As a Certified John Maxwell Team Speaker, Trainer and Coach, Nicole Calhoun specializes in Leadership and Career Development training. Nicole's journey to become a career coach began seven years ago. After 20 years as a Software Developer, she began pursuing a career transition. In doing so, Nicole started with her own leadership and personal development which led to her transition into the field of Project Management. After achieving her goal, she started helping others achieve their career goals and decided to become a certified coach and trainer.
Because of her long running background in Information Technology and personally witnessing the absence of women and minority leadership, Nicole's passion is helping women and minority technology professionals obtain career satisfaction and advancement.
Nicole's story does not end there. Her career expansion was not an easy one. As a wife, mother and daughter, many times her plans were detoured or stuck due to obstacles that come along with everyday life and responsibility. Through determination, ambition and persistence, Nicole has been able to accomplish monumental career milestones and this is what fuels her passion to encourage others to do the same.
I am a product of the process. I have successfully used leadership and personal development to advance and transition my career. Additionally, if you are a technology professional, we've likely walked in similar shoes. In fact, most of my career was spent as a Software Developer and I absolutely loved it! I enjoyed the analysis, creating the solutions, the problem resolution. For the first fifteen years of my technology career, I opted to stay in the background and pass my advice along to my managers instead of addressing senior management myself. Then one day I took a life changing class and I learned that I needed to:
"Take Charge of My Career"
If you are reading this, you've likely realized by now your career advancement starts and ends with you. As you have read, I know where you are and that's where I come in. Let me help you.