Sarah Novak, CPCC, MBA is a Global Career and Lifestyle Designer currently living in Manila. She helps accompanying expat spouses in career transition redefine what work looks like for them now and create fulfilling portable careers that support them wherever they go.
Sarah believes that the key to having a dynamic career overseas is understanding and envisioning the lifestyle you want PRIOR TO determining the career path that will best make it a reality. She uses a unique combination of business know-how and coaching skills to walk clients through her process, ensuring that they end up with something that’s both transportable and meaningful!
Sarah is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) from the Coaches Training Institute, the most successful coaching school in the world. She is part of the elite top 15% of individuals in her field that hold a coaching certification recognized by the International Coaching Federation (ICF). Sarah also holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business. She brings her rich blend of experiences and a rare passion for life to all her coaching work.
Sarah was born and raised in St. Paul, MN, and is fond of all things Minnesotan – from boat parades to hot dish. She married Nick in January 2009 and joined him overseas as an accompanying spouse in his role as a Diplomat for the U.S. Foreign Service. She firmly believes that an expat life is a terrible thing to waste and will be maximizing her own overseas opportunity for the next 20 years!
She just released her first ebook, a collaboration with another Foreign Service spouse named Mindy Jeppesen who is a Personal Organizer. The ebook House to Home: Personalizing Your Overseas Living Space is a 22 page workbook that's FREE for you to download at her blog,