Our Power and Responsibility to Decrease Discrimination at Work

In the news, on LinkedIn, as I talk to clients I’m hearing the statements companies are making in support of promoting diversity and inclusion. I’m heartened by the donations being made, diversity data being made public, and the commitments to learn and do more. These are great steps; however,  lasting transformation starts with leaders doing our part to change the … Read More

Choose the Right Executive Coach For You

Maybe you’ve heard about coaching and are curious about what it is and if it’s right for you. If you type “coaching” into Google search you’ll find definitions, links to learn coaching as a skill, and common coaching questions. Type in executive coaching and it’s a mix of coaching agencies and universities marketing their Executive Coaching Programs. For many of … Read More

Unlock Confidence. Define Success For Yourself.

Kim-Elisha Proctor is an Executive Coach, teacher, and writer. For over 15 years, she has worked with companies at all stages of growth and understands the complexity of organizations and leadership that is needed for success. Whether one-on-one coaching, with groups or delivering leadership development programs, her passion is the same: to support leaders to enhance their performance, impact, purpose … Read More

Your 2020 Personal Guide to Thrive

Kim-Elisha Proctor is an Executive Coach, teacher, and writer. For over 15 years, she has worked with companies at all stages of growth and understands the complexity of organizations and leadership that is needed for success. Whether one-on-one coaching, with groups or delivering leadership development programs, her passion is the same: to support leaders to enhance their performance, impact, purpose … Read More

Let’s Thrive in 2020, Together

I recently heard the question, “If not now, when?” and the phrase “We are defined by what we tolerate.” These phrases have been working me! I decided that this is the year I want to take my curiosity for minimalism and simplicity and apply it to not just external things, but internally to the way I look at the world … Read More

Be With Your Feelings First

Our brains love to tell stories! Our brains are masters at it. Stories are how we organize our thoughts and explain the emotions our bodies feel. It’s natural for us to want to make sense of the world around us and the world within us.If you meditate you know what I mean. As a beginning meditator, you are told to find a comfortable sitting … Read More

Tending to Diversity & Inclusion As a Leader

Leaders sit in a unique position with the power and privilege to make decisions every day. You may not think about it, but your decisions shape the culture of your team, the structure of work and the systems we work and live in. During the last couple of years, diversity at work has changed. Gendered restrooms are up for debate, … Read More

Prepare For Your Next Promotion

As we head into the last months of the year, companies begin to plan their end of year reviews and leaders begin to envision the goals they would like to tackle next year. If you’ve realized you are ready for more responsibility and to take on bigger challenges as a leader, or you want to get ready than read on … Read More

Get Promoted. Start By Understanding Your Company’s Requirements

Get Promoted

You are ready for more responsibility and bigger challenges. You’ve been working hard, killing it and feel like you’re confidently performing at the next level. You are ready for a promotion! Maybe you’ve just started thinking about it or you’ve already been passed up for a promotion. I want to support you in getting your next opportunity, raise or job … Read More

Networking When You Don’t Feel Confident- Part Two

Table of Coffee Cups

Among my clients, networking is probably one of the least utilized skills. It’s also for many, one of the most challenging and uncomfortable activities that pulls them out of their comfort zone. Given that most women are great at forming and building relationships, you’d think we’d be great at networking. In order to succeed in your career, it’s important to … Read More