“WHEN WE DENY THE STORY, IT DEFINES US. WHEN WE OWN THE STORY, WE CAN WRITE A BRAVE NEW ENDING.”~ Brene Brown
HEY, I’M ALISON!
When I was 10 years old I read a book on lost civilizations — the Maya, the Aztec and Ancient Egypt. Since that time I’ve been fascinated by what drives humans to success. How and why do we create systems and cultures? What do we need to innovate, discover and find success? How can a civilization just up and disappear?
The years went by and my life continued with these questions in mind. I studied anthropology at university and traveled the world, working in hospitality, management and in various NGOs and non-profits.
A fortunate series of events resulted in me doing some resume writing, and I discovered my love for helping other people to see their own brilliance. The more I worked, the more I became passionate about it, and decided to fully pivot my career in this direction.
When Microsoft bought LinkedIn, I realized that LinkedIn’s profile format had started to in fact influence the art of resume writing. Today I couldn’t take myself seriously as a career coach, business coach or resume writer, without also being a LinkedIn master, so that is exactly what I have become.
Getting people to trust me and share with me their brilliance is both thrilling and a great responsibility. I take it very seriously, and I adore the challenge of uncovering my clients’ goals and then guiding them to construct a narrative that leads them to work they love.
A digital nomad I might be found remote co-working, chasing around two wily toddlers or a Minecraft obsessed tween, enjoying a cocktail with my husband, or running with Elvis, our dog.
I start my day with a little yoga and then a cup (or three) of black coffee. I cannot pass up a good prank, and I delight in traveling the world and experiencing the world’s diverse cultures and biodiversity. You can read more about this and other stories on my personal blog.
My greatest joy comes from spending time with family, balanced with time learning, and the opportunity to help you, my clients, to achieve success and happiness through work you love.
LET’S FIND YOU WORK YOU LOVE.
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