Hello Brave Mama,
I’m Karen Gruber and I’m devoted to helping extraordinary moms like you, become fully expressed in their personal and professional lives so they can lead with more confidence, conviction and fulfillment.
Being the perfect mom in today’s busy world is harder than ever. With the numerous roles you’re expected to play (mom, wife, leader, activities director, chauffeur, chef, advocate, referee—you get the idea) it can be easy to sacrifice yourself for your family, while your gifts, talents and desires get pushed aside.
You know what I’m talking about if …
Instead of expressing your unique values, beliefs, opinions and ideas (that you know deep down will be a major contribution to this world), you allow the people around you to dictate “who” you should be, “what” you should think, and “how” you should behave.
Instead of leading a life that turns you on, you’re so exhausted and stressed that you numb your pain with food, drugs, shopping or alcohol to fill the void.
Instead of acting with confidence and conviction, you’re constantly questioning and criticizing yourself, preventing true intimacy from forming in your personal and professional relationships.
You know there has to be more than the constant game of “tug-of-war” between keeping on top of the day and your desire to spend QUALITY time with your FAMILY. You know you were made for more, and maybe you’ve even tried to figure it out.
If you’ve expended your precious time, money,
and energy …
On stacks of personal development and self-help books that never got finished or even started for that matter.
Working with coaches who made empty promises and left you more confused than ever.
Trying to figure it out on your own, only to be discouraged by your lack of results.
Implementing ‘Life Hacks’ that provide a temporary fix, but not a sustainable solution.
Participating in an online program that left you to your own devises with no clear direction or support.
You’re not alone!
What took me years and numerous dollars to recognize, is when wanting to implement change or bring something new into our lives, as moms, we’re up against some big opponents; some are obvious, others are extremely subtle.
Awareness of your opponents and how to counteract their influence insures sustainable, desired changes and your success!
Believe me, I know what it’s like to…
- Be in the vicious cycle of trying to be Supermom by doing, doing, doing and still feeling guilty that it’s not enough. Leaving you stressed, resentful, and on the edge of burnout.
- Shut down your voice, opinions and ideas for fear of being judged, ridiculed or left out. Garnering up the courage to speak out in a situation, only to be met with a look, a comment, or silence that makes you swear you’ll never speak up again.
- Numb and self-sooth with alcohol, food or other unhealthy coping mechanisms so you won’t have to feel the heartbreak of being unsatisfied, unhappy, and unfulfilled.
- Be consumed by your role as mother, to the detriment of your health, your marriage, and your children.
And today, after 15+ years working with women and moms like you, plus lessons learned from my own motherhood journey, I’m here to shed light on a new possibility: that you are capable of developing the self-mastery you need to become a powerful leader in your family, faith, community, and career.
Here’s why I’m so passionate about this work:
Women are magical. You are magical.
Your feminine genius is far more powerful and attractive than anyone has ever led you to believe.
We’re living in the midst of a significant time for feminine leadership to come to the forefront. We’re no longer content having to take on a false masculine persona to receive attention and lead in our homes, organizations or businesses.
I’m devoted to developing powerful feminine leaders – especially moms – because I know that it will open new doors of leadership and opportunity for our children, both boys and girls.
It’s our privilege and responsibility to claim our place at the table and model strong, authentic leadership driven by our innate gifts, talents and strengths.
A woman in her zone of brilliance positively affects all those around her. And I want YOU to be that woman!
A few things you should know that make this work stand in a class of its own:
Too many coaches are focused on solving the wrong problem. They’re teaching ONLY strategies for change that keep you in your head and not in embodied action from within, where real change happens. As a leading-edge coach, my method incorporates both an unconventional system for the integration of the changes you desire, while supporting effective strategies that keep you in inspired action, ultimately creating the sustainable change you’re seeking.
LEADING EDGE LEADERSHIP MODEL
Leadership models for women are outdated, forcing women to lead with inauthentic masculine qualities and strategies. My body of work ignites your feminine genius and brings it to the forefront in the way you live, love and lead.
AWARENESS OF WHAT YOU’RE UP AGAINST
Most coaches working with women are unaware of the innate forces working against you. Until you’re clear on who and what these forces are, your efforts are destined to fall short of everything you desire. My coaching framework involves the identification of these forces and then dismantling their destructive influence on you. This results in less struggle, less angst and more ease and joy.
Curious about the official stuff, like my credentials?
Formally, I’ve trained and am certified with:
- The Coaches Training Institute Co-Active Coach Training Program
- Parenting the Love and Logic Way®, and Love and Logic Early Childhood Parenting Made Fun®
- The Art of Feminine Presence™ Level II
- The Desire Map
I’m an international #1 best-selling author.
For more than 15 years I’ve studied parenting, leadership and feminine spirituality through formal instruction, mastermind groups, insatiable reading, self-study, webinars, and numerous seminars.
Over the past 10 years I’ve facilitated and contributed to multiple intimate groups, provided innovative individualized coaching and have dramatically transformed my own life through my tenacity and voracious love of learning.
In addition to my formal training; my most meaningful learning comes from my insatiable desire to figure out how to be the woman and mom I know I’m meant to be.
A few things most people don’t know about me:
– I can cook better than most meals I get at a restaurant
– I am borderline psychotic about Christmas lights
– I refuse to watch the news or read the paper
– I always cry at a live performance
– I love to watch live boxing
– I have read all of the Top 100 novels of all time
– I learned how to play baccarat last year, and I love it
– My cute exercise clothes are way out of proportion for the amount of exercise I do
If you can say yes to at least 4 of the statements below,
then you’ll definitely benefit from our work together:
You’re tired of hiding your voice and being shamed for your power and truth.
You know you have a big vision for your life, but you feel confused about how to articulate and act on that vision.
You’re curious and willing to take risks.
You feel, or others make you feel, that your voice, feelings, intuition and inspired actions don’t matter.
You’re ready to take personal responsibility for the life you’re creating.
You want to experience the ripple effect of your power and your voice in this world.
Inspired to learn more?
From recouping your identity, to regaining control of your life, to purposeful career development; if you’re a mom, I’ve got you covered in one of my deeply personal private mentoring programs.
ROAR The Experience is a 6-month deep dive program for women who want to liberate their identity, voice and sovereignty.
More Than a Mom is a 4-week one-to-one program for the stay-at-home mom who wants to recoup her identity so she can lead her family with joy and purpose.
Happy & Whole Working Mom is an 8-week one-to-one program that empowers working moms to regain control of their time, energy and happiness.
Inspired Leadership is an individualized 12-week program for the career-driven mom who wants to maximize her income, improve her performance and accelerate her career.
Mentorship is an individualized opportunity. To discover which program is the best match to help you create the life you desire, schedule a complimentary conversation with me below.
Karen’s workshops are a good reminder that meaningful growth doesn’t have to come from pain or effort, but can just as easily come emerge from openness and willingness. Her enthusiasm is always infectious and her authenticity helps everyone feel comfortable being authentic themselves. I would absolutely recommend this program to others – it was fun, thoughtful, and I walked away with new insights and goals.”
Karen’s style is so very warm and comforting you can’t but help go deep into the experience and really make the most of it. Women/moms could really benefit from Karen’s work because it gets you to think about yourself and what’s truly important in your life. She is extremely talented and has the ability to help moms bring out the best in themselves through her insightful coaching based on her own life experiences and being a mom too.”
It was nice to have someone in my corner who was very supportive and helped me envision my next steps in creative ways. It was important to have someone who kept pushing me to work through stuff, keeping me accountable with processing my ideas and moving forward.”
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