Strategy and Performance Coaching for LGBTQ+ Creators & Innovators

Strategy and Performance Coaching for LGBTQ+ Creators & Innovators
I feel that Darren’s mission in life is to help LGBTQ people see their value and then empower them to do and be more, giving back to our community in the process. — George Baez

Does This Sound Like You?

You're a deep thinker and lifelong learner, driven by the desire to make a positive impact on the world.

  • You might be a creator, an academic, a social change entrepreneur, or a leader, all of which resonate with your core mission of leaving the world better than you found it.
  • Your intrinsic motivation stems from the profound impact you wish to make, and you're committed to achieving meaningful change.

When faced with setbacks, you may doubt yourself, leading to self-imposed isolation and perfectionism.

  • Your inclination to control every detail, including others' expectations, can become overwhelming, hindering your progress.
  • If your ideas are challenged and you feel disrespected, defensiveness and over-sensitivity may cloud your judgment.

Embracing Your True Self and Vision

Our coaching journey will focus on reinforcing your preferred behaviours that align with your core values and aspirations while providing strategies to overcome the undesired ones that hinder your personal and professional growth.

The goal is to empower you to consistently embrace your core self, align your actions with your values, and navigate challenges with resilience and clarity. Together, we'll ensure that your journey leads to the meaningful impact you want to make.

Darren is an incredibly gracious, wise, and generous mentor and coach. Working with him has been fundamentally transformative. He offered insights I can apply practically to my life — not just theoretically. Our work uncovered where I have been deluding myself, exceedingly hard on myself, and resisting acceptance of what is. — Eric H., Los Angeles

My Coaching Approach: Unlocking Your Potential Through Behavioural Change and Neuroscience

Unlocking your potential requires an individualized approach that combines the precision of behavioural change science with the insights of neuroscience. 

As a certified Neuro Coach, I've honed a methodology that empowers individuals like you to transcend self-imposed limitations and achieve self-mastery and personal transformation.

Here's how my coaching approach works:

1. Deconstructing the Bigger Picture

We start by breaking down complex challenges into manageable components. This process allows you to gain clarity on what fits together and what no longer serves you, making it easier to stay on track with what's most important to you.

2. Connecting the Dots

My role is to facilitate your journey of self-discovery with thought-provoking questions and deep exploration. We will connect the dots between your past experiences, current actions, and future ambitions to help you identify your unique strengths and skills.

3. Skillful Behavioural Changes

Once we've pinpointed your most significant challenge, we can design actionable strategies. These strategies will align with your values and aspirations, making them genuinely motivating.

4. Coaching from Curiosity

I approach our coaching sessions with genuine curiosity and a contemplative demeanour. You'll never feel judged or rushed. Instead, I encourage you to delve deep into your thoughts, emotions, and aspirations for clarity and insight.

5. Clarity and Empowerment

By the end of each session, you'll feel confident and certain about your next steps. These insights will motivate you to take efficient action and make progress toward your goals.

Remember, transformational work doesn't have to be a solitary endeavour.

Together, we'll navigate the path of self-mastery, addressing challenges, and fostering meaningful growth.

— Ro Rose, Somatic Gender Embodiment Coach

The Transformative Outcomes of Our Coaching Partnership

Our coaching partnership is designed to bring about profound and transformative outcomes in your personal and professional life.

Here's what you can expect:

1. Greater Happiness, Contentment, and Freedom

Our coaching process is designed to lead you towards a state of genuine happiness and contentment. By aligning your actions with your core values and purpose, you'll discover a greater sense of fulfillment and freedom.

2. Thriving in Your Work or Creative Endeavour

One of the primary goals of our coaching partnership is to equip you with the tools, clarity, and direction needed to excel in your professional endeavours and to ultimately thrive.

3. Insight, Direction, and Emotional Alignment (IDEA)

My coaching method, IDEA(tion), aims to provide you with invaluable Insights, clear Direction, and Emotional Alignment for your aspirations and goals.

Our coaching partnership isn't just about identifying your goals.

Our work together is about empowering you to pursue your goals that are aligned with your purpose, with clarity and enthusiasm, aligned with your purpose and well-being.

— Listen to the full interview on the Think Queerly Podcast, A New Beginning: Birmingham Unicorns LGBTQ+ Cricket Club.

How to Request a Complimentary Discovery Session

During our coaching session, you'll experience firsthand the transformative potential of coaching, and my unique coaching style. 

My intention is to empower you with insights and creative strategies that you can immediately apply to overcome your current challenge and move confidently toward your goal.

In the form below, take some time to write me a spontaneous, in-depth message about what your life is like, right now. Feel free to share whatever you want, with as much detail as you like to help me to get to know you in advance of our session. Please allow 2-3 days for me to respond.

I look forward to reading your response!