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Carla Akalarian

Executive Career Coach

Carla Akalarian is an executive career coach for the EMBA students and alumni providing customized and personalized coaching for career development. She specializes in the discovery process, identification of values, and development of an ideal career vision and authentic value proposition. Carla is part of the Executive Career Development Team that provides executive career services to our executive populations to guide them in making successful career transitions.

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Contact Carla for:

    • Career Exploration & Transitions
    • Vision & Values
    • Self-Reflection & Awareness
    • Dealing with the Inner Critic and Saboteurs
    • Managing challenging work relationships

Top Strengths: Empathy | Developer | Maximizer | Relator | Arranger

Specialties and Interests

Self-Reflection, Career and Life Vision, Beliefs

Career Communities



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