You’re driven to make an impact, but right now you’re not feeling engaged or aligned in your career.
I was there once too.
Prior to becoming a leadership and executive career coach, I spent 13 years working for small, medium, and large organizations and successfully climbing the career ladder — but I didn’t feel fully satisfied. Deep down, I knew there was a better path for me. I just wasn’t sure how to get there.
To help, I partnered with a coach and explored areas I’d never tapped into before.
That’s how I found my true calling: Helping corporate leaders and mission-driven organizations navigate growth to optimize happiness, impact and earning potential. Once I made this change, I was rewarded in all parts of my life.
Hi! I’m Amy Sanchez, a leadership and executive career coach.
I hold an MBA from the University of Southern California, and a professional coach certification from the International Coaching Federation — one of the highest distinctions for coaches.
In addition to the work I do with individuals and teams, I also lead group coaching for c-suite women who are members of Chief. (Chief's mission: to drive women forward into positions of power and keep them there.)
Finally, I'm a keynote speaker and industry thought leader with works published in leading business publications such as Fast Company, Glassdoor, Authority Magazine, Thrive Global, and the CEO magazine.
My Approach to Coaching
I believe, and have repeatedly seen, that the power to create change lies within you. My role as an executive career coach is to walk by your side and shine a lantern while we explore the caves of your conscious and unconscious mind during your coaching journey.
I combine my logic from my MBA-mindset with my natural intuition to help you unearth insights that, at times, will be uncomfortable and other times, extremely satisfying. Then, I leverage my corporate background and my marketing expertise to help you build your authentic brand to attract your ideal outcome.
Different from a friend (I’m an unbiased source) or a therapist (we’ll spend most of our time looking forward, not backward), I’ll help you discover what’s possible to step into the best personal and professional version of yourself or your team. We’ll explore some new depths on our journey together, and we’ll also enjoy some fun and laughs along the way.
Why Swim Against the Current™ Exists
Swim Against the Current™ was born out of my mission to help leaders and organizations identify their competitive advantage and leverage it to positively impact the world. When leaders and companies get clear on what their value is and how they want to authentically position themselves, their potential skyrockets. And happiness, impact, and earning potential all follow suit.
When I work with individuals, I help them find authenticity and empowerment in their work, so they can be reinspired to find their path forward, even if it looks different from other’s paths.
When I work with corporations and organizations, we focus on team building and leadership designed to increase the vibration of both individuals and the entire corporate workspace to improve culture and increase productivity.
When I am not helping leaders make fulfilling career decisions, you might find me recharging by the water or clearing a walking path through the toys of my two young daughters, who stretch me in new ways and provide so much joy every day.
"What an amazing experience.
I can't thank Amy enough for the direction she's given me, the empowerment and self discovery process, and the natural skill she has in progressing me to my full self ability and worth.
I am honored to find such a treasure — a resource for my professional growth. I have definitely benefited and it was 100% worth the investment."
-Sheng, Director, Stanford Health Care
Looking for those same types of results?
Learn more about how I work with individuals and organizations.