What to do When Your Architecture or Design Career is Unfulfilling

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How to Get More Creative Work, Social Impact Design, and Purpose in Your Job We spend the majority of our waking hours on work, and so we want to feel like our work makes a difference. If your architecture or design job doesn’t provide you with a sense of purpose or accomplishment, you might have […]

This is What Career Resiliency Looks Like

creative career, women at work

If 2020 (and 2021, too!) has been a tough year for you, you are not alone. Today I wanted to share a story of career resiliency from one of my clients—let’s call her Mika—who had a hard 2020 due to the pandemic. It’s not an easy story. But there’s a light at the end of […]

4 Big Myths About Career Growth That Are Totally Holding You Back

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I hear a lot of things from women who are feeling stuck in their careers – and I wanted to take a moment to clear up a few of the biggest myths and misconceptions that I see about growing in your creative career: 1 | You can only be successful in your career if you […]

Naome’s Story: How to Build Your Confidence and Go for Next Level Jobs

Naome is a client of mine who started working with me before the coronavirus was a twinkle in anyone’s eye. She came to me with bruised confidence after being let go from a job she enjoyed. She was able to find a new job but it wasn’t something she loved. It didn’t feel like quite […]

How to Get a Promotion as a Designer (Even If You’ve Been Passed Over Before)

design career coach, professional creative

Ever seen someone get a promotion and wonder, “How’d they get that?”  The path to advancement in design and the creative fields can be very mysterious and behind-the-scenes so it’s not always easy to figure out how to get chosen. If you’ve been eyeing a specific title change or promotion and haven’t known how to […]

Why You Need a Career Plan as a Designer

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You would never think about winging it when it comes to your design projects. You’ve got a project schedule, a budget, hey, maybe even a Gantt chart for that! But when it comes to having a plan to guide our careers, we creative problem solvers often just hope that the path will emerge, or someone […]

Naome’s Story: How to Build Your Confidence and Go for Next Level Jobs

Naome is a client of mine who started working with me before the coronavirus was a twinkle in anyone’s eye. She came to me with bruised confidence after being let go from a job she enjoyed. She was able to find a new job but it wasn’t something she loved. It didn’t feel like quite […]

Moving Towards Your North Star in Action

Moving Towards Your North Star in Action

Two years ago, Kerry worked with me to define longer-term creative goals for her life and career. She was able to: -Ease herself out a catchall-for-everything volunteer role that she had been feeling done with for some time. -Find a long-term accountability partner (shoutout Annette!) that she’s still in touch with. But most importantly, Kerry […]