We are proud to provide professional career coaching services to help you move forward in your work life.
Career choices are really life choices, and can be emotionally charged and filled with a lot of uncertainty. It's important to understand the life you want to create when making career decisions. Take this opportunity to gain profound personal insights that will result in a more focused, informed job search; this KNOWINGNESS enables you to choose a career that's best for you.
Get your Guide to Knowingness, a helpful workbook with step-by-step exercises to help you define what you want from life. It includes:
Then, take it to the next level with a one-on-one coaching session on Architecting Your Life, a conversation about what you want from life, who you are, and what those things specifically mean to your next career decision.
Please see below FAQs to learn more.
How does it work?
First, purchase our service using PayPal - just check out using the above form. You don't need a PayPal account; any credit card is accepted. When your payment is complete, we will email you the workbook and, if purchased, a link to schedule your session when you're ready. We recommend completing the workbook before your coaching session in order to get the most value from your session.
What is career coaching?
Career coaching helps you assess your professional situation in the context of your whole life in order to create action goals to move you ahead to your next career decision. Our session may relate to achieving career confidence, making career decisions, creating and executing a career plan, and overcoming career obstacles. The work of the coach is to listen, reflect, ask questions, give perspectives, and options. The coach will support you in finding YOUR answers and creating YOUR plan to make career-related changes and choices, rather than generically informing you of the choices or tools. Through kind suggestions and guidance, the coach encourages and challenges you to be a better version of yourself and to make the best choices for your life.
Coaching sessions typically focus on:
What career coaching is NOT
Career coaching and career counseling are not the same. Career counselors are more likely to instruct you on using standardized measures (such as tests of interest, aptitude, and interpersonal style) to help you identify what to do next. They are also more likely to:
About Our Coach
Michele Elin, Founder of Blooming In Existence is a certified Life/Career Coach. She has 20+ years of experience in coaching, corporate roles and as a small business owner. She was a Fortune 50 development coach to thousands of employees and is certified to help people understand areas of strength using various tools such as StrengthsFinder and Belbin Team Roles. She has an M.B.A. from The Ohio State University.
She brings her whole self to the coaching experience, which means you'll encounter her sense of curiosity, belief in vulnerability, drive to observe, encouragement to start over if necessary, and determination to live genuinely. Her passion is helping people to live the life they WANT. It is her Sweet Spot. She is a mom, a cancer survivor, a rejecter of SHOULDs, and on a mission to change the world one moment at a time.
What if one session isn't enough?
No problem. Michele will provide you with information on how to continue the coaching process.
How do you make the most of your coaching experience?
What else do I need to know about the sessions?
Is there a satisfaction guarantee?
Absolutely. Here is our promise to you - you will learn something new about yourself and be able to articulate it in a new way. If you can't say that, we'll refund your money.