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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.

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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.

Amy Sanchez Executive Career Coach

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.

Together, we will embark on a transformative journey of self-discovery and growth. As your executive career coach, my purpose is to empower you to tap into your inner potential and create positive change in your personal and professional life.

With a unique blend of logical thinking derived from my MBA background and intuitive guidance, I will accompany you as we navigate the depths of your conscious and unconscious mind. Throughout our coaching journey, I will provide a guiding light, illuminating the path ahead as we explore uncharted territories.

I understand that this process can be both challenging and rewarding. There will be moments of discomfort as we confront limiting beliefs and face difficult truths. However, these moments of discomfort will serve as catalysts for transformation, allowing you to unlock new insights and possibilities.

Drawing from my corporate experience and marketing expertise, I will assist you in crafting an authentic personal brand that resonates with your true self. Together, we will delve into your unique strengths, passions, and values, shaping your personal brand to attract the ideal outcomes you seek.

While I am an unbiased source, different from a friend or therapist, our focus will primarily be on looking forward rather than dwelling on the past. We will identify what is possible and work towards creating a future aligned with your aspirations.

Throughout our coaching journey, we will create a supportive and collaborative environment. Together, we will celebrate your victories and milestones, and we will also infuse moments of joy and laughter into our sessions. Life is a journey to be enjoyed, and I believe in finding a balance between deep exploration and light-heartedness.

So, let us embark on this transformative adventure together. With dedication, courage, and a commitment to growth, we will unlock your full potential and pave the way for your personal and professional success.

Swim Against the Current with Coach Amy Sanchez

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.

At Swim Against the Current™, our purpose is rooted in empowering leaders and organizations to discover their unique competitive advantage and make a positive impact on the world. We believe that when individuals and companies gain clarity on their value and authentically position themselves, their potential becomes limitless. This, in turn, leads to increased happiness, greater impact, and enhanced earning potential.

In my work with individuals, I am committed to helping them find authenticity and empowerment in their careers. I understand that each person's path is unique, and it may diverge from conventional routes. By embracing their individuality and reigniting their inspiration, I assist individuals in finding their own path forward, one that resonates with their true selves.

When working with corporations and organizations, our focus shifts to team building and leadership development. We recognize that the success of a company is deeply intertwined with the collective energy and culture within the workspace. By implementing strategies designed to elevate the vibration of both individuals and the entire corporate environment, we aim to improve the overall culture and increase productivity.

Through our tailored programs, we guide teams towards greater collaboration, communication, and cohesion. We empower leaders to inspire and motivate their teams, fostering an environment where each individual can thrive and contribute their best. By raising the collective energy and aligning values, we create a workspace that not only benefits the organization but also enables individuals to reach their full potential.

At Swim Against the Current™, we are passionate about transforming the way leaders and organizations operate. By embracing authenticity, empowerment, and a focus on positive impact, we believe that true success can be achieved. Together, let us navigate uncharted waters, challenge the status quo, and create a ripple effect of positive change in the world.

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After Hours

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.

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Customer reviews for Amy Sanchez Executive Coach

"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

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