How this Architect Gained Work-Life Balance While Shifting From Task Doer to Team Leader: Amanda’s Story
With coaching, Amanda, a mom to young children, learned how to grow into a leader of large teams at work while creating better work-life balance.
How This Manager in Tech Learned How to Feel Fulfilled in her Career: Elliya’s Story
Through coaching, Elliya learned how to feel fulfilled in her career, how to articulate the support she needs at work, and land a new job with a $30k salary bump.
How this City Strategist Became an Ambitious and Confident Leader at Work: Irene’s Story
Through coaching, Irene learned how to take back creative control of her career and be an ambitious and confident leader.
From Feeling Unvalued at Work to Confidently Negotiating a Job Offer: Louise’s Story
From Feeling Unvalued at Work to Confidently Negotiating a Job Offer: Louise’s Story Louise, Director, Partnerships & Operations One of my sisters had been coached by Maya a couple of years ago and she mentioned the course. She thought I might appreciate it. And then it just got put on the back burner. Nothing was […]
How this Senior UX Designer Pivoted From Consultancy to In-House Work for a Top Tech Company: Joy’s Story
How this Senior UX Designer Pivoted From Consultancy to In-House Work for a Top Tech Company: Joy’s Story Joy, Senior UX Researcher I had been working in consulting for 15 years. I was on the company leadership team. I never really wanted to be on the leadership team, but they asked me to fill a […]
How this Designer Pivoted Careers & Left Burnout and Perfectionism Behind: Sarai’s Story
How this Designer Pivoted Careers & Left Burnout and Perfectionism Behind: Sarai’s Story Sarai, Senior Asset Manager at Community Solutions, Inc. I worked at a landscape architecture firm after graduating and realized quickly that I probably wasn’t going to want to do that long-term. Finding Maya I reached out to Maya after attending a webinar […]
From Burned Out Leader to Owning her Promotion with Confidence: Michelle’s Story
From Burned Out Leader to Owning her Promotion with Confidence: Michelle’s Story Michelle, Senior Principal – Business Center Practice Leader with Stantec I’m an archeologist by practice, with both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in anthropology. I’ve been practicing archeology as a consultant for the past 21 years, the last 7 have been with Stantec, […]
Discovering her Ideal Career Pathway and Creating her Dream Role: Cindy’s Story
Discovering her Ideal Career Pathway and Creating her Dream Role: Cindy’s Story Cindy, Director of Interior Design, HOLT Architects I’ve been working at HOLT Architects in Ithaca since 1994. I studied interior design at Cornell, graduating in 1986 and went back to architecture school for my MA in Chicago. All through that time I worked […]
This is What Career Resiliency Looks Like
This is What Career Resiliency Looks Like 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 […]
From Anxious Business Owner to a Confident Expert in Her Business: Taylor’s Story
From Anxious Business Owner to a Confident Expert in her Business: Taylor’s Story Watch our interview below Listen to our interview below Like many small firm owners, Taylor Plosser Davis, the principal of TPD Architect, was “worried about everything”—every last dollar and project. She was overwhelmed and was missing out on family activities like […]