June 15, 2023



One habit at a time!

Nicola McCrabbe



  • Limited female representation that make it hard to envision success.

  • Restricted access to resources, networking and mentorship.

  • Discrimination and unwelcoming work environments that impede your growth.

  • Challenges with work-life balance due to long hours and demanding work.

  • You may experience imposter syndrome, where you feel inadequate and fear being exposed as a fraud despite your accomplishments and qualifications.

Stress Management,
Career Progression.

Take a peek at what you can expect!

You will also learn about leadership


Cultivate your unique value to show up as your unique self without doubting yourself


Focus and clarity on your career goals without overworking

Sustain your value to have adequate mental and physical energy without feeling tired or stressed

support and influence

Co-value with others (mentors, role models and colleagues) for mutual support along the way


Join the 90-day
coaching program
with Nicola


This module will help you to set goals to help you succeed. By establishing clear objectives and benchmarks, you can measure your progress and stay motivated throughout the program. Additionally, you will learn how habits help to create change. You can begin your journey by recognizing the mindsets that hold you back. To start this journey, you will use the Daily Habits Journal. You can achieve your goals and transform your life with commitment, focus, and the right tools.

This module will enhance self-confidence and awareness of your unique value.


This module will enhance self-confidence, self-compassion, overcome self-doubt, and cultivate a positive mindset.


This module will assist you in defining and strategizing long-term career goals and creating action plans to navigate career progression in the STEM field. You will learn to create realistic pressure-free goals that you will look forward to working towards. 


This module will help you with weekly and daily prioritization to keep focused on the most valuable work.


This module will give you strategies to keep your brain calm and relaxed, regulate your emotions and build resilience to cope with challenges and setbacks.


This module will provide strategies for managing work-life balance, setting boundaries, and prioritizing personal well-being alongside professional aspirations.


This module will provide you with guidance on finding and cultivating support networks, mentors and role models, both within and outside of their organizations. It will also provide you with the skills for assertiveness and self-advocacy including effective communication and negotiation to assert yourself confidently in professional settings.  


This module will provide you with coaching on specific technical skills, leadership abilities, and other competencies required for advancement in STEM careers.


This module will help you are you get closer to the completion of your coaching program, it’s crucial to celebrate your successes and acknowledge the progress you have made. Taking the time to reflect on your journey will help you appreciate the efforts you’ve invested and the milestones you’ve achieved. This reflection will also serve as a valuable tool for self-awareness and continuous improvement. You will leave with a clear and concise action plan. 

Some of the goals past clients achieved:

During one-on-one coaching sessions

Earned a Promotion

Negotiated a raise

Delegated more to their team

Spoke up more in meetings

Generated more sales

Implemented a tweak in their position 

What's unique about our coaching program

You will be able to measure progress along the way to evaluate the impact of coaching, pre and post program.


You will work on one habit at a time to implement change.


You will use a daily journal to implement weekly and daily habits based on agile methodology and continuous improvement


Why work with Nicola?


I have helped hundreds of clients in to move forward in their careers to support career growth, job satisfaction and leadership excellent. Many of these clients were in stem.


I am educated as an executive coach and certified as a Professional Certified Coach with the International Coaching Federation (ICF). I have a Masters in Computer Science and a Bachelor in Education.


Nicola, with her extensive teaching experience in computer science as an instructor at Mount Royal University and a continuing education instructor at the University of Calgary, brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the STEM Resilience program. Her practical industry experience as a programmer across diverse sectors provides a well-rounded perspective. Furthermore, as a co-organizer within the agile Calgary community, Nicola actively contributes to fostering a collaborative and growth-oriented environment within the tech industry. Her unique background and active involvement make her an ideal coach for guiding individuals in building resilience and succeeding in the ever-evolving world of STEM.


I ask deep questions to get to the root of the issue.
I also get concrete and ask that you take action between sessions.
I'll role-play and experiment with you in sessions.
I'll be your best advocate.
I'll give you action items between sessions to experiment with new habits.

Qualifiers - Are you:

  • Committed to make a change in your life?

  • Ready to do some work. You will set aside time to work on activities between sessions?

  • Not looking for a major career change. 



Get Started by Booking your a free 30 minute consultation today