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In person workshops are offered through the Brooklyn Brainery, located in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. The sessions are 90 minutes and cover topics in personal improvement including navigating career change.
April 4th, 11th, and 18th, 2017: Designing Career Change - Sold out
So, so many people have come to my workshops at the Brooklyn Brainery because they are dissatisfied with their current job, but just don't know what to do next. Though the Change Makers Workshops have been helpful, I think it's time to take it to the next level. Enter: Designing Career Change! Sign up soon because it's already filling up!
What’s next for you? Are you unsure? A lot off people are.
in my experience, people struggle with the answer to this question in three ways:
- Maybe you’ve lost track of who you are. In what ways are you awesome? What do you bring to the table? What do you yearn to develop?
- Sometimes you’ve lost track of what you want. What problem are you going to dedicate your self to solving? What industry could you read about all day? How do you like to spend your days?
- Maybe the sheer magnitude of this change has made you feel too intimidated or overwhelmed to get started. It happens. We’re going to hold hands and take the first step together.
In this three week workshop we will get clarity and make progress toward your career goals. Using visioning and design exercise, informed by cutting edge psychological research, we’ll excavate and explore to gain clarity about your next step.
And the best part? By the end you WILL have applied to at least one job. See you there!
April 21st, 2017: The power of task management- Sold out
We are all so busy that having a task management system can sometimes feel overwhelming and cumbersome. In this class we'll learn how a good task management system can actually
- Reduce your overwhelm
- Decrease your overall stress
- Keep your time aligned to your values
- Help you say no.
Not to mention the benefits we all know. Task management helps you:
- Meet your deadlines
- Accomplish your goals
- Be more productive.
We'll cover the psychological benefits of task management, the basics of a simplified version of the Getting Things Done (GTD) task management system and I'll show you a few tools to get your started! You will leave with concrete steps to take back control of your time!
Professional Development for Growing Growth Mindsets in Schools
If you are a principal or director at a school and you want to offer a practical, engaging professional development focused on growing the Growth Mindset in your teachers and students, download this flyer or get in touch!
Feedback from school leaders and teachers have been great:
We deeply valued the professional development that Dr. Crowell provided for our school on growth mindset. The teachers were intently engaged throughout the presentation and expressed their appreciation for her time. "She's wonderful," and "I learned so much," was the consensus of the comments. Even though many teachers walked into the presentation knowing very little about growth mindset, we have already heard a change in the language that they are using with their students. I am sure that we will see a change in the students, too. Dr. Crowell's knowledge, professionalism, and ability to relate to teachers result in an effective professional development session.
– Jill Goodman Ordynans, PhD, Director
I had the pleasure of attending Amanda Crowell’s “Growth Mindset in Preschool” professional development workshop. This workshop opened my mind to the realization that as a person, and a teacher, a growth mindset and “I think I can” attitude is just as imperative in my own growth as that of my students. Too often I hear myself say “I am not good at that.” My own son always says “I’m not a math person.” We accept this without thinking “if I work hard I will be a math person.” The very next day I chose a book, “How To Catch A Star” because it was such a great example of thinking, patience, persistence, and believing in ones self. Both the children and I are still thinking of ways to reach the stars because of Amanda Crowell’s influence.
- Laura Yengo-Chillemi, Teacher
As a Director of three preschools, I am always looking for ways to bring new perspectives and ideas about approaches to early childhood learning and growth to our teachers, and in turn to our children. Amanda's work around growing growth mindsets from the preschool age fit the bill exactly! Her professional development workshop, incited an engaging, thought-provoking conversation among my teachers on how we in fact perceive ourselves and our capabilities and how this thought process trickles down to the young children we are teaching. Our teachers were eager to start implementing some of the ways that Amanda suggested in order to support the growth mindset in our young learners. Thanks, Amanda, for sharing your work with us!
- Ashley Sobel, Director
Personal Coaching- Fully Booked
Are you ready to get unstuck and make serious progress? Every coaching package is custom created to meet the specific needs, goals and timeline of the client.
The results from such targeted and intense support are truly remarkable:
Working with Amanda was an amazing experience-- I had been trying to finish a project for over 10 years and after working with Amanda for 3 months, the project was done! She has a style that is both very focused and detail oriented, but also very based in intuition -- great combination! I couldn't have asked for a better coach to help me through this!"
- Kathleen, coaching client
"Thanks to my work with Amanda, I’ve been able to identify mental road blocks and shift towards a mindset more open to alternate possibilities. She’s helped me understand that I can’t always go full steam and not to feel discouraged. I’m finding myself acknowledging every step I make towards my vision (even the small ones) and feeling empowered by my actions."
- Geraldine, workshop attendee and coaching client
I first met Amanda through her Taking Action to Change Your Life workshop. It was one of the most useful, enlightening and inspiring workshop I had been to. I found so much value in it that I decided to take her Nature of Change workshop, which was equally as amazing.
I decided at that point, I wanted to work with Amanda through her coaching on creating more solid financial strategies for a proactive and positive financial future. Through working with Amanda, I completely shifted the way I thought about my finances, through becoming more motivated to track and be aware of my spending habits, to creating financial goals and feeling confident in my financial future. The most important lesson, if I was even to pick only one, was that I learned how to talk about finances with my family and friends, which has opened up a whole world of communication & resources to sustainably continue my financial journey.
- Dorothy, workshop attendee and coaching client
Through Amanda's coaching, I learned that I needed to learn to set micro-goals that would work for my life. After starting to use Amanda's methods, I hit my sales goal for the month in the first two weeks! I can't wait to see how my business will evolve in the months to come!
- Sara, coaching client
Fair warning- My 1:1 coaching time is very limited so I protect is very closely- I only work with people who are ready to do the work! Change requires momentum and hope and intense focus when you're launching. You should think hard about whether you are ready to do this.
Update: Currently my 1:1 coaching docket is full. Feel free to send me an email if you want to get on the wait list!