Navigating the Quarter Life Crisis: Career Edition (A Group Coaching Course)

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Dates: October 5th, 2020 – November 9th, 2020 (meets Monday nights)
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Your entire life, success was defined for you. And you achieved it. You got into college, snagged an internship, and finally – mecca – you landed the full-time job. You started earning real income. “The Plan” was officially complete! You did it.

But then, something strange happens. It dawns on you that the rest of your life, there is no clear “plan.” You start to feel a sense of confusion and inner turmoil. You begin the process of intense, internal questioning. Simultaneously, you look outward, comparing yourself to others. People you love unwittingly add to the sense that you’re “falling behind,” maybe even failing. You feel a powerful pressure stemming from somewhere – let’s face it, society – that you’re supposed to have it all “figured out.”

These feelings of pressure can hinder a ship on its journey. As a coach, my goal is to help you align yourself and get your ship moving in the right direction.

This program is for YOU if you identify with one or more of the following statements. “I am…:”

  • in my 20s or 30s
  • riddled with anxiety over the direction and quality of my life
  • overwhelmed by pressure to “have it all figured out”
  • terrified of “closing doors” and losing options for my future
  • feeling like an “imposter” in my current role or path
  • scared I won’t reach my potential or am somehow “falling behind”
  • ready to put in the hard inner work to get out of the crisis state

What you’re looking for (and what you’ll get in this program):

  • Clarity over the direction you want to go with your career (and life)
  • A reusable toolkit for how to navigate the Quarter Life career crisis (and all subsequent ones)
  • A list of potential dream jobs and strategies for how to land them, OR
  • A strategy to adapt your current role to better fit you
  • A complete mindset overhaul to get out of your crisis-driven perspective
  • Insight into who you really are and what truly matters to you
  • An inspiring community to support you through your journey (and beyond)

How it works:

  • Participants meet via video for 90-minute, weekly sessions over the span of six weeks (except for initial two-hour session in week one)
  • Participants meet with Marisa on a weekly or bi-weekly basis for individual coaching to solidify concepts
  • Program is broken into two parts:
    • Part One is focused on ‘aligning the self’ – doing the inner work required to get through the quarter life crisis, career-wise (must be done before part two)
    • Part Two is focused on ‘looking outward’ – making intentional, tactical moves towards your dream career
  • Program offers a combination of teaching, individual activities and group work designed and facilitated by Marisa
  • Participants complete weekly “homework” assignments (a coaching term to keep you moving forward) and share weekly outcomes for learning and accountability
  • Cohort is capped to maximize small group discussion and support
Course Outline:


Date and Time




Monday, October 5th

7-9pm EST (4-6pm PT)

Aligning the Self: Introduction and Mindset

Meet the group, course overview, and design our alliance.

Begin to recognize the hidden voices in your head that are holding you back in your purpose-search and begin to shift your mindset from one of “crisis” to calm.


Monday, October 12th

7-8:30pm EST (4-5:30pm PT)

Aligning the Self: Remembering Who You Are

Fall in love with yourself again. Remember who you were before you embarked upon “The Path” (college > internship > full-time job). Discover your true essence.


Monday, October 18th

7-8:30pm EST (4-5:30pm PT)

Aligning the Self: Discover Your Superpowers

Learn the secrets of a satisfying and successful career (part one). Identify your natural strengths and sort through which you long to cultivate.


Monday, October 25th

7-8:30pm EST (4-5:30pm PT)

Aligning the Self: Identify Your Medium

Learn the secrets of a satisfying and successful career (part two). Discover what motivates and matters most to you, and how to leverage that insight to determine what you should do next.


Monday, November 2nd

7-8:30pm EST (4-5:30pm PT)

Looking Outward: Find your dream job and build the courage to leap

Cultivate a list of careers and specific roles that light you up from the inside out.


Monday, November 9th

7-8:30pm EST (4-5:30pm PT)

Looking Outward: Landing the Job

Learn, practice and internalize proven tactics for landing your dream job.

  • Course + Bi-Weekly 30-Minute Coaching Session: $645
  • Course + Weekly 30-Minute Coaching Session: $795
  • Sign up with a friend: $50 discount each
  • Two-part payment plan available upon request


NOTE: This program – and coaching more broadly – is not for those who are seeking advice or mentorship. This course is about creating reusable frameworks and completing exercises that enable you to assess yourself and empower you to pull the answers from within. I believe this approach is more sustainable, as it ultimately improves confidence in all areas of life. If you’re looking for someone to assess your personality and other factors and recommend specific career paths (like I did a few years ago – read on), I would be happy to refer you to an awesome career assessment specialist!

Marisa’s Bio:
My name is Marisa, and I’m thrilled to serve as your guide in navigating the quarter life crisis. A few years ago, I was in your exact shoes. Despite landing a prestigious corporate gig, attaining a promotion, negotiating a significant raise, and positioning myself in increasingly visible parts of the organization, I felt a deep sense of internal chaos. Seeking direction, I paid $1,000 for a comprehensive career assessment. It didn’t work. That’s because I didn’t need to be told what to do; the real problem for me was about learning how to deeply know and trust myself. That’s why I designed this course — to help other young professionals in the way I wish I had been helped, efficiently and cost-effectively. Using over 100 hours of ICF-accredited coach training, an extensive facilitation background, and experience individually coaching young professionals in their 20s and 30s daily, I’m excited to help you build the confidence to navigate this challenging phase of life. You can read more about me on my website, or please reach out with any questions, anytime, at

Giving Back:
Most of us millennials identify as “conscious consumers.” As we seek to align our internal systems and make it through the “Quarter Life Crisis,” we are aware of the systems of the world around us that are in a similar state of turmoil. For this reason, 5% of all profits will be donated to the Rainforest Alliance, a global nonprofit that works with local communities, companies, and certifies businesses that engage in sustainable practices so that people and nature can thrive in harmony.


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Dates: October 5th, 2020 – November 9th, 2020 (meets Monday nights)
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