8 John Adam Street
01883 743011 / 07974 668729
Hello. I’m Erica Sosna. The career coach for the Hero in you.
Let's face it - careers advice wasn't so hot at school and most of us left without a clear sense of our strengths and drivers. So it's no wonder my professional, creative, talented clients are in a muddle!
We spend too long at work not to enjoy it. There is nothing better than doing the work you love.
And sometimes, we need to take a leap to get us there.
Trust me, I have been there - I have changed direction 5 times before finding my niche and re-sold myself into a variety of industries.
In addition, I know how the biggest battle can be with your own fears and anxieties - so I have a big toolbox of methods to help you turn your inner critic into your inner cheerleader!
I have helped mumpreneurs start businesses from their kitchen and professionals turn their passions into profitable businesses. I offer specific and hands-on support in a jargon-free style - combining personal development with practical business skills.
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My first book, Your Life Plan, was published by Wiley in March 2014. The book combines my careers coaching method with practical project skills and personal development tools to get you up and running.
To find out more and download a free chapter of Your Life Plan, please visit: http://ericasosna.com/about/#book
I look forward to connecting with you. If you are ready to get started, contact me now: www.ericasosna.com/contact
Training, qualifications & experience
I've been a career coach and a leadership consultant for 15 years. I developed my own method for career coaching and specialise in helping mid/senior professionals develop a plan of action for a strategic career change.
My work helped hundreds of people in America, Kosovo, New Zealand, India and Bulgaria build both their practical skills and confidence in areas such as pitching, business writing, customer service, market research, project planning, social media and marketing.
I've advise companies on their career strategies - including HSBC, Paypal, Louis Vuitton, Bank of Ireland, RBS, The Open University, Bristol Myers Squibb, Channel 4 and Aviva.
And I've been a TEDX'r...twice.
I have a Diploma in Life Coaching and I am trained in the Seven Habits of Highly Successful People.
As a qualified AGILE project manager with twelve years of experience, I am going to help you break down your big goals into manageable, bitesize, friendly, doable chunks and keep on track toward their achievement.
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Please contact me for more information about my talks, workshops and conference hosting. Previous clients include Channel 4, MSD, Urban Land Institute, Paypal, Harrods, AXA and RBS.
Find more about my work here: www.ericasosna.com/consultancy-speaking/
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I always offer a free phone consultation. This gives you and I a chance to work out if we are a fit. Choosing a coach is a very personal thing and I would always recommend you ask for a chemistry session with a couple of coaches before committing. The right match can make all the difference.
Your Breakthrough is a 4-part, interactive, video-based programme that enables mid-career professionals to overcome their fear of change, discover their ideal career and make a great living from doing what they love.
Enroll now: www.ericasosna.com/product/your-breakthrough
The Deep Dive
This is the career guidance every professional really needs at least once in a lifetime. The Deep Dive is perfect for when you have a choice to make about your career and need some impartial guidance at the crossroads. Using a perfect mix of Design Diagnostics, and an afternoon of 121 career coaching, this will give you the structure and clarity you need to achieve your career goals.
Deep into it: www.ericasosna.com/product/the-deep-dive
Walk The Line
A new career starts here. Only serious career changers need apply. With 6 x 121 strategy sessions, this is my most bespoke offer. I will walk alongside you as we discover what success means to you. I will offer you professional and detailed career advice and support. From discovering your transferable skills and building a life plan to preparing your CV and interview questions, this valuable programme is exactly what you need if you want to master your career development now and forever.
Learn more here: www.ericasosna.com/product/walk-the-line
Get in touch today!
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My company is a social enterprise. This means that 10% of profits of the company are reinvested into supporting the local community. In practice, this means that your work with me supports free workshops for teenagers and sponsors places on courses for those who currently lack the means to pay for them.
What people say about me:
'Erica listened to my situation in detail then, with a couple of simple tweaks to my approach, she completely shifted the way I had been tackling my career issue....'Rebecca WoodFounder, Editing UK
'Thank you Erica! I am making a major career change, and the simplicity of your four stage model got me back to basics and gave me the time and space that was the final piece of a jigsaw.' Margaret Chapman ClarkeCoach, Author and Psychologist
Read all my testimonials here: www.ericasosna.com/my-heroes
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I coach throughout the week and offer evening and weekend sessions.