Thrive in Your Career Beyond Motherhood
YOUR WORK, YOUR WAY
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What if loving your work and being a great mother went hand in hand?
The fact that you’re here tells me you’re probably feeling stuck and struggling to figure out the best next step for your career. Should you continue the work you were trained to do, should you change career direction or should you launch something of your own?
If you’re like many of the awesome women I work with, you’re tired of showing up at work each day feeling bored and unfulfilled -you want to do work that matters. You hear friends talking about finding dream flexible roles or starting a business of their own, but you have no idea if that’s even possible for you. You’re ready to work in a way that works for you and your family, but you need some help figuring out how.
What happens next is a little foggy. I can relate.
When I was eight years old, I wanted to make a difference in the world.
Being a lawyer looked like a great option. I studied hard, went to law school and trained as a corporate lawyer. Shortly before qualifying, I went on a mission trip to East Africa. It was an amazing, life-changing experience. I had the opportunity to educate innocent prisoners on their rights, train local villagers about child protection rights and review new legislation. Our mission was to support those who did not have access to justice.
When I returned to my corporate lawyer role, something was missing. I’d just been making a huge impact on the lives of others and now I was pouring over documents late into the evening on a million-pound deal. I knew then that I needed to be doing something to help people on a more personal level.
Following a journey of discovery, I found the world of coaching. I trained for my coaching certification alongside my legal career. I continued to work as a lawyer and worked with coaching clients in my spare time. When I was on maternity leave with my son, I realised that going back to those 16-hour days was not an option and struggled to figure out the best next step for me. I had changed and wanted to work in a way that worked for my family. I made a tough decision and broke free of law firm life.
There began my portfolio career, where I work as a consultant lawyer and a coach for ambitious women.
I help women to get unstuck in their careers beyond motherhood.
There are many professional women who feel stuck with their career options. I help them to kickstart their careers and work in a way that works for them and their families.
Finding fulfilling, flexible and rewarding work can feel like a real challenge, especially when you’re also managing the demands of parenthood. I blend my expertise as a coach with my experience as a professional working mum to guide clients through a simple and impactful process to loving work and life.
The Career Fulfillment Framework™ in my signature program, will take you from overwhelmed and confused to energised and focused.
After going through the program, you’ll know exactly the type of job or business that would have you jumping out of bed in the morning, how to clearly explain what you want to do to your network (so they can help you reach your goals), and how to test drive your new career path before signing on any dotted line.
No more searching for career change ideas on Google or Pinterest. No more worrying about what you should be doing with your career. Instead, you can focus your energy on having fun with your family.
If you’re ready to get started down the path of finding work you love, I invite you to book a free Career Kickstart session while they’re available. Simply click the button below.
Janine Esbrand, MAC
Founder, LightBox Coaching
Janine Esbrand is the founder of LightBox Coaching. She helps ambitious women to design and launch their dream careers or businesses beyond motherhood through individual coaching, her membership community and her weekly podcast. Janine Esbrand studied for her LLB law degree at City University in London, before spending a year working at a law firm in New York. Upon her return to the UK, she completed her legal training and qualified as a corporate lawyer.
Alongside her legal career, Janine trained as a career and executive coach and is a member of the Association for Coaching. When she is not coaching or practising law, Janine can be found spending time with her husband and two young children, playing netball or travelling.