YOU’RE READY TO LEAD YOUR intentional CAREER path—RATHER THAN LETTING IT HAPPEN TO YOU.

  • You want a clear sense of direction, but you’re not sure what your next steps are—to stay or go, invest further in your field or pivot into something new.

  • You’re longing for alignment—a workplace and role that truly align with who you are, but you need a space to define the criteria for what’s most important to you.

  • You’re ready to create a career path centered around what drives you on a core level, but amidst your day to day workload, you don’t have the perspective to clearly articulate what that is.

  • You feel called to lead, and you want to garner the courage to step up and serve on a new level, but you want to do that thoughtfully and with integrity—as an authentic, confident leader rather than a power-hungry energy vampire.

 
 

What you need is the space, time,
and support to dig deep in order to
build a career development plan
that’s customized for you—
at an accessible price point.
 

 
 
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Let’s Tackle Your Career Development Together

I’m Carole Ann Penney, CPC, and I coach mission-driven professionals who are ready to take the next steps in their careers and leadership journeys.

These are my favorite questions to think, listen, talk, and coach about. As someone who came up through nonprofit organizations, I am passionate about making impactful leadership & career development coaching accessible to mission-driven leaders like you, who get paid in warm fuzzies vs. the big bucks.

I have a B.A. in Education Studies (Brown University), I’m a Certified Professional Coach (iPEC), hold a Certificate in Nonprofit Management & Leadership (Tufts University), and I’m a graduate of the Emerging Leaders Program at the Rhode Island Foundation. I have over 10 years of experience in supporting direct reports, mentees, and clients through career and leadership development and over 6 years of experience in professional coaching and facilitation. 

 
 
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Through this invite-only, cohort-based coaching program for up to five mission-driven leaders, we’ll sift through what’s in your head, your heart, and your resume to create your personal, actionable Strategic Career Plan. Building momentum week to week, we’ll explore build your customized plan one piece at a time—including your personal mission, the core values that drive you, your unique leadership style, your strengths and interests, your personalized vision for your career development, and more.

Your plan will enable you to:

  • Creatively lead your career development with intention, freeing you from following the road you happen to or believe you should be on.

  • Focus your next steps. Efficiently identify opportunities and work environments that align with your strengths and values.

  • Develop your elevator pitch. Personalize and authentically express your skills in job interviews, performance reviews, and when answering the question "What do you do?"

  • Advance your career with confidence. Step up to new leadership responsibilities take your impact to the next level.

 
 

Your Strategic Career Plan is a compass that will guide you in your next steps—and beyond.

This grounding document clearly articulates who you are and where you’re going, and it is also adaptable, helping you cultivate professional resilience in a changing career landscape.

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PRIVATE ONBOARDING

  • Dive in with a 30-minute one on one coaching session with me when you join, to set your core goals for the trajectory of our work together.

WEEKLY ACCOUNTABILITY

  • Kickoff each week with a 75-minute group call to dive deeper into each section of your Strategic Career Plan, get coaching around your pressing questions, and break through anything holding you back.

  • I’ll hold you to the action steps you set for yourself, so you really move forward and build momentum.

TOOLS

  • Access my toolbox of resources and exercises that will walk the you through each step in the process of defining each of your professional paths, including:

  • An intake questionnaire that will define your greatest professional challenges and potential—and help us hit the ground running from week one.

  • Weekly assignments to help you dig into who you are, what you stand for, and what you bring to the table.

  • Access to my extensive library of tools that will help you define and develop your professional skills, self-knowledge, and confidence.

  • Assessments to determine your unique approach to leadership.

SUPPORT & PERSPECTIVE

  • Allow me to provide the structure and support to bring clarity to your career path; you’re no longer on your own—we’re in this together.

  • I'll challenge the assumptions and limitations you’ve set on yourselves and champion your unique strengths and qualities.

  • Email support between sessions to keep the action moving forward and celebrate your successes.

COMMUNITY

  • Benefit from the rich knowledge and experience that we hold when we come together.

  • Take comfort in the company of others grappling with the same questions and pivot points.

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Program Outline

8 Weekly 75-minute Group Coaching Sessions via Zoom
Sunday Evenings from 7:30-8:45pm
January 27th-March 17th 2019

Session 1: Discovery Session / Goal Setting
Assignments: Intake Questionnaire + Profile + Career Map

Session 2: Uncover Your Core Values
Assignment: Values Assessment

Session 3: Clarify Your Adaptable Skills & Strengths
Assignment: Toolbox Assignment

Session 4: Articulate Your Purpose
Assignment: Mission Statement Assignment

Session 5: Bring Your Vision into Focus
Assignments: Vision Board + Mad Lib

Session 6: Define Your Personal Success
Assignment: Success Assignment + Vision Follow Up

Session 7: Capture Your Leadership Style
Assignment: Leadership Assignment

Session 8: Celebrate / Next Steps
Assignments: Elevator Pitch Assignment, Set Goals

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INTRODUCTORY PRICE OF $645
FOR THE FIRST COHORT ONLY
(Payment plans available)

Reserve your spot in the cohort here

Questions: Contact me and let’s chat!