Kate: Channeling creative spirit into fulfilling corporate journey

An LA-based actor, stand-up comic, barista, copywriter, poet and nanny, 26-year-old Kate came to us when she was at a career crossroads, looking to answer the “what next” question. Highly ambitious, creative, and with an extensive yet eclectic resume, Kate was, quite simply, all over the place. She had realized she needed to up her game if she wanted to stop living hand-to-mouth and prepare, financially, for her future.

Managing Today’s Changes…Part 1

Change……dealing with it, managing it, being more aware of everything that’s changing around us; then recognizing how we’re reacting and responding to the changes in our work and life… I don’t know about you, but that’s a lot of work; and there are days I’m just flat-out tired, and tuckered out from all of the…

What You, Me, Nike, Wheaties and Oprah Have in Common….Our Brand – Five Actions to “Know” Your Personal Brand

I’m sitting here writing this in my Nike jogging pants and Nike T-Shirt, socks and tennis shoes. No kidding, I’ve got that Nike Swoosh all over me. It’s crazy how we consciously and subconsciously surround ourselves with those trusted names, products, services and brands. Branding has gone from corporate PR, to Hollywood with the likes…

Inspiration in Times of Adversity

Much of my coaching and training work over the years can be summarized in a couple of words: “psychology” and “relationships.” I’m over simplifying it, but I’ve seen lives change and careers skyrocket based on one’s predominant thoughts; i.e., psychology, confidence and inspiration, and the strength of one’s relationships — how we relate to others…

Failing Forward…..Towards Success

I recently heard an interview with leadership expert, best selling author and speaker, John Maxwell, and was intrigued by the discussion on the topic of “Failing Forward”, a book that he had written several years back. So why are some individuals able to fight off handicaps and hardships, only to fail forward, not backwards? Maxwell…