About Michael Brown
I truly believe that it’s never too late to reinvent yourself or change the trajectory of your life. As a database programmer and computer consultant for over 25 years, I used to be much more comfortable working with machines than with unpredictable humans. In fact, I often found myself in machine mode, only experiencing life at a superficial level. Unlike people, computers were so straightforward and didn’t have any of those messy emotions to deal with.
In 2010, this began to change. When My wife (Nikki) began her journey into the field of professional coaching, I found myself volunteered as a guinea pig client for one of the other coaching students in her class.
Initially, I told this coach I wanted to work on expanding my business, but it soon became apparent that there were some core emotional needs that I needed to address. My family life wasn’t bad, but I was finding that with two growing children, rising bills to pay, and overcommitment to community volunteering, the stress in my marriage was getting real. As I worked with my coach, I discovered that I could actually feel and express emotions at a deeper level. This enabled Me to better understand myself as well as have greater empathy for my wife, my children, and others I worked with.
I now have a passion to help others discover the potential that lies inside them, even if it is covered up by many years of unhealthy habits. I loves seeing the lightbulb come on for people as they learn new ways of connecting with others and becoming happier and more productive.
I am a long time Rotarian and am also actively involved in Toastmasters. Along with offering mastermind groups, presentations and workshops with Nikki (my wife), I also enjoy creating beautiful and practical works of art that bring people joy.