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Daisy Swan & Associates works with proactive people seeking balance in both work and life. We are committed to helping you not just better your career, but better yourself in the process. We`ll help you to realize your potential and accelerate your success according to your LifeStage and career phase. It`s career coaching and career strategizing designed to overcome any set of obstacles, for all the range of life stages. Because it`s not
just about what`s not working now, it`s about where you`re taking yourself next. Learn more about Career Coaching


Understanding your Life Stage

Beginnings - Roadblocks - Authenticity - Wisdom

imageB These words capture what proactive, forward looking people experience as they move forward in their lives. When I first talk with clients or potential clients they often think something`s not working right so there must be something wrong with them. What I hear is that there`s something really right growing into a new way of being. What's your LifeStage?


Four Workshops to Reclaim Your Career and Job Search Mojo!

Four Workshops to Reclaim Your Career and Job Search Mojo!

Prepare to shine this summer with the four workshops we have designed to help you do just that! Uncover and get familiar with your very unique special sauce that helps you to get clear about your purpose and direction, and then update the essentials you need to get what you want — a revamped resume, LinkedIn profile and a smart way to communicate your message. Prepped with all this new knowledge and spiffed up tools, you’ll be set and ready to make your next successful career transition or job search! mindfulness, and teaching it.

Next Class: Overcoming Resume Angst! The Art and Science of Sparkling on Paper - Aug 2nd, Santa Monica[Read More]


From the Blog

Guest Post: 5 Ways to Stay Mentally Healthy When Stressed

Author : Ros Adcock | Date : July 29, 2016

I was recently invited to share some of my best stress-busting tips in a guest post on the Motto Blog.  You can read my tips here.


Nonprofit Work After Retirement? Maybe You Can Make It Pay

Author : Ros Adcock | Date : June 29, 2016

Baby boomers closing in on the traditional retirement years often seek purpose and a paycheck in a second career, also known as an encore experience, next chapter or “unretirement”. Whatever the term, nonprofit work — focused on addressing society’s pressing needs and promoting arts and culture — has a particular allure for many in this group.  Read More… Source: New York Times


5 Ways to Raise Career Savvy Kids

Author : Daisy Swan | Date : February 10, 2016

I was pregnant with my unborn son and already had ideas for what sort of work he would do as an adult. I figured that, with my interest in people and wanting the best for others combined with my then husband’s analytical brain and approach to the world, that our son could be an important weather scientist who could predict terrible storms and save hundreds of lives. Ok, so maybe this sounds a little nutty. But really, don’t we as parents think about our child’s future all the time. Who will they be? How will this little person’s life turn Read the rest of this entry »