Coaching Purposeful Direction
We help young people build resilience, uncover and pursue their professional passions and develop networks of people that can help them along their journey.
Simply put, we help them answer the ultimate question "What do I want to do with my life and how do I get there?"
Finding Purpose, Fulfillment and Happiness
Trying to answer the question "What do I want to do with my life?" can be scary. In most, it produces fear and anxiety and can even be detrimental to one's mental health. Our framework helps young people remove fear, build fortitude and develop a plan toward an industry they're passionate about. Feeling aligned to your work builds confidence and self worth. Who doesn't want that?
Our Founder and Executive Director, Tyler Lafferty, is a serial entrepreneur with businesses in the digital advertising, media, health and fitness industries. For more than than twenty years he's also been following his own passion by helping students dream big and discover new career opportunities through his mentorship, speaking in classrooms and developing an online platform connecting professionals and educators called Access2Experience.
He's taken all of his experiences, along with the expertise of our Program Director, Lisa White, 28 year veteran of the Spokane Public Schools, and developed a launchpad for young people to identify their unique skills and interests, uncover an industry they're passionate about and teach them how to build productive relationships with businesses and people in the industry who can help them validate their decisions and build their professional network. We also introduce them into the purposeful work of serving others through volunteerism.
How It Works
Three options to serve the diverse needs of our young people:
1:1 Coaching Program
16 week program matched with a Slingshot coach. Your young person receives motivational content, practical step-by-step instruction and together develop a plan for their future.
Self- Paced Online Course
Access to our online course taught by our founder, Tyler Lafferty. Go at your own speed and get to it when you can.
Get the Book!
Here's the book that started it all. Our Founder and Executive Director, Tyler Lafferty, wrote this book based on his more than 20 years of mentoring students. A prescriptive guide to uncovering their professional passions and developing a plan to make it happen.
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Tyler is an author, speaker and entrepreneur who has built multiple companies and serves on many non-profit boards both locally and internationally. He loves to show young people how to better understand themselves, dream big, and uncover and follow their own passions.
Lisa is a professional educator, consultant, and former administrator with Spokane Public Schools. Her career spans thirty-three years including directorship in Express Child Care Programs, Career and Technical Education (CTE) and Afterschool Programs, and Summer STEM Camps.