Welcome to the Blog

evolve your career and life

browse around

Every project feels like a do-or-die moment. Every presentation feels like a career-defining opportunity. You fear that if you don’t volunteer for extra tasks, if you don’t nail every single one, if you dare to leave early or set boundaries, you’ll be marked as “not dedicated enough.” You’ll lose out on that promotion, be passed up, labeled as “not quite there.”

A working mom is asked if you could end the chaos if you would be ready for it from Shayla King, life coach for women, who is offering a new course for working moms to end the overwhelm

Let me paint the scene for ya. I’m a mom, a global business leader with autoimmune diseases, and let me tell you, mornings and I are not friends. This particular morning, my left arm was curled up on my chest in a v-shape, refusing to budge. Frozen in fear, I wondered if this was my new reality. How was I supposed to support my children, play with them, if I couldn’t move?

Executive coach and life coach Shayla King shares how she was promoted to the c-suite after health challenges, and dealing with burnout, mom-guilt, and being a workaholic. Looking to slow down but still achieve her dreams, Shayla created a better way to balance work and life and now helps working moms achieve more, work less, and love their home life without burnout.

In today’s fast-paced and demanding work environment, it’s not uncommon to find ourselves caught up in the relentless pursuit of professional success. As a recovering workaholic, I know firsthand the toll this lifestyle can take on our well-being and personal lives. But through self-reflection and learning from successful executives, I discovered that there is a […]

Working moms are struggling with balancing career and family, That mental tug-of-war of “Should I strive for that promotion, or is it going to take too much away from my family time?”
There is a way out. Coaching from a mom, who has been there, done that and bought the t-shirt. Learn more about Shayla King and how life coaching can help you in this blog.

Hi Friends! Last week, we embarked on a journey to enhance work and personal relationships, exploring four essential strategies for improvement. Today, we delve deeper into the first two techniques: Likability and Listening. These pillars not only enrich personal connections but also form the bedrock of professional triumph and executive allure. Cultivating Likability: A Leadership […]

Check out my instagram, @shaylaking, for a super sweet Giveaway and collaboration with Austin Leader @houseofshan !

Arm Your Manager

Your manager is your advocate in those higher-up calibration meetings. Aka the seeming black hole compensation recommendations go into for 4-8 weeks. Make their job easier. Provide them with a clear list of your achievements, making sure they’re equipped to champion your cause. Keep the examples short but meaningful and picture them having to give context to someone not familiar with you or the project.

career coach, get promoted, leadership coach, executive coach Shayla King teaches leaders how to prepare for their performance review and compensation review

I recently had a coaching session that turned into a bit of an unexpected chuckle-fest. Picture this: I’m deep in conversation with a client, and out of the corner of my eye, I spot an “inspirational” quote proudly displayed on her wall. It read: “It doesn’t get easier, you just get better.” I just started […]

Chief People Officer, Executive Coach Shayla King trains leaders to work less, make more, get promoted, end the overwhelm, mom guilt, and imposter syndrome, design a life you love. ShaylaKing.com, Life coach for women, career coach, and leadership training in Chicago, IL, Austin, TX, Wichita, KS

“I Hate Playing Dolls with My Kids. And That’s Okay. What’s Your ‘Happy Mom’ Secret?” 🌟 Let’s Bust Some MythsLet’s get one thing straight right off the bat: Moms don’t have to love every single part of parenting. There, I said it. Rockstar Mom in My ZoneNow, when my schedule isn’t tighter than my pre-kid […]

mom guilt blogger and executive coach teaches female leaders how to have work life harmony, achieve your dreams, and end the overwhelm

So you don’t love your life. But you haven’t changed it. This may be why…

Shayla King executive life coach sitting on a couch smiling coaching a leader

This idea flips the traditional concept of leadership on its head. But it opens the door for a more genuine, empathetic kind of leadership. It means prioritizing individual growth over sticking to the usual way of doing things. And that can lead to happier, more productive employees and a stronger, more successful company.

At the end of the day, it’s not about being the best leader for everyone, but the right leader for each individual. Sometimes, that might mean standing back and cheering on another leader.

Shayla King, executive life coach looks up from her laptop and smiles while holding a cup of coffee

book a free consult

You don't have to be satisfied with a good life. You can have extraordinary.  You can be wildly successful and love your home life and relationships.  As a life coach for leaders, I have a proven system that will allow working parents to accomplish your dreams, improve your relationships, have the energy you need to live your best life. Life is short, let's get started today!

Ready to level up?

Have you excelled in some areas of life, but other parts feel hard?

Join the newsletter

Give it to me!

Each week you will receive tips to improve your performance + happiness. 
 #Evolvewithme

thank you!