The end of a beautiful journey…

The Roots Group is not my first rodeo as a business owner. I’ve had a second business for the past 14 years, until now. With that said, I’m thrilled to share the news:
Since founding Branching Out in 2009, I knew what I was setting out to accomplish. My goal was to build a great company that I could one day pass on to a successor who wanted to “branch out.” (Yes, the company name was strategically chosen...

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My Famous Granola Recipe

Okay, maybe not celebrity famous, but my grain-free, sugar-free granola recipe is pretty well-known amongst my friends and family. One of my friends calls it "crack!" If you're into health and nutrition, I'd love to share the love (and potential addiction) with you!


(disclaimer: I have no plans to be a recipe blogger, so pardon my simplified format)

  2. PREP 1 LARGE...
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An Intentional Pause...

Have you ever felt a little overwhelmed and wished that you could just hit the "pause button" on life? Today, I'm giving myself permission to do just that.

I'm in a season of life that involves significant transitions in multiple areas- for ME (and my family), for BOE (Branching Out Events) and for TRG (The Roots Group). With so much change happening, I've had to get very clear about what is and what is not a priority (my "what...

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Paving the Way For Your Life Vision

As a Personal and Professional Development Coach, I can guide you to greater self-awareness and a deeper understanding of yourself so you can move towards the vision you want for your life.

What do my Clients have to say about their Coaching experience...

"Debby constantly offers tools and insights that have profoundly impacted and improved my day-to-day life. Her guidance has led me to greater self-awareness, deeper understanding of...

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The Tools You Need to Create Positive Change

As a Personal and Professional Development Coach, it is my goal to share the tools and resources I have gathered over the years to help you create positive change in your life.

What do my Clients have to say about their Coaching experience…

“I can’t tell you enough how much Debby and her coaching have helped me. Just over the last 6 months, I have seen such a positive change within myself, and she has been a big...

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Creating a Meaningful Company Vision

As a Personal and Professional Development Coach, it is my goal to help you create a strong and compelling Company Vision, anchored by the deeper, more meaningful reasons behind WHY you do what you do.  

What do my Clients have to say about their Coaching experience..

Here's what Claire had to say about my 1 on 1 Coaching and Consulting program, where I helped her create a strong and compelling...

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An Important Distinction

In Coaching, a distinction is a deeper dive into exploring the subtleties of language. We assign meaning to the words we choose, and that meaning influences our thoughts, beliefs and behaviors. Our choice of words can have a positive or negative impact. 

Let's explore the distinction between ADJUSTED & TOLERATED, with the intention of broadening your perspective & increasing your awareness, so the...

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Recalibrate Your Work/Life Balance

Are you feeling overwhelmed or stressed? Or have you been working your tail off and need a little break to re-calibrate your work/life balance? I've got a simple Coaching Question and steps you can take to prioritize 1 thing each day for YOU!

What is 1 thing you can do to make today a ______ day for you? (insert the word that represents the FEELING you want to have today)

So much of our daily lives are run...

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Workshop Reviews Coming in HOT!

Over the course of 4 weeks in January, I guided 10 EXTRAORDINARY Gals through the process of creating an inspiring and motivating plan for their year in for my Create Your 2022 Vision Workshop.

The reviews are in, and I am THRILLED to share what 2 participants had to say about their experience.


Roxana shared...

BEFORE the Workshop: "I felt nervous because I was going to be speaking and sharing while others listened to...

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Getting to the Root of Your Issues

In any business, issues are going to arise- obstacles, problems, challenges, kerfluffles. Your ability to succeed is directly proportional to your ability to solve those issues.


Most leaders/teams do more discussing than they do solving. This can be frustrating and exhausting for everyone involved, especially when the work load is heavy, time is limited and efficiency is crucial.

What's draining your energy isn’t...

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