Ann Strong

Ann Strong, founder of Free Your G! and Thriving Coaches.

Ann offers transformative Genius coaching, consulting and mentoring for business, career and life coaches; small business owners and small teams.

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Genius Coaching, Mentoring
and Consulting - for You!

Do you have a sense that you could bring more of YOU to your coaching and consulting?

Are you successful, and yet not quite sure of your Genius?

My coaching programs elicit confidence, certainty and clarity about your Genius and the Genius of your work.

Let's talk about the GENIUS of you and your work -
my gift to you.

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At the age of 15, I made my grandma a plaque that read, "We are what we make ourselves."

Seeds of transformation. 

Who knew?  Precious, vibrant, 15-year-old me, apparently!

The elephant in the room that nobody's talking about

What the wiser me has learned in the many years since then: there is always only one thing between any one of us and all we desire - discomfort.

Therefore, I only start with a new client after we've had a deep conversation and you've experienced my coaching. We need to agree that together we are a great fit, especially during the discomfort phase.  Because when you and I align our commitment to doing what it takes to move through the discomfort, then you will get amazing results - all you desire . . . and then some!

Sadly, most people aren't willing to hang in there through the discomfort preceding the discovery and transformation.  Some won't even start the process.

My coaching programs aren't for everyone.


If we decide to work together, our coaching is focused and freeing - I am 100% committed to doing what we need to do to move you through the discomfort into the transformation. 

The work requires the same high level of focus and commitment from you.  The fastest way through the discomfort involves taking inspired action - daily.  Are you ready to have tons of support to begin taking new actions that bring you dramatically different results?

One-on-One Coaching

As you start your new business or take your business to the next level, we coach about you and all areas of your life because your work isn't separate.  A holistic approach to coaching creates new habits and ways of thinking for a lifetime.  I work with clients one-on-one for a year to start.  I've worked with many clients for several years, as they continue to find the coaching transformational and a high-return investment.

Skill-specific one-on-one coaching programs

If you would like to develop something specific for your business, I love to create highly effective, high return-on-investment, one-on-one coaching programs, ranging in length from one to nine months, all based on the specificity of you - your Genius.

Program Areas:

  • Is business or career coaching for me?
  • Niche Finder
  • Confidence and expertise
  • Enrolling clients
  • Branding
  • Writing and blogging
  • Speaking, teleclasses, workshops and retreats
  • Leveraging your StrengthsFinder™ strengths
  • Growing yourself and your business based on your Enneagram type

All of my clients are small business owners because I came out of the womb so excited about self-employment!  Most of my clients are coaches and consultants. 

I choose to coach coaches and consultants because we have this amazing opportunity to transform the lives and business of those we serve.  Facilitating, witnessing, teaching and coaching people through this transformation inspires me!

One of the transformation tools I use in all my coaching programs is the StrengthsFinder™ assessment:

The Strengthsfinder™ assessment tells you your top 5 natural strengths - The Gallup folks who developed the StrengthsFinder™ assessment define a strength as “near perfect performance in an activity.”  Engaging in a strength strengthens you.  Engaging in a weakness weakens you.

"Everyone is a genius, but if you judge a fish on its ability to climb a tree it will live its whole life believing it is stupid."
- Albert Einstein

Part of our coaching then focuses on growing your business based on your strengths and putting into place the four strategies to neutralize your weaknesses.  The completely unique combination of your top strengths creates the recipe for your Genius. 

My own top strengths from my StrengthsFinder™ assessment and what they mean in serving you:

  1. Maximizer
  2. Empathy
  3. Connectedness
  4. Activator
  5. Individualization
  6. Strategic

The short version of what this means about how I can help you:

  1. I love transforming strong (you) into superb  (you - more of you, more of the time).
  2. I am able to see the world through your eyes and your perspective.
  3. I know that we're all connected and things happen for a reason.
  4. I get things started and move you to action!
  5. I love supporting you in the specificity of you and in living from your strengths and Genius (your strengths are the raw material of your Genius).
  6. I see patterns and help you to cut through the clutter to find the best way.

Take the StrenthsFinder™ assessment yourself

To learn how to take the StrengthsFinder™ assessment yourself,
click here.

    My background

    I bring to the table: a life-long commitment to my own spiritual growth, 16 years of coaching, consulting and mentoring, 30 years of successful self-employment and 32 years of teaching personal and professional development.

    When I'm not coaching, speaking or writing, you'll find me practicing kundalini yoga, catching fresh flakes on the ski slope or gleening a new perspective from Red Rocks park.

    Doing what we had previously thought impossible . . .

    We as coaches have this humbling and honoring privilege to serve people in doing what they had previously thought impossible - things that make our clients' lives and the world as a whole a far better place!

    I love the illuminating power of coaching and I would love to help you transform more people's lives and work . . .

    Schedule an initial Coaching Conversation for us to explore your GENIUS and determine if we are a great fit or if one of my coaching programs is right for you . . .

    My gift to you -

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