Just like the lotus, we have the ability to rise from the mud, bloom out of darkness, and radiate into the world.

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Michael Shoultz

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What Clients Say

Hello!  My name is Michael Shoultz and I am the founder and Chief Inspirational Officer of Spirit Rising Coaching. As a leadership coach certified with the John Maxwell Team (the largest and fastest growing leadership certification program in the world), I’m equipped to help you improve your ability to connect with others in order to develop stronger relationships; improve individual and team effectiveness; and to reach your personal, professional, and/or organizational goals.

Whether working with businesses, organizations, or individuals, my focus is on getting to know you and your challenges and ambitions.  Cookie cutters are best left in the kitchen. I tailor my professional development and coaching services to address your individual or team needs. As your leadership coach and trainer, it is my highest objective to help you reach your purpose, vision, and goals. I provide results-driven services that support your achievement of outcomes that will move you forward.

What’s the ROI for Investing in Leadership Development?

Studies have shown that the Return on Investment of business coaching services exceeds 500% (MetrixGlobal, LLC), businesses:

• improve bottom-line financial performance,
• attract and retain talent,
• drive a performance culture, and
• increase organizational agility.

Leadership development isn’t just for businesses and organizations. Developing and strengthening your personal leadership skills leads to:

• a higher level of self-awareness and self-confidence,
• a more balanced life,
• smarter goal-setting, and
• lower stress levels.

Studies also have demonstrated the efficacy of personal leadership development:  70% of clients said their investment in a coach was very valuable; 28.5% said their investment was valuable.

(International Federation of Coaches).

“Exceeding expectations is where satisfaction ends and loyalty begins.” — Ron Kaufman

Spirit Rising Coaching's Proven Process

At Spirit Rising Coaching, we don’t use a cookie cutter approach when developing customized programming to respond to your identified needs. Our proven process starts with a discovery meeting where we get curious, ask a ton of questions, and really listen to what you need and want to close the gap between where you are and where you want to be.

Take a look at the range of programs and services that we provide :

“Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight or any experience that reveals the human spirit”. — E.E. Cummings

Michael Shoultz Leadership Coach
Michael Shoultz, Chief Inspirational Officer


  • A caterpillar’s potential is to become a butterfly.
  • An acorn’s potential is to become an oak.

What is YOUR potential?

As spiritual beings having human experiences, it is widely held that “human potential” is the only limitless resource that exists within the universe.

At Spirit Rising Coaching, we are passionate about partnering with individuals and teams to foster the development of higher productivity, innovation, and creative thinking. We believe in the unlimited power of  human potential!

Rise Up!  Harness Your Potential!

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