Dr. Jan quickly identifies key issues and guides people to find actionable, innovative solutions that move business forward immediately.”

Jacquelyn Fletcher
Heartwood Healing

We’re fully committed to accelerating your progress, so you attain your future goals and meet your current needs with greater ease.We have a proven pathway. It’s transformational coaching for your business, career and life that breathes new life where needed. It’s you experiencing real change, achieving the results you desire.

But everyone’s targets present unique challenges. While we keep the spotlight on where you want to go, we know that you’re still hard at work in your business every day. So attaining your business, professional, and personal goals is customized in our business coaching, so the pace and priorities gel with your life at any given time in the process.

We’ll balance your day-to-day while building your desired future.

Come Meet Dr. Jan Hoistad

Specializing in Partnering for Business Partners and Career Couples | Executive Coaching | Leadership Coaching | Career Development | Transition Planning | Succession Planning Exit Strategy | Dual Career Couples | Life After Business

Top Coaches Minneapolis 2023

Meet Dr. Jan. All her choices have led to this point.

Assisting business owners and experienced career professionals, Dr. Jan Hoistad is an expert in human interaction and communication, entrepreneurship, business acumen, human development, systems, creativity, and learning styles. She’s established her unique business guiding people to accelerate and integrate their professional and personal goals as they develop and transition through choice points across their lives. She has helped numerous professionals, business owners, and teams achieve ambitious goals, joyful relationships, and a greater quality of life.

With beginnings in art, psychology and education, focusing on creativity and learning styles, Dr. Jan is a Licensed Psychologist with an M.A. and  Ph.D. in Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University. Her work with career and entrepreneurial couples, as well as with business partners, led her to develop the Big Picture Partnering™ coaching approach to relationships, and to become certified as a neutral coach in Collaborative Law. She was an active professional in the Collaborative Law Institute of MN (CLI) along with participating in many trainings through the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP), the International Association of Women Business Coaches (IAWBC) and others. Her extensive postdoctoral work in communications, organizational advancement, and leadership development, along with training in negotiation from Harvard’s Project on Negotiation (PON), mediation through Minnesota Dispute Resolution Services (MDR) and Certification in Exit Planning (CEP) through the Exit Planning Institute (EPI) all enhance the expertise she brings to her client’s challenges.

She taught in the psychology departments of San Francisco State and Sacramento State Universities while living in the Bay Area. Upon returning to Minnesota early in her career, she served on the faculty of St. Olaf College for 3 years while starting her own business. She was an active participant and past president of Minnesota Women Psychologists (MWP) for many of the organization’s early years.  Dr. Hoistad’s also the author of many books and articles for professional couples and people in career and business transition which can be found in her blog, resource page, and on her Amazon Author’s page.

“When an experienced professional adds ChoicePoint Solutions, you can almost feel their body relax. They become excited again. More hopeful, they remember what they love about their work as, together, we turn burdens into doable strategies that achieve their future goals.”

  -Dr. Jan Hoistad

It takes a village to help
achieve your dreams.

Dr. Jan works with you and your team, or she brings you a network of partners, specifically selected to help you with your particular choice points. You and Dr. Jan make the decisions and lead the team at every step, and the team shows you how to make your vision a reality.

You’re not hallucinating

You can make tough decisions

We’ll help, so you reach your goals