Poet & Scribe
A Coaching & Design Practice
We design towards
simple, sustainable, and
We coach towards
generous, empathetic, and inclusive leadership.
Everyone needs a website
We believe that people need ownership & control over their internet presence. Large or growing technology platforms may not align to your needs, changing The Algorithm to suit their needs. A website you own & change can create new avenues for potential customers to organically find you.
If you don't have a website—or you want a professional to take a look and refresh the out-of-the-box solution you're using—we're your people. If you don't want a custom website and would rather use a website builder—like Wix, Squarespace, GoDaddy, or Wordpress—we offer guidance & support to set you up!
- Guidance & Support on new websites
- Custom website design & development
- Logo & Branding design
- Walkthroughs & Teaching sessions on using your site
- Quality Assurance & Testing
- Setting-up custom & business email addresses
- Installation & Education on site data & analytics
- Content Writing for User Experience (UX)
- Creating photos & illustrations
- Translating into Spanish
Generous. Empathetic. Inclusive.
We believe leadership should be a collaborative relationship. The world needs more leaders that lead with generosity & empathy, embracing the creativity & value diversity brings. This requires self reflection, asking questions, actively listening, collaboratively defining, and facilitating connection. Leadership is hard, but; you don't have to do it alone.
Whether it's your first time leading a team, a seasoned manager looking to start leading, or you're in a Senior+ position that's leading craft & community, we can help get you to where you want to go. We've coached copywriters, designers, product people, tech people, alike. The soft skills needed to lead in a diverse, multidisciplinary environment can be some of the hardest to practice & develop. We support, encourage, and coach empathetically, with genuine curiosity & accountability.
Topics to Explore
- Navigating & Overcoming blockers
- Setting & Meeting your goals
- Reflecting & Defining how you work with others
- Creating & Communicating your unique leadership style & values.
- Guiding teams through stages of development
- Soundboarding your challenges & actions
- Giving & Receiving Feedback
- Collaborating cross-functionally & multidisciplinary
- Transformative & Situational Leadership
How we Work
Working together, with You
Typically, we'll talk over phone or video, creating a schedule together, based on your goals. We celebrate uniqueness and want to work with you at a rhythm & flow that work best for you.
We focus on the iterative work, taking you from where you are to where you want to go.
We listen with curiosity & empathy, asking open questions to understand your everyday challenges.
We support by exploring new perspectives, soundboarding, & specific feedback to help take action.
We mentor by sharing stories & lessons from our successes and setbacks.
Who we are
A bit about us
We are not a typical coaching or design agency. We believe in doing things differently, focusing on the impact & value our work brings to businesses, entrepreneurs, craftspeople, leaders, and the planet.
We've led teams and organizations in creating web & native apps, delivering products to people & businesses around the world. We want to do our part in helping push the world towards something better, with the skills, knowledge, and experience we've gained across numerous industries, roles, responsibilities, throughout our combined 20+ years of professional careers.Read more about our company & people