A 3-month program for Sensitive Strivers

Regain your confidence, master your emotions, and reach your full potential at work

From the outside, it looks like you have it all.

A great job at a company, an upward career trajectory, a steady stream of accomplishments. 

But on the inside… it feels like havoc.

Nevertheless, you push through each day...

… hoping that working harder and accomplishing more will somehow make these insecurities go away.

And when that doesn’t work, you try to breathe deeper. To “grow a thicker skin” or “think more positively,” but that doesn’t fare much better.

You’ve probably read countless personal growth and leadership books, tried to bubble bath your stress away, and may even have spent thousands of dollars on a therapist.

And yes, some of these things might have helped temporarily. But the truth is…

Self-doubt, stress, overthinking, Imposter Syndrome, burnout… All of that very much continues to lurk in your professional life.

Work feels like an everyday battle against your emotions

Like you’re on a hamster wheel, always trying to just make it through the next meeting or project. 

And what’s worse? You’re unable to disconnect from work at the end of the day. The tension and anxiety haunt you after hours. You may find yourself getting annoyed with your loved ones, continually restless, and reaching for unhealthy foods to curb your feelings.

It doesn’t have to be this way.

Hi, I’m Melody, the Executive Coach for Sensitive Strivers and author of trust Yourself.

I’ve helped hundreds of sensitive leaders at the world’s most successful Fortune 500 companies get out of their own way by mastering their emotions and channeling their sensitivities and ambitions in productive and healthy ways.

Recently named one of Business Insider’s “Most Innovative Coaches,” clients say my approach is unlike anything they’ve tried before.


My work is informed by ten years of experience serving smart, thoughtful high-performers like yourself, as well as my unique background. 

I’m a licensed social worker with a Master’s degree from Columbia University, a graduate professor of Human Behavior at Hunter College in NYC, and a former researcher at Rutgers University, where I worked with the world’s leading psychologists.

I’m also the author of Trust Yourself: Stop Overthinking and Channel Your Emotions for Success at Work based on my research and extensive experience serving Sensitive Strivers.

“Equal parts strategist, advisor & sherpa”

Here’s what past clients have to say about my approach and working with me:

You see, you’ve been trying to overcome your sensitivity...

… while what you actually need is to learn to use it as a catalyst for your success.

Imagine if what you thought was holding you back could become your biggest strength? 

Research shows that managers consistently rate sensitive contributors as their top performers.

That’s because sensitivity, combined with a strong desire to be the best version of yourself, can make you a powerhouse performer. And as a Sensitive Striver, you’ve got both of these qualities.

You are a high-achiever who’s also deeply attuned to your emotions, the world, and the behavior of those around you.

What you’re missing is the ability to understand, manage, and harness the power of these abilities so you can enjoy success without the inner upheaval you’re experiencing right now.

That’s why you need:

A custom curriculum tailored to your needs and challenges as a Sensitive Striver, aimed at transforming your qualities into strengths. 

Guidance from an expert as you do the inner work to get out of your own way, regain your confidence, and rise to your full potential. 

Support and accountability from a braintrust of high-level Sensitive Strivers as you build momentum to channel your emotions for success at work.

And the good news? I have just the thing for you.


A 3-month program to help Sensitive Strivers use their sensitivity to support their professional ambitions.

Imagine how much farther you could go without Imposter Syndrome, perfectionism, burnout, and self-doubt holding you back? 

Imagine how much more fulfilled, productive, and effective you could be if you got out of your own way?

RESILIENT is a group coaching experience to help you do just that.

Inside, you’ll get coaching and proven strategies to trust yourself and use your sensitivity to fuel your success instead of self-sabotaging thoughts.

past clients at:

RESILIENT will give you skills and strategies to:

Emerge from the next 90 days as a more empowered self.

take life-changing steps in your career while enjoying the calm and inner peace you crave.

RESILIENT is transformational. I keep telling my family that this is the best investment I could have possibly made in my life. I've gained confidence, found community, and have new tools to keep me from falling into an emotional spiral.

A.M., CG artist and educator

I have a calm, confident presence and am centered and happy. I let go of criticism I received from my boss that triggered a severe burnout. This program is the reason I know myself.

W.C., Senior Software Developer

I’m a completely different person. I learned to hear and trust my own voice. I can silence the inner critic, set boundaries with confidence, and speak up and assert myself (even with difficult people!)I’ve fully embraced the title of leader and I’ve become the type of manager I always aspired to be (and that my team needs).

M.H., Executive director

What you get when you join RESILIENT

Here’s everything you’ll receive during your 3 months as part of this program.


This program is specially designed for the Sensitive Striver ready to break free from emotional overwhelm at work, regain their confidence, and get out of their own way. Over the course of 90 days, you’ll be guided on a journey to channel your Sensitive Striver qualities for success. The program begins Monday August 16th. The first group call is Thursday August 19th. 

Proprietary STRIVE DIAgnostic

You’ll get access to my proprietary STRIVE Diagnostic to identify your unique opportunities for growth, prioritize your energy, and craft a personalized path toward transformation. We’ll repeat this once a month to assess, recalibrate, and ensure you’re making progress channeling your Sensitive Striver qualities for success at work.

Expert Guidance

As you go through the program, you’ll have access to me – an executive coach and licensed social worker, with a decade’s worth of experience helping Sensitive Strivers like you professionally advance while finding inner peace. 

WEEKLY MIni-Lessons

I know you value efficiency and effectiveness as a successful professional. That’s why each week you’ll receive a powerful mini-lesson on that week’s topic. These mini-trainings distill important learnings and takeaways for you. They serve as a jumping off point for our group coaching calls, live office hours, community discussions, and your personal action steps. 

GROUP coaching calls

These 90-minute calls are an opportunity to take action and find accountability to reach your goals. Format is a mix of collaborative, “mastermind style” coaching (where one person presents a challenge and gets input from me and the group) and facilitated roundtable discussion with the entire group. Calls are Thursdays at 3 pm or 5 pm ET, which you will select when you sign up. All calls are recorded if you have to miss one. 


The live office hour sessions every other week on Mondays at 3 pm ET provide an opportunity for coaching, answers, and feedback. You’ll be supported in multiple ways throughout the program so you can blast through obstacles during your experience.

Private member community

Your private community is an integral part of your experience where you’ll access a braintrust of Sensitive Strivers for motivation, learning, and advice. You’ll grow with every member’s experiences and successes. And you’ll get better results because you’re not doing this alone. The community is hosted off of Facebook for enhanced security and privacy. 

comprehensive workbookS

Take action on your discoveries and put your learnings in action. You’ll receive workbooks to document your takeaways and journal your way through the program. Keep all your insights from the program integrated and organized.

Library of tools

Inside your member area, you’ll find a collection of concrete, actionable strategies and exercises to help you stop overthinking, overcome imposter syndrome, and speak and act with more assertiveness. Use this reference library to find the tools you need to become your best self. 

Plus bonus resources to support your growth

Optional Accountability Partner

According to The American Society of Training and Development, having an accountability partner increases your chance of success by 95%. That’s why you’ll have the option to be paired with another member of the program for check-ins, extra support, and boosted success.

On-Demand Workshops

You get access to on-demand workshops and webinars to help accelerate your progress. Topics range from imposter syndrome, managing emotions, and concise communication along with never-before-shared fireside chats with Melody. 

Lifetime Access to the Member Portal

In your member portal, you’ll find all the program materials, group call recordings and library of tools. You have lifetime access to your portal, so you can revisit and refresh yourself on the things we work on whenever you need it, long after the program ends. Alumni say they go back through the material again and again! 

Exactly what you need to become RESILIENT

RESILIENT will help you master the three foundational pillars …

Month 1

Confidence and Imposter Syndrome

Shift your self-talk to be constructive and empowering so you break free from negative thinking spirals, stop undermining your expertise and capabilities, and regain confidence in your value.

Month 2

Habits and Balance

Rediscover what it’s like to feel energized and focused instead of overwhelmed and daunted at work. We’ll address overthinking and people-pleasing tendencies, boundaries, and regaining your work-life balance.

Month 3

Self and Team Leadership

This is about using your sensitivity to support your ambitions – be it as you step up as a leader, increase your influence in the workplace, or proactively initiate personally-meaningful goals and projects.

Within these pillars, the focus of each week will be defined by the group in advance and reflected in our group call, live Q&A, discussions in the private community, and bonus resources. 

This means that at all stages of the program, we’re working on what’s most impactful to you and currently getting in the way of your professional and personal growth.

Program Overview

Call 1: Program Introduction and Orientation

Call 2: STRIVE Diagnostic

Call 3: Managing Emotions in the Workplace

Call 4: Tackling Imposter Syndrome Thoughts

Call 5: Trusting Your Judgment and Decision-Making

Call 6: Mid-Point STRIVE Diagnostic Check-in

Call 7: Ending Overfunctioning and People-pleasing

Call 8: Optimizing Your Energy

Call 9: Valuing Self-care

Call 10: Taking Feedback Well

Call 11: Being Assertive Without Fear

Call 12: Creating a Powerful Presence

Call 13: Graduation Wrap-up & Celebration

What makes RESILIENT special


I’ll be your facilitator and coach. With over a decade of experience as an executive coach and social worker, I've helped Sensitive Strivers at companies like Google, Netflix, Amazon, and more get out of their own way so they can reach their full potential.

High-level community

The other members of RESILIENT, fellow Sensitive Strivers, will be your brain trust. They'll cheer you on, offer new perspectives and wisdom, and most of all, help you find a sense of grounding and belonging. This is something you truly can’t get anywhere else.

small, intimate setting

Each RESILIENT call is limited to 25 members to ensure a high-touch experience. I want to get to know you, your challenges, and your goals so I can provide the guidance you need to flourish.


As you probably suspect, traditional career and leadership advice won’t do the trick for Sensitive Strivers. Instead, you need a support container that acknowledges your unique sensitivities and challenges as a Sensitive Striver – and that’s exactly what RESILIENT offers.

Hear RESILIENT success stories:

This program was a springboard for me. I found my voice and now know how to set boundaries. I improved communication in my family business and built my confidence in participating effectively in board meetings. Melody is a rare find with her smarts, empathy and excellent communication. Honing in on being a Sensitive Striver is a godsend!

C.A., Senior executive assistant

I don’t spend nearly as much time worrying about what people think of me at work. I am believing in my abilities more than I ever have. I can take a step back to look at a situation before over-thinking it. I cannot thank Melody enough for this program. It's instilled a self-worth in my professional life I haven’t had in a long time.

B.H., Senior Manager

I have been sooo much better at setting boundaries and expectations. My mindset is truly starting to shift to believe I do deserve the success and progress I'm working towards.

S.L., Professional organizer

I found my voice and now trust myself. I learned that my sensitivities are a strength. Do it! Don’t question if it’s for you. Just sign up!

T.S., Client services administrator

It's time to channel your emotions for success

Ready to break free from your fears to become the confident, high-performing Sensitive Striver you know you’re capable of being? 
Then I invite you to join us inside RESILIENT.

Early Enrollment closes June 11th at 11:59 pm ET.


Enrollment closes August 17 at 11:59 PM ET and won’t open again until 2022.

It's time to channel your emotions for success

Ready to break free from your fears to become the confident, high-performing Sensitive Striver you know you’re capable of being? 
Then I invite you to join us inside RESILIENT.

Enrollment opens in late Summer 2021.

The program is currently closed. Sign up to be notified when spots open again.

RESILIENT is for you if…

You heavily identify with being a Sensitive Striver. You’re a deep thinker and feeler. You’re driven, ambitious, and always want to be doing and achieving more. You’re kind, compassionate, and committed to others (your team, clients, etc) – sometimes to a fault. RESILIENT is right for you if you are a Sensitive Striver, through and through. 

You’re a top-performer or leader at your organization. Previous members were at least 10 years into their careers and included mid- to senior- level Sensitive Strivers – managers, directors, and individual contributors – spanning industries like technology, retail, healthcare and law. RESILIENT is a great fit if you’re currently employed in a corporate or traditional workplace environment or an established business owner with a team.  

You have a clear goal you’re striving towards in your current position. That can be a tangible opportunity, such as a promotion, project, or specific workplace situation, or an internal advancement objective such as better work-life balance, increased assertiveness, or managing Imposter Syndrome. This program is not for those seeking a new job or career transition. 

You believe in your own potential. You appreciate the positives in any situation and also see the opportunity behind any challenge. Possibility inspires you. Hopefulness drives you. You are relentlessly open to improvement and take a constructive lens toward everything you do. 

You’re willing to make yourself a priority. You’ll commit time to actively participate in this program, show up to our calls, and contribute in the private community. You’re ready for real change and willing to put in the work. 

You love to serve and nurture others. Community is at the heart of this program. You value learning and growing in a group. You’re excited to offer ideas and perspective to fellow members. Past participants say they not only treasure the relationships built through RESILIENT, but also value being able to help the others in the program. 

Now - RESILIENT is not a great fit for you if...

You’re navigating a career change or job search. To keep the group and takeaways focused, RESILIENT is meant for those who want to find growth and emotional stability in their current career path. This program is also not a good fit for solo entrepreneurs.

You’re looking for one-on-one coaching. While RESILIENT includes lots of opportunities to interact and get feedback and coaching from me, this is an experience curated for a group, and a big part of its value is in the community.

You’re too busy or not committed to creating the time. I recommend setting aside at least 2 hours per week to participate in the program. Like anything, you get out of this program what you put in to it.

You’re not willing to get uncomfortable. This program will challenge you to reframe your thoughts and change your actions. It requires courage and strength to put yourself out there, try new things, and put in the inner work to achieve results.

You have trouble following through. RESILIENT is designed for action-takers. This program is not a good fit if you have major challenges with procrastination. Our most successful members are highly disciplined, organized, and proactive.

You’re not willing to be generous and vulnerable. Inside RESILIENT, each member learns from their own experiences and the experiences of other members as well. That’s key for the shifts and results that come with this program.

This is your turning point.

The world is changing quickly. And as a result of that, so is the way we work.

Now more than ever, companies are turning to thoughtful, empathetic top-performers like you to be the light that guides them through change.

But at the same time, as a Sensitive Striver, uncertainty may be amplifying your insecurities and putting you face-to-face with unprecedented stress. 

This new reality is highlighting what, deep down, you already knew:

That what go you here, won’t get you there.
That carrying on with your old habits isn’t sustainable.
That the next level of your career awaits if only you can get out of your own way.

You know that something has to change. Your team, your family, your organization… They’re all counting on you. And more than that, you deserve to count on yourself as well

You see, success isn’t supposed to come at the expense of your inner peace...

Success hinges on your inner peace.

On your confidence, your resilience, your ability to harness the power of your unique qualities in healthy, empowered ways. 

My most successful clients – the ones launching exciting initiatives, landing promotions and bonuses, stepping into leadership – are also the ones doubling down on their relationship with themselves during this period of upheaval.

They’re not willing to look back a year from now and find themselves still “rolling with the punches”, stuck with the same self-sabotaging patterns making them miserable in their careers. No.

Instead, they’re getting the support and guidance they need to level up, and equipping themselves with proven, actionable strategies to master their emotions.

You have the chance to do the same today, when you join me inside RESILIENT.

Frequently Asked Questions

As soon as you complete your enrollment in RESILIENT, you’ll get immediate access to the member portal. Inside, you’ll find information on how to get started and set yourself up for success over the next 3 months.

The group coaching calls are Thursdays at 3 pm or 5 pm ET and run 90 minutes. You will select one time slot when you sign up and that will be your assigned time slot throughout the program. 

Office Hours are every week Monday at 3 pm ET. Office hours typically run 45 minutes.

All calls are recorded if you miss one.

Give my background as a social worker, I take confidentiality very seriously. All RESILIENT members agree to a confidentiality clause in their program agreement. We also discuss and agree to privacy best practices at the beginning of the program. There is a zero tolerance policy for violations. 

We’ve had many past members have success getting their company to pay for the program. After all, investing in you is an investment in their future success.

I know asking your employer can be nerve wracking so I’ve created a sample letter you can send your manager to request sponsorship.  (When you click the link you’ll be prompted to make your own copy)

You can also find a comprehensive packet with details about the program to share with your employer here. This packet explains the benefits to your company. 

If you have further questions or need a detailed receipt, email my team at hello@melodywilding.com

Between our weekly group calls and reserving time to engage in the private community, I recommend investing at least 2 hours per week in your participation in RESILIENT.

As with most things though, the more you put in, the more you’ll get out of it. I also invite you to think of this as something that will save you a lot of time in the future – time you currently spend overthinking, going down negative thinking spirals, and pursuing projects that aren’t aligned with your goals and strengths.

No. RESILIENT is a fit for established leaders and professionals those who want to rise in their current career path. The skills you’ll develop will help you navigate high-stakes conversations, opportunities to step into leadership, big launches and projects, and promotions and raises.

To keep the group focused and impactful, we won’t be discussing career pivots or job search topics.

If you’re an established business owner who leads a team, RESILIENT is a good fit for you. RESILIENT is not a good fit for freelancers or one-person businesses as we’re largely focused on professional development and workplace challenges.

Absolutely! In fact, I’m an introvert myself, which is why I bring special attention to how I facilitate RESILIENT.

One of our past introverted members said: “I like how you keep us engaged and thinking through the week so it isn’t just something to tune in to once a week but something we can really live.”

Beyond that, RESILIENT is all about transformation and collective momentum. This is a space for the nurturing conversations that we introverts love to have – and all between a group of people who deeply understand you, as we’re all Sensitive Strivers inside.

Absolutely. I’ll be your facilitator and guide throughout the whole program.

You’ll have access to me in our group coaching calls, weekly office hours, as well as inside the private community, where I’m available to you on a daily basis for questions and support. 

Please note: this program does not include any 1:1 coaching time. 

In between sessions, we’ll connect inside our private community. That’s your space to start or take part in conversations related to the topics we’re working on.

I’m available in the community throughout the week. You also have the option to sign up for an accountability partner for the duration of the program. 

For enhanced privacy and security, our private community is hosted off of Facebook, on a platform called Circle.so. It’s important you commit time to participating in and checking the community since it is an integral part of the experience, as it’s where you’ll have access to me in between live calls and experience connection and accountability with the rest of the group members.

No, however, if you’d like to create your own accountability partnership with another RESILIENT member, you’re welcome to do so outside of the program community.

RESILIENT is a great addition to therapy. Coaching and therapy serve different purposes but are highly complementary. In fact, if resources allow, I often recommend doing both at the same time.

I’ve worked as both a coach and a therapist, and know the strengths and weaknesses of each discipline. Email me at hello@melodywilding.com for resources on the differences between coaching and therapy.

When you join this program, I commit time and bandwidth to being available to serve you. That affects how many other Sensitive Strivers can join the program. For that reason, there are no refunds.

If you have questions about whether the program is right for you, please reach out to me at hello@melodywilding.com. I’m here to help you make the right decision for yourself. 

Sure, email me at hello@melodywilding.com and my team will get back to you with an answer within 24 hours.

Impactful! This program increased my confidence and improved my working dynamics to manage stress better. It’s a great mix of community, support, and practical tools. Perfect for highly sensitive professionals who want to be more comfortable and empowered.

M.G., Attorney

Until I participated in RESILIENT, I was not aware of Sensitive Strivers and their characteristics. Now I know I am not alone and how to better manage my tendencies. RESILIENT is for driven, high achievers who struggle with self-confidence despite externally seeming to have it all together and want to believe in themselves.

D.S., Pharmaceutical Director

Honestly, it was amazing. I now have stronger habits and routines, better self-awareness, and a balanced work/personal schedule. I’ve gained the confidence through group support.

A.M., CG Artist

RESILIENT helped me with the transformation to become a better version of myself. I've slowed down and let go of holding myself to a facade of perfection.

H.O., 3d pattern developer

“Transformational" perfectly describes RESILIENT. Before this program, I lived in a world of “shoulds”. I listened to critics more than I listened to myself. I felt imprisoned by other people’s expectations. But now, I’m a completely different person. I learned to hear and trust my own voice. I can silence the inner critic, set boundaries with confidence, and speak up and assert myself (even with difficult people!). I’ve gone from people-pleasing and being reactive to others to instead having a deliberate sense of what I need and discernment around how to get it. As a result, I’m hugely more confident and less insecure. I no longer carry criticisms. I’ve fully embraced the title of leader and I’ve become the type of manager I always aspired to be (and that my team needs). I’ve even picked up creative hobbies and pursued passion projects that my self-doubt previously blocked me from. RESILIENT has been nothing short of life-changing!

M.H. Executive Director

I feel more secure about my own thought processes. I stood up for myself in difficult situations. I find it easier to be at easy with myself. This program is perfect for Sensitive Strivers who question themselves more than they should.

M.H., Researcher

It's inspiring and motivating to be in an encouraging community trying to make the most of our Sensitive Striver personalities. The tools and support from RESILIENT helped me have a great annual assessment at work, with lots of positive feedback.

N.S. Senior Product Manager

This has been SUCH a great program. The most meaningful progress is that I don't feel compelled to prove or defend my value anymore by over-explaining. I feel more comfortable letting the work speak for itself. I'm more secure overall in my knowledge and value. It's been super helpful in freeing up my time and brain space to do new things, which has been great.

G.G., Marketing Manager

Eye-opening! Melody's guidance has been amazing. I've made awesome professional progress. I got an article in one of the top international journals in my field. I'm applying for a promotion at work. I'm finishing an edited book. I'm giving two major talks. All this while caring for my child during a pandemic. At any other moment, I would be paralyzed with anxiety and self-doubt. I feel thrilled! I've enjoyed most the process of re-discovering myself in a new light of acceptance and joy, instead of constant self-criticism and self-doubt.

N.F., Professor

When you learn to channel your emotions for success, you’ll…

Your success tomorrow depends on the choices you make today

It’s time to change the trajectory of your future from one of stress and self-sabotage to one of confidence, ease, strength, and calm.

Early Enrollment closes June 11th at 11:59 pm ET.

$597 / month

Enrollment closes August 17 at 11:59 PM ET and won’t open again until 2022.

Your success tomorrow depends on the choices you make today

It’s time to change the trajectory of your future from one of stress and self-sabotage to one of confidence, ease, strength, and calm.

Enrollment closes January 19th at 11:59 pm ET and won’t open again until Summer 2021.

The program is currently closed. Sign up to be notified when spots open again.

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