Growing Your Garden

Beauty is the fullness of creation at its very best. When we choose to pay attention to the garden of our lives, then we are ready to embrace the beauty that has been waiting to emerge. Growing your garden is… Keep Reading

Why “buy in” does not work.

I do not like the phrase “buy in” as a parent or as a consultant. As a parent of mostly grown children, when there was a rule to be followed, I was never concerned with buy in. Whether it was… Keep Reading

Love your neighbor as yourself

Even though this injunction, love your neighbor as yourself, has been proclaimed and listened to over the centuries, it continues to be an emergent source of practical wisdom. It is not only true as a spiritual saying; it also has… Keep Reading


Think circles. I remember this advice as far back as my teenage years and wanting to ride my Schwinn Continental as powerfully and efficiently as the pros. There were no clip-in pedals back then. It was the up and down… Keep Reading


In December 2016, The Diocese of Orange engaged Emergent Success advisors to facilitate a comprehensive and discerning assessment of the Diocesan Pastoral Center’s ministries, organizational structures and resources, in order to collaboratively co-create with existing personnel and committees’ a near… Keep Reading

Kayla Graney, Joins Emergent Success Team 

Emergent Success is pleased to announce the addition of Kayla Graney, M. Communication Studies, to the ES Team. Kayla is a dynamic executive coach with over a decade of experience in helping leaders and their teams create meaning in their own lives and in their… Keep Reading

Kevin Buck Joins Casa Teresa Board of Directors

Emergent Success Principal, Kevin Buck, was officially confirmed and voted in as the newest member of the Casa Teresa Board this past April 2016. Kevin’s role as a Board Member is to provide direction and oversight as the organization continues to grow and impact the local community.