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I could write a complete memoir around my experience with Fawn. Before I get into it, I want to be very straightforward: Fawn: -Incredibly smart with huge range of knowledge in counseling and resources -Infinitely compassionate -Super easy to talk to and considerate of me -My biggest cheerleader (I'm talking up there next to my mom) -Worth every penny Me: (and you, future client!) -Stuck / Confused / Unhappy -Willing to be utterly honest with Fawn and myself -Open to making big and small lifestyle changes -Committed to spend as much reasonable time on coaching exercises and reading -(4 months later) Crazy in love with myself and so proud to have embarked on this journey to create my HELL YES life I liken my experience with Fawn to be, "When the student is ready, the teacher will appear." (Buddha) I was in a really tough place in my life, feeling like I had no direction or even a compass to guide me. Fawn struck me with a phrase in her bio that said that she helps women who feel like they are stuck. I totally identified with that. I knew that something needed to change in my life. I originally reached out with the intent that it would be my career, but working with Fawn became so much more. With her guidance and support I have made incredible changes in my life, self-appreciation, discipline, relationships, spirituality, and happiness. We started unpacking the deepest of deep limiting beliefs that I had about myself. In no way would I describe this process as easy, but the payoff is oh so sweet. I have personal testimonies from the people around me (some of who don't know that I'm working with a coach) that recognize a change in my daily happiness. One of the MANY things I have loved about working with Fawn is her ability to zero in on what I need. She has incredible knowledge combined with a natural intuition of how to help her clients grow. Even if I didn't know what I would accomplish on a given call, it was her talent and expertise that helped me each step along the way. She introduced me to new methods of communication and taught me many exercises that I will continue to use whenever I am faced with challenging situations for the rest of my life. She also recommends great books :) Another area of note where I noticed a huge change in the course of my coaching with Fawn is my self-discipline. I was really struggling with accomplishing anything that felt like "work". (Outside of work.) I was a writer that hadn't written in years and through my personalized action items (or assignments) I began a very therapeutic return to my art. I also started creating a schedule and setting goals for myself. Over time, the result and accomplishment of doing the "work" totally outweighed the dread that hovers around procrastination. I was able to change a really bad habit that I specifically identified in the beginning of this journey. I have a remarkable amount of quantifiable self-improvement in my google docs that I am so proud of. I have to second another review I saw saying if "you're wondering whether or not to take the plunge..." DO IT. Your life is about to change.
Jason is very professional and motivational. Even when you are feeling like you can't go on, he encourages yountonkeep pushing forward. In the beginning I looked at the exercise examples and thought; he can't be serious. How is this going to help me. However, I quickly learned that just because the exercise routine looked easy didn't mean it was easy. During the first week I had to take long breaks between reps but as he weeks went on it became a little easier to get through the routines. I liked the diversity of the routines because it kept me from getting bored and motivated me to stick with the program. Due to my personal situation I was only able to complete 4 or the 6 weeks and even with that I lost a few pounds. I would recommend Jason to anyone looking for a personal trainer.
I needed to update my résumé and a cover letter to distinguish myself from the competition. I asked Fred to help me with this task and he responded promptly. He also helped me with my career goals to clarify my targets and to foresee any other additional possibilities. I enjoyed his work style and the results were outstanding. I less than 2 weeks I got hired.
I reached out to Claudia to help me with my career in business development and sales. After my first session with Caludia I already started feeling and seeing the positive results in my career and my personal life. I am excited to seeing my results as my therapy continues with her.
A few things brought me to the Pasadena. After an 18 month long hiatus from sprint triathlons, a change in career and relocating to Pasadena, my search for a new trainer started. I plugged into Thumbtack and interviewed some candidates, then I found Tommy. What a find!! He's experienced, educated, motivating and understands my ultimate goal in my sport. I came in with a slight injury and his rehabilitative exercises are effective and yet making me stronger and faster. His dedication to what he does exudes through his training. He identifies and encourages me to push. Any athlete could increase their athleticism and talent when working with Tommy. Everything you want to know about your functioning body, nutrition, supplements, etc., he knows it. His patience is endless. I've trialed other trainers, but the rapport was lacking in attentiveness and follow through. 100% present every time. A life investment worth every minute. I feel confident that my goals will be reached working with Tommy Houck.
Going through a divorce is not only traumatic and highly emotional, but in todays economy, it can also be financially crippling. My spouse and I couldnt afford attorneys, and we thought we had no options until a friend referred us to Elenie. Elenie was professional, kind, and patient throughout our process. We had a meeting with her within a week of our free consultation. Her approach was calming, but directed. With her expert guidance she was able to help us reach an agreement within only one session. I dont think we would have had the same success with an expensive attorney. I highly recommend to anyone needing mediation services to give Elenie a call. Her rates are very affordable, and she was very talented at getting my spouse and I to feel safe to express our true feelings. No one had to be the bad guy. When you learn that she has been doing this type of work for over 20 years, it makes sense, she seems like a natural. I really cant say enough about how helpful she was during an incredibly stressful time in my life. And on top of her mediation skills, she provided us with the necessary forms to complete on our own, saving us from incurring filing fees. A double win!
I came to Oliver at Verbal Ninja ahead of a big speech that had career and even life changing potential. I was speaking to a large group of fellow doctors, several of whom were what you might call “celebrity doctors.” Frankly, I wanted to upstage them. I myself have an acting background but have always had a lot of stage fright for public speaking. I worked with Oliver over the month leading up to the big event. I knew what I wanted to say, just not quite how to say it. He made my words sound like nothing I’ve ever heard before—yes, that good. Yet it still sounded like me…I felt comfortable and spontaneous. He sort of gave me the voice that I always thought I had inside, if that makes any sense. He also coached my delivery, voice, gestures, movement, eye contact, etc. etc. His tricks to conquer stage fright—especially the psychological aspect—are brilliant. The result? I think I killed it that night. Even my billionaire friend who came to see me said I spoke better than a lot of people he sees that speak on a regular basis. Even the owner of the company had this to say: “Thanks for everything, the event was great and we were very happy that you gave that speech, it was amazing! Not only the way you presented (like an actor) but also the content was very emotional, some tears were shed from Melissa.“ People came up to me afterwards and shared how I changed their view on aesthetics and really motivated them. All the “famous doctors” who spoke alongside me on the panel were super impressed as well. In short, Oliver came to me highly recommended. He leaves me even more highly recommended. If the stakes are high, he’s the guy.
Grace is a phenomenal coach! I came to her at a time when I was experiencing a lot of turbulence with my relationships and in my career. With her fantastic listening skills, compassion and keen insights, she helped me quickly understand the source of my personal and professional challenges. She then supported me to replace negative thoughts, ambiguous boundaries and self-defeating behaviors with positive thoughts and habits and helped me develop a clear vision of what I want (as well as a plan on how to get it). Grace has a great ability to get right to the source of a problem and provides excellent guidance, resources and tools that are of tremendous value. She got me unstuck and feeling strong, heard, and productive again. Grace goes above and beyond expectation and is a true God send!
Greg was super helpful in guiding me through the steps from a working at a startup to now a small business owner. He not only helped me make careful but smart career decisions, he also helped me package myself and my idea in front of the investors. I needed much help with business modeling, financial modeling, and pitch deck compilation, and Greg taught me all in the most efficient way possible. I would not have been able to raise the funds I needed and be where I am without Greg today.
Where do I even begin? I am a 54 year old lady that as I've aged and been diagnosed with Cushing's Syndrome had really started gaining weight and losing my self esteem but then I found Ticia and what a blessing she's been! I was very self conscious about my weight due to Cushing's and my age but Ticia made me feel so comfortable and good about myself. With Cushing's you lose muscle and strength I thought that would be a challenge as it has been with other personal trainers but not with Ticia. She sat and listened to me and cared what I was going through and then she got to work getting me on the road to a healthier lifestyle! She's not only an amazing fitness trainer she was amazing at helping me plan healthy, good meals. You put all that together with her beautiful spirit and soul and how much she cares what more could I ask for? She laughs with me and cries with me but she picks me up makes me dust myself off and keep on going! I could write a book on what she's done for me! If your looking to get healthy and fit Ticia McIllwain is the one to call! Brenda K.
I have been working with Or Pondak since June 2012. I have worked with Or daily, weekly & bi-weekly depending on the specific issues that are being addressed. We have worked with various Archetypes, areas of energetic blockages, as well as on areas that need growth & strengthen. Or is firm, patient & gentle. I find her feedback incredibly specific, informative & helpful. She is consistently available & responsive. I highly recommend Or's services as a Kinesiologist & Holistic Consultant!
Working with Dr. Erika Austin Consulting was and continues to be a very positive and enjoyable experience. I say ‘continues to be’ because she has remained available to me whenever I need advice. She provided me with life-long tools that I can use now and forever, for myself, and my family. What she has shown and taught me is priceless and I will be forever grateful. Taking care of ourselves, physically, mentally and emotionally, is the best gift we can give ourselves.
Mark will help you and your group reach the highest levels of career & life satisfaction with peak performance and higher productivity! He's AMAZING! You won't regret hiring him!
Tracy is one of the wisest and most clear-headed people I have ever worked with. Her ability to see not only the problem at hand but also a myriad of solutions is what makes her such a gifted coach. I live in NY but do my sessions with Tracy on the phone. Speaking with her always brightens my week and helps me move forward with my goals. She has helped me to build the confidence I need alongside a working plan that helps me both build and achieve my goals. She is patient, kind, and full of intelligence and understanding. Working with Tracy is a truly life changing experience. Invaluable as far as I'm concerned. I could not recommend her highly enough.
Ryan has been serving my company (literally serving) us for years. He is invaluable and has helped us raise our prices, define our prospects, speak the language of compassion to clients, and helped our revenue grow year over year by more than 15% each year.
With my past in venture capital, award winning digital design, and advanced level web development, I have a unique background that allows me to view business and marketing from a much clearer perspective than most consultants. Branding and marketing in not only something that is aesthetically pleasing, but a strategic venture that stems from solid consumer understanding, solution oriented angles, and scalability with protocol, procedures, and technology.
While on-stage, theater acting is a fun way for kids to build confidence & learn, my classes are geared towards a career in the entertainment industry. If your child or teen wants to be a working actor, and you don't know where to start- my classes are the answer!
I am a Reiki practitioner providing hands-on and distant Reiki services. I am also a life coach and I offer coaching as well as consulting services for those entertainers who are seeking a shift in their careers to a more successful and enjoyable level of success.
Hollywood Dreams Entertainment is a low-cost multi-service and digital production company that offers low-cost services for newcomers who need acting and career coaching, headshots, acting resume, or acting demo DVD. Our company is great for newcomers who don't have a lot of money to spend and want to get into showbiz without breaking the bank and who want to make connections by networking. We also cater newly discovered talent to talent agencies.
Personal one and one business service for the professional woman. Specializing in staff retreats locally and abroad.
I have more than 10 years of experience in business consulting in various industries, i.e., engineering, fashion, insurance, and investment. Through working with major corporations, my MBA knowledge, and my entrepreneurial experiences as well as great understanding of human psychology, I can contribute to success of any organization by developing business practices and creating a winning team.