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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.

Jul 26, 2022

Do you know that you’re supposed to ask your network to help you?  But you don’t want to feel icky doing it?  Rupa shares:


- How she shared that she was interested in a role even though it was uncomfortable.

- How her informational interviews led her to her dream role.

- How she graciously asked her network...

Jul 19, 2022


Are you wondering how to turn your passion into more than just a side hustle? Ruky shares:


- How she found her passion for protecting intellectual property rights because she believes it’s also a form of civil rights.

- Why it’s important to build generational wealth and how do you have (sometimes painful)...

Jul 12, 2022


Do you want to start your own business? But you’re scared and not sure where to start? Annie shares:


- How she had an idea for her business for 7 years before getting started.

- Why it’s important to have your finances in order, so that you can build a business out of inspiration and not desperation.

- How...

Jul 5, 2022


Do you want to quit your high paying job? But you’re afraid you won’t be able to make ends meet? Christina shares:


- How graduating during the great recession changed her career path from Big Law to social justice.

- How she planned for her life to not be trapped by golden handcuffs, and moved in with her...