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 dinner and spending time with her husband and kids. Taylor had a “huge question […]

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 […]

These Build Yourself Women Are Making Impacts in Their Communities

These Build Yourself Women Are Making Impacts in Their Communities

Bolanle Williams-Olley, Chief Financial Officer at Mancini Duffy and a client of mine, just launched SheBuildsMoney, which builds tools to help small design firms help firm owners understand, take control and be successful in managing business finances. I worked with Bola through my Women’s Thought Leadership Coaching—a 4-month one-on-one coaching engagement in which we develop […]

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 […]

It’s About Actions, Not Intentions

A few weeks ago I was invited into the Houston architecture community, to give a leadership level-only session, and big design thinking workshop—both on addressing bias in our organizations. This was not your typical diversity equity and inclusion training. We didn’t spend a lot of time defining terms or breaking down societal structures. Instead, we […]

Women Don’t Pitch… and How To

I recently invited Jennifer Reut, an editor at Landscape Architecture Magazine to my women’s career growth Accelerator to talk about women and pitching.   Jennifer told me, months ago,  that women just don’t proactively reach out to her as much as men do…. this is part of the reason that women and their work don’t […]

Mia Scharphie and Build Yourself+ in Landscape Architecture Magazine

Mia Scharphie, the Build Yourself+ founder is in this month’s issue of Landscape Architecture Magazine. The profile covers the ways she sees issues of impact and community change and frames the Build Yourself+ as part of a larger philosophy. Click here to read the full profile.