Fun Freedom Ease

The path to fun, freedom & ease

July 20, 2021

Written by Shelby McDonald When you meet Coach Julie Ann, it’s not hard to tell that she loves what she does.  Julie Ann has been a Conscious Coach with Chandler Coaches for over a year. She facilitates the Experience Conscious Leadership Virtual Forum as well as the Conscious Leadership Entrepreneur Forum. She wakes up every day, excited to use this…

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Inner game matters

The Inner Game Matters

July 20, 2021

Written by Shelby McDonald When it comes to conscious leadership, it’s an inside-out game, says Chandler Coaches founder Lisa Chandler.  “Our clients are already very competent leaders, but many feel outpaced and overwhelmed, especially these days,” she says. “It doesn’t make any sense to add more “to do’s” or “how to’s” to their toolkit before helping them get more present…

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Benefit Conscious Leadership

Who benefits from Conscious Leadership?

July 8, 2021

Written by Shelby McDonald If you’re wondering who benefits most from Conscious Leadership Coaching, Coach Julie Ann has an answer.  “It is for someone who wants to take it to the next level,” says Coach Julie Ann. “Or if they’re at a level where they are feeling a little bit outpaced or overwhelmed. They can learn these skills to learn…

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Spot a Conscious Leader

How to spot a Conscious Leader

July 8, 2021

Written by Shelby McDonald We asked, Lisa Chandler, Founder of Chandler Coaches, how to spot a leader who practices conscious leadership? She says that while conscious leadership practices can seem subtle, conscious leaders are easy to spot because they act so differently than the average leader. Often, conscious leaders: Are fully present to whatever they are doing. They are not…

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Julie Ann Conscious Leadership

Julie Ann’s take on Conscious Leadership

June 30, 2021

Written by Shelby McDonald What does Conscious Leadership Coaching mean to our coach, Julie Ann Gauthier? “It’s really about understanding yourself and knowing what gets under your skin and learning how to manage it,” she says. “To be able to be more present in life and face what is happening at the moment and not dwell on the past and…

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Lisa's Aha Moment

Lisa’s “Aha” Moment

June 30, 2021

Written by Shelby McDonald Twenty years ago, a mentor of our founder and coach, Lisa Chandler, told her, “You’re never going to be happy until you’re an entrepreneur.”  At the time, Lisa didn’t know what entrepreneurship looked like for her, but she knew he was right. Her “aha” moment came while sitting opposite her therapist. She found herself wondering if…

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Does practicing leadership really make perfect?

Does practicing leadership really make perfect?

June 15, 2021

No. Practice is far more important than that. The best musicians practice. Wynton Marsalis, arguably the best trumpet player alive today, still does nearly every day[1]. John Coltrane, perhaps the best jazz trumpet player to ever have lived, practiced incessantly until the day he died. Which, for some, can seem confusing. If they’re already the best, what are they hoping…

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Julie Ann Story

Destined for Entrepreneurship

May 7, 2021

Written by Shelby McDonald Our coach, Julie Ann Gauthier, has always been an entrepreneur at heart. She grew up in a very entrepreneurial family with many family members owning successful businesses across Prince Edward Island.  Inspired by her family’s hardworking and risk-tasking nature, Julie Ann leapt into entrepreneurship in 2019 and hasn’t looked back since. She calls herself a multifaceted…

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Experience having enough

Leaders: Are You Willing to Experience Having Enough?

May 4, 2021

I’m not safe enough. I don’t have enough support. I don’t have enough freedom. These are familiar refrains right now. We feel we lack time, money, profits. We long for more collaboration and recognition, more appreciation and respect. We’d like to be healthier, yet we feel we don’t have enough energy or motivation to do the things that would deliver…

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Lisa Thriving Tides

Lisa Chandler on Thriving Tides Podcast

April 27, 2021

Lisa was a guest on Julie Ann & Stephanie’s podcast, Thriving Tides. We covered lots of ground including Lisa’s inspiration to start coaching, what she has learned about herself and running a business, why conscious leadership matters and so much more! Check it out on YouTube (linked below) or your favorite podcast platform (Spotify, Apple, etc.)! We’d love to hear…

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