Welcome To Thrive By Design

We can help you overcome whatever hurdles you’re facing to catapult your career to new heights.

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You’re a Design Director. The Founder of a Consultancy. A VP of Design...

You’ve had your successes and you want to pivot your career to the next level, another industry, or a different profession, but it’s not working. With your tenured experience as a seasoned professional in the creative industry, you should be at the top of your game career-wise – but you aren’t. You’ve tried all that you know to get there, but you haven’t moved the needle. You need that next pivotal job or client: one that’s utilizing your talents, stretching your muscles, and taking your career to another level, where your work is valued and the results you deliver recognized – but the industry doesn’t see you anymore. You’re dying to get back to that high point in your career, but now you find your career future is full of uncertainty and risk. There comes a point where you need to stop making excuses for yourself and do the work you need to do to get where you want to be – no if’s, and’s, or but’s.

We can help you overcome whatever hurdles you’re facing to catapult your career to new heights.

Whatever your situation may be, Yeh IDeology’s Thrive By Design methodology will help you assess your talent profile, analyze and identify possible avenues for growth, and build a successful game plan that strategically addresses your challenges and aspirations. Through this process, you will build on your career goals and develop customized techniques that bring you closer to reaching future milestones.

Speak to us today on how to take control of your professional destiny vs leaving it up to chance.

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"I've known Angela for over 15 years, since my first gig out of design school. She is always a source of insight and I've come to rely on her professional opinion. In fact, Angela helped me make some of the biggest decisions in my career. I'm so glad I heeded her advice. She knows her stuff. Angela has a natural ability to understand how people will grow and stretch. She helps people unlock their true potential."

Erica Eden
Director of Global Design Innovation at PepsiCo Design Center

Thrive By Design: Career Coaching

Thrive By Design is for you if…

  • You have 10-30 years of experience in design and your career is slowing down.

  • You are career driven and not satisfied with just having a job that pays a salary, while keeping your passions as hobbies on the side.

  • You are tired of moving randomly from one job to another, feeling like you’re not advancing in your career.

  • You’ve read every article, tried different workshops, and even worked with career coaches but you are still stuck.

  • You’re thinking long term, not just about the next job, and you want a proven strategic game plan to know that you’re investing in building a solid career not guessing every single career move.

  • You want the dream career where your employers/clients truly value design, they look to you to change the world, and they pay you handsomely for it.

Thrive By Design Masterclass At A Glance… 

What To Expect

  • 8 modules of an online program taught by Angela Yeh which will help you:

      • See where you stand in the industry and how to advance your position.
      • Understand which industries, markets and opportunities are right for you or not.

      • Find, create, and win opportunities beyond those found on job boards.

      • Frame yourself, your work and your skills (in conversation, your resume, your portfolio etc…), negotiate when interviewing for new jobs and promotions for advancement and a raise.

      • Identify viable future career paths as well as which of your strengths and experiences are viable in this new marketplace.

      • Develop a career strategy plan to reach these goals.

      • Develop a new and improved mindset.

      • Represent what you are worth and learn how to earn the compensation you deserve.

      • Prepare for the first 90 days of your new role and learn how to ‘show up’ once you're in the doors so that you can continue to progress in your new job.

  • 2 months of professional coaching in a small group with other ambitious, driven, creative professionals.

  • 3 private 1:1 session with Angela.

  • Weekly group session.

  • Membership in a private online group for Thrive By Design Masterclass members.

  • Accountability to ensure you evolve rapidly.

  • Peer to Peer experience share learning.


What if you could…

Get the ideal job with the ideal compensation, even if you’ve been stuck in the same job for what feels like forever, and are worried you’re just not cut out for anything better. Be absolutely confident about your work, without living in a constant state of “if only” and “what if”, even if you no longer know where you fit in the industry anymore.

Our Thrive By Design 8-week program helps designers leverage their skills and strengths so they can identify their career path and build a strategy that will get them the job and compensation they deserve. This program was designed to help you develop a toolkit that will adapt your career path for the future, and crack the code of what employers are looking for.

"I'm several months out of the TBD program and definitely feeling the results. Some results since TBD: billable consulting hours have more than doubled from last year, billing at higher rates, with one client on retainer agreement, more clients in target industries (fashion, decor and branding), more consistent clients, able to quit part-time and teaching jobs to focus on consulting, hired an intern, built a brand complete with a new line of products to be launched on Amazon in under 4 months, and 2 high profile speaking engagements! "

Heather Blaikie
Product Development & Design Consultant

"When I contacted Angela, I was not having much success getting callbacks for interviews. I had applied to well over 750 jobs will little success and was frustrated by the recruiting process. I was chasing job opportunities without a real strategy or focus. Angela and her team, through the TBD process, helped me to get on track, focus on what was truly important to me, and go deeper and wider on what was driving me and satisfied me. I was all over the place because I was capable of doing many things and not focusing on pursuing things that were right for me. What I thought I wanted was actually not what I wanted to do--the process made me realize that. Instead of working for others, I should have been focusing on being an entrepreneur. I am much happier fulfilled now that I have started my own businesses. The process and coaching was good for helping me focus on what was really important to me. "

Ron Porter
Exit Planning Strategist at NAVIX Consultants

"The Thrive By Design course I took with Angela was a career highlight. I have a 20 year old brand strategy company that I needed to "refresh" and Angela's course proved to be extremely effective. In my journey to reposition my company, I also flew to Las Vegas to take Tony Robbins' 5-day Business Mastery course. Angela's Thrive By Design course was far and away more superior. (I walked out of the Tony Robbins course! It did NOT work for me) She knows the design and branding community inside and out, which was imperative to my revitalization efforts and she gets to know the individuals she's working with which was invaluable. The outcomes of this TBD journey were beyond expectations; I had 4 strong directions I could pursue at the end of the 8 week period. I now have two directions that have form-fitted together as one unique company and I'm now working toward bringing it all to life. I strongly recommend her service for anyone in design or branding who is considering a career change or entrepreneurs who need to revitalize an existing company or start a new one. The approach is business-like, yet fun, smart and efficient. An A+ in my book!!!!"

Cheryl Swanson
Founder, Managing Partner at Toniq LLC

"Before I started working with Angela, I had just moved back to the US from China. I had been practicing design for 15 years, but having been out of the country for so long, my professional network was practically nonexistent. Industrial Design is such a niche profession that it was hard enough to find opportunities, let alone secure one. I realized I had to seek help to figure out what my strengths are and what I wanted to achieve. The best designers tend to be lone islands of confidence, but sometimes you have to reach out and find guidance to learn and get moving. Yeh IDeology helped me get on this path and move in that direction by not only looking for a job but by propelling myself into more new experiences to gain a better understanding my skillset and what I bring to the table."

Daniel Chu
Founder of Pragmatc Innovation, LLC

" (Angela is) an amazing entrepreneur, an influential leader in the design and talent strategy space. She has helped me multiple times throughout my career and she’s helped tons of executives in the design and advertising space, rediscover their passion, realign their career goals and repackage them for the new economy. She is a powerhouse. "

Mel Lim
Strategist, Author, Keynote Speaker
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