I am Kate O’Sullivan, a career and leadership coach based in Washington, D.C. I think we all deserve to find a job we love, and have the skills and confidence to thrive in our careers. Kate O'Sullivan
Individual coaching focused on creating your ideal career transition. I work with clients to help them identify their ideal role, prepare them for the transition, and guide them through the entire job application and onboarding process. If you are find the job search frustrating and confusing, I will share with you my proven tactics for marketing yourself effectively. If you aren’t sure which career path to pursue, I will help you evaluate options and explore your interests. For more details, please see the career coaching page.
For leaders who want 1:1 attention on how to accelerate their leadership skills. I often find that my clients are not getting the coaching, feedback, and support necessary to excel in leadership roles. Whether you are a new manager who has never formally led a team before or an experienced manager whose role has grown in scope, having a trusted partner in your professional development can make all the difference. As a former manager and a trained leadership coach, I will help you identify your strengths as well as areas for development, and will devise a custom plan for you to help you reach your potential faster.
I have worked with a wide array of corporate clients to tackle training on topics such as: Performance Management, Personal Effectiveness, and Diversity and Inclusion. This training is conducted in a group setting ranging from 4 to 40 participants. Training has included both multi-year programs and one-time engagements for conferences or retreats.
As we move into the new year and everyone seems to be focusing on setting goals and laying out plans for 2019, it seems a good time to step back and think about setting expectations. It’s important to set expectations for yourself, of course, but it is far trickier to...read more
There are a lot of career and leadership coaches in the world and a lot of people who would benefit from coaching. However, what makes a fantastic coach for one person might not work at all for someone else. Since most coaches put some effort into marketing themselves...read more
I have written previously about how to give critical feedback effectively, and how to ask for it. The other part of the equation is what to do once you receive critical feedback. It can be emotionally difficult, even if you asked for it, so it's worth it...read more
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