Succeed at Business and at Life

Business, Leadership & Life Coaching for Family-led Businesses

We work with family-led businesses to integrate family values with business success!


We Are Jim & Laurie Shopland, Certified Business and Life Coaches.

We help family-led businesses “get on the same page” to:

  • strengthen existing teams
  • identify & develop effective leaders
  • improve communication
  • clarify family & non-family roles
  • plan for succession.

“Solving the challenges where the demanding needs of business and family conflict.”

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Our Program

Succeed at Business and at Life

Business Coaching to guide family-led business leaders to keep up with the rapid growth and development of their business.

Leadership Coaching to enhance individual and team performance that emphasizes family values and unique strengths.

Life Coaching to help you feel empowered and confident by learning how to manage your mind and master your emotions.

Why Work With Us

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Qualified & Certified

Both Jim, an award winning Certified Professional Business Coach and Laurie, an award winning Certified Life Coach, bring a lifetime of experience to the coaching relationship.

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Proven Results

Coaching complements classroom education, corporate mentoring, internship programs and in-house training session to help future generations develop their own unique abilities and skills.

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Custom Programs

Coaching is designed to strengthen existing teams, identify & develop effective leaders, improve communication, clarify family & non-family roles, and plan for succession.

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From The Blog

Inspirational content to help you succeed at business and at life.

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3 Hiring Traditions To Avoid

Reimagine your recruitment process and avoid these 3 hiring traditions in order to attract the best talent to your business.

These three obsolete hiring traditions are limiting business growth and attracting poor quality candidates.

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How to Keep Employees

Fostering connection with your employees is very important, particularly in the current job market. A tremendous amount of money is spent on hiring and training new employees.
Now is the time to focus on keeping your best employees, before they quiet quit.

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Time to Start Subtracting

Our life is already full, but we continue to say yes to more things that take up our time, thinking, hoping, that we can fit it all in.
This busyness is the very thing that is getting in our way of being more disciplined and focusing on being a great business owner.

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