Life, Leadership & Consultancy Services to Enhance Your Personal, Professional & Organisational Growth

Services: A Holistic Blend of Life, Leadership & Wellness Support Including Resilience Training & Career Coaching.

In respecting your unique values, learning style and history, be assured that you’ll be highly supported by StartAnew to map out and implement a robust transformational journey to achieve your goals.

StartAnew’s programs for individuals, teams and organisations are specifically tailored to meet your aspirations and needs in confidential and private settings.

Evidence shows that the best outcomes in life coaching, leadership and career coaching come from a trusted coaching relationship.  At StartAnew you’re the authentic leader of your journey and you’ll be held accountable with diligent care. 

What Best Suits You Right Now?

Individual Coaching

Highly Engaged Teams

Thriving Organisations




Individual Coaching

Our Individual Coaching programs aim for whole-of-life growth and build a foundation for personal and professional development. No “one size fits all” approach.

Step into the Future is a Life Coaching program supporting life transitions. You work on all facets of your life.  We help you manage change and address resistance as you plot your future in a Life Plan.

Stepping Up for Leadership is designed for Emerging Leaders, transitioning from management or specialist roles to leadership. You get to develop a Personal Career Development Plan.

Taking Leadership to the Next Level for Executive Leaders is a bespoke 12 month coaching intensive for seasoned leaders wishing to move out of their comfort zone. Your Professional and Personal Executive Plan is designed for your needs.

Highly Engaged Teams

This program is designed to build thriving workplace teams that are strongly engaged, motivated and high performing. The outcomes of performance coaching for teams are happier, more agile and productive workplaces, with a focus on translating corporate objectives for your team into workable realities on the ground.

As a leader, you’re supported to motivate teams, establish psychological safety, facilitate effective communication, build rapport and healthy work relationships. We delve into what makes a highly productive team; use Motivational Mapping to identify your team’s key motivators and strengths; how to lead with emotional intelligence and improve the workplace with the latest in health and wellbeing.

Thriving Organisations

The programs designed for Organisations are about your specific needs while addressing the complexities that ‘the future of work’ demands.  Adapting to the digital age and rapid digitisation of today’s workplaces requires that both organisations and employees equip themselves with new capabilities, develop more resilience, foster diversity and inclusion and harness the advantages of remote work. 

Our bespoke programs support organisations to develop best practise in Executive communication and engagement, embed innovation and create healthier communities. In this way they are well-placed to boost productivity, lead their sector and increase business returns.

Meet Karen Freedman,
Founder of StartAnew

Karen Freedman works with individuals, teams and organisations who seek to improve their personal and professional life including their relationships, leadership and career development, job performance in the workplace, and health and wellness. 

A certified coach with the Life Coaching Institute of Australia Karen is accredited in advanced organisational coaching with the Global Coaching Institute.  She holds postgraduate qualifications in public health, counselling and psychotherapy and is a member of the International Coaching Federation and Australian Counselling Association.  She has over 25 years’ experience working extensively with leaders and experts in senior positions in the health, community and education sectors locally, nationally and internationally. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Want to know more about taking charge of your direction, as well as health and wellness?

At Start Anew we begin with your endpoint in mind even if it is difficult to articulate at first. The change process is not linear or necessarily clear. Powerful questions help you to dig deep to find your purpose and direction in life. Your goals evolve as you gain access to your inner resources. Health and wellness is the foundational state that allows you to engage with the changes you seek. If you are sleeping, eating and exercising, your body is well primed to cope with the stressors of making a change.

Professional growth that has the cornerstone of inclusive leadership for self and others. Leadership that includes mindfulness, authenticity, collaboration, empathy, an ability to listen and be vulnerable. Ultimately, you’re wanting to achieve congruency between your ‘inner’ life and ‘outer world’.

Overwhelmed by what life throws at you? Not enough resilience? There are many myths about resilience one of them being that some people have it and some people don’t.  Resilience can also be learned. If you wish to revitalise your lifestyle with resilience training, Start Anew offers individualised coaching plus a training program that you can do on-line. Learning occurs at your own pace.  You learn to acknowledge and grow your strengths as a first step in building resilience to address life’s major challenges. By setting goals and working steadily towards a less reactive and more proactive state, you can become more resilient in the face of stressors.

Yes.  Life coaching is holistic covering every facet of life. We assist you to take charge of your health and wellness as a priority in the process of reinventing your life. Being healthy and well should be your first focus in life.  Cliched but true, if you lose your health, you have very little.  Learn to tap into your potential for self-regulation, develop more healthy habits, and practise self-awareness for greater wellness.

If you’re looking to advance your career or start a new one, ensure you have identified the right strategy and skills for the job. Engaging quality, reputable career consulting services such as StartAnew will assist you fast track your goals, help you prepare for the change, see your blind spots and identify opportunities you might not have considered. We coordinate and partner with recruitment agencies and head hunters to search for and secure the job of your dreams.