“Who will fetch the water?
What will be its course?
Who will call the rain?
I will fetch the water.
I will be the course.
I will call the rain.”
- select lyrics from “The Course” by Ayla Nereo
This offering best serves those who:
Be the Course: calling women to lead with water provides professional coaching to emerging and transitional women in leadership so they can embody clarity, integrity, and vitality in their professional lives.
In Be the Course: calling women to lead with water, Coach and Coachee collaborate to:
What does it mean to “lead with water”?
Leading with water is about moving away from a finite, fear-based, “power over” model of leadership and turning toward more expansive, connection–based, “power with” and “power to” models. To this end, the Be the Course: calling women to lead with water program intentionally utilizes holistic, creative, and restorative practices to give the Coachee the tools and skills needed to orient and root into “power with” and “power to” models. Specifically:
Process and Timeline
Be the Course, calling women to lead with water is a three or six month program that includes:
Those choosing the three month program have weekly meetings, those choosing the six month program have bi-weekly (every other week) meetings.
An outline of the full program schedule is detailed below. Note: this schedule may be modified to better meet the specific needs and pacing of each individual client.
Part I: Assessment
Part II: Action Planning
Part III: Implementation
Part IV: Completion
Clients may continue beyond the initial three or six month cycle with additional three or six month program cycles to address more themes, patterns and behaviors, though a two to four week break in between program cycles is recommended.
Take the next step and schedule a free consultation. Together we can discern how Be the Course might serve you at this time.
“Lisa is really good at getting past the ‘shoulds’ of what a person thinks they should do…to what they actually need to feel like they’re coming into right relationship with themselves.”
– Ellen, 38, Berthoud
Lisa is an exquisite listener and brings a complete presence. She shows up to every meeting prepared, organized, and without rigidity. This means that due to her presence practice, she can pivot as needed and meet the demand of each moment. Lisa is the perfect balance of pragmatic and creative with the ability to use language and art with precision and impactful purpose.”
– Christine, 41, Denver
30 minute consultation by phone or video conference
All meetings are being conducted by video conference until further notice. In-person services are preferred but currently on hold. When in-person services are available, they are limited to the Denver Metro area.