We know that you want your answers right away, so we've created this page to answer our most frequently asked questions. Complete with links, this page can guide you through a lot of the answers to our processes and help you get started. Still have a burning question in the end? Email Carin below:

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What is it like to work with Carin?

Carin's whole purpose is to bolster YOU, YOUR BUSINESS, and YOUR FAMILY. So, her approach is both thoughtful and strategic, based-on YOUR GOALS. She is warm and helpful and straight forward, so there's no guessing here. She wants you to have the best outcome possible and will ask for your feedback throughout the process as well. She believes that open communication is one key to positive results. This approach breeds a judgement-free zone, where we get to push forward together. This also means that efforts breeds rewards. Essentially, the more you put into the programs, the more youo get out of them. Read more about Carin and The Protea Co. approach on our about page:

How do I know what service is right for me? for MY business?

Because we know everyone grows and develops at their own unique pace, we have a variety of services and plans to fit your needs. Each service is described on its' own individual page and you can read more by clicking the photo icon on the services page:

If you're wanting a more customized experience, working with Carin on a regular basis to increase results for your business as a whole, then you may want to consider joining one of our membership plans. These plans range from 3 months-12months at this time and include a variety of assessments, coaching, and guided implementation. You can read more about those here:

How do I book a service?

Whether on the services page or on the individual service page, you can click the "Book Now" button and it will take you through scheduling your initial session and paying for your services, if it has a set fee.

For the monthly plans, you can click the "Join Me" and you can sign up and pay for your first month online. 

**For group workshop rates, please email us by clicking the above "Email Carin" button.

***Please note: if youo have any problems or questions with the booking process, you can        email us at and we can always help you schedule your sesrvice(s) manually.

How do I book Carin for a Workshop or Group Event?

To organize a workshop or group event with Carin, email with the following information:

Subject: SPEAKING 


           Conquer Your Time & Resources & Take Back Your Life!

           Self-Assess Your Business & Kill the Constant Overwhelm

           Guilty Mom:

               How I Broke Free of the Constant Shame and Embraced Who I'm Meant To Be.

           Your Own Proposed Topic based-on My Expertise.

LOCATION: Online or Live Event (City, State, Country)



           0-50, 50-100, 100-300, 300-500, 500-1000, 1000 or more.

Please submit requests early as speaking events do fill up, especially live requests.

Does Carin speak to small groups? 

YES!! Local Networking and Chamber Groups are wonderful and full of small business owners in need of resources! YOU are her PASSION! These are typically done virtually to save on costs and tend to fill up quickly, so please submit your requests early and indicate if you have any flexibility with dates!

Where can I find online resources from Carin?

You can follow her on Facebook, Instagram or LinkedIn.


Check out the BLOG for resources as they become available here:

Remember, we release new resources and have helpful articles and tips regularly, so the best way to be up-to-date is to become a subscriber, which you can do here:

How can I get specific questions answered?

The best way to get in touch is to email We answer emails twice-a-day at specific times in CST in order to keep our full attention focused on each client we work with. We thank you for considering working with us and encourage you to reach out with any questions you may have.