Paul Phelps

Strategic Coaching 

We will create individualized strategies for your personal or professional life to help with:

  • Communication

  • Decision Making

  • Relationships

  • Goal Setting

  • Motivation

  • Your unique situation

Why Phelps Strategies?


At Phelps Strategies, we take a different approach to assisting our clients solve life’s challenges. We specialize in helping people identify and achieve their personal and professional goals with ground-breaking easy-to-use daily strategies. We take pride in making small steps into large impacts toward progress. Don't wait any longer. Reach out today and make your personal appointment to learn more.

- No Judgement    - No Diagnosis

No Insurance    - Only Strategies


Shell Phelps,  Author 

Meet the Strategists

Shell Phelps

Shell Phelps is a SHRM-Certified Professional as a Human Resources Director and co-founder of Phelps Strategies, where she is a strategic life coach. She holds a Master’s in Counseling Psychology and previously ran her own private therapy practice. As a strategic life coach, Shell focuses on solution-based strategies to help her clients get through life’s greatest challenges and live happier, more fulfilled lives.  She has also been inducted into the International Society of Female Professionals. Shell is the author of the popular book The Big Bliss Blueprint: 100 Little Thoughts to Build Positive Life Changes. Learn more about Shell and her work below or click Here to access her author page.

Media Highlights

Author Awards;

American Book Fest;; WINNER: 2020 Best Book Awards                       

Health - Psychology & Mental Health for: The Big Bliss Blueprint; 100 Little Thought to Build Positive Life Changes: Click Here  & Press Release: Clear Here


American Book Fest;; FINALIST: 2020 Best Book Awards                   

Health - Self-Help: Motivational for: The Big Bliss Blueprint; 100 Little Thought to Build Positive Life ChangesClick Here


The Brick Magazine, "Gravitating Toward Gratitude: Gaining Emotional Comfort" To read the full article published in November 2020 digital article: Click Here .


The Brick Magazine, "The Emotional Bank Account: Investing in Friends and Family" To read the full article published in October 2020 digital and manazine printed article: Click Here.

Authority Magazine, “Giving Feedback; Without Being Hurtful” (published by Parveen Panwar, Mr. Activated).  Click here to read the full article., “Sticky Note Strategies Takes Company To New Growth: Big shifts in company culture with these four focused concepts”. Click link here:  to read full article.


Podcast Interviews;

Aging GreatFULLY; Big Bliss Blueprint Broadcast CTRNetwork & Apple & Spotify Podcast

with Gerontolist Holley Kelley

Episode - Aired on January 29th 2021; Who Doesn't Want More Bliss?

Click the link to listen to the full interview: Click Here

All The Hats We Wear, Time Management for Entrepreneurs with Scott Snow

E33 - The Big Bliss Blueprint Interview with Shell Phelps, Strategic Life Coach

Click link to listen to the full interview "Here"

#365 Firsts Challenge LIVE on FB and YouTube interview with Ann Bernard

Shell shared the story of her first time publishing a self-help book

Click link to watch the full interview here:  

Paul Phelps is a Change Champion, professional instructor, strategic life coach and co-founder of Phelps Strategies. Paul has a master’s degree in counseling psychology and a passion for fostering skills development and positive change. He has served in a variety of roles that have a positive impact on others and currently holds the position of trades instructor with the Michigan Department of Corrections. In this role, Paul draws from past knowledge as a carpenter and more recent counseling experience to help equip returning citizens with the skills to successfully reintegrate into society. Paul is a certified Motivational Interviewing for Correction Instructor and Motivational Interviewing Treatment Integrity Coder.




Paul was featured in Carpenter Magazine Oct 2019 issue. The United Brotherhood of Carpenters Article featured the relationship that Paul developed between the Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and The Michigan Department of Corrections. This program ensures that returning citizens have access to high paying which lowers the risk of reoffending and helps keeps communities safe. Here is a link to the Oct. 2019 issue (see Page 13):




Paul Phelps and Shell Phelps co-authored an article in November’s issue of Human Capital Leadership. The article titled Leadership Is Becoming an Employee-Centric Mindset highlights how the need for companies to change how they view their most valuable asset, their employees.  To read the article visit the magazine page on the HCI website: HCI Magazine Page.




Paul Phelps is the author of Multiplying Motivation the first in a series of books which promotes the increasing need for positive change and how to start that journey.

Let's Connect

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Phelps Strategies, LLC

P.O. Box 757

Pinckney, MI 48169

Office Phone: (734) 845-2469

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