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TenStone Solutions is a Leadership Solutions Firm- You lead. We help. Our name comes from stacked stones (cairns) along trails.

They are symbols of direction.
They are symbols of balance, finding the ideal spot to be grounded while supporting others.
They are symbols of strength, standing tall in the environment around them.

TenStone wants to help you find or revitalize your direction and purpose. We want to help you grow your skills and relationships to ensure continued opportunities. We help you align your team to ensure top performance. We want to help you feel confident to stand tall and lead in the world around you.

About the Founder

As the Founder and Certified Executive Coach, Layne Mielke, helps highly skilled and specialized professionals reach new heights as she helps them gain the skills and acumen that they have not focused on before.

She has a willingness to help, share knowledge, and problem solve. Her experiences in research, consulting, program management and entrepreneurship allow her to view situations from many different perspectives which helps her clients. She has served senior leaders of Fortune 500 companies as well as small business owners and consistently helps them achieve their goals. Common discussion topics include employee engagement and motivation, stakeholder mapping and managing, executive presence, resolving unproductive conflict and strengthening relationships and what to do when you are at the top and feeling isoloated.

She leverages her naturally optimistic disposition to help her clients feel comfortable. As a thought partner, she will ask you powerful questions which will help you identify the mindsets and behaviors that are helping you and the ones that are holding you back. She recognizes that you will have the best answers and ideas for your situations, her goal is to help you think comprehensively so you can have peace of mind when you take action. Then she will help you plan, practice and polish how you move forward.

Before founding TenStone Solutions LLC, she co-founded Gratitude Starters which took an idea and made it a tangible product (manufacturing, shipping, delivery, sales, and overall brand building) and recently sold the company.

She is also a dedicated member of the community. She has served non-profits ranging from being on the Board of Directors for the Denver Metro YMCA to volunteering as a partner athlete with DDCR. She is currently serving the state of Colorado in the Governor-appointed role on the Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators.

What People Are Saying

“Layne is resourceful and always can help me find a solution to any problem. She is great at breaking down the most complicated things into simple terms.” -I. Jennings, Founder, The Kindness Network

Layne has genuine care and concern for the people she is with.  She brings enthusiasm, energy, and clarity. She helped me think through ideas and ultimately she helped me get the results that I wanted.-Chris M., Co-Founder Colorado Engineering Firm

“Layne is a dynamic and creative educator and leader. She is a clear thinker and helps others find their best selves. I would trust her with any project completely. -C. Reynolds, University Professor