One Step Closer offers a variety of workshops and training experiences, which can be developed and facilitated to meet your specific needs and desired outcomes.

The Power of Choice

We each start our day differently. You have the power to decide how you’ll approach each day and every event in your day. You can choose to be the “naysayer” of the community or the positive, creative individual that gives everyone a lift. Really connecting and being present with your family, friends, and others can be energizing. Let’s talk more about how this looks and ways you can use your power of choice.

Time Planning

It’s amazing how very busy we are in our lives. Are you part of that 80% of people who indicate that they are overworked and/or stretched too thin? Maybe it’s time to take a look at how you spend your time and consider ways to achieve better balance in your life for a more peaceful, purposeful life. We’ll look at the life wheel, determine where you may want to spend more time based on your values, and explore ways to help you achieve a better life balance.

What's Holding You Back?

Most of us think about, measure our progress towards, and strive for success in our lives. We focus on our desired success in family life, relationships, health and wellness, finances, careers, and friendships. We experience the natural dance between the forward progress, backward steps, side-to-side movement, and standing in place. We’ll take a look at success and learn techniques for removing barriers that sometimes get in the way of our personal success.


Have you ever wondered why you have two ears and only one mouth? Do you know anyone who is always ready to respond in a conversation even though you’ve not stopped talking? To be really effective in our relationships, we need to be aware of process of communication, which includes active listening and being clear in our verbal communication. We’ll explore the art of communication and have fun learning more about methods to enhance this skill.


Very often we forget the importance of having fun while connecting with others to accomplish a common goal. Through a series of facilitated team building initiatives and guided reflection, we’ll explore the roles of team members while having fun and learning to appreciate unique individual strengths.


Life is fast paced and constantly changing. To thrive in today’s world, people must have a true sense of who they are and how they show up in the various roles they play. They must be powerful enough to inspire others and themselves to take action … to lead themselves and others to greatness. Energy Leadership is the process that develops a personally effective style of leadership that positively influences and changes you, as well as your family members, friends, and all those with whom you work and interact. This interactive session will start the process of developing and enhancing your leadership potential.

Contact Mary Ellen to discuss these and other possibilities.