with a collective 30+ years of experience

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a strong desire to do or to achieve something, typically requiring determination and hard work

When the world tells you you shouldn’t, but your heart tells you you should, 


believe you can

achieve what matters

If you are an ambitious woman with big goals and even bigger talent,

but feel like you would have been better served by learning business acumen in school instead of geometry (I mean seriously, when’s the last time you fell back on your parallelogram skills), 

HYA was created for you.

Success in business requires an abundant amount of skills that few of us were ever taught. From business planning to goal execution, deciding what clients you want to serve to target marketing, from growing your confidence to asking for what you’re worth, sales, managing finances, hiring and delegating… these are all necessary skills to grow and scale.

But who has the time to learn them all? And how will you know if it’ll work?

Honor Your Ambition will equip you with tangible, actionable learnings, and takeaways that you can test and implement immediately.

you provide the ambition.
We'll provide the acumen.

With a collective 30+ years of executive experience training new business owners, thousands of clients coached, and multiple millions of dollars of revenue generated, Honor Your Ambition founders are sharing the secrets of their success

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who is this for?

If any of the following statements apply to you, you're in the right place!

I have the ambition, talent, and passion, but would benefit from growing my business acumen

My business/career is profitable and growing, but it’s time to take it to the next level (like how do I double this thing?!?)

I adore my friends, but would love to have a place where I’m surrounded by women who are as ambitious and career focused as I am

Most of my coaches, mentors, competitors, and counterparts are men… and their way of doing things doesn’t always resonate with me. I’d love to hear how successful women are honoring their ambition

I love being independent, but I miss being able to brainstorm ideas, get feedback, and collaborate with others

I’m passionate about my work but want to avoid burnout and be able to serve more people

I work hard and I want to make sure I am working proactively in the direction of my goals 


Honor your Ambition

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business acumen sessions

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Exposure to experienced and effective business coaches working WITH you to implement strategies and tactics

Live monthly 1 hour (40 min. content + 20 min. open discussion) business acumen sessions (12 total sessions), facilitated by an HYA coach

The faith to see beyond your current reality and the framework to bring your vision to life

The investment in YOURSELF will pay off in increased revenue, confidence, and expanded network (because when has investing in YOU ever NOT paid off?) 

All sessions will be recorded and available to one year members and accessible anytime during the year for you to watch. 

Corporate rates are available! For $2,750 you can provide access to all the women in your organization. Click here to register your organization (space is limited).

What to Expect:

Get one full year of live monthly education sessions facilitated by HYA coaches and guest facilitators. Topics include strategies to level up your business acumen and practical ways to apply tools and techniques. One year membership is $600. Can’t make one of the scheduled sessions? Or aren’t sure if they all apply to you? Don’t worry!...

Business Acumen Sessions

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mastermind growth groups

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Mastermind Group Sessions are designed to share successes, solve problems, get input, and create action plans. Think of it as a business support group (bring your own wine)

Engaging discussions (no boring lectures) with like-minded women. This will basically become your board of directors, wolfpack, and success tribe, all in one place!

Participants in the Mastermind Growth Groups gain access to all 12 of the Business Acumen Sessions for FREE... join in all of them, or pick and choose the topics most relevant to you!

Each group will have between 6-8 participants (no more than 8)

You’ll participate in monthly virtual masterminds lasting 1.5 - 2 hours, depending on group size

We require a 6 month commitment as these groups will have and benefit from a relationship component

What to Expect:

Engage monthly in a Mastermind Growth Group. These will be live, dynamic virtual sessions to give and receive business advice amongst your peers, facilitated by an HYA coach. You will be matched based on several factors (i.e. experience, role, net income, number of people you employ/manage).

Mastermind Growth Groups

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- allison e.

I have had the pleasure of working with this amazing group of experts and thought leaders for over half a decade and individually each of them are a force to be reckoned with. The fact that they have all banded together to bring an offer to market that combines their collective strengths is just too good to be true!!!

- Carrie D. 

I have been able to think bigger and gain a clear vision of what is possible both personally and professionally. I'm both encouraged and inspired to be bold in honoring my ambition!

- hannah a.

I've built systems and processes that have reduced my day to day stress of running my business and have both a quarterly vision and a long-term vision that excites me, and is based on what I want to achieve rather than what others want me to achieve.

- Sydney K.

It's women like you who inspire me every single day to show up as my highest self & never give up on my dreams.



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Goal Achievement Coach

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Lesle Griessel

Lesle Griessel is a leadership executive and the founder and principal of LongView Leadership. Lesle Griessel is a trailblazer and teacher of leadership and growth strategies. Beginning her career as an intern, she pioneered a path including innovating roles in route to becoming the first female Associate Managing Partner appointed within a Fortune 100 company.

Today, Lesle strives to joyfully inspire and empower people to achieve results on purpose. She is passionate about leading others to success in their own careers. Lesle launched the Women Advisor Group and Diversity and Inclusion Council for her organization, is a founder and Executive Committee Board member of the Women’s Field Association and has spoken to multiple conferences both nationally and internationally.

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Kristin Burke

Kristin Burke's mission is to help others maximize their potential and achieve their definitions of success. As a goal achievement coach, Kristin collaborates with women, entrepreneurs and leaders to accomplish breakout performances. Her clients excel with goal clarity, grow their confidence and consistently pursue progress in the direction of their goals. Kristin also hosts the Elite Achievement podcast. 

After working over a decade in a male-dominated industry, Kristin is passionate about empowering women to advance professionally. Her curiosity for women having it all blossomed in graduate school, where she authored her thesis on work-life balance. After concluding that the very word "balance" communicated an unrealistic reality, she started her quest to help others understand how to thrive personally and professionally. 

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Have more questions? Email us at info@honoryourambition.com 

No! You can join us whenever you're ready to up level your business acumen. When you purchase a 1 year membership at $600, you will have access to 12 sessions from when you sign up. We'll just continue to rotate through the content and you can join us any time. Example: if you sign up in June, you can join sessions from June - July.

Is there a start or end date for the Business Acumen Sessions?

Yes! For a special rate of $2,750 for the year, your company can offer this to all the women in your organization. 

Can my company offer the Business Acumen Sessions to the women in my organization?

12 live business acumen training sessions facilitated by HYA coaches,  access to recordings and access to recordings and materials for 1 year, all for one payment of $600.

What’s included if I sign up for the year?

Over the year, you’ll invest 1 hour per month in business acumen training (12 hours total). But you are the decider. You can join in for all of them, or pick and choose the topics that are most relevant to you.

How much time will THE Business Acumen SessioNS take?

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Retreats, continued growth groups, world domination (we’re ambitious women… the possibilities are endless). Stay tuned!

What’s next after the Mastermind Growth Groups?

We’ll review your application and respond via email within 48 hours with more information about your mastermind growth group. This communication will include pricing, information about your group, start date, etc. At this point, you can confirm your choice to move forward, or not. You will not be charged or added to a Mastermind Growth Group until you’ve accepted the terms.

What happens after I apply?

Our goal is to bring together women who are facing similar challenges, are in a similar professional stage, and will be interested in similar topics of discussion... we’ll look at net income, experience, amount of people you employ/manage, as examples. Having said that, in most cases, you will not necessarily be grouped with someone in your same industry (and we believe this is to your advantage). We ask that you apply to join a Mastermind Growth Group so we can form cohorts for maximum impact.

How will I be grouped?

You noticed that we didn’t give a price, did you?! Excellent observation skills! It’s because the fee for these masterminds will vary based on your group. But because we know price matters, you can expect a range from $150 - $500 per month, based on the experience of your group. In all cases, you will receive 1 month free if you pay for the entire 6 months up front. We will not collect payment until you’ve been notified of your group and fee, and you’ve accepted the terms.

How much do the Mastermind Growth Groups Cost?

We ask that you do your best to prioritize and attend all 6 virtual meetings, but we know ambitious women are busy so if you need to miss a session, that’s entirely up to you. In order to create a comfortable and confidential environment, the mastermind growth group meetings will NOT be recorded, and you will still be charged if you miss a session.

What if I miss a session?

We ask all participants to commit to 6 months, as these groups will have a relationship component (and commitment is a pretty important aspect of all relationships). Zoom meetings will be 1.5 - 2 hours per month, depending on the size of your group (6-8 is ideal group size). Days and times of calls will be discussed with your group, and calendar invites will be sent for all 6 months prior to your initial call.

How much time will the masterminds take?

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