Welcome to Episode 111 of Building My Legacy.

In this podcast, we talk with executive life coach Gabrielle Matthews who believes the path to success lies right inside you — in your passion. She works primarily with young professional women to help them find their purpose: Why do they do what they do? As she explains, Gabrielle starts with mindset to see what you think about yourself. She then moves to the heart to ensure that your brain and your heart are aligned so that it’s easier to achieve success.

Gabrielle takes us through her “butterfly transformation” in which her clients move from the caterpillar stage — figuring out who they are and who they want to be … to the chrysalis phase where they determine how to use their talents to build a business and positively impact their community … to the final adult butterfly stage, which allows you to begin to experience your dreams. It’s a unique process and one that will be of interest to young professionals or anyone who is building their legacy.

So if you want to know:

  • Why life is more than your achievements
  • The problem with chasing what you think will make you happy
  • How the fear of failure can prevent you from achieving your dreams
  • Why your good stories need to become bigger than your bad stories
  • The key to making your life great


About Gabrielle Matthews

Gabrielle Matthews is a certified executive coach and public speaker who has stepped into her purpose and is now helping her clients do the same. After taking a Human Development class at Auburn University, she fell in love with “why” and “how” people are the way they are. Through her Icon Coach Studio, she uses her own major life lessons, heart-centered spirituality and leadership skill to help people from all walks of life — especially young professional women. Gabrielle believes that nobody’s life should be less than fulfilling and successful. Every person’s life should be filled with greatness and pride. It’s just a matter of the bold choices you are willing to make for yourself. She can be found on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/missgabriellematthews


About Lois Sonstegard, PhD

Working with business leaders for more than 30 years, Lois has learned that successful leaders have a passion to leave a meaningful legacy.  Leaders often ask: When does one begin to think about legacy?  Is there a “best” approach?  Is there a process or steps one should follow?

Lois is dedicated not only to developing leaders but to helping them build a meaningful legacy. Learn more about how Lois can help your organization with Leadership Consulting and Executive Coaching:

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Mike Saunders, MBA

Mike Saunders is theAuthority Positioning Coach at Marketing Huddle, the author of Amazon Bestselling book Authority Selling™, Adjunct Marketing Professor at several Universities, contributor to The Huffington Post, and member of the Forbes Coaches Council – an invitation-only community for the World’s Most Influential Business Coaches.

Lois Sonstegard, PhD

Working with business leaders for more than 30 years, Lois has learned the passion successful leaders have to leave a meaningful legacy. Lois is dedicated not only to developing leaders but to help them build a meaningful legacy.