sarah lights up many paths. hallways. spaces. stages. people. as a... consultant. community founder. coach. speaker. thought partner. teacher. guide. author.
hi, i'm sarah brabbs
imagine you are hiking on a path in a forest. the path represents you and the direction you're headed.
in times of deeper change and greater uncertainty, our path can grow dark, we can't see as well.
there comes a time on this path when you know the light you have isn't going to cut it. so, you look around for what else might be useful, possible.
if you're in a season of your life, the marker of which means it is a season of growth, change - you might see yourself in the unanswerable questions you have, the question you know you're after but can't quite put into words all the time.
you are searching, even though you feel pretty shut down at times. there's a restlessness, a readiness for what's next in this season, that those who have been through it, know deeply.
there are some stakes - like your happiness. the connection to your purpose, what your dreams are, decisions you're facing, decisions you're ignoring. this is part of why it feels so important.
if that resonates, and you are also someone who knows in your soul you'll get there, where you need to go - you'll figure it out eventually? even though it can be a lot and at times, pretty lonely?
well i'm glad you landed here. because this is where i come in.
i am a person that pops up right when it's the time for me to show up and be useful... i am a path illuminator.
other ways i've been described... soul guide, way shower, space holder, change catalyst. safe person.
i can also be a little wordy as a writer at times.... so, i continue below. after the nice forest path picture.
leaving the path metaphor and all this behind...
i tend to intersect randomly and also intentionally with other thoughtful kind humans juust as you deeply realize there's more, and sense there's more clarity soon, and good things are around the corner. you're feeling drawn towards this, open, and maybe cautiously optimistic as you're reading this.
if all *this* (waves hands around, up, at all the words you just read) is happening? resonates?
and you think yes, maybe i could maybe use good quality help?
take a look around my site - like this page, see how i may be of service.
note: everything below is hodgepodge land, for now. consulting i do with aligned orgs around strategy, development, people, and change - speaking. writing, some testimonials. coaching stuff. if you're here for my coaching (1-1 or group coaching offer), or to see if i'm doing workshops - visit this page.
what others say - feedback from coaching, speaking, + consulting clients, course participants, + a friend
"This was pure gold."
"I felt unstuck and open. Open is really the world that stands out. I felt open in a new way, like there was room for new thoughts and experiences."
"You helped me feel safe and learn to see me more deeply, honestly, and courageously. I feel hopeful, calmer, and am more connected to myself. Even though I'm going through something hard still - I am clearer, and feel so much better. Thank you."
"I am loving this so much, I can't even tell you."
"I would have happily paid someone $500 for the kind of advice you just gave me for FREE in the last hour over a drink...I just need you to know that. You helped me figure out something I was stuck on in my business, and so creatively, too! I appreciate this so much - thank you!
"Leaders who attended your training were still talking about it several months later - that's how impactful it was."
"Feedback from attendees of Sarah's talk were among the highest we've ever seen in almost 25 years of hosting speakers. She over-sold the room, and was outstanding."
"I learned more from her in 45 minutes than I did in two years of therapy."
The video below has reactions to Sarah doing her thing, lighting up people and spaces. Listen to this [Executive Director at University of Michigan] guy; he - they - hired her to do strategic consulting, planning, and speaking at all-staff events. It was a good time.
Audio: To get a feel for Sarah's approach and who she is, listen to her talk about difficult conversations in this interview on NPR. There are a couple podcast episodes you can listen to as well, you can find linked from this page.