dip your toe - 60 min strateGy sessions with rachel

PHEW

I'm so glad you're here. It means you're allowing yourself to explore the "what if" in the room.

What would happen if you applied to that job or left the one you're currently in? What would happen if you finally launched your Etsy site or pitched your start-up idea to an investor? What would happen if you decided to go back to school? To move across the country? To join that dating site after all?

You're excited, you're scared.  Maybe a part of you feels guilty just thinking about doing something BOLD for yourself. Funny how we often feel like we must ask permission for what we truly need. How dare we want more than this glorious life we've already been given? 

When I decided to leave my job at Google I was embarrassed to tell people. I thought everyone would be thinking how ungrateful I was. Did I know where i was? this wasn't enough?

No, it wasn't enough.

I was good at my job, well-respected, and was surrounded by all stars. There was free, organic food everyday, and I was afforded travel around the world to exotic destinations like Tokyo and Mumbai. By many accounts, this was a dream job. And it was, even for me.

But then I changed. People change over time (!!) and one day I simply woke up and had a different dream for my life. I needed more freedom to work when and where I wanted, and I really wanted to double-down on what I was best at— helping other creative people fulfill their dreams. 

My superpower is seeing the best in people and connecting those qualities to real-world opportunities. 

Whether you’ve decided you want to leap up the corporate ladder, quit your day job, or you're ready to double down on your personal empire, by being here you recognize the gravity of your next step— and you really don’t want to mess it up

I work with people just like you to maximize the outcomes of bold moves and times of change.

Over the years I've helped people:

  • Make career changes (and quit jobs they hate!)
  • Ask their boss for more money and land promotions
  • Differentiate their business from competitors'
  • Get interviews with their dream company
  • Re-energize after a personal or professional slump
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what does a strategy session look like?

 

Initial meetings are all about you. I want to learn what you're up to, where you want to be longer-term, and understand where your roadblocks may lie. Often, we're able to collectively uncover your next steps, but I avoid giving specific advice at this stage unless explicitly asked. In future sessions, depending on your desires, I may connect you to frameworks, writing exercises, and networks that can help you get to where you're going much faster.

 

whAT DOES A SESSION FEEL LIKE?

 

Taking the first step towards making change might bring up some unexpected feelings for you: excitement, nervousness, fear. That's normal. Feeling something, anything, means you're alive. 

Leading up to your session, you may experience a bit of anxiety. Fear of the unknown, fear of the outcome. Rest assured you will determine how much to cover in our initial session. You're in control the whole time, and you choose what you'd like to be held accountable to.

After your session, you'll feel relieved, energized, and more confident about reaching your goals than ever before. Most clients book their next session immediately following their first, looking forward to the next personal "high".

 

what people are saying

Rachel is a force. I’ve officially found a new guru. Her advice was actionable and not intimidating or overwhelming. I found her to be truly inspirational and I’m looking forward to getting on her calendar for another priceless sesh!
— Susan J., Career Changer
Energized. Motivated. Inspired. Just a few words to describe how I left my very first meeting with Rachel. There was an ease to our conversation, and the advice and actionable suggestions resonated with me in a way that I haven’t found in any other situation. (And I’m the type of person who seriously dislikes asking for or ever admitting I might need help.) From a naysayer to an evangelist, I feel compelled to spread the word.
— Ray C., Entrepreneur and politician
I quit my very good job in the tech industry in search for something a little bit different. I did not know that my next move would be. Amidst this transition, I knew I wanted some support — someone to hold me accountable to get sh*t done, someone to help me get crystal clear on what I’m aiming for, and more importantly, someone who believed in me. Rachel was that person.

We worked together to update my resume, create a portfolio, and brush up my interview skills, to name a few. At every step along the way, Rachel was by my side. I landed an exciting new job at a startup in New York City + will be moving next month.

I would recommend Rachel to anyone who needs some fire under their ass. The time is now.
— Lauren V., career changer
Seeing the scope (of building a new business) can also be paralyzing, which has been the case as I start my own business. I saw all the things that needed to happen and felt too overwhelmed and discombobulated to begin. That’s why talking to Rachel was so helpful. Rachel pointed me in a clear direction, so I can actually move forward. And of course, her encouragement has been priceless.
— Christine L., Entrepreneur Social Media Educator
I knew I was made for more. Since Rachel and I began working together, I’ve found the confidence and strategies needed to take my passion (teaching yoga) full-time. Rachel taught me how to position my offerings and attract THE RIGHT clients which has made a big difference in my business. Today, I have 8 private clients and am days away from putting in notice at my job as an executive assistant (which I hate). Rachel made everything seem so easy, and guess what? When you’re working with a pro— it actually is easy!
— sarah s, business owner & career changer
I met with Rachel to strategize asking my employer to allow me to move from a 5 day workweek to a 4 day workweek (without taking a big hit to pay since I will still perform 100% of my job), in order to have a day a week to spend with my three year old that has been asking for more of my time than I have available to give her. It was immensely helpful to be able to give a voice and some organization to what I’ve been wanting to change. Having a time and space to do that, plus Rachel’s perspective and suggestions based on past clients she’s worked with and her own experience navigating HR/policies/trends/workplaces, helped me feel ready to make the case to my company’s CFO!
— Andrea M, corporate mama