My coaching approach is:
I help excutives and leaders be their best.
Hi, I’m Kathy Pearce.
For years I dreamed of a fulfilling career and took what I thought were the right steps to find it – “to ‘have it all’. I am a true Seattleite – born and raised. I am a wife, a mother, and have lived though, and overcome, many of the same life challenges as you. With over 30 years in corporate and small business, I just couldn’t do it anymore. It was time for real change – no more settling for the status quo. Now I’m a Professional Leadership & Mindset Coach helping people find deeper meaning, purpose, and fulfillment without compromising who they are and what matters most to them.
Growing up, I fell into the traditional mindset that to achieve success meant you go to a good school, on to a good college, get a good job, work hard, save some money, and retire at some point to REALLY start enjoying life.
The reality was that along the way I was confronted with the lie about this traditional mindset. For so many not only did it NOT work, but it impacted their lives in hugely negative ways. I watched as my peers, colleagues, and friends experienced alienation, isolation, anxiety, loss of relationships, mental health issues, divorce, heart attacks, high blood pressure, even suicide.
So, I set out on a mission to find success without compromising who I am and what matters most to me – to choose to create success on my own terms, by honoring my own personal values and life priorities.
Before becoming a Coach, I had a thriving career in a large technology organization and found what I thought was success. I worked with wicked smart people, on amazing technology that was transforming lives around the globe. I led a group of professionals, was on a few leadership teams across the company, and shared my knowledge by mentoring others.
While I loved the work, my team, and made good money, there came a time when I realized something was missing. I wasn’t spending time with the people who really meant the most to me, I didn’t have the freedom, flexibility, and creativity that I craved. I realized I’d become a slave to my success.
One day a colleague of mine introduced me to coaching. It was life changing! I immediately realized I wanted to learn more about coaching and the ‘coach approach’. Shifting from being the SME or expert (Telling Management Style), to a Coach philosophy (Partnering through curiosity) to help others find their own truth was exactly what I was looking for.
So I hired my own coach, enrolled in coach training, and immediately began coaching other professionals and leaders. All too soon I realized that there just were not enough hours in the day to continue in my corporate day job, and also Coach clients. And I was no longer willing to compromise on what mattered to me. It was clear – I’d resign and open up my own Professional Coaching business! With that realization, I never looked back.
Now, my full-time mission is to inspire and empower people like you to find deeper meaning, purpose, and fulfillment without compromising who you are and what matters most to you. You deserve to find passion and joy, by intentionally aligning your life and career goals. You deserve to define your own success, to be in control of your career and find something that you find truly meaningful. You deserve to leave a legacy that you can be proud of.
YOU deserve to live an authentic life and be truly who you were meant to be!
More About Me
I am a transformational Leadership and Mindset Coach, certified by the International Coaching Federation (ICF), coaching since 2016.
I work with leaders and professionals at all levels to find deeper meaning, purpose, and fulfillment without compromising who they are and what matters most to them.
I bring an integrated approach to coaching and serve those who seek to be their very best by leveraging their strengths, deepening personal insight, and unleashing their authentic self.
Previous to becoming a Certified Professional Coach, I had a thriving 15-year career in a large technology organization.
- my coaching skills and credentials
- 30+ years of successful corporate and small business careers
- a positive growth mindset
- absolute clarity in my life priorities (faith, family, career)
Bringing a dynamic and unique ability to:
- create trust and connection
- accountability with compassion
- infuse faith and spirituality
- activate unlimited possibility to achieve greater impact
I have partnered with individuals, groups and teams from diverse walks of life including entrepreneurs, engineers, directors, managers, and leaders from Microsoft, Boeing, F5 Networks, and many other leading organizations.
Credentials and Affiliations
My educational background is anchored in Business Administration and Management and I am a StrengthsFinder practitioner.
I completed my CPC certification at inviteCHANGE, an ICF ACTP Accredited Coach Certification Training Program, and my Professional Certified Coach (PCC) from the International Coaching Federation (ICF).
Member of ICF, ICF Washington State Chapter, the International Association of Women (IAW), and Microsoft Alumni Network.