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Services For Self-Employed Women

We advise self-employed women in setting market appropriate rates for their services and confidently communicating their"hook".

We are compensation experts. All services are led by the former leader of Executive Compensation at Lululemon. Using our team's deep expertise in compensation, we empower women to feel confident in setting the rates they deserve.


We support with everything from rate structure to billing cadence to building your negotiation script. Reach out to unlock your potential and own your value today.

Note: "women" includes anyone who identifies as a woman.


Rate-Setting Session

60 minute prep session where we help you determine or revise your rates.

Includes setting rates by hour, retainer, or project; billing cadence; the impact of location and client type; your non-negotiables; test & learn approach; and more.


Fee Structure Document

Client-facing fee structure document outlining your different fee structures in an easily digestible, persuasive format.

Includes information request from you on branding colors, fonts, and current language used.

Our Mission

To enable recognition, opportunity and influence for women in the workplace through individual and employer coaching.

Our Values

Thoughtfulness: being intentional and thorough so we can do things right, the first time.

Equity: enabling a diverse and inclusive environment reflective of the communities we operate in.

Trust: providing our clients with honest, research-based, best practice advice to enable them to achieve their goals.

Space: allowing the freedom and flexibility to produce our best work.


Negotiation Script

30 minute prep session to align on your "hook", and creation of negotiation script following the session.

Can be used both verbally and electronically with clients when discussing rates.


Consulting Agreement

Review & comment on your current consulting agreement, or build from scratch a new consulting agreement.

Ensures you are protecting yourself from both a compensation and time perspective.

Meet the Team

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Jillian Climie, Co-Founder (she/her)

Jillian Climie, Co-Founder of The Thoughtful Co, has spent her career advising and leading teams in executive compensation and corporate governance, both as a consultant, and in-house at two global retailers. Most recently at Lululemon, she led the global equity compensation and executive compensation programs. After taking a pause, she realized she wanted more of three things in her professional life: thoroughness, passion and freedom. She Co-Founded The Thoughtful Co so she can leverage her niche and technical experience, coupled with her passion for gender equity, to empower women to get paid what they deserve.


Sophie Warwick, Co-Founder (she/her)

Sophie Warwick, Co-Founder of the Thoughtful Co, specializes in developing in-house gender equity policies and chairing Employee Resource Groups and advocacy groups. She uses her data analysis expertise from her engineering background to define targets and track growth and retention. In 2018, she Co-Founded Women in Consulting Engineering (WCE), a non-profit organization with over 500 members and monthly events to support and empower women in engineering. She co-founded The Thoughtful Co so she could build more gender inclusive workplaces and build representation of women at senior levels in all industries.

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