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Your Obstacle is Your Opportunity

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Design Your Life for New Choices

Design Your Life for New Choices


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Patricia Hirsch interviews Monica Blake, PCC. Individuals often perceive their obstacle as a barrier to their success and a prerequisite to defeat. Monica will share how her questioning and dancing with the client results in their enhanced ability to receive objective feedback, discover fresh perspectives and create measurable, achievable plans to meet their goals. From the client’s perspective, they will simply understand why their specific obstacle exists, its impact on their life and the shifts that must be made to eliminate the obstacle. In this show, Monica will discuss in further detail the problems and solutions in facing an obstacle and how her partnership as a coach guides individuals to create opportunities even in the face of sometimes overwhelming adversity. Drawing from her own experiences, Monica utilizes her ability to create an atmosphere of trust and empathy which opens the door for quick and sustainable shifts.

Monica Blake is a visionary, mission-driven Professional Certified Coach with 16 years of coaching experience. Her 25 plus years of experience as a Human Resources executive in industries such as consumer products, energy, and the public sector creates a unique blend of coaching, people management, strategic planning and business skills. She’s known as an intuitive, highly analytical and most importantly, a caring, compassionate coach. She partners with her clients to design and implement customized approaches to overcome obstacles. Monica was diagnosed with Arthritis at age 25 and was told a likely outcome could be the remainder of her life in a wheelchair. She overcame her affliction through the curative benefits of Pilates and became a Certified Pilates Instructor. Blending her business experience and passion for healthy living, Monica went on to found her company, In Action Enterprise specializing in coaching, consulting, and holistic mind-body healthy lifestyle and fitness coaching.