Purpose-driven Expression Creates Meaning And Impact

Our clients and Emergence Network members not only discover their deep soul purpose. They also make bold and courageous moves because they know who they are and they’re inspired to bring their visions to life.

MEREDITH   VAISH

Founder & CEO

“Our work yielded a significant breakthrough framework that I’m now using to understand my business, my ideal client, and myself”

I approached Holly because I wanted to dive deeper into my purpose and how it relates to the programs and products I offer. Holly’sRead More

MIRA   MEGS   LATHROP

Founder

“Holly is a holistic coach, and it seems there is no terrain she can’t travel.”

“I deeply enjoyed working with Holly as a coach around purpose, as it seems to be the most important, deepest work we can do! I am at a place in my life where I want to be of service, and Holly helped me… Read More

MICHAEL   ZELIGS

Founder

“I’ve been given a map…  to tie together the loose ends.”

I’ve been given a map, a way of observing and tying together the loose ends of all the things I do that allows me to have more focus, and be more introspective and clear on how my gifts are expressed… Read More

ELLIE   TER   HAAR

Founder

“Holly helped uncover real personal meaning and I began living a more purpose-fueled life.”

Every once in awhile you come across a teacher/mentor who makes a difference. Holly Woods is that kind of teacher with a wealth of… Read More

LYNDA   BALDWIN

Founder

“My creative blocks are virtually gone! This work has, in a sense, really woken me up.”

For the first time in years I feel creatively inspired, more in tune with my true nature, and excited about life. The fire is alive and well. Visions and insights come to me every day. It’s been so wonderfulRead More

CHAD   KALLAND

CEO, Founder

“With a clear understanding of what I was called to do, my life has taken on a whole new meaning.”

With Holly’s help I have identified my unique leadership process and I am working on writing a book to offer the process to the world. I cannot say enough about Holly Woods and how working with her… Read More

MAGGIE   MCCLOUD

Founder

“Her blend of strategy, vision, insight, systemic thinking, and spirituality is unique and powerful.”

Holly is a multifaceted guide, and I received so much from our work together. Her blend of strategy, vision, insight, systemic thinking, and spirituality is unique and powerful. Holly is such a loving and... Read More

BILL   KERN

Founder, Chairman

“My business is dramatically improved. Since working with Holly, I have a much better outlook on myself, my life, my capabilities and my business.”

This is reflected in my passion for renewed leadership of my company. I particularly like the practical homework and pragmatic actions… Read More

SARAH    MCCRUM

Founder

“Holly was very quick to understand and feel the essence of my work, and helped to shape it for greater success.”

My business did a strategy day with Holly and in 8 hours we literally took my... Read More

AGATHE    DAAE-QVALE

Founder, Chairman

“I have more impact now than ever before.”

Work with Holly benefited every sphere of my life. I have more impact now than ever before. Holly masterfully creates a trusting container forRead More

ANDEW    VENEZIA    PHD

Co-Founder

“I’m relating to life from a soulful and purposeful place- it’s like having saturated color in a world that could often appear drab.”

You were a partner for me in coming to know myself in a deeper register, helping open me to a whole different way of being in the world, with... Read More

LESLIE    LAWTON

Founder

“I truly respect and admire this woman and can’t imagine how anyone can impact the world without her.”

I’ve had the pure pleasure of working with Holly on embedding my business in purpose. New, more soulful ideas have been arising in me for some years now. But I didn’t quite trust myself to carry them out.Read More

JILL    NAGLE

Founder

“Holly is a brilliant, multidimensional wizard. She has a way of diving oceans-deep for the gems not visible else-wise.”

Earlier this year, I came to an impasse. I knew I had a plethora of gifts for the world, but I wasn’t sure about which form they should take next. Or why so few of my conceptual “babies” had birthed... Read More

FABIENNE    MEULEMAN

Executive Director

“I embraced parts of myself that I had previously experienced as challenges.”

Working with Holly in a personalized and individualized way has been a true gift for me. Her unique combination of skills and traits (such as her professionalism, guidance, intuition, humor, sensitivity, deepRead More

LAUREN    RAYMOND

Founder

“Holly gave me confidence, accountability, courage, and faith in the possibility that my life could be different.”

It was deeply spiritual and earth-moving transformational work in areas I didn’t expect. I felt so relieved to relinquish the beliefs and roles that... Read More

BYRON    BELITSOS

Founder

“Holly is an A+ Coach.”

Holly is an A+ Coach. She’s able to see things that no one else can see.

JACQUI    WEBB

Founder

“I am braver, more able to challenge myself and believe I have the capacity to move beyond my small self.”

I am getting more skilled at living my purpose each day, person by person. I’ve come to know that the gift of ‘Deep Presence’ is an unusual awareness and capacity that I bring to the world that is powerful, impactful... Read More

BEN    STEIN

Founder

“ I’m relaxed and confident, and let go of blocks related to my need for approval.”

I’m working to develop my new career where before I had fear. I’m relaxed and confident, and let go of blocks related to my need for approval. I realized I need to have more fun and nourish myself in order... Read More

KATHERINE    LEE

Founder

“Be who you really are and live like there is no end.”

Holly captures the bright light we all carry deep within. Not only has her work allowed me to know my purpose, but also opened the floodgates to the real choice of infinite possibilities. Her work holds space... Read More

MARIANNE    SHINE

Founder

“This helped me focus-in on what is essential to shaping my career.”

I highly recommend working with Holly. She is delightful, motivated and has keen insight. I found the work to be stimulating and... Read More

SARA    VARGAS

Environmental Educator

“I am creating projects for my future.”

I see myself truly accomplishing things I would have previously just seen as... Read More

JILL    BOYD

Founder

“Create a Satisfying Life”

Holly’s insight and wisdom helped me to find my voice and create a more satisfying life.

BOB    HARLOW

FileMaker Pro Database Developer

“She was able to uncover some resistance and blind spots that kept me from sharing my capacity, and she patiently guided me to have insight about and overcome them.”

As a result of working with Holly to clarify my gifts and purpose, I have a much deeper sense of myself and what I am to do and be in my retirement years. She was able to uncover some resistance and blind spots... Read More

SHELLI    ROBERTS

Founder

“Holly’s skills are remarkable and effective. She was able to hone in on exactly what needed healing, and helped me to bolster the tattered and frayed aspects that remained in my psyche.”

When I met Holly, I was struggling with self worth and becoming visible, at the tail end of a healing journey from a great deal of prolonged traumatic... Read More

DAWN    EIDELMAN

Chief Education Officer

“She has the energy and insights of a whole team.”

Holly is a visionary, brilliant colleague with the energy and insights of a whole team. In my collaborations with Holly, we both engaged in a creative dynamic that pushed us to deliver an outcome that... Read More

MICHAEL  TREVINO

School Director

“Her work produced tangible and effective solutions.”

Holly did outstanding work for us at UCSF in preparing, designing, and facilitating our result-oriented staff retreat. Her thoughtful preparation included developing questionnaires and interviewing staff to prioritize... Read More

LYNNE    PALAZZOL

Clinical Education Administrator

“She helped us gently uncover some of the hidden aspects of how we were creating redundant processes and offered great recommendations for streamlining our work.”

Holly’s upbeat and clear communication made our work fun and productive. Her facilitation was a great balance between deepening our relationships with one another and getting things accomplished... Read More

BEN    SCHINK

Founder

“She’s a highly skilled communicator with a keen sense of how to use resources in complex systems.”

Holly came in at a critical period of reorganization for the company. She brought the highest level of professionalism, integrity, and care while helping us pinpoint the bleeding point of resources that we were seeking but could not see because we were stuck in... Read More

JULIANA    FARELL

Former  Learning Manager

“Suggested significant yet simple-to-make changes during a critical stage for our company that had an immediate and powerful impact.”

Holly provided valuable insights and suggested significant yet simple-to-make changes during a critical stage for our company that had an... Read More

DUSTIN    KELLY

Senior Leadership Solutions Partner

“Her compassion for people creates a sincere and balanced head and heart perspective.”

Perseverance, drive, passion, and integrity are the first words that come to mind when describing Holly. Her devotion to life-long learning and her compassion for people creates a sincere and balanced head... Read More

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