Kick-start 2011: Two Great Reads

Here are two great book recommendations to help you kick-start 2011. If you”re looking for recommendations on other books to read or want to brainstorm ways to make 2011 your best year yet, I”m only an email away!

Now What? by Laura Berman Fortgang  

Your life’s purpose, while it can feel incredibly big and elusive, is very likely under your nose. You are probably already living your purpose but haven’t yet named it. If you have identified that a career change is needed or you’re drawn to discovering what your purpose is, Now What?, written by Laura Berman Fortgang, is a must read. Laura also offers an abundance of helpful resources at:

Your Best Year Yet by Jinny S. Ditzler

Your Best Year Yet by Jinny S. Ditzler is a wonderful resource to help you reflect on 2010 and set goals for 2011. This book is particularly helpful for people who are new to goal setting. It provides a step-by-step process to setting goals that are most important to you and includes a number of exercises and questions to get you thinking about the year ahead.  Your Best Year Yet!


Jackie Trepanier, Founder of Cultivated Coaching, is a leading coach and voice of today’s accomplished professionals. She works one on one with those ready to develop a plan for the next chapter of their businesses, careers, and lives. Jackie can be reached at or