Region Archives: North America

Career Workshop and Happy Hour: What’s Hot (and NOT) in the Sustainability Jobs Market

This workshop, hosted by ASU and Net Impact, will help you develop a strong understanding of the evolving sustainability jobs markets globally, hosted by recruiter and career coach, Shannon Houde who runs Walk of Life Coaching, the leading talent and career advisory service in the impact, sustainability, CR and international development sectors. It will give you the “secret intel” on the jobs market and the impact sector that you can’t easily find on your own. Drawing from the top white papers, reports,

GreenBiz 20: Inclusive Business Panel

Shannon will be facilitating a panel with speakers Martha Herrera Gonzalez of CEMEX and Haley Lowry of Dow. Designing an Inclusive Business: Building Social Innovation Programs to Shape Measurable Impacts An inclusive business is a commercially viable enterprise that has a positive social and environmental impact. It brings value to unserved communities, either by employing them directly as producers or service providers, or by giving them access to sustainable goods and services as consumers. This session will help attendees: Understand

Emotional Intelligence: Guru Lunch

Shannon is thrilled to be joining the world’s brightest thinkers and most influential sustainability leaders at her third GreenBiz conference, where we all gain an unparalleled look into the pressing challenges, emerging trends and biggest opportunities in sustainable business today. GURU LUNCH: Emotional Intelligence for Sustainability. Do you have what it takes to lead scalable change? Shannon will facilitate a discussion around the table about how, as change leaders, we can leverage emotional intelligence to shift mindsets about the value

GreenBiz 20: Guru Lunch

Shannon is thrilled to be joining the world’s brightest thinkers and most influential sustainability leaders at her third GreenBiz conference, where we all gain an unparalleled look into the pressing challenges, emerging trends and biggest opportunities in sustainable business today. GURU LUNCH: Emotional Intelligence for Sustainability. Do you have what it takes to lead scalable change? Shannon will facilitate a discussion around the table about how, as change leaders, we can leverage emotional intelligence to shift mindsets about the value

CV coaching UVM SI-MBA students in Burlington

Shannon is excited to return to Burlington to teach and coach her 30 students at the University of Vermont’s Sustainable Innovation MBA program on October 10 and 11.  Together we’ll be creating personal brands and CVs to enable the students to land their dream jobs.  

GreenBiz 20: Speed Coaching

SPEED COACHING: Skills For The Next Generation of Change Leaders: how resilience and empathy are no longer optional Join market-leading impact and career coach, Shannon Houde, for her 1-1 coaching corner hosted throughout the conference that is focused on change leaders’ skills for sustainable impact. Drawing on a recent report from University of Cambridge on Behavioral Competencies for Sustainability Leaders and the 20+ years of recruiting and coaching in the sustainability space, Shannon Houde will coach GB20 attendees on how to

Net Impact ’19

Join Shannon Houde at her 6th Net Impact conference in Detroit, Michigan and gain new connections to emerging and established changemakers in fields like corporate sustainability, social entrepreneurship, impact investing, and more. COACHING CORNER During 15-minute One2One coaching sessions with our ICF-certified leadership coach and Net Impact Career Course curator, Shannon Houde, you will have time to get perspective on where you want to take your career and what impact you want to shape. You could… get strategic about the

Join me for drinks, networking and coaching in D.C.!

Shannon will be in her hometown of Washington, D.C. on August 15th and would love to catch up with you over a drink. Enjoy an evening of networking with like-minded changemakers and talk to Shannon about your pressing career questions. She might even play an “elevator pitch” game with all attendees so be ready with yours! This will be a great opportunity to meet other impact-driven individuals in the D.C. area. We hope to see you there!

Sustainable Brands ’19 Detroit

I’m really excited to be attending Sustainable Brands in Detroit, June 3-6. If you’ll be in attendance, please let us know. As an exclusive opportunity at this event, I’m offering free, initial 15-minute career consultations — worth $90 each! Wherever you are in the journey, I’d love to help you think through and lay the foundation for your next steps to a meaningful path for a successful career in sustainability. To book your career consultation, please sign up on the link below and email Sadie sadie@walkoflifeconsulting.com to

LinkedIn: Growing your influence and impact

LinkedIn is is one of the most powerful tools on the internet to build relationships, build networks, raise funding, and increase brand awareness. Join Shannon Houde this autumn in New York for this live workshop where you will: Unpack the top 5 tips about personal branding on LinkedIn Learn how to navigate LinkedIn and build your personal profile Walk through Shannon’s proprietary LinkedIn checklist & critique There’s no going back from LinkedIn, so don’t be left behind! Post workshop, join