an important decision, I execute. I feel more confident in my abilities - which translates to me trusting myself more. More trust  = more momentum!"

Erica B, Brand Strategist

"Before working with you, I was working too much, in a situation that I genuinely hated. I was out of touch with my true firepower—professionally, personally, and otherwise. Now I’m attracting opportunities that feel less soul-sucking, that also happen to require less time. I’m making more money and have more time for what matters to me beyond my work. I sleep better and am less stressed.

Don't let me forget: I doubled my revenue this month and if I kept on this trend, I'd be at six figures in a year. Without really thinking about it. It seems my perception of my goal as being difficult vs. what constitutes ease might need revisiting. I can  fall somewhere in the middle and have everything I want (WHO JUST TYPED THAT SENTENCE????)."

Ready to spark YOUR creativity?

Ready to experience greater resilience, focus, and adaptability?

Let's have a conversation!

Together, we'll create a personalized plan

You'll get FAST results while having fun!

Ready? Click below to schedule a time to chat.