Vice President & Partner
Michela is a respected business consultant, coach, facilitator and mentor. Her personal mission is to inspire and empower business owners, executives and leaders to firstly, lead themselves, then to become more of who they are, so they can influence and motivate others. She utilizes her unique sensitivities and key abilities of awareness, facilitation and authentic leadership to help leaders bridge the gap to their next level of personal and organizational success.
Michela brings 17 years of business experience working with some of Canada’s fastest growing entrepreneurially-minded companies (as named by Profit 100 Magazine); from start-up to $20M + and has contributed to guiding businesses in their overall direction, developed and supported the implementation of winning marketing and sales conversion strategies, resulting in exponential revenue growth and increased client acquisition year-over-year. Her contributions have also led to the reduction of friction between executives and teams, so they can communicate more effectively to increase productivity, efficiency and outcomes within their organization.
One of her hats is facilitation and being a mirror and sounding board to offer fresh perspectives. She is also skilled in diagnostics, and with the use of scientifically proven tools and assessments can see organizational symptoms of deeper systemic issues and deliver a protocol for results focused solutions. She has a gift for seeing the bigger picture, focusing her clients on the next most powerful move toward fulfilling their objectives.
Her entire life has been dedicated to the study of leading oneself to better inspire, motivate and influence others and to that end she has a deep understanding of psychology, human behaviour, brain science, spirituality and metaphysics. She works with the human being within the business model and has in depth knowledge of both systems. She believes this holistic approach is what enables people within organizations to be successful, and that we cannot look at the business model as a silo without looking at the human and how they are ‘being’ within that model.
Michela continues to be the Principle at her company MQ Consulting and Business Training, Inc. offering service based organizations strategies, tools and tactics in the areas of business development, marketing, sales, operational systems and CEO Leadership.
Michela is the former award-winning Executive Managing Director of the Vancouver Chapter of eWomenNetwork and is a Taking the Stage mentor with Women’s Enterprise Centre – a program to develop women leaders. She has also been a mentor with YMCA Youth Means Business and Embers Ventures Grow a Business programs, and is a Continuing Studies and Executive Education Instructor at Capilano College. She has been featured in Canadian Living Magazine, Business in Vancouver and is a contributing author in the best selling book Conscious Business.
Michela earned a Bachelor of Tourism Management from Capilano University and Diploma Marketing Management from BCIT. She received her designation as an Erickson Professional Coach with Erickson Coaching International and is a Certified Practitioner of The Predictive Index.
Awards and accolades: Winner Web Marketing Award, Winner International eWomenNetwork Social Media Engagement Award, Official Honoree Webby Award, Finalist Tammy Moyer Woman of Worth Award, and RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards Nominee.