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I’m Samorn Selim. 

I’m a lawyer turned career coach on a mission for us to take our careers from dread to joy. As the daughter of poor Lao refugees, I was told to pay my dues.

After coaching over 1,000 clients, I now realize that the idea that you have to pay your dues and work in a toxic place is a myth. 

We can face our challenges head on, do work we are passionate about, and work with good people with kind hearts to make a big impact. So even as we struggle, we can find a sense of belonging.

Dec 27, 2022

Do you feel like the odds are stacked against you?  And you’re struggling to figure out a path forward?  In this episode, we discuss:


- How to build belief in yourself when you’re told at birth that you will never amount to anything because of a rare congenital birth defect.   

- What you can do to get into a top...

Dec 20, 2022

Are you wondering how you can make a change in your career?  And you’re wondering how to get started?  Richard shares:


- What helped him to make big career changes from being an engineer to being a lawyer and then working in-house with Pixar, Lucasfilms, and Disney.  

- How he managed life as a working dad with two...

Dec 13, 2022

Have you experienced failure in your career?  And you’re struggling with how to pick yourself up?  Tyler shares:


- How he navigated corporate America as a Black man growing up with Caribbean culture in Brooklyn. 

- What he did as a father during the pandemic to support his wife and children.  

- How he overcame the...

Dec 6, 2022

Are you feeling uncertain about the world?  And you’re trying to figure out how to ground yourself?  Martha shares:  


- How she navigated the uncertainty of the DACA process to renew her work permit every 2 years.

- What she learned from being undocumented and how she leverages it to create more inclusion...

Nov 29, 2022

Are you a mom who is running your own business?  And you’re struggling to balance work and life?  Winter shares:


- How she started her business during the pandemic.

- What she did to get through the tough times.  

- What snapping at her son made her realize about managing her work and life.

- The importance of...