STARTAFRESHLIFE provides high quality coaching and consulting services as a result of professional learning, experience, research and ongoing skill development.

In the interest of honesty and transparency: We are qualified and we back that up with real life experiences.  This ensures our competency, skills and knowledge provide you as the client a well-rounded, qualified professional service that can achieve outcomes.

Portfolio of examples of work available on request.


Michele is a practicing Coach and Consultant with a background in the corporate world focussing on program, project and change management.  She has lived through numerous transition phase(s) during in her life and understands what that means. She is now living a fresh life.


  • Bachelor of Business in Business Administration – University of Tasmania
  • Diploma Digital Marketing – Shaw Academy
  • Diploma Life Coaching – Life Coaching Institute of Australia
  • Speciality – Career Coaching – Life Coaching Institute of Australia
  • Speciality – Life Coaching – Life Coaching Institute of Australia


  • Practicing coach
  • Master Black Belt Six Sigma
  • Black Belt Caterpillar Production System – Lean and Six Sigma


  • Practicing life coach in Australia, Europe and Asia
  • Worked with other coaches in Australia, Europe and United States
  • Experienced program, project and change manager, with over 18 years’ experience in telecommunications, energy, processing, logistics, education, mining and resource


  • International Coaching Federation
  • Australian and New Zealand Institute of Coaching
  • Her Business
  • Reciprocoach


David was a serving member with the Australian Defence Force for 25 years. He has undertaken deployments, lived in 5 States and is now living a fresh life.


  • Advocacy training with Cairns RSL – training, coaching and mentoring
  • Certificate IV in Small Business Management with RMIT via LYOB Scholarship program sponsored by Prince Charles Charities
  • Certificate IV in Metal Fabrication – TAFE NSW
  • Certificate IV Aeronautical Trades – RAAF School of Technical Training


  • Boilermaker
  • Aircraft Structural Fitter
  • Advanced Composites


  • 25 years as a serving member of the Australian Army
  • 5 Deployments – Afghanistan and Timor Leste
  • Cast member of the “Long Way Home” – Sydney Theatre Company and Australian Defence Force joint venture to share what defence personnel and families experience across Australia


  • Veteran Owned Business
  • RAEME Association – Life Time Member
  • RSL Australia
  • RMIT
  • Young Diggers
  • Mates 4 Mates


13th July 2015 – Sharong via Reciprocoach

Michele is a great coach – curious and warm. She had created a safe space where I could play, dare and move forward towards my goals. Michele saw only the greatness in me and gave lots of acknowledgements.