Episode 55: Uncovering Our False Stories with Dannielle Alphonse


Dannielle is a former client and a current friend! She is the first person that I coached who was on the ‘other side of drinking’ and she is part of the inspiration for my new SELF program. Dannielle shares her journey to uncovering the false stories and exchanging the weight of her covering for a cloak of power! We talked about the work she did and the ways in which she grew during our time together, from exploring a beginner’s mindset to recognizing and embracing the transitional seasons of this journey. Dannielle is a gifted storyteller, a wise leader and an inspiring guest!

Don’t miss the end of the episode where her and I take turns sharing “What piece of the puzzle we are picking up”. We invite you to play along!

Today’s guest is Dannielle Alphonse. Dannielle’s diverse experience points to her passion for the creative process, brand development and relationship building. Since transitioning from her career beginnings as a creative director in the corporate world, Dannielle’s work shifted to developing an array of entrepreneurial startups, including for-profit and nonprofits.

She enjoys travelling with her husband, experiencing other cultures for the opportunity to interact with people, and time in nature. The theme of her current work’s focus is to “Help people, help people,” as a marketing & brand strategy consultant for nonprofits.



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