Step-by-step, I help you create a personalized strategy that allows you to identify and achieve your personal and/or professional goals. I've helped clients start successful small businesses, monetize their side-hustles, write and publish articles, get better jobs, and just generally find the courage to believe in the value of their ambitions, i.e. themselves. How can I help you?

Success Strategist

I’ll help you define your career goals and construct your personalized strategy, enabling you to realize those objectives, step-by-step.
Spoiler alert: me + you= awesomesauce.


When people believe in themselves, people are generally unstoppable. My passion is to make you understand that you can, with patience, determination and commitment, create a life you love. 

Ready For Success? Lets start!

Professional Strategic Training

Since 2008, my method of forensic coaching has empowered men and women around the world to stop sabotaging themselves, and take back their power. I’ve helped countless people craft the opportunities for professional and personal development that they need. I’ve had the privilege of watching my clients stop talking, and start doing. I encourage my clients to dream big, make an organized plan and then go get it! #wakeuphungry


A recognized voice in career guidance

Let my focused knowledge and guidance set you on the path to your true success. See below for just a few of the numerous national and international newspapers, websites, seminars that have featured my professional advice.

What are other people saying

Others began their joureny with that first step also. Whether by a groupw workshop or a one-on-one session with me, these people and more found the motivation and the hunger to achieve more.

“Carlota has a frank, no holds barred, take no prisoners approach to helping people find their best selves. In her selfless and generous coaching of our scholarship recipients, she has demonstrated her willingness to help our students identify and pursue their career and life goals.”

Professor Alyshia Galvez
Dir., Jamie Lucero Mexican Studies Institute at CUNY

“So you’re a part of this journey too. You make a difference in people’s lives. I got feed back like: “When can you start, I like you, that’s the best answer from any candidate I’ve ever interviewed” etc. and guess what? It was the things you and I talked about.

US Army Veteran, Three-time Bronze Star Recipient

“You open people up to so many possibilities! You really are doing transformative work!”

Hoong Yee Lee Krakauer
Executive Director, Queens Council on the Arts

“Carlota Zimmerman (Indiana Law ’07) is one of those students who goes on to inspire and teach the teacher. Carlota is an artist who relentlessly pulls on the strings of honesty and creativity.”

Professor William D. Henderson
Indiana University Maurer School of Law

Expert Advice

All of my services emanate from my own personal experience in theater, network news, law school and especially, the creation of this business. The work I do with my clients is the very same thing I’ve done over the years to further my own career, and create the professional opportunities I needed.

Boring Internship? Here’s How to Make the Most of It!

Important as internships are–and I’d wager that they’re crucial. It’s how ambitious young people make contacts, understand first hand what is acceptable in the office (not to mention, their careers)…but[…]

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August 5, 2019 0

“13 Reasons Your Bosses Don’t Find You Likable.”

Thrilled to be one of the coaching professionals quoted in this Ladders article!

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July 5, 2019 1

Choosing a College Major

Little tardy to the party on this September 2017 Discover Card article, but a client just emailed it to me over the weekend. Hopefully, some college students and/or their parents[…]

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October 22, 2018 0

Let’s get started!

This is it.
The first step to achiving your career and life goals with me is to reach out.
And its very simple; just fill out your name and email, then tell me what you need help with achieving. Or maybe you don’t know yet, but you know you’re ready for something more.

Its that easy