Reach New Heights

You have an idea, or even several ideas. Some of them are quite bold.
Getting started might be one obstacle.
Or, having started, you’re not sure how to take the next steps.
You’re not looking for a “quick fix”; you know it takes time.
You have the time; you need the experiential help.
Welcome — you’ve come to the right place.
Coaching to Help you Achieve your Dreams.

Experienced — Been There, Did That [repeat]

I’ve been in your shoes, even feeling lost at times. I didn’t know what to do or where to look for help and guidance. That’s probably why it took me TWENTY YEARS to write my first book! It doesn’t take a mathematician (and I do have my undergraduate degree in mathematics) to figure out that twenty years a book is not a formula for success.

I have been blessed to be able to do so many amazing things: writing, speaking, traveling, and sometimes combining two or even all three of them at one time. Just like getting that first book written the first time, “doing” anything can be daunting. But there are things you can do to smooth the path ahead, knowing that you are on your way to success


Rialto Bridge along the Grand Canal in Venice
Welcoming Cruise Ship Passengers to Cabo San Lucas
Waterfalls in Iceland


That is where I come into the picture. I can help you overcome the hurdles in writing your books (because no one likes to stop at one book). With my U.S. Registered trademark America’s International Travel Expert®, I can teach you how to enjoy your travels more, how to incorporate writing and speaking with them, how to present yourself in the most positive (and honest) light.

Some programs are free, others require an investment. And when you invest in yourself and your future, you are making the wisest investment of them all.


One of the biggest obstacles I had to overcome when I was first writing was coming up with the title. It didn’t matter if it was an article or a book — the title just didn’t magically come to me.

The workbook below will help you eliminate that obstacle, and you’ll be creating your book titles in the blink of an eye!
Click the image below to get your FREE copy of my workbook “3 Tips for Crafting That Perfect Book Title.”

Stuart Gustafson — Mentor and Coach

You want to move forward with your ideas and your plans, and you want someone who has “been there, done that.” I have!Stuart working in Cabo

Coaching to Help you Achieve your Dreams.

Writing Books

Even though my first book was twenty years in the making, I’ve since published another fourteen. They’re a mix of Fiction and Non-Fiction (including some nationally published ones). My first mystery novel was twice the #1 Best Selling and #1 Top Ranked Amazon book in its category — twice and both at the same time. There I am in Cabo working on one of my books! (The laptop cord is actually connected to a power outlet at the base of that palm tree.)



My U.S. Registered Trademark America’s International Travel Expert® has opened many doors for me. I’ve traveled to 55 countries (with more already booked) and over 160 different cruise ports. I’ve been a featured speaker on dozens of cruises, and I’ve also cruised as a regular passenger on many.  I love to combine travel with other activities whenever possible.


You and your brand are intertwined, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t have a special one for what you do. Developing, promoting, and increasing your brand’s value is very beneficial as you market yourself and/or your products and services to the world. When your brand is memorable and identifiable, your customers will become repeat customers as well as referral customers for you.

Education & Background

B.A. Mathematics (San Diego State University); MBA (University of San Diego)
29 years in high-technology organizations with early retirement in 2007
Taught mathematics and finance at college and university levels

Coaching to Help You Achieve Your Dreams


Whatever you want to write deserves the same personal care and attention that you’ve put into it to get it started.

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Whether your travel ideas are small or large, they need the proper nurturing to help them grow and prosper.

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Your brand is more than your social media channels. Let’s put forth your brand image to get the desired results.

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