What We Do

Pivot Journeys is passionate about helping people grow and develop in their careers.

Our career coaching programs combine diagnostic tools, reflections, and exercises to help you make smarter, more strategic decisions as you navigate your career.

Our talent development programs help organizations identify clear strategies and tools for increasing the engagement and effectiveness of their teams. We provide critical professional development programming for staff that leads to higher retention. 

How we do it

Individual Pivot Coaching: Gain clarity on your career path and navigate a career transition with less stress and anxiety. Learn more.

Workshops: In need of a quick recharge for clarity on your next career move? Check out our Career Mapping Workshop. Need to boost your management skills? Check out our Strengths-Based Management Workshop.

Life Design Series: Feel stuck and unsure of what lies ahead? Find value in what others bring to the table? Our Life Design Series brings together a small group of professionals who want to build their way forward with a design thinking approach, new connections and meaning-making.

Team Building Workshops: Is it time to take a step back with your team and think through challenges or prepare for upcoming opportunities? Do you know your team could be functioning more smoothly or with more energy? We help you boost engagement, address challenges and communication roadblocks, and create strengths-based cultures. Learn more.

Custom Workshops: Need a specific workshop for colleagues, membership associations or groups? We love facilitating these for 5 to 500 people. Drop us a line and we'll chat.

About our founder


Emily Lamia has been helping people grow and develop in their careers for over a decade. In 2015, she founded Pivot Journeys to create experiences that help individuals navigate their next career move and find meaningful work.

Emily spent the first part of her career working in electoral politics, serving on electoral and advocacy campaigns, and at the Democratic National Committee. She found her love of coaching and talent development as the Executive Director of Democratic GAIN, a career development association for progressive political operatives. At GAIN, she oversaw the growth of career development programming and coaching for individuals trying to make a difference through advocacy, nonprofits, government, and campaigns.

She has also worked at the Girl Scouts of the USA where she supported the recruitment, onboarding, and training of their National Board of Directors.

Emily received her Masters in Public Administration from the Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service at New York University, and her BA in politics from Mount Holyoke College. She is a Gallup certified StrengthsFinder coach and a certified administrator of The PRINT Survey.  Contact Emily.

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