Ariana Elsie McNally, PCC


Ariana Elsie McNally, PCC, Executive, Career, & Sales Coach works with Executives, Business Owners, and Sales professionals to help them:

  • Become more effective leaders
  • Manage and lead their workforce
  • Increase productivity
  • Increase their problem-solving skills
  • Create more success
  • Increase sales
  • Improve their Marketing & Business Strategies

She also does Career Exploration Coaching, working with professionals and leaders who want to find a new career path that is more meaningful and aligns with their life circumstances or their desired life.

Ariana has studied Coaching with an accredited coaching institution, CoachU, and holds her Professional Certified Coach (PCC) through the International Coach Federation (ICF).  Ariana is committed to coaching to the standards for coaches globally set through the ICF’s Core Competencies and Code of Ethics and is a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF) – Atlantic Chapter.

Ariana has 17+ years of experience in Sales, Marketing, Management, Operations, Sales Training, Coaching, and Workforce Development with Fortune 500 and large companies, most notably Xerox Canada.  Large-scale Workforce Development initiatives that Ariana has led at Xerox Canada include Employee Engagement, Employee Recognition, and Employee Wellness.  She also has valuable experience in Lean Six Sigma, Business Process Outsourcing, and managing Service Delivery teams.

In the Sales arena, Ariana has been responsible for managing Key Accounts and delivering Sales Training.

Industries she has worked in include: Financial Services, Publishing, and Technical Services. Based in Nova Scotia, Canada, Ariana works with Coaching clients in the U.S., Canada, and Internationally.

Ariana’s gift as a coach is her ability to support her clients in thinking situations through and examining them from all sides and helping them weigh all the pertinent evidence, so they do not jump to conclusions, but truly select the best solution possible.

Ariana also has a passion for helping her clients see the big picture and make sense of business complexities. And her strong trait of hope leads her to support her clients in expecting the best in the future and having the resilience to work to achieve it.



“I sought out coaching during a period in my professional life where I was not sure if I was in a position I was able or willing to excel at.  Arianna’s thoughtful questions, the inventories, and the reframing of my mindset helped me to turn the corner and confidently step up into my role.” — V.M., Manager, Training

“When I began my coaching sessions, I had no idea what to expect.  I have been in supervisory and management roles for many years and had never had the opportunity to work with a coach. So, I began with an open mind and an open heart. I was having some very trying challenges in my current position with my team and I was utilizing all of the tools in my toolbox from prior lives.

My coach was supportive and she helped me to see situations from different perspectives.  She provided me with additional tools that helped me to work through the obstacles. I will never be finished with my life learning plan but I feel as if having my coach expanded my ability to approach bumps in the road from new directions.


Thank you Ariana for all of your guidance and support!  I can only hope that others will take the opportunity to open themselves up to the possibilities of what having a coach can mean to them!” — S.D., VP in Operations



“Ariana has a great perception of situations, even when it is not completely clear for me. She listens carefully to what I say and what we discuss in the Coaching sessions and she leads me to great conclusions and discoveries. She asks clever questions, offers tools and methods and inspires me to move forward. The sum of the conclusions and discoveries brings me clarity about what should be the next steps, actions, movements, and behaviors. And, Ariana has helped me discover who I am.  She has also helped me prepare for interviews. Ariana does a great job. The significance of her work is infinite to me.” – F.S., Sales Manager


“…My relationship with Ariana is based on trust and I know that I won’t be judged for my weakness. She encourages me to look for options around and choose the right moment to develop each one. Being coached by Ariana, who is a high-performance coach, taught me that I can do whatever I want. I am very glad to have met her at this time in my life.” – Karina M.S., CSR, Halifax, NS – Career Exploration & Job Search Coaching




“Interview preparation with Ariana was very helpful.  It helped me see where I need to practice and what I need to focus on.”G.S., Engineer

 “Ariana a “big picture” approach to job search.  She has helped me come up with new approaches to difficult issues I’ve run into.”—  J.N., Business Analyst



“Making the leap from employee to business owner has been both exciting and terrifying! Connecting with Ariana at Emerging Outcomes has been the greatest business move I’ll likely ever make. She is a gifted coach who consistently gives sound advice for all facets of my business (e.g., marketing, client services, growing my business). She helps me to stay focused on my goals while providing me with ideas that I haven’t yet explored. Ariana gently guides me to work through inevitable challenges that arise when creating your own business. Ariana has chosen the perfect name for her business as I can see my life and career goals emerging from my dreams to achievable outcomes. Thank you, Ariana!”

– Rhonda H., Owner Set the Tone Music, Toronto, ON – Business Coaching


“Ariana brings such a great perspective and insight to coaching. She asks the right questions to guide you through whatever your needs are. She helped me turn around my thought process from a negative to a positive, by creating an easy step by step personalized approach to tackling my journey. Through Ariana’s coaching style, I was able to get over personal hurdles and simply face what I need to do to launch my own business. It was such an eye-opening and rewarding experience!” – Kendra E.S., Owner & Principal Designer of Collectively Kay Interior Design and Creative Studio, Texas – Business Coaching

“I knew I liked working with Ariana from our very first session. She was able to digest a lot of information in a very short time and accurately mirror back to me my main concerns and objectives right away. As we continued to work together, I appreciated her organized approach to our sessions as well as her ability to ask questions that quickly helped me get to the root of whatever issue I was facing. In addition, she was able to provide specific, tactical suggestions at any given moment which greatly enhanced my productivity. I would recommend her as a coach to anyone looking for a thoughtful, supportive, intelligent resource, and I look forward to our continued work together.” – Laine Nixon, Visual Artist, Sarasota, Florida, Business Coaching