CONFIDENCE is our secret sauce


Accelerated Career Development Programs for Women

Creating Confident, Focused and Successful Managers – Quickly

in partnership with UMass Boston Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship


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For High-Potential Women and Managers – and their Leaders

With lawsuits, gender pay gaps and lack of board seats dominating the news, it is clear that the old ways of working, aren’t working. Forward-thinking companies are looking for new ways to pave the way for women to succeed at work and to get everyone inspired and engaged in the process. We can help. More…


For women who want to shake up their careers

There’s lots of TALK about the gender gap, but not lots of results. Sources estimate it will take 40+ years until women earn the same as men. 40 years!  Do YOU want to wait that long? Let’s shake things up. We’ll help you figure out what you want, how to push past your fears and doubts and identify action steps to start making the income and impact you deserve. More…


For those in transition or starting something new

8 out of 10 people don’t know “what their passion” is – or how to figure it out. We’ll show you a NEW way to find and do work you love. Our work with thousands of entrepreneurs showed us that you can apply the same techniques used in launching a business, to help you in “launching a life your love” – throughout the different stages of your career. It’s creating the business of YOU.  More…

Director, Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, UMass Boston

Erin Moran McCormick, Creator and Faculty Director - Former CIO, Entrepreneur, Author. Speaking in Rio de Janeiro





Year of Action started out as a book to inspire people to take action in their lives.

#1 Best-Seller on Amazon

Year of Action - How to Stop Waiting & Start Living Your BIG, Fabulous Life by Erin Moran McCormick
Year of Action - How to Stop Waiting and Start Living Your BIG Fabulous Life - by Erin Moran McCormick
Erin Moran McCormick

Erin Moran McCormick
Founder, Author, Year of Action
Director, Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship,UMass Boston

Former CIO. Started three businesses. Former Director, Curriculum Innovation & Technology, Babson College – #1 in the world for entrepreneurship education

It has grown into a Career Development Firm that inspires, teaches and transforms – with a focus on advancing women.

Our proven formula combines three components that:

  1. strengthen your core (confidence, courage and clarity)
  2. boost your business skills
  3. develop your personal roadmap and action steps 

We teach you how to turn fear and doubt into actions that get results.

"The timing is ripe for a program like this." - FORBES

Our students love it!

It gave me the confidence to reach greater heights in my life and not settle for less…

The program opened my eyes to new approaches to marketing. It sets very measurable and attainable objectives that help you reach your lifelong goals.”

Chris R.

It’s the combo of having a career coach, motivational speaker and a source of practical advice for business all rolled into one.

It also allows you to leverage the experiences, feedback and support of everyone else, which makes it even more powerful.”

Lesli Ann Agcaoili

You need to take this class – it will change your life.”

Marissa Fontin

Erin is a natural teacher who loves technology and inspiring people…”

J. Lipman

Students from diverse industries


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Our Business Programs for Women Help You Become More Confident, Productive and in Control of Your Career