Michelle Ward

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Michelle Ward

<strong>Michelle Ward</strong>, aka The When I Grow Up Coach, helps creative people devise the career they think they can't have - or discover it to begin with! A certified life coach by the&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.profcs.com/app/?af=985903" target="_blank">International Coach Academy</a>&nbsp;&amp; a musical theater actress with her BFA from NYU/Tisch, Michelle uses a dose of empathy, a shot of butt-kickin', a wagon full of enthusiasm, &amp; a crapload of inspiration to help solve the puzzle &amp; turn her client's grown-up skills &amp; values into a passionate (&amp; possibly out-of-the-box) career. She's been featured in<em>Newsweek</em>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<em>Metro News</em>&nbsp;&amp; could be found coachin', bloggin' &amp; givin' away free stuff at&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="http://whenigrowupcoach.com/" target="_blank">whenigrowupcoach.com</a>.&nbsp;

Stories by Michelle Ward

Lately, I’ve been seeing something repeatedly that scares me, shocks me, shakes me to the core as both a person and as a creative career coach...
Last month, I attended a pretty fantabulus webinar where Seth Godin, marketing genius guru extraordinaire deity, was interviewed about career...
 Have you noticed lately that the person you’ve been worshiping isn’t as “perfect” or “together” as they...
The biggest thing I learned when I pounded the pavement as an actor was, well, me: my uniqueness, my spark, what makes me different, and where I...
I’ve been encountering a super bad four-letter word lately, spoken by both my clients and myself. The word ain’t s*** or f*** or even...
As a struggling actress, I knew that in order to feed/clothe myself and keep a roof over my head, I had to take as many day jobs as I had limbs....
 As ironic as it sounds, the day before I published my blog with the article Jobs Suck (about how I hate career coaches who exist...
 I’ve taken some time this month to clean out my Gmail, the main goal being to have a completely empty Inbox. I went through each email...
 “The world’s a playground. You know that when you are a kid, but somewhere along the way everyone forgets it.” –...
 Chances are, if you’re reading this newsletter, you’re a creative type in one way or another. You might be an artist, a writer, a...