Illuminating the Dark Corners of Your Bright Ideas

About . Karen

Karen Monteverdi Picture Owner, Program Director & Resident Professional Coach of
GreenMountain Enrichment and Empowerment Center (GEEC)
Transformational Life Coaching Business
Illuminating The Dark Corners Of Your Bright Ideas™
Karen Monteverdi, CPC AKA GOTOCOACH: Expertise in Conscious Living, Complementary Care: Intentional Breathing, Guided Visualization, Body Intelligence, Perspective Check, Reality Check, Manifestation Imagery & Life Coaching

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As the owner,for GreenMountain Enrichment and Empowerment Center, Karen Monteverdi, CPC coordinates all business decisions with her team for the delivery and implementation for customer satisfaction through value services, programs, and product solutions.

As the program director her role is as a management professional who oversees one or more programs that are offered by the company. She develops and implements all guidelines and policies with the purpose of compliance to the organization's mission statements. Monitors the effectiveness of programs and makes adjustments as needed. Helps determine, through best fit practices, what is needed by the client base and who will deliver the program base on resources available and again, alignment with the mission of the business.

Karen offers these solutions to small business owners, and solo-entrepreneurs as well. Many small service based businesses have a very limited budget, and as a result, resources often go unnoticed, unappreciated and underutilized. It is the opportunity we offer is to utilize Karen's skills as your "contracted" program director to document resources and coordinate the use and distribution of such resource to deliver high quality, highly effective services to its community.

A "contracted" program director for your company could include:
- Compliance with your current business model to create programs that are of the highest value to your clients while maintaining a healthy balance for employees.
- Relieve stress through coaching for solutions based action of all souls involved.
- Coordinating the production of an offering such as classes, e-courses, seminars, retreats and the like.
- Coordinate with the marketing teams time lines with the consideration of all involved
- Maintain contingency plans and back up resources for unforeseen challenges that might interfere with a program's delivery
- Ascertain from current resources (people, systems, processes, delivery channels, customer relations, etc.) for the coordination of key resources to perform tasks that are effective, efficient and produce the best return on investment for clients and business.
- Use research data to devise a system that is needed and provides value to existing clients, previous clients and potential clients.
- Review current channels of delivery for the products, services or events for what is working well and what channels need attention.
- Review current key resources, key activities and key partnerships (joint ventures) to determine areas where there are missing pieces, to fill the gaps in current programs.

The role is to supervise the business model's production and delivery of services.
Using marketing research gathered from previous clients, success of a program and return on investment using a heart-centered and business savvy approach to discover what is needed by your clients.

Karen Monteverdi, CPC was born in 1965 in Sacramento California, USA. Her family moved to Oregon when she was 6 months old. Growing up in Oregon gave her the love of the great outdoors. Karen was educated at Mount Hood Community College, Clackamas Community College, The International Coaching Academy and the school of hard knocks. As a computer aided design drafter in the field of structural and civil engineering, she began managing departments, technology and people at age 19. Karen had a long and industrious career in the field of engineering, she was a super-star as one boss described her. She had an uncanny ability to create solutions for all types of engineering problem, she was a natural at seeing systems and the flow of energy needed to be expended to create the most effective and expedient results. Bosses loved her because she always was able to save them time, money and make them look like the genius they often were. In 1996-1999 Century West Engineering almost lost a 17 million dollar contract with the Port of Portland. Karen showed the company owner how adding a software package could save the contract. Although Karen had no training in the system she was confident that she could teach herself and others the very complicated Computer Aided Drafting and Design software in a few weeks. The owner of the company agreed it was a big risk but the return on investment would be worth the risk. After a risk assessment team identified the issues, Karen went through each line item and addressed the issues getting to the heart of the matter. The company was awarded the three year contract.

In 1999, Karen was recruited to save another contract with PLS Surveys, Inc. in Alameda California; this time with the Port of Oakland. Though Karen had no background in surveying other than civil drafting, she was hired as a Survey Tech for the contract at the Port of Oakland. During that time she was awarded title of Technical Manager and proceeded to rank above all others in higher positions in the geodetic survey office. During this time Karen again created an opening to shine when she taught the entire group how to use a the most updated software program at the time to calculate volumetric calculations. This was important because a outside firm had claimed a $20 million error on their contract. Karen created a team, taught them the software, and began systematically calculated the information to solve the issue. There was information that spanned decades that had to be utilized and recovered. Karen and her team was able to draw the conclusion for all sides to resolve the situation peacefully. Karen has a gift of innovative thinking, stretching herself and others beyond what they thought was possible. Self esteem she says it typically the largest obstacle for people. They do not realize how much time, money and energy they waste on not believing in themselves. Once someone begins to open up to possibilities they begin to open doors of opportunity. If someone has a burning desire to accomplish something but does not see the solution, they hire Karen Monteverdi, CPC to help them open their eyes to the solution that will help them attain their burning desire.

in 2004, Karen began to show signs of Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome from a combination of childhood trauma and the loss of her beloved husband, Chris. Karen grew up in a family of incest in 1980 Karen stood in front of the grand jury and told her story. That opened the door for Karen to discover most of what she had been taught about life was untrue. Karen was determined to heal her PTSD, after being on countless medications and going to every type of practitioner, doctor, therapist and healer to heal herself she was unsuccessful. In a moment of desperation Karen gave it all up, she sat down and said to herself "look you have the ability to fix this, now do it". Knowing that she could; she sat down and created a system and process to heal her self. After that she took what she knew and returned to Oregon.

When she returned to Oregon she discovered her sister was suffering from agoraphobia, PTSD, anxiety and was in fear of loosing her home. She couldn't work consistently and she had four young children at home she was trying to raise. The first thing Karen did was to help her sister get assistance from the state so she could let go of her job. Then she encouraged her to utilize other systems to help her get stable enough to begin to heal herself. Kathy who has testimonials below; was able to show cause to become supported through the social security disability act. Once she began to feel the lessened burden of her home and financial situation Karen then helped her set up systems and processes for time management. Kathy was unable to do the simplest of things such as go to the grocery store; the lights and colors overwhelmed her, people scared her and she would become physically ill. After a period of time Kathy began to trust that Karen had a solution. Together they worked on Kathy's spirit, mind, emotional and physical bodies to become whole again. Her brain chemistry stabilized, she was able to stop taking her medication with her doctors supervision. She felt good, she was able to then recognize her calling in life to become a massage therapist. Kathy has finished school and is now a licensed massage therapist in the State Of Oregon. She is now working part time as a massage therapist and has begun the process of "getting off social security".

Karen is ravenous to learn about social structures, belief systems and the awareness of healing. It took less than two decades for her to perfect a process that was transforming, repeatable and effective 100% of the time if a client was willing to put 100% effort and commitment into their healing process. Now she offers the system to the public, not for just healing but for overcoming any obstacle. Karen has created a repeatable and effective process using the mind, emotions, the heart, the soul and the body in a completely intuitive experiential process that allows one to exponentially increase the depth and breadth of their healing process. It is incredibly hard, but simple. The re-traumatizing through the memories with typical therapies was a huge barrier for Karen in her own healing process and was convinced there was a solution. Karen created a method that took re-traumatizing out of the equation, this is coaching, much different from therapy. Here we help you use all of your senses to stay present while you heal your past.

Karen was a natural born educator of systems and process in the field of engineering. By 2006, she began giving classes to teens & adults in her modest home concerning something she called living consciously. Today the famous works of her mentors and teachers through out the years have inspired her to create a new curriculum to Live Consciously in a world torn by ego. By 2009 she graduated the International Coaching Academy and became a Certified Professional Coach. Sean, her husband joined the team so moved by the transformations he saw around him, and wanted to add grounded spiritual awareness to the education process. Together they create a view that incorporates spiritual practices, body awareness, and conscious living in every day experiences.

Karen Monteverdi, CPC wrote her book Living Consciously In An Ego Driven Society, in 2010.This milestone cemented the rapid spread of the processes and tools to Live Consciously across the World. In addition, the Monteverdi’s developed their single ideas about how to create peace within; into 18 separate classes to help the general public learn how to incorporate peace and harmony in every day life. They began offering the new training along with the book and workbooks.

The company name, GreenMountain Enrichment and Empowerment Center, was chosen because their name, Monteverdi, means Mountain Green in Italian. Together, their work is leaving a legacy of empowered people throughout the world. Their work continues to help individuals, groups and companies set their core principles into every word, thought and action of their daily lives.

Responding to contemporary needs, the first Living Consciously Transformational Training Program© was created in 2010. Their work continues to expand into Life Skills Training and Leadership and Development courses for those who want to expand their practices into their family or work life.

In 2010, the book, courses and seminars have been given unofficial accolades by Dr. Bruce Lipton, and Dr. Gabor Mate. The book has received official promotions by Tony Borroughs and the Intenders of The Highest Good. Reverend Llenar Bragg of the show No Out There and The Law of Attraction for Happiness Group in Portland Oregon.

Karen Monteverdi, CPC has been heard on local, and national radio programs. She continues to promote the book and workshops through speaking engagements.

The Monteverdi’s Strategic Presentation Workshop (now known as The Transformation Training Introduction) was developed in 2010. This grew out of a need in the market for intense presentations training designed for professionals to be authentic and speak with integrity.

GreenMountain Enrichment and Empowerment Center Training began offering corporate solutions worldwide in 2010. This expansion of our business allowed courses and seminars to be tailored to meet the specific needs of businesses with the experience of our corporate solutions team.

Poem by Karen Monteverdi, CPC

I hold a space for you.
I give you range to explore.
This is the love I share with you.
I have chosen you as you have chosen me to learn and grow.
The wisdom we share is a gift.
I see you as you really are.
I hold you accountable to see how amazing that truly is.
I hold this space for you to fill.
Love to you, the being who is more than you currently see.

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Staying The Course

My Gift


My Story


Karen Monteverdi, CPC a previous member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and does hereby stand by the ICF Standards of Ethical Conduct .

Beginning in 1991, Karen started on her personal growth journey. Today with the classes, workshops, seminars, educational programs and the International Coaching Academy (ICA) Karen has integrated all the information into a series of predesigned modules, and customized coaching sessions. Karen achieved her certification in coaching at ICA. This international learning environment created a diversity and freedom, opening up the boundaries of the world.

"Introspective work is not just for problems, we help you think outside the box." says Karen.

Karen's training has incorporates coaching, bodywork, biology, physics, quantum physics, meditation, centered relaxation, exploration of beliefs and operational codes to promote health, aliveness, empowerment and balance in life. Karen uses conscious awareness, body awareness, emotional intellegence, energy awareness, and spiritual cohesion to assist her clients in getting what they need. As we awaken, we see the simplicity of life.

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Staying The Course:

January 1, 2008, Karen opened GreenMountain Enrichment and Empowerment Center (GEEC); and now offers her services to you as a Certified Professional Coach. She is called the GOTOCOACH, because people know when they are stuck; and don't know where to turn, they know she will help them find the answers within. Karen has helped hundreds of people find freedom from their past, create time saving innovative ideas, helped her clients manifest confidence to create money, love, education, support systems, innovation, moving many of her clients into leadership rolls throughout her careers.

The possibilities are endless; as limiting beliefs are eliminated, clients find true freedom.

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My Gift:

My gift is to help you create a life that is enriching, rewarding and empowering. I motivate you to move forward in manifesting your ultimate goal. As a vessel I hold your intentions. I understand the laws of conscious living that help you create a cohesive operational manual. This manual allows you to navigate the world in a powerful mantra: For The Greatest Good Of All Mankind. The greatest gift you can give the world to live in peace within yourself by letting go of the pain and sorrow of dreams unfulfilled. It is time you either let go of the fantasy or live it fully!

You are able to use my gift to help you get clear about your intentions.

You get the chance to speak about your needs a rare opportunity to have someone 'hear' the whispers of what you need. Karen is your advocate to turn the whisper into a plan of action and effectively stand for your life choices.

As my client you manifest faster, and clearly to create the action to move you forward.

Are you ready to live in each moment? Then take this moment and call 503.762.3118 to live powerfully in the rewarding life you've been dreaming about.

Karen Monteverdi, CPC

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Working It Out With Social Media

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My Story

My main focus is transformations through belief based on my book Living Consciously In An Ego Driven Society.

It's my story of transformation, the mentors I used, the processes, and what I learned about how to live a powerful life after overcoming my traumatic past. Living in a childhood of incest. My father was a pedophile. My sister and I both had Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. I cured mine, and taught her how to cure her own.

Then went on to help others cure different illnesses & mental "defects" through the Transformational Training Program I wrote in 2006. At that time I had called it Life Skills Training. But what I discovered is that it worked for every day issues as well as business building processes. The underlying truth I discovered was reality is what you say it is. We all have beliefs that hold us back. My process breaks down the story and in a short period of time I get you to the heart of the matter.

Then through the process which lasts 18-months you transform every thought, belief and behavior that ever held you back. After 18-months of Transformational Training you become an unstoppable force of nature by being your own best friend and mentor!

Living Consciously In An Ego Driven Society is a guide to creating conscious awareness of your own experience of life. Karen Monteverdi uses her unique story of her awakening to guide the reader through the resources that support awakening to your true nature.

Llenar Bragg writes; "Transformation doesn't have to take forever...for most people it will. It will take their entire lives. And most people will die . . . with beliefs, behaviors and ways of being which no longer work for them. In writing Living Consciously In An Ego Driven Society, Karen Monteverdi, is offering a way, possibly a shortcut, by sharing with you her journey and what worked for her. Offering you a possibility that might also work for you so you won't have to wait years to "get it"! IT?
A life that you LOVE living.
A life that you can't wait to get up and into each day.
A life that calls forth every ounce of YOUR unique expression."
"Awaken to the simplicity of life.
Karen Monteverdi has given us a book that is as wise as it is timely.
Although her personal experiences in growing up may have been unusual by most standards, she has risen up and out of her challenges to present us with a guideline that anyone who is interested in raising their consciousness can relate to. I highly recommend Living Consciously in an Ego Driven Society! "

Tony Burroughs, author of The Code: 10 Intentions for a Better World and Co-founder of The Intenders of the Highest Good


My own childhood was comprised of thousands of individual incidents that left me feeling that I was nothing more than a victim to the world’s desires and whims. 

However, there was one victory that led me to understand I had power. I was 15 that day I stood in front of the grand jury and told the story of my father’s abuse. This one act would later be a pivotal point in my life. I had only had that one experience to say “no” to my father’s behavior.

You know therapy really helped me cope with my issues and helped me open up to the possibilities that there was another way to live. Coaching with my mentors pushed and pulled me into letting go of my past and live in the present. Coaching is present and future focused, when the past came up I could take fact from fiction, understand how the present is different and create a whole new experience in life. Coaching was the powerful way to project me into a life where I could thrive. Don't get me wrong, I am grateful for the therapy I received but I saw the power in coaching and that is why I became a coach. I agree with Michael Michaelson coaching it is the most powerful force of change on the planet today.

Through coaching we awaken and see the simplicity of life. We all have our own viewpoint from where we experience life. Every viewpoint has merit. We are able to see that the unconscious way of life is part of the evolutionary process. In each of us we have a need to progress, learn, develop and grow.

During our life process we begin to awaken to our own empowerment of choice. We each create our own reality and perpetuate our beliefs. Conscious life is one of connectedness. The world is now blessed with an entire community of people who are helping us wake up to our higher selves.  Such people have had a profound impact on my life, and I want to give you this book to help you along the way. My intention is to share with you how to create higher consciousness, love, and joy in your life.

My experience is typical of people awakening now. Egocentrism is no longer a key factor in our life. Television, media, and daily infiltration of subliminal messaging are no longer part of our daily interactions. We discover beliefs and feelings that exist in the unconscious mind that separate us from reality and work to extricate them from our perceptions. Despite different degrees of the evolution of mankind, we each are perfect, our processes are perfect, and each experience has merit.

You can purchase my book and read the full story of how I went from a victim in my life to the empowered and positve person I am today. The integration of my mentor's teachings is the key, I share these lessons in my book, workshops, podcasting and one-on-one coaching.

Karen Monteverdi, CPC

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