Walk of Life Consulting is the first
international professional development and HR advisory agency focused on the impact sector.


Founded by Shannon Houde, an executive coach, careers strategy consultant, and connector drawing on over two decades of corporate and strategy consulting experience with Fortune 500 and FTSE 250 companies.



Shannon offers a corporate, commercial and direct style of engagement, gained from her 20 years in the private sector, combined with mindfulness and meditation tools that enable clients to reach the deeper layers of growth and effectiveness.

She empowers executives and managers to:

  • unpack the fears and roadblocks that keep them from advancement

  • map tangible professional development plans for individuals and teams in roles of influence

  • reach a deeper understanding of the drivers of authentic leadership



Shannon has mentored, coached and trained more than 700 professionals over 3000 hours including inspiring teams to reach peak performance, calibrating insights through value-driven assessments, and designing tangible tools to support change leadership and professional development.

She has an MBA in International Business from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, is ICF Approved (International Coach Federation) with the ACSTH qualification and speaks three languages.


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