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A Few Testimonials:
was the smartest money I ever spent. If you look at it only
from a financial standpoint, I make more than double what
I did in my old career. I'm doing something I love to do
in a way that I love doing it. I have a new career that
I'm much happier in and I'm less stressed which has impacted
my whole family."
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" Your coaching has
challenged me to really go for what I want in life. You
have challenged me to "play big" in my personal and professional
life. When I was negotiating my salary for a new job, you
helped me stand up for what I am worth and as a result of
our sessions I have learned to articulate what I want and
need in a position to make it successful for me and my employer."
Talented Project Manager, Dallas,Texas
" You have an incredible
ability to get to the heart of a matter instantly and you
are a master at challenging people. You constantly support
me to be my best. Whenever you see my blind spots, you have
given me direct, supportive coaching to improve instantly..
You cut my learning curve in half with your style of coaching
and have an edge (way beyond most coaches) that catapults
my dreams into reality.. You are a gifted coach."
Professional and Amazing Coach, Sonoma, California.
is the best thing I've done for myself in years. I feel
like I'm finally getting myself together so that I can
accomplish things which have alluded me in the past!!!!!!!!"
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" Just a quick note
to say thank you for being such a wonderful, loving support.
You reminded me why I am in this business which is as important
as how you helped me see myself again. You are truly a blessing."
think and build big" Entrepreneur, San Diego, California
" On my fridge, I have
your words written down.."To increase your chances of being
discovered, you have to increase your visibility so get
out as much as you can and let people see what you can do."
Sounds simple, but it is working.. Thanks."
Spirited Soul with amazing grace and passion for life,
" It has been a tremendous privilege and benefit...
Kristin, you are very skilled at moving me through the process
of making hard decisions and helping me see what's possible
in life. I have confronted fears and made needed changes
and each time I finish a session with you, I feel the burdens
of self doubt lifted from my shoulders."
Recruiter and Entrepreneur with heart.
you for your time this morning! I'm excited after talking
over some great ideas with you. I feel like I got more out
of our half hour than from hour long meetings I've had with
a consultant. You went right to the heart of the matter
and offered specific, savvy advice that I can put into action
immediately to help my business grow."
IPJ, Los Angeles,
CA (comment received after one coaching session)
A Few Media Mentions:
"Sometimes a big goal will totally change the direction of your life," says Kristin Taliaferro who specializes in helping clients reach their loftiest goals. "It's like a tornado that will just sweep you up."
How to Achieve Big Goals, ATA World Magazine, Winter 2009.
"Changing career paths can be very scary. The fear of the unknown prevents most people from pursuing their dream career. Plus, finances are a huge factor. The majority of people are trapped by their lifestyle and need their steady paycheck to get by each month."
Shifting Gears, The Honolulu Advertiser, Oct. 7 2007
"Whenever you find yourself avoiding a task, ask yourself "What’s in it for me?" suggests Kristin Taliaferro, a Master Certified life and career coach in Dallas. “Look at the outcome and what you’ll gain if you do the thing you don’t want to do,” she says. “Keep your attention there. Surround yourself with reminders of the outcome to keep yourself focused and motivated.”
How To Love Doing The Things You Hate, Better Health And Living Magaine, July 2007
"Powerful words should frame your focus for 2007", said Kristin Taliaferro. "Pick three words that describe how you would like to be, such as, 'beautiful,' 'radiant,' and 'fit'," she advises. "Then pick goals that move you closer to becoming those three words."
Resolutions Easy To Make, Easier To Break, Dallas Morning News, Dec. 31. 2006.
"Ask for help: Stop acting as if you can do it all," says life coach Kristin Taliaferro. "Enlist your husband, your children, your extended family and friends – get the help you need and don't let guilt drain your precious energy."
How Some Working Moms Ease the Transition Between Office and Home. Dallas Morning News, May 15, 2006.
get it done. Focus on completion, not perfection,"
says Life Coach Kristin Taliaferro. "Perfection will
lead to endless lists and a slew of incomplete projects.
Now, is that what you want? What matters most is your ability
to start and complete a project."
of Being Imperfect, Oxygen
Magazine, March 2006, page 107.
"Face the situation
and take responsibility for your actions. This isn't the
time for denial. "Tell the truth if you've made a big
mistake," Taliaferro said. "It's better to fess
up and realize that everyone is making mistakes. You can
usually clear it up."
Digging Out ,
Chicago Tribune 06/25/03
Kristin offers suggestions about how to overcome career
blunders and big mistakes.
get rid of stress but you can make it work for you,"
says stress-busting expert Kristin Taliaferro.
The Secret Addiction
of Stressed Women, Cosmopolitan
Magazine (UK edition), November 2003, page 318.
Womans Day Magazine Article
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profiling three of Kristin's clients.
to life coach Kristin Taliaferro, the little things that
bother you do more than drain your energy, they clutter
your life to such an extent that you have no time for
anything else. So, we spoke with Taliaferro and two other
"toleration-free" women to find out how they did it...."
Kristin and her
clients were interviewed for How to
Take Charge of Those Little Annoyances, Family Circle, October 2002, pages 63-65.
definitely need 'me time' with everything that's going
on in the world. You need to always be concerned with
your energy supply."
a You Turn, Orlando
With Your Passion. What would you do with your life if
you could do anything you wanted? Travel? Write? Paint?
Open a restaurant? Teach? If a fun idea comes to mind,
don't squelch it. Taliaferro says, Many women have trouble
with doing things that are fun. But your passion may be
painting or crafts; it may not be linked to a career.
It might just be a lifestyle."
a Break For It, HomeLife
coach, Kristin Taliaferro, suggests you map your 3 top
priorities - 'put them on notecards and post them everywhere...measure
against your top 3 priorities'..."
Excerpt from article The
Balancing Act in Careers/Work Family Section of MSN.com,
online March-July 2001.
offers a few strategies. If you are trying to imagine the
perfect career, avoid mulling over a bunch of job titles.
Instead, grab a piece of paper and list the qualities you
are looking for - things like "creative," "challenging,"
or even short commute..."
Tips offered in "How
To" section of magazine:
How to: Know What You Want, Woman's Day,
June 2001, page 12.
" Our experts
are Kristin Taliaferro, a lifecoach from Dallas..."
Coaching tips on balancing
How Does She Do It All?,
Marie Claire Magazine,
July 2001, page 80.
KristinCoach.com, a success coaching firm in Dallas. Previously
the owner of an executive recruiting firm...her clients
hail from as far away as England and Japan..."
Profiled under "Success
10 Great Businesses To
Entrepreneur Magazine, May 2001, page 128.
" It's important
to realize that postponing change doesn't make it any easier.
People become more and more beaten down and lose their confidence
the longer they're in a job they shouldn't be in..."
on is always awkward. Be prepared for it. 'To be successful,
you have to get comfortable with being awkward for a time.
When you think it's time to move on, you need to do it as
soon as you can. If you don't, there's a chance you never
Want Not," November
to Life Coach Kristin Taliaferro, 'Any time you react to
someone's advice, it means there's a kernel of truth in
what they're saying. After you freak out, go away and examine
what she said -- maybe it was just the nudge you needed.'
Deadly Advice Sins,"