Are you living the best version of your life?

With so much to do, so many things to see, people to talk to, shows we can watch, how do you determine where you spend the most precious resource you have, time?

It is easy to get distracted with the technology available in the modern world.  For some it seems easy to pick a 'priority', and others it is a bit more of a struggle.  Especially as we get older, and had more experience, it can be tough to decide what experience to bring, which person we want to spend time with, what project to invest in, where we want to do it.

One of the questions that isn't as commonly asked is WHY are you choosing the way you are.

  • Past conditioning?
  • A limiting belief?
  • Our obligations?

What if there was a way to discover that why?  Your purpose?

These are coachable moments.  This is a place that can use some outside help, guidance, and maybe a bit of ruthless compassion.  Did that scare you a little bit?  It did me the first time I heard it.  This is what I needed in that moment though.  Someone to unapologetically ask me the hard questions.  They pressed deeper for what was really important.  They cared enough about me to challenge me to play big, to put myself out there, to be wholly me.  They not only asked me to bring my best in my delivery, but also to strive to elevate that best between times I was delivering my message, my value, my truth.

Are you ready to live that kind of intentional life?  On Purpose?


Learn how to go from being scattered in life to live with intention and purpose. Here you’ll learn how to better understand where you are in life and how to envision a clear path to your future.

Life is an adventure, enjoy it.

Kilted Michael

Meet Your Coach

Michael Danklefs is a programmer, energy healer, and adventurer.  Over the last 20 years he has lived on both coasts of the US, helped raise a daughter, been successfully divorced twice, and worked for a few companies, big and small.  In the process of discovering who he was, he has been accused of going deep into conversation quickly, asking questions that require some thought, and is deeply curious about how to better himself so that he can bring those lessons to others.

My Purpose

Shining light into the dark corners to inspire trust and self-love.

About Me

The world needs more positivity and joy in it, and through learning to trust and love oneself, it becomes contagious.  I want more of that in my life, and in the lives of the people I care about. Though the darkness may be there, I am learning myself to use it as a contrast to what is possible in the light.

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Accountability is the key to our work together.  We are accountable to ourselves, first.  Something about being accountable to someone else, though, takes it to a whole new level.  Having a defined destination, and checking your progress on your path to it, is how we accomplish those things in our life that we only dream of.

Certified Lifebook Leader

After almost 3 months of training, I became a Certified Lifebook Leader.  This was an experience to really connect with other advanced Lifebook members, and take things to the next level.  I have been living a Lifebook Lifestyle for almost 2 years, and I could wait to bring this amazing technology and framework out to the world.  Now having the inside scoop, and practicing sharing this with others, I am ready to reach others to help them refine their Life Vision, and start taking the steps to manifest it in their lives.

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Elevating my best

These are a few programs and organizations that I have been involved in to bring myself to the next level.  They have helped me refocus what I am doing in my life, and to create some amazing results.


The LifeBook process has helped me to really define what my life is about, where I am going, and how I am going to get there.



WildFit has been a game changer for me and my healthy eating habits. It is a different approach than many of the programs I had run into before, and I have seen some amazing results from the lessons.  The link above is an affiliate link, so there is some revenue that will be gained by using this link for the WildFit program.

Mentor Discover Inspire

Mentor Discover Inspire

Being part of a men’s team has really helped me shape who I am as a man, and through various training, practice, and accountability has helped me in many areas of my life.


Here's what a few people say about coaching with Elevate Your Best.

I highly recommend him as a personal coach.

James Photo

Whatever area of life we were discussing, he seemed to be able to give me insight, or a different way of looking at the problem, discuss relevant information on the topic and point me to additional resources.

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James M.

I can’t begin to express my gratitude for the coaching experience I have received through Elevate Your Best Life Coaching

This is one of those processes in life where you truly get out of a situation what you put into it.

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Paul M.