Talk2Tish - Lifeskills for Teens and Grown-ups

Talk2Tish - Lifeskills for Teens and Grown-ups

Los Angeles, CA

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About Talk2Tish - Lifeskills for Teens and Grown-ups

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Tish has been coaching and mentoring for over 25 years. This is her joy and passion, and her clients sense it. Tish teaches first impressions, life skills, goal-setting, and how to navigate the world of business and work. She's coached so many people in and out of jobs and careers it's become a real sixth sense!

Tish is vibrant and passionate. She's constantly evolving with new thoughts, new processes, new ways of communication, all of which benefit all of her clients young to professionals, while, at the same time, guiding Tish towards both personal and professional development to live her life at an amazing level of gratitude and joy! Tish is a frequent guest speaker at community organizations, local high schools and colleges such as Santa Monica College, USC Marshall and USC Annenberg.

Everyone wants control over their own lives. They want to pursue their dreams, whatever they may be. They want to hear that it is possible, even in today's climate. Tish's clients learn what truly is possible when they are coachable, committed, want to develop conviction, persistence and a mindset that failure is not an option!

With that, we make their dreams and visions a reality!

Tish's Accolades:

Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce Chairman's Award
Rotary International 4 Avenue of Service Award
Rotary Club of Santa Monica Herb Spurgin Award
American Cancer Society Best Relay Captain
Honoree Santa Monica Human Relations Council
Santa Monica Chamber Presidents Award
Santa Monica Womens Business Council Entrepreneur Award
Nominee for the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
Century City Chamber Womens Business Council Woman of Achievement Award
American Staffing Association Award of Merit Public Service
American Staffing Association - Touch of Knowledge Award*
National Staffing Company Public Relations Award
National Staffing Company Fast Start Award

*The Touch of Knowledge Award is the highest honor the staffing industry bestows for community service in the form of education.)

Tish Community Affiliations:

Rotary International (Santa Monica Club)
2 year Director
Vice President Programming

Century City Chamber of Commerce
Board member

Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce
Past Chairman of the Board
Current Board Member
Education Committee Chair
Santa Monica College Business Advisory Board
Muscular Dystrophy Los Angeles Executive Board
5 year Team Captain ACS Relay for Life
Executive Board Meals on Wheels
Board Member PAL (Police Activities League)
BTW (Big Thinking Women)
2009-10,11 Board of Directors Human Relations Council
and Charter Member

Lecturing/Coaching/Public Speaking

Venice High School 7 years Preparing Youth for Industry weekly classes
SM Chamber of Commerce Various job seminars
SM Chamber Public Spokesperson as Chairman of the Board
USC Marshall Frequent speaker
USC Annenberg School of Communication Frequent Speaker
Santa Monica High School - Frequent career panelist and speaker
Santa Monica College Frequent Speaker
SME (Sales/Marketing Executives) Speaker


Los Angeles, CA 90025

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  • 4/5 stars July 31, 2013

    Tish has been great to work! She's very knowledgeable about how to expand my network and has good connections in lots of different fields. I would definitely recommend her as a career coach.

  • 4/5 stars July 2, 2013

    Tish is wonderful to work with! She has a lot of experience in her field along with patience, attention to detail, and a high success rate. I would definitely recommend working with Tish!

  • 5/5 stars June 10, 2013

    Tish is one my most trusted advisers. She is personal and is committed to solutions and results. She is loved by everyone - adults and children.

Question and answer

Q. Describe the most common types of jobs you do for your clients.

A. Plain old life skills mean more and more in today's society of service. My clients each get a personalized program with homework! Here are some of the topics covered:

First Impressions
Goals - what are goals? How to you set and reach them?
Commitment - what does that mean?
The Journey - it's not always about results....
Self esteem - how do you feel about yourself?
Personal Development - always room to grow
Mindset - daily attitude
Dealing with difficult people

How to interview successfully
Choosing your career path
Listening skills

Q. Describe three recent jobs you've completed.

A. Successfully coached a sales rep on the verge of getting fired. Her boss knew she was talented and hired me to work with her for 2 months. Through weekly meetings and honest communication, we were able to get to the root of her issues and create solutions. Given homework assignments and encouragement from her spouse, she is now a highly valued manager with increased productivity, sales and attitude!

Q. What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

A. Personality match and respect are key to building a good relationship with a coach. Do your research. Look for references and don't stop until you find what's right for you!

Q. Why does your work stand out from others who do what you do?

A. I have a real talent for getting to the challenge and then I am solution oriented. Communication is key. I can always find a way to hear things you "don't" say. My patience level is off the charts!
I believe that everyone deserves to be the best at who they are and what they do. I will help get you there.

Q. Do you have a favorite story from your work?

A. I hired one of my former students as a file clerk. She was the first of 13 children to graduate from high school. She was already married with a child. She worked with me for more than 10 years ending with her role as Office Manager. Her growth and enthusiasm was so much fun to be a part of. I'm very proud of her!

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