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About Daisy Swan

Daisy Swan, MA, CPCC, career expert, strategist, coach and counselor, has assisted hundreds of clients over the past 20+ years to make the professional and personal choices and transitions that change their lives for the better. Known for her innate curiosity, intelligence, and compassionate and straightforward approach, Daisy guides her clients to clarify their needs and goals, and supports them as they find and take the necessary steps to realize the professional and personal life they desire. Daisy’s clients are senior executives, attorneys, managers and assistants in every function from strategy, sales and IT, to writers and producers, from companies such as Google, Yahoo!, Digital Domain, Mattel, Disney, Universal Studios, Sony, Deloitte, Goldman Sachs, YogaWorks, UCLA, USC, Intel, Microsoft, and ESPN – plus too many start-ups and mid-sized companies to mention here – as well as the hundreds of recent graduates from an impressive array of colleges all over the country, who are just starting to manage their career trajectory.

As a trusted advisor, Daisy assists with tricky communication and relationship, management and organizational development issues, to help individuals, leaders and organizations learn and grow to be the best that they can be.

Daisy’s first book, “Making Work Work: Secrets from a Career Coach’s Office” was released in 2012. Daisy has appeared on network TV on ABC, CBS and NBC’s daytime coaching program “Starting Over”, as well as ABC’s online She has also been a guest expert on KNX 1070 AM Radio as well as KFW 980 Radio. Daisy has appeared on Style Network’s “Modern Girl’s Guide to Living”, and as a guest on the Frank Girls talk radio program. She has been a guest expert on the channel on “Advice for Life”, and has been widely quoted on career issues on, LA Weekly, The Christian Science Monitor, in the NY Post and on Yahoo! Daisy has also been a commentator on panels with several economists discussing the unprecedented labor situation in California.

Daisy’s holistic approach with clients is founded on her own grounding knowledge and experience of mindfulness and somatic practices. She is a Certified Mindfulness Facilitator from the UCLA Mindfulness and Awareness Research Center at the Semel Institute on Neuroscience, has taught classes at Insight LA on Mindfulness and Career Transition, regularly attends silent meditation retreats, and is a Certified Somatic Coach.

Daisy earned her B.A. from Loyola University Chicago and her Masters degree in Social Sciences from University of Chicago. Originally from New York City, Daisy has lived in Los Angeles for 20+ years and is the mother of a teenaged son.

To set up a time to speak with Daisy, please email

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