Confidence and Clarity delivered

Confidence and Clarity delivered

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You’re awake to the fact that you’re the only one who can make your dreams come true. But that doesn’t mean you’ve got everything figured out.

As women we’ve heard a lot of the old tired ideas that society has about what our lives should look like. And now that we’ve finished doing everything for everyone else (parenthood, marriage, career, family)—we’re led to believe that the best of life is behind us. 

As a forward-thinking business owner you’ve been able to kick those limiting beliefs to the curb. 

But just because you’re already pursuing your dreams and have achieved some success doesn’t mean you don’t struggle to define what the future will look like. 

Here’s the thing: You know you are the architect of your life and business. So you understand that strategy is required to fully take advantage of opportunity. 

Now is the time to make the most of that opportunity by creating the roadmap that will take you from ambitious but scattered to the totally empowered and put together woman on a mission you're meant to be. 

It’s time to take control of your business and your life. 

We each spent years in corporate settings—putting in long hours so that someone else could hit their numbers, meet their goals, and expand their empires.

Encore Empire

That’s why we created Encore Empire.

But as we reached 40 and beyond we realized that employment isn’t true security, it’s reverse security. Being at the mercy of an employer didn’t give us stability or freedom. And it certainly didn’t move us closer to satisfying the dreams we aspired to.

We craved control—control over our work hours and our free time. Our values and our paychecks. We didn’t want anyone to put a limit on what we could achieve. 

We knew we had a heck of a lot to offer the world and we weren’t about to sit back and fade away. We were going to use our hard-won experience to make our dreams come true.

That’s why we created Encore Empire.

Encore Empire is the place where women who believe that entrepreneurship is the most exhilarating and satisfying way to reach financial security and freedom translate their experience into impact and income while making a difference in the world and leaving a legacy. 

It’s where these women get the support they need to grow and scale. We bring together our backgrounds in business with the financial savvy of a CPA and the insights of a Certified Online Business Manager & Whole Person Coach to totally transform online businesses and the lives of the women who run them.

Running a business creates a ripple effect.

WHEN WOMEN ARE FEARLESS, THEY INNOVATE.

When women with the wisdom, savvy, and drive (women like us, and women like you) develop the unshakeable confidence to share all that talent and intelligence with the world, the world changes.

WHEN WOMEN KNOW THAT THEY HAVE SOMETHING VALUABLE TO SHARE, THEY CAN’T HELP BUT SHARE IT.

When you run a successful business you impact the world and build a legacy.

WHEN WOMEN ARE SUPPORTED BY A COMMUNITY, THEY HAVE THE MOMENTUM TO REALLY, TRULY CHANGE PEOPLE’S LIVES.

You know you have all this potential. So you deserve to find a community, get support, and gain access to tools and resources that will catapult you to more control, to greater freedom, and finally—to share your vision with the world while building wealth for yourself and generations to come. 

That's The Ripple Effect

We're not one-size-fits-all. We're about sustainable, impactful business growth. 

We don’t sell cookie-cutter solutions. And we’re not a silver bullet, either. The only “magic” that creates entrepreneurial success is good old-fashioned hard work and meaningful strategy.


AND STRATEGY IS WHERE WE COME IN.


We work with women who are ready to own the power they’ve spent decades building by guiding them through the process of mastering their big ideas, wrangling their doubts, and taking action with smart, actionable strategy.

We recognize the struggles you’re going through—the doubt, the fear, the frustration—because we’ve been there too.

And we know the value of having someone in your corner—to provide guidance when you’re overwhelmed or to help you think more clearly when you’ve got tunnel vision—changes everything. We’ll walk you through financials and walk with you through mindset challenges. We’ll help you write the future of your business page by page.

Most importantly, we’ll be there to celebrate with you as you overcome hurdle after hurdle and grow your business to new levels of success. (We’ll even bring the champagne.)

Investing in yourself and your business isn’t something you do once you’ve checked all the other boxes, it's what catapults you to success—however you choose to measure it.

Meet the Encore Empire team.

emily fox

Carmen Reed-Gilkison

After more than 25 years in the corporate world leading a team to win contracts in the 9-figures and then through helping brick-and-mortar businesses build social media presences, Carmen  saw the same problems popping up again and again. Those problems all had to do with mindset. She earned her certification as a Whole Person Coach in 2018, became a Certified OBM in 2022, and has been helping entrepreneurs build confidence and move courageously forward in their life and work ever since. 

carl manson

Deirdre Harter

Deirdre spent more than 20 years as CPA advising for businesses of all sizes before establishing her own business coaching program for e-commerce entrepreneurs in the mid-2000’s. Through more than a decade of fine-tuning her marketing and finance skills in the digital realm, she’s accumulated a wealth of skills that help entrepreneurs navigate the financial aspect of and customized strategy required to own and operate a sustainable online business. 

LET'S MAXIMIZE YOUR POTENTIAL.

You know the world needs what you’ve got.

Let us help you stop being the best kept secret.