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“One of the very best.”
“I’ve participated in the Executive Forum since mid-2020 and it’s been a great resource for my leadership development. The Forum’s structure of a diverse cohort of execs provides a safe place to openly share ideas, issues, and experiences that help us further our leadership journey. This has been a very enjoyable and extremely beneficial leadership development program, unlike any other I’ve been part of. The ROI is unmeasurable.”
“Sarah’s strategically-minded focus on the big picture was by far the most valuable aspect of my time with her. From our work together, we grew enrollment by more than 100% over the prior year -- surpassing even my goals -- and moved up to rank #19 for Best Online MBA Programs. Her leadership coaching moved me to think about how immediate situations can be conducted in a way to move my business unit’s short term AND long term goals forward. She’s made me and my team more productive, more centered, and according to my directors, an overall better leadership presence. And she equips you with the skills so when the training wheels come off, you’re confident in your ability to keep going!”
“After an unfruitful past executive coaching experience, I was pretty skeptical of trying again, but it was worthwhile. Sarah strikes the right balance of adding value and being available whenever needed. I had some practical challenges I wanted to focus on, and we rolled up our sleeves and tackled them head on. Most importantly, Sarah is easy to talk to. I would recommend her to others uncertain of the value of executive coaching for sure.”
“Sharing and learning with a small group of peers with diverse backgrounds is so meaningful to me personally and professionally; Sarah’s guidance and insight gives the group a spark I haven’t experienced in other peer group settings.”
“I find Sarah to be an ally, someone willing to be available for me to bounce ideas off of knowing I will get a response I can count on. She’s been instrumental to our success.”
“I couldn’t have asked for more.”
“Sarah's calm demeanor, real life experience, and intense connection with the individual creates the right space for transformation and impact.”
“You’ve taken me from lobbyist to leader!”
“Spending time on a regular basis with high caliber leaders who are seeking solutions to the challenges that today’s environment presents, is more than helpful. It’s energizing, and I will admit, comforting.”
When I started working with Sarah, I knew immediately that she would help me develop as a leader, but what I didn’t expect was how directly our work together would translate into business results. In my first year working with Sarah, we grew revenues by 20% as a result of Sarah’s helping me pivot my leadership of my senior team to focus on business development, not just delivery.
“Sarah helped me identify and refine my professional brand. She took the time to learn about my professional experience and coached me through the process of highlighting what was important and why – i.e., the value that I added to previous organizations and how I can position myself to continue to add value for the current and future organizations. This process required “internal” work and she did not rush through it, ensuring a solid foundation was established. This included how I think about myself and am perceived by others. After that, we moved on to building tactical and strategic CONCRETE plans on how to progress in my career, resulting in two new roles being offered and one accepted!”
“Sarah helped me identify key insights in the barrage of daily meetings, calls, and emails that focused on my keys to success. Over our six month engagement I became a more strategic thinker and confident leader which has paid off well for my boss, organization, career, and family. I was also able to increase the impact of my coaching investment by taking what I learned from Sarah and applying her approach with my own team.”
“Sarah’s coaching made a profound impact on my confidence and ability to step into this elevated role.”
“A very, very successful engagement. 5 stars.”
“I couldn’t have done it without her. Sarah Levitt taught me how to sell and we’ve had huge, huge growth.”
“I love the Executive Forum. It’s given me the realization that I’m not in this all alone on an island. It’s been really empowering, and I’ve been able to take ideas back and incorporate them into my team.”
Coaching is exactly what I needed. I'm less anxious about work and happier in general, with a few tweaks to my daily routine. Sarah helped me articulate and lean in to my interests and now I feel that I'm living my values. I've learned skills that I can take with me long after our time together. I'm grateful to Sarah for helping me level up in my personal life and in my career.
“My time and sessions with Sarah have been invaluable to me. I came to her thinking I needed to make immediate changes in my life, particularly in my career. Sarah helped me to think about things in a way that had not occurred to me. She helped me sort through and make sense of my scrambled thoughts, the seemingly disconnected paths I was considering (turns out they were not disconnected at all!), and to reflect seriously not only on what I want to do, but what I want to get from it. She showed me that it’s not always the “what” you are doing, but the “why” that is important. I discovered a lot about myself through this journey and am now exploring exciting new avenues that I frankly I don’t think would have occurred to me when we started. Sarah doesn’t give you all the answers… she makes you work hard and dig deep to find them yourself. I find myself using something she has told me all the time – at work, with my children, and in other parts of my life. I can’t say enough about how valuable my time with her has been.”