Professional Services Directory

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Coach, Speaker, Author

Dr. Minette Riordan
(469) 585-3615

About: Dr. Minette Riordan is a speaker, coach, author, artist and serial entrepreneur who’s passion is connection. Through commitment and communication, we create powerful connections to self and others. Minette’s passion for connecting people to each self and each other is deeply rooted in her belief that it is our connection to spirit, to self and to others that is the foundation of true happiness. She is passionate about helping people remember how to be creative. Through her work as an educator, coach, writer and speaker, she has educated thousands of people, helping them to clarify their vision and bring that vision into fruition in ways that are meaningful, joyful and profitable. Her work as a coach is dedicated to helping women create financial independence, flexibility and the freedom to focus on their family.

Promotion: Free 30 minute Breakthrough Session - Minette will help you pinpoint what it is you want to create, what is really holding you back and what is the next step you need to take.

Angle on Writing and Selling Your Book

Lisa Angle
(805) 680-9554

About: Lisa Angle of Ninety Degrees Media is the "right Angle" for helping your write and sell your books through websites, video, and social media. She earned a master's degree in Computer Based Education from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. While in SLO she served two terms as President of NightWriters and taught creative writing at Cuesta College. Lisa won First Prize in a CWC short story contest and Honorable Mention in Byline magazine's First Chapter of Novel Contest. Writers Digest choose her website Angle on Writing as one of the 101 Best Sites for Writers in 2005.

Promotion: Free half-hour of social media coaching.

Communications Consultant; Author; Coach

Dr. Lois Phillips
(805) 637-3959

About: Lois offers consultation to individuals -- both men and women ---and to organizations who want to improve their ability to develop a message and brand, and communicate it effectively to their stakeholders, clients, customers, and the media. Her blog posts focus on how women ( and select men) speakers communicate their point of view at the podium or during press conferences. Women Seen and Heard (2004) reflects research on why women have a more difficult time than men do gaining credibility as the voice of authority and lessons learned from dynamic speakers.

Promotion: 20% Discounts for coaching services!

Photographer, Writer, and Social Media Coach

Rachel Sarah Thurston
Phone: (805) 886-7484

About: Rachel Sarah thurston is a portrait, wedding and events photographer and travel/lifestyle writer who has traveled to six continents. Her feature articles (under "Rachel S. Thurston") and photography have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Food and Home Magazine, Women's Adventure Magazine, Santa Barbara Magazine, and other international publications. She is known for her magical use of natural light and whimsical, vivid storytelling through various media. Through her vivid portraiture, she loves to inspire and empower other women and entrepreneurs by helping them to brand themselves and celebrate their greatest strengths.