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The Life Plan

Simple Strategies for Building Confidence in a Changing World

Published by Beyond Words
Distributed by Simon & Schuster


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About The Book

With more than twenty years of experience as a professionally certified life coach in Australia, Shannah Kennedy lays out her recommended approach to life in The Life Plan, an easy-to-follow guide that helps readers build their confidence, declutter their lives, form strategic habits, envision their potential, prioritize their goals, and make their dreams a reality.

With more than twenty years of experience as one of Australia’s foremost life coaches, bestselling author Shannah Kennedy describes her approach to living your best life in The Life Plan, a workbook that gives you a collection of simple strategies designed to build your confidence, prioritize your goals, and make your dreams a reality in a changing world.

Do you want to change your life? Do you find yourself not quite accomplishing all of your goals and dreams? Do you feel stagnant in your routine and need to establish a new one? The Life Plan has you covered. Shannah’s time-tested strategies will motivate you to retake control over your life, give you space to explore your true self and values, and provide a how-to manual on creating new beneficial wellness habits, prioritizing your professional and personal goals, and effectively developing and maintaining methods for self-care and the revitalization of your life.

Whether you’re years into building your career, have a family, and want to re-evaluate your life or you’re newly out of school and looking to plan your future effectively, this book will both motivate and give you the tools to start fresh and help you succeed—all while feeling like you have a life coach in your pocket cheering you on. So what are you waiting for? Start living your best life today.

About The Author

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Shannah Kennedy is one of Australia’s foremost strategic executive life and health coaches. She works to transform her clients’ careers, well-being, and lives. She specializes in executive strategy, transition, values, vision, overcoming burnout, and life planning for individuals. Her proven expertise enables clients to gain control of their lives in order to achieve their visions and goals and find happiness and fulfillment. She is a bestselling author, well-being specialist, keynote speaker, workshop facilitator, and media contributor, and a wife and mother of two. Shannah lives and dances with chronic fatigue syndrome and depression and is committed to living her best and most energetic life based on her values and commitment to authenticity. Visit for free resources, information, and to make inquiries for Shannah’s coaching packages and public and corporate programs.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Beyond Words (May 10, 2022)
  • Length: 272 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781582708669

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Raves and Reviews

“A master of simplicity, Shannah Kennedy engages teams to develop their life plan, their mental health and well-being plans, and presents the most powerful life and wellness skill sets to elevate capability and capacity in leaders and teams.”

– Matt Sallman, director of sales at SEEK

“As one of Australia’s foremost life coaches, Shannah Kennedy is truly a leader in her field. What makes her particularly powerful, however, is her ability to bring incredible calm, clarity, and direction to people’s lives in a manner that’s strategic, compassionate, and incredibly human.”

– Belinda Wall, founder of Brand Amplified

“An expert in personal strategy, life planning, and self leadership, Shannah Kennedy teaches how to build your road map, your life plan, and how to simplify, structure, and succeed.”

– Colleen Callander, CEO of Sportsgirl

“Highly engaging, professional, and truly inspirational.”

– Rebecca Hard, CEO of Sussan

“Shannah Kennedy excels as a mentor. She operates with an exceptional combination of empathy and skill.”

– Dean Russell, CEO of Mrs Macs

“Shannah Kennedy—you helped me to GOLD! Thank you so much.”

– Alisa Camplin, OAM, Olympic gold medalist

“Commitment to long-term planning and using Shannah Kennedy’s tool kit, along with accountability to her each month, has ensured my potential has been met and I have sustained my success in both career and personal life.”

– Doug Lee, head of sales and division director at Macquarie Group

“Shannah Kennedy is one of the best life coaches I have come across. She delivers practical and useful tools to help you be the best version of yourself.”

– Deborah Hutton, media personality

“Coaching in business and life is at the heart of all sustained success. An elite coach can put you on the fast track to your ultimate success. Shannah Kennedy is time tested and an elite coach with a proven track record.”

– Rik Rushton, TedX speaker

“Shannah Kennedy is an invaluable source of information and advice regarding corporate health and the practical steps employees, and employers, need to take to ensure optimum physical, emotional, and mental wellness.”

– Helen Hawkes, journalist

“Now more than ever we need to be adaptable, agile, and constantly upskilling to welcome the change that we are surrounded by. It is time to take control with strategies, insights, and solutions to ignite your life.”

– The Honorable Julie Bishop, Australian MP

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