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Live as Lions offers professional executive and wellness coaching, dedicated to helping ministries and nonprofit organisations live wild and free.

Our coaching journey began with a clear mission in mind: to assist ministries and nonprofits in overcoming challenges and unlocking their full potential. We are dedicated to providing a customized approach that empowers your organization or nonprofit to thrive in all aspects of life, career, and relationships. Through our tailored coaching methods, we strive to support your growth, enabling you to achieve greater success and make a lasting positive impact.


  • Emotional and Spiritual Burnout: Ministry and nonprofit workers often face the risk of burnout due to the emotional and spiritual demands of their roles, which can lead to exhaustion, cynicism, and a decline in their overall well-being.

  • Work-Life Balance: Balancing your work responsibilities with personal life can be challenging, as the nature of ministry and nonprofit often involves long hours, irregular schedules, and a sense of duty that can encroach on personal time and relationships.

  • Financial Strain: Many ministry and nonprofit workers experience financial challenges due to modest salaries and limited financial resources within their organisations, which can create stress and impact their quality of life.

  • Unrealistic Expectations: You may face unrealistic expectations from yourself, your congregations, or your superiors, leading to pressure and feelings of inadequacy.

  • Conflict and Criticism: Dealing with interpersonal conflicts, criticism, and managing different expectations within the ministry community can be emotionally draining and impact your job satisfaction.

  • Leadership Challenges: If you are in a  leadership positions, you might face the responsibility of guiding and leading others while navigating complex dynamics, making difficult decisions, and managing diverse personalities.

  • Spiritual and Personal Growth: Often you might grapple with your own spiritual and personal growth, as you strive to provide guidance and support to others while continuing to develop your own faith and well-being.

  • Loneliness and Isolation: Your work can be isolating at times, with a lack of understanding or empathy from others who are unfamiliar with the challenges and demands of your role.

  • Career Development and Advancement: Opportunities for career development and advancement within ministry and nonprofit organisations can be limited, which can create feelings of stagnation or uncertainty about future growth and progression.

  • Boundary Setting: Establishing healthy boundaries between work responsibilities and personal life can be difficult, leading to a blurred sense of self and potential challenges in maintaining personal relationships and self-care.

Are you in search of support that goes beyond the ordinary, offering lasting value and profound meaning?

Look no further! Live as Lions Coaching is an extraordinary help that will empower your ministry or nonprofit for the long haul. Our coaching offers are designed to help you to unlock your true potential, achieve your dreams, conquer obstacles, develop self-awareness, and tap into a wellspring of resources.

With Live as Lions Coaching, your work will embark on a transformative journey, equipping you with the tools and strategies to face challenges head-on and emerge victorious. These sessions are not just about coaching; they are about slaying inner beasts, embracing personal growth, and unleashing your full potential. 
What To Expect


  • Professional 1:1 coaching with a expert and certified coach

  • Highly tailored, individual approach and assessments

  • Support to reach goals that may seem unattainable 

  • Guidance to increased self-awareness 

  • Skills and methods to identify patterns that hold you back and get unstuck

  • Tools that accelerate you forward and promote personal growth 

  • Resilience check-ups and improvements

  • Insight into your enneagram 

  • Confidentiality and respect 

  • In person, online, and text/phone coaching options 

  • Kindness and integrity

“Uli is a great listener and connector of the things he hears. He’s able to turn that into actionable insights that enable me to avoid interpersonal and professional challenges that get in the way of me thriving.”


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About our
Coach Mannchen

You will be meeting our esteemed coach, Ulrich Mannchen—a true professional in the field of coaching, armed with a wealth of knowledge and credentials. Rest assured, Ulrich's expertise extends far beyond a mere certificate obtained over a weekend. Years of dedicated study and extensive experience, comprising hundreds of coaching hours, are the foundation of his

exceptional skills.

Ulrich not only talks the talk but also walks the walk. With over 15 years of international executive experience in the non-profit sector, he embarked on his own coaching journey in 2019, establishing his successful coaching practice. It is worth noting that Ulrich is a certified coach and holds membership in esteemed organizations such as the European Association of Supervision and Coaching (EASC), the International Coaching Federation (ICF), and the International Transactional Analysis Association (ITAA).


These affiliations underscore Ulrich's commitment to maintaining professional standards and staying up-to-date with the latest developments in the coaching field.

Here are just some examples of the areas Ulrich works on with

his clients: 

  • stress and anxiety management

  • burn out prevention

  • improving relationship skills

  • healthy boundaries

  • conflict management

  • change process guidance

  • procrastination

  • challenging negative thinking patterns

  • leadership development

  • decision making processes

  • motivation

  • personality development

  • self care 

  • and more

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Benefits of Coaching


Coaching is worth the cost because it offers immense value and benefits that can positively impact various aspects of an individual's life. Here are some compelling arguments to support the idea that coaching is a worthwhile investment:

  1. Personal Growth and Development: Coaching provides a unique opportunity for you to explore their goals, aspirations, and challenges in a supportive and empowering environment. Through personalised guidance and feedback, our coaches help individuals gain clarity, unlock their potential, and develop new skills. This personal growth extends far beyond the coaching sessions, positively impacting various areas of life, including relationships, career, and overall well-being.

  2. Goal Achievement and Success: Our coaches are skilled at helping you set meaningful and achievable goals. They provide accountability, support, and guidance throughout the journey, ensuring you to stay focused and motivated. With a coach's assistance, you can overcome obstacles, develop effective strategies, and make progress toward your desired outcomes. The investment in coaching can lead to significant advancements in personal and professional success.

  3. Improved Self-Awareness and Emotional Intelligence: One of the key benefits of coaching is the opportunity for increased self-awareness and emotional intelligence. Our coaches help you to explore your values, beliefs, and thought patterns, enabling you to better understand yourself and your reactions to different situations. This heightened self-awareness fosters personal growth, enhances decision-making abilities, and improves interpersonal relationships.

  4. Enhanced Performance and Productivity: Live as Lions Coaching can have a profound impact on your performance and productivity. By identifying and addressing limiting beliefs, behaviors, and habits, our coaches empower you to overcome challenges, increase focus, and maximize your potential. Through strategic goal setting, time management techniques, and tailored action plans, coaching equips you with the tools and mindset to achieve higher levels of performance and productivity.

  5. Lasting Change and Long-Term Results: Unlike quick-fix solutions, our coaching focuses on sustainable and lasting change. Our coaches work with you to create long-term strategies and habits that support continued growth and progress even after the coaching relationship ends. By investing in coaching, you gain valuable insights, skills, and perspectives that can positively influence their lives for years to come.

Ultimately, the cost of coaching should be viewed as an investment in oneself—an investment in personal growth, self-improvement, and the achievement of meaningful goals. The value gained from coaching, in terms of personal development, success, and overall well-being, can far exceed the financial investment made, making coaching a worthy and transformative endeavor.

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