CLIENTS… IN THEIR OWN WORDS.
“Paula’s coaching keeps me focused daily on what is important; consistency and honesty to what I do and how far I can push myself and still be effective.
Paula makes me look at the hard decisions and see that there is another way, even when I am blocked. Sometimes I am too close to a situation and she gives me a different perspective. I may not always have the strength to make the move I know is needed, and she is supportive and patient and does not focus on the negative, just the positive that could be possible.
Paula has so much experience in dealing with business, clients and brand growth that just a simple conversation can be a learning session. She understands that it’s not always easy and that most of the time clients are not forming a line outside your door. She makes me see that I have to be the spark for growth, and by being who I am, I can grow. If I follow her guidance, it all becomes clearer and less difficult.
Paula spent an entire Sunday with me to develop my business plan when I wanted to propose partnership to my now partner. I felt I was not worthy and after spending the day with her I experienced an AHA moment, I was not only worthy, I was going to make this business amazing and successful. That was 4 years ago and my business is Amazing and Successful. Paula showed me that I could be the change maker and I had the power – she was right!”
Small Business Owner, Partner
“Paula has a wonderful personality and is truly a voice of reason. She provides valuable insight and clarity to situations that had become blurry to me. The impact Paula has made is by making that voice of reason so loud and ever present that when I am faced with decisions, I now find myself pausing to listen and hear that voice in the back of my head. The voice of reason is something we all have and sometimes tend to not listen to it. By working with Paula, she has supported me in remembering to stop and listen to the voice of reason I already knew but had somehow lost.
Paula’s career experiences are magnificent. I am so honored and fortunate to have met someone who is willing to share ALL aspects of her experiences, the good, the bad, and the ugly. By sharing her story, she sheds light on how things are or how they can be. Her honesty and authenticity bring me comfort and make me feel like I have the power to create my own future.
She has a strong commitment to my success. In our monthly meeting, we uncovered a valuable opportunity. This opportunity would need a great deal of “emergency” personal attention. Paula insisted on a second meeting for the month and did not accept any additional compensation for her time.”
Small Business Owner, Founder
“Paula provided me with solid, sound practical advice that energized me and helped give me the confidence I needed that the lull in my practice could be overcome (it has!).
My practice is a big part of my life. Feeling good about my future in the profession spills over to my view of life in general.
She helped me realize that I need to prepare in advance for networking opportunities and social events (now better recognized as practice development opportunities). I no longer simply show up.
Paula is an incredible source of legal marketing/practice development theory, methods, and experience. An insurance company commercial reminds me of Paula. The spokesman on the commercial says, “Talk to Farmers we know a thing or two, because we’ve seen a thing or two.”
She doesn’t just give you answers. She probes and pushes you to fashion an approach that works for you individually – or you can reasonably adapt to.
Paula spent hours and hours delving into my personal and professional life, again probing and pushing me to come up with a plan – which she would challenge and augment.
I have, unfortunately, squandered countless promising practice development opportunities in the past because I failed to recognize them ‘til she pointed some of them out to me.
I know she is always there if I need her. That, in and of itself, is a confidence builder. Paula is top notch; she’s my ‘secret sauce.’
Litigation Practice Chair, Large Regional Firm