"Leading clients from innovation to action."

Coaching philosophy - (1) Do one thing every day that matters. (2) Set great habits. (3) Keep a positive attitude.
(4) Lead a thrilling life.

Monica Phillips is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) working with lawyers, start-ups, executives, professional services, and nonprofits on leadership, business development, marketing strategy, and personal fulfillment. She is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) from the International Coach Federation.

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Motivational Speaker, Professional Coach, and Radio Host in San Francisco, California

President & Founder, Spark Plug Labs

Monica's diverse background includes working as a mediator, a cross-cultural consultant, a journalist, a sales leader, and a marketing director.

She is the host of a weekly radio show - Powerful Conversations - featuring interviews with thought-leaders from across industries and is available on iTunes Stitcher and on the VoiceAmerica Variety ChannelSubscribe to receive weekly episode updates.

Her Passion = coaching high potential individuals and teams on leadership, business development, rainmaker habits, marketing strategy, team culture, accountability, and personal fulfillment.

She partners with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential. She is a foodie, runner, yogi, mom, explorer and loves to find beauty and joy in daily life. Follow her @bodegabay1 or connect on LinkedIn or Facebook

A Bay Area native' she has also lived in France, Minnesota, New York, and Washington, DC. 


Mobile Monday Silicon Valley , Advisory Board Member and Organizer

Mentor, Cal Poly Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Faculty, Founder Institute

Mentor, Momentum Accelerator

Watermark , member

Leading Women in Technology , faculty

Legal Marketing Association , member

The Coaches Training Institute Co-Active Network, member

Institute of Coaching Professional Association at McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School affiliate, associate member

International Coach Federation , member

Founding Coach of The Coaching Fellowship to support high potential women in their careers

Girl Scouts , lifetime member, Gold Award recipient, LinkedIn group manager

Poly Reps alumni , University Ambassadors of Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo