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Vail Valley Bizwatch: Reach the Summit Coaching

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Vail, CO, Colorado

Business name: Reach the Summit Coaching.

Location: Edwards.

Date opened: May, 2010.

Owner: Julie McCahan.

Contact info: or 970-376-1126.

What goods or services do you provide? I help people find their career and work passion. I offer career-life coaching services. Over the past few years, I heard clients say they want job satisfaction plus a sense of achievement in other areas of their lives. career-life coaching brings together two coaching services. Career coaching and life coaching are closely connected in terms of needs and goals. When we experience greater satisfaction from work, we also experience less stress in our lives. The relationship between our careers and our personal lives is rooted in our values, beliefs and unique needs.

If you experience stress or lack of focus in your career, there could be a negative impact on another aspect of your life. Good coaches bring results; great coaches bring holistic results.

What’s new or exciting at your place? My website is new and my business name is new. The website is

What philosophy do you follow in dealing with your customers? What can your customers expect from you? Clients can expect to receive coaching that focuses on their needs. There are three coaching plans tailored to address a client’s goals and needs. Reach the Summit Coaching is dedicated to supporting a person achieve greater career satisfaction while incorporating a career-life balance. Clients can expect an experienced coach who uses a proven process.

Tell us a little about your background, education and experience: I have worked with people for more than 25 years. As a professional trainer, I often would spend time after classes and workshops coaching individuals. Workshop attendees would often say, “You should be a coach.”

I have coached people on three continents, always focusing on bringing out renewed productivity and a higher level of performance. I hold two masters degrees from the University of Colorado at Denver. I bring two certifications that are actively used in the coaching process: Certified Dyna-Metric Professional and Master NLP Practitioner.

What is the most humorous thing that has happened at your business since you opened? After a workshop, a participant asked if she could get some advice. She said she had a tough job with many responsibilities. I used a visualization technique. When we were finished, she asked, “Is that it? Am I better now?”

About a month later she sent me an e-mail saying the technique continued to give her confidence in a very tough job. She concluded by saying, “I truly am much better now!”

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