To re-ignite the human spirit and bring organizations to life

Who We Are

Betty Fiksel, Principal and Founder


Betty Fiksel has more than 20 years of experience in personal and organizational transformation. She is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC), Certified Ontological Coach, Certified Cultural Intelligence Facilitator, Certified Health Executive and Approved Tribal Leader. She holds a Masters degree in Health Science, Health Administration and a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy.


Betty drives bottom line sustainable results, providing access to change, shifting behaviours, optimizing workplace strengths, increasing accountability and responsibility and engaging individuals, teams and whole organizations. She has coached and led workshops to thousands of people and is an accomplished speaker, leader, coach and facilitator.



Stephen Shannan, Principal


Stephen Shannan has implemented large-scale transformational initiatives for organizations in the United States, Canada, Central Europe, the United Kingdom, Asia and the Caribbean. He has worked for a broad array of clients, from executive offices to the factory floor, allowing clients to go beyond what is predictable, transform their leadership and dramatically improve engagement, productivity, responsibility and accountability.


Stephen’s education and early career in design included studying the impact of imagery, symbols and language on thinking and behaviour. He is a Certified Ontological Coach and Certified Cultural Intelligence Facilitator with 25 years experience in personal and organizational transformation. A compelling and accomplished leader, coach and facilitator, Stephen adds warmth and levity to the serious game of producing results.