Johanna Sawalha Executive Coach

Johanna Sawalha Executive Coach

Message from Coach Jo –

¨Hi everyone! You are here, so I’m going to assume that you are committed to the growth and development of yourself, your team or your company. Nothing could make me happier - I salute you for caring about this. I will be sure to provide value to you - and please let me know if you want to see something in particular. I will do my best to grant your requests! ¨

Grow With Your Plants

February 20, 2017No Comments

Both clients and friends sometimes voice their frustration that progress in life takes soooooo looooong! You feel so ready to just spring forward. And then – there is life. Tripping you up, throwing your curve balls and giving you head colds… You or the client takes on a commitment to grow, you are into it, Read More

The US – Isolated and alone?

February 7, 2017No Comments

While living in the US, for 25 years, I always had a eerie feeling of isolation. That if the US did something dumb, we’d float off on our own into an isolated island in the West. I found it hard to find world news but they were often US centric. So as much as the Read More

Being Political is Being Human

February 6, 2017No Comments

My yoga teacher @SharonGannon once said, ¨to be human is to be political¨. We can’t help but be. It’s healthy. #superbowl went #political #alliswell Coach Jo

When are You Not Allowed to Use Humor?

January 24, 2017No Comments

Reposting an article that I wrote a while ago because it’s pertinent today… #snl #keepkatierich #barrontrump #comedy When are You Not Allowed to Use Humor? …I wanted to find out because I laughed heartily during the Eurovision Song Contest when the host land/my mother country made fun of themselves and what it takes to make Read More

Join Our Post-Election E.R. Webinar!

January 10, 2017No Comments

ELECTION ER: COPING WITH POST-ELECTION FEAR IN AMERICA A 3-Session webinar led by Executive Coach Johanna Sawalha and Wellness Expert Erika Shannon There is no denying that the 2016 Presidential election has left many of us in a state of panic, fear, and anxiety. * Do you fear what’s coming? * Are you troubled by the Read More


January 4, 2017No Comments

Academic research (f. ex J. Moon and K. Page) states that ¨reflective practice is an active, dynamic action-based and ethical set of skills, placed in real time and dealing with real, complex and difficult situations. ¨ I’ve been reflecting over the holidays noting that, as an Activator (@StrengthsFinder 2.0), I’ve taken more action than I’ve Read More

If not you- who?

December 8, 2016No Comments

¨We Have a Dream¨opens 2mrw@Fotografiska. About both known and unsung heroes of 2day. #beaheroinyourownlife #starwars #rougeone #ifnotyouwho Coach Jo

Race to the Finish

December 6, 2016No Comments

Here you see me sitting, thinking of you all :)…. Writing on how I can contribute till the very last minute – so you can finish out 2016 with a bang! …  many have said that 2016 was a bum year. They are happy to bid 2016 goodbye… But I quote my client Roger when Read More

The Truth Shall Set You Free

December 5, 2016No Comments

¨It doesn’t matter if it’s a lie if it’s exciting.¨ Some people come to me to get help separating truth from fiction in their lives… … and learn how to detect in themselves what they actually believe in. It is very important to find your voice and feel that your choices are right. Coach Jo Read More

Why Joy? Part II

November 29, 2016No Comments

Joy. noun: the emotion of great delight or happiness caused by something exceptionally good or satisfying; keen, pleasure; elation. She felt the joy of seeing her daughter’s success. I see a direct correlation – high stress = low joy. For example, what you look forward to during the holidays, isn’t mostly the great chill that it Read More