How will you know if this place is right for you?   

Well, do you acknowledge that you are not perfect? Do you understand that nobody on earth is perfect?  


Ok….. you’re in! 

This is a place where we can gather, knowing that we each have imperfections. We also know that there is room for self-improvement. We come together to support each other as we learn and evolve.  


To be clear, acknowledging our own imperfections does not, in any way, diminish our value as humans. 

I repeat:  acknowledging our own imperfections does not, in any way, diminish our value as humans. 


When we begin with acknowledging that we are imperfect, we free up the space to allow ourselves to learn and grow.   


This is my favorite quote, attributed to Rumi, a 13th century Sufi philosopher. It reminds me that the hardest experiences in my life have been the source of the most profound learning and self-growth.


For me, those wounds enabled me to become a better person, to learn more about myself and others, and to build inner strength. Those wounds helped me become better, smarter, and stronger. 

I invite you to spend time contemplating this statement. You may find it to be true for you, as well. 

There is no endpoint. I am ever evolving.  

So, welcome to Better Smarter Stronger!

Spend some time exploring this website, reading the blogs, and consider the courses we offer. If you feel drawn to us, I hope you will consider joining.  

Either way, I wish you well in your life’s journey. 


We, as an organization, are evolving our website, our message, and our offerings. 

We, as individuals, are also always evolving in who we are and how we show up in the world. 

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Healing the Divide was a live online course that occurred over 3 weeks in October 2020.


This course features Caytie Pohlen-LaClare of Better Smarter Stronger, Andrea Wiener of Coaching Alchemy, Jackie Sloane of Sloane Communications, and Justine Lee of Make America Dinner Again.

When we take the time to sit down and listen to people’s personal experiences, we begin to understand: what’s in our hearts is more similar than different.

Since I was a kid, I have wanted to do work that helps people. This course is one way of bringing my life purpose to the world. I am still learning, just like you. Each week, a different guest speaker will bring their expertise to the course. 


This course was popular, so we decided to make it On-Demand for those who missed it!  

For more information, click on the image to the left. 

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