Take Charge

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Discover, Design, Create, Build, and Thrive in a Business and Life You Love!

Never thought of yourself as an entrepreneur?

Think again.

Your gifts, talents, skills, and life experiences have given you the perfect foundation for building a prosperous, purpose-driven business of your own.

Imagine it - your rules, your hours, your dress code.

Even if no one's ever told you that you’ve got what it takes to make it big (you do) or you don’t yet have a clue what you really want to do, I know you can do it.

That's Why I'm Thrilled You Have an Interest in the Take Charge Members Club

I'm Ann Vertel, a leadership and success expert, entrepreneur, and 20-year naval officer. I've helped thousands of high achievers in organizations like Pfizer, UBS, Hartzell Industries, Photolynx, Beachbody, and the military as well as doctors, lawyers, pilots, senior managers, and executives. I've seen what works (and what doesn't) and I'm here to help you build the business of your dreams.

I created this members club because it breaks my heart to see talented women discouraged from going after their dreams. For many, no one ever told then how amazing they are and I love watching them blossom around other women who believe in them.

The MEMBERS CLUB will help you do and be more than you ever thought possible.

So, if you're tired of the nonsense, back biting, or negativity out there, and you'd like some straight talk and guidance from someone who "gets" you and can show you the ropes as you build your empire, then I invite you to join me in the club.

It’s your life. Take charge!
Ann Vertel
Founder & CEO, Take Charge Life

"We learned how to establish a personal and professional vision for our business and filter our many talents into a potent and effective mission statement. Ann’s professionalism and guidance are stellar and I am so grateful for her insights."

Dawn Stone
Owner, Floral and Event Design Studio

So, what is the MEMBERS CLUB?

It’s an online community of high-achieving women learning to  discover, design, create, build, and thrive in a business and life they love.

And encourage each other along the way.

Going after your dream can be better, more fulfilling, and much more lucrative that you you ever thought possible. The problem is, it’s hard to see what’s possible on your own, and even harder to find mentors who’ve done it well.

Think of the MEMBERS CLUB as your one-stop shop for connection, inspiration, targeted training, expert mentorship, and trustworthy advice to help you discover what’s possible and turn that crazy idea of yours into reality. Things like:

  • Starting a non-profit to benefit hungry children or homeless vets.
  • Writing and publishing a book about your experiences overseas.
  • Creating a travel company that helps divorced women regain their confidence.
  • Working from home, but only in the mornings and only four days a week.
  • Not working for a boss you can’t stand.
  • Designing better business building and marketing strategies for a business you already have.
  • Fitting your work around your lifestyle instead of the other way around.

The MEMBERS CLUB will teach you how to start, build and nurture your dream, whether it's a business, a project, or just the whisper of an idea. And it will keep you focused on and working towards your goals.

And if you don’t even know where to start or haven’t ever thought about what YOU really want, you’re absolutely in the right place.

The proven Take Charge Success Path™ will get you on your way in no time.

Clarity. Focus. Training. Drive. Encouragement. It’s all here.

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Here's What's Included

Twelve core masterclasses  that will establish the foundation for everything going forward.

Broken into three phases, these foundational masterclasses will help you establish new skills in choosing better, thinking bigger, and acting bolder. 

Monthly training on topics designed to help you quickly succeed.

Things like how to:

  • Legally start, run, and grow a successful business of your own.
  • Embrace a new money mindset.
  • Create an online platform and media channels like websites, blogs, vlogs, podcasts, and social media for income.
  • Write and get paid by online magazines - who they are, what they pay, and how to submit your ideas.
  • Build effective business profiles on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and others that drive traffic to you and your services or products.
  • Network without feeling nervous.
  • Design and produce your own ebooks, online courses, webinars, teleclasses, and live events.
  • Sell with authenticity and grace, whether it's a product, a movement, a fundraiser, or just a simple idea.
  • Understanding the DISC Behavioral Assessment and How to Use it in Sales.
  • Become a paid speaker, trainer, or consultant.
  • Generate the income you really want so you never have to rely on someone else.


Get all your questions answered and feedback on your progress and ideas. If you can’t make it live, no worries, we’ll record them too.

Move forward quickly with the support and encouragement of the Take Charge Family. Share your wins, get advice, and ask questions. 

Learn how others have built an email list, launched a podcast, gotten published in online magazines, been paid to speak, and how to do it all with a “laptop lifestyle” that’s allowed us to make our own hours and travel the world.

Many members like to connect with an “accountability buddy” - another member of the group with whom you can swap feedback and ideas, share successes and missteps, and keep each other motivated and inspired. #TakeChargeGalPal

Voluntary "hot seats” and featured member case studies are a great way to learn from each other and get live, direct, targeted, attention on a specific issue or challenge.

"Ann, the last thing I would have guessed when I met you was that you had a military background. And the thing I was least surprised about was that you had a military background. Because you had clearly figured out how to take all the skills you learned in the military and turn them into the life you really wanted."

Jenifer Madson
Author, "Living the Promises"

"Dr. Vertel taught us how to effectively question ourselves - to set up a question so we can quickly move from inaction to action."

Ashley Mahaffey
Navy Veteran | Elite Beachbody Coach

"Ann has this gift of tapping into people and helping them be more than they thought they could be."

Edi Sowers
Navy Veteran | Executive Coach

"Ann Vertel inspired me to reach for my dreams and find the silver lining in every experience we have."

Staci Reidinger
Retired Marine / PR Director

"Ann is just such a voice of reason and truly helps me feel like my dreams are closer to being a reality than I realize."

Kristina Hoyer
Navy Veteran / Student

"I am learning so much already! I absolutely love the Take Charge outline. I’m printing off copies to sort out my strengths and weaknesses in each arena. It makes a great workbook format."

Bernadette Borealis
Former Air Force Officer

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