Dale Krappler

Life Repair!

Dale Krappler

I am always happy help out!

About me

A life coach with life experience!


Hi there, I’m Dale, appliance repairman turned life coach.

I’ve spent most of my life fiddling with washing machines, dryers, and refrigerators, trying to figure out what the heck was wrong with them. And let me tell you, there were some tough times. I mean, have you ever tried to fix a dishwasher while it’s still full of dirty dishes? It’s not pretty.

But through all the frustration and grime, I learned a lot about life. I learned that sometimes you need to take things apart and put them back together to see what’s really going on. I learned that there’s always a solution, even if it’s not the one you were expecting. And most importantly, I learned that a little elbow grease can go a long way.

Now, I know what you’re thinking: “What does fixing a washing machine have to do with life coaching?” But hear me out. The skills I’ve learned as an appliance repairman are the same skills that can help you fix your own life. It’s all about taking a step back, assessing the situation, and figuring out the best way to move forward.

My coaching style is straightforward and honest. I’m not interested in fluff or sugarcoating. If you’re being a little stubborn, I’ll tell you. If you’re being a little lazy, I’ll call you out on it. But I promise to always be kind-hearted and genuinely interested in helping you become the best version of yourself.

My favorite motivational quote is, “If I can fix a toaster, I can fix your life.” And while it might sound a little silly, it’s true. If I can figure out what’s wrong with a broken appliance and make it work again, I can help you figure out what’s holding you back and help you move forward.

So, if you’re looking for a life coach who knows their way around a toolbox, who’s honest to a fault, and who genuinely wants to help you become the best version of yourself, I’m your guy. And don’t worry, I’ll leave my screwdriver at home.

Krapplers – Wisdom from Dale

“In the middle of every difficulty lies failure and you’re only halfway there.”

“We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so that the future can destroy it.”

“A stitch in time will eventually need to be removed, unless it’s one of those dissolving types.”

“The best way to predict your future is to never try anything new.”

“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the silence of our friends.”

“A penny saved is a penny for your thoughts.”

“No one can make you feel inferior without massive success.”

“The only thing necessary for success is a substandard goal.”

“It is not the mountain we conquer, but the cliff from which we fall.”

“A person who never made a mistake would be a great mentor.”

“The future belongs to those who have yet to die.”

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: always eat dessert.”

“The greatest glory in living lies not in success, but in finding your keys.”

“Be the change you wish you had in your cupholder at the drive through.”

“In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the songs that have earwormed us.”

“If at first you don’t succeed, find someone else to do it.”

You miss 100% of the shots you don’t drink.

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said and how you made them feel, but they will never forget that time you puked in their car.”

“Have patience. All things are difficult before they completely fall apart.”

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