Great leaders aren't born, they're made.

Do you have new managers who have never supervised a team?

Are you a leader who feels overwhelmed with all the things you have to do?

Do you lead a team of people who don’t seem committed to your goals?


If you answered yes to any of these questions, Fresh Perspectives knows what to do. 

 We provide leadership coaching and training to help leaders:

Create high-performing

and committed


Increase employee
satisfaction and
reduce turnover

Spend more time

on the priorities

that matter most


Fresh Perspectives’ learning process delivers more than just ideas, concepts, and theory. Today’s world requires real work and in-depth skill development around leadership, communication, and execution in order to achieve extraordinary results.


Our experiential workshops and trainings are designed to open participants to their full potential and begin to develop the habits of exceptional leaders. We customize the length and focus of these sessions in order to address your specific needs. 

Upcoming Workshops

The Secrets of Successful Leaders


70% of American workers are disengaged with their jobs, costing business owners upwards of $3,000 per employee per year.

What's more, 12% of these disengaged employees actively sabotage the success of their employer.

Could your bottom line, your organization's success, and your hard work, be suffering from disengagement? 

If you think they might, come learn how to reengage your people (or yourself) and become the inspiring, successful leader that you can be.

Workshops coming soon!

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Peter loves to empower leaders, students, and entrepreneurs to discover and act on their values, meaningfully connect with others, and find fulfillment in their work and lives. In 2014 he founded Fresh Perspectives, which offers leadership coaching and training to individuals and teams. Peter is also the Leadership & Engagement Director at Copper Beech Institute, a mindfulness retreat center in West Hartford, Connecticut.


Peter holds certifications as a Professional Coach through the Institute of Professional Excellence in Coaching and the International Coach Federation. He has completed mindfulness teacher trainings through UMass Medical School and Mindful Schools, has a degree in Entrepreneurship and Business Management from University of Rhode Island, and has managed and worked with Fortune 500 companies and small businesses throughout the country.


Peter has served on the board of the International Coach Federation, is a founding board member of the Entrepreneurial Center of Northwest Connecticut, is past President of the Litchfield Chapter of Business Networking International, and is a Northwest Connecticut 40 Under 40 Award winner. Peter lives in Naugatuck, Connecticut with his wife, Mackenzie, and is an avid hiker, skier, and reader, and loves to travel and volunteer throughout the community.

Peter Callahan
Founder & Lead Coach
Mackenzie Callahan
Creative Director

Mackenzie believes in helping organizations become happier, more productive places to work. She has her Master’s in Organizational Psychology from University of Hartford, has a B.A. in Philosophy & Religious Studies from Lake Forest College, and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Since she began her career, Mackenzie has worked with and supported nonprofit and purpose-driven organizations in the fields of education, technology, and development. 

When she’s not working alongside her husband, Peter, Mackenzie can be found hiking the hills of Northwest Connecticut, running marathons, or dancing with the Kiva Dance Collective. She also loves reading, creative writing, music, cats, and all things sci-fi.



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