Darlene Whitehurst
Founder + CEO

“I was born with a calling, to inspire and reach the masses!”

Women's Wine Wednesday

2009:  The first goal journal was published for Wednesdays, Women & Wine!


You Reap What You Goal!

2010: A Language was born!
Goal.os.ophy: You reap what you goal.

2012: The first GoalFriends workbook was published!

2012: GoalFriends’ First Retreat!
Cancun, Mexico!

Jack and Darlene:“Giving myself permission to be great!”

2012: GOAL MEETS SOUL in Hawaii!

Met Jack Canfield, co-founder of worldwide best-seller Chicken Soup for the Soul, and Patty Aubery, billion-dollar brand builder.

Darlene and Patty Aubery

2014: Hilton Head Retreat:
Raleigh GoalFriends meet the founding members of GoalFriends!

“great minds
think alike”

2016: Patty Aubery of Chicken Soup for the Soul fame and success is named Chief Visionary Officer of GoalFriends!

2016: Kate Butler joins the GoalFriends team. Kate is an amazing life coach and author, and brings a different perspective to the GoalFriends team.

women. It’s in
our DNA!”

2017: GoalFriends hosts A Night of Yes in Raleigh with Jack Canfield, founder of Chicken Soup for the Soul and #1 transformational leader.