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I’m here to help you answer the BIG big questions,

uncover the yet unknowns, and bring your good to the world.

career

strategy

&coaching

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What it's like

to work with me

Our partnership will be a personalized, collaborative, and supportive engagement focused on your needs and goals. We'll explore, learn, design and refine.

Our shared intention will be to accelerate progress toward your vision.

My role? Thought partner, coach, advisor, advocate, sounding board, listener, challenger & confidant.

Your role? Show up ready for creative exploration

as we venture into a practice of self-reflection and hypothesis testing to gain progressive insight and

tap into your tasty inner core.

My approach? Informed by practices and perspectives from the social sciences, coaching, human-centered design, personal development, psychology, systems thinking, feminism, and anti-capitalism.

FOCUS

      AREAS

Career strategy

& vision

  • Defining your goals

  • Figuring out what's next

  • Professional storytelling

  • Identifying skills, strengths & gaps

  • Values clarity

  • Career transitions

  • Find fulfilling & well-compensated work

  • Planning your escape

Whistle while you work 

  • Values in action

  • Communication & leadership skills

  • Team collaboration

  • Strategies & tactics for impact

  • Getting what you deserve

  • Subverting the status quo ✊

Job search &

interviewing

  • Job search strategy

  • Interview prep

  • Interpreting job descriptions

  • Translating academic experience

  • Mic drop presentations

  • Evaluating offers & negotiations 💰

  • Confidence mindset

Professional a$$et$

  • Effectively communicate the value of your experience and training

  • Help people Know, Like, and Trust you

  • Nail your portfolio & case studies

  • Well designed, ATS-friendly resumes

  • Pulitzer-worthy cover letters

  • Solid LinkedIn profiles

Professional brand

  • Communicate who you are, what you are all about, & what you stand for

  • Positioning & differentiation

  • Expertise & thought leadership

  • Become comfortable putting youself
    out there

  • Authentic voice & content

User experience 

careers

  • Assessing competencies, identifying gaps

  • Overcoming lack of experience

  • Transitioning from another field

  • Framing transferrable skills

  • Settling into your new job

  • Designing & delivering projects

  • Developing your expert perspective

  • Leveling up your professional skills

Mindset

  • Self-care, self-respect, self-advocacy

  • Integrity to values

  • Confidence and courage

  • Motivation, prioritizing & focus

  • Introspective skills & developing intuition

  • Challenge self-limiting beliefs

  • Setting boundaries

  • Corporate gaslighting & abuse

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OUTCOMES

Working with me, you will . . . 

Get outside your comfort zone and move toward growth and fulfillment.
 

Develop your strategic thinking and risk-taking muscles through data, intuition, and values.


Build resilience, confidence, and courage. Exercise your power and speak your truth. 

Design & ramp up your ideal user experience career.

More job interviews,

offers, & dollars.

Identify and find meaningful and satisfying work so you

can fully thrive.

Strike a balance between goals, values, ethics, and workplace environments

laden with fuckery.

Articulate your values and  story, and fully accept yourself - whoever that is. 

Navigate and tear down oppressive systems while

still making money!

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& other awesome words shared by the amazing people I've worked with