What’s inside you that hasn’t yet been revealed to the rest of the world? And what’s keeping you from pursuing it?

Three years ago, I left a successful career in branding and found myself in the formal pursuit of something I’d instinctively been doing all my life: encouraging women to become more of themselves, not less.

I write, speak, and lead workshops that help women get clear on who they are and what they want, and stir up the confidence they need to go after it.

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Cultivating Confidence

An engaging workshop that will equip you with the tools and mindset you need to live with courage.

While the roadblocks to living a courageous life vary for everyone, the solutions are remarkably similar. In this workshop, we explore what keeps people from pursuing their dreams and the simple, yet powerful steps you can take to build confidence.

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  • "Leslie challenged the simple definition of confidence I held onto and broadened my understanding of how important it is."

    Kay Lynn Mayhue
    President, Botsford Financial Group

  • "Leslie combines data and facts from the wide breadth of research she has done with anecdotal examples to ensure her material resonates personally with every participant."

    Sarah Crosier
    World50/The Riverbend Group

  • "As a team, we now challenge ourselves to get outside our comfort zone and the result has been a collective increase in confidence across the company."

    Jae Robbins
    President, Resource Branding & Design

Embracing Essentialism in 2018

“What is most essential to you?”

It may seem esoteric on the surface, but this is a super rich question from one of my favorite books of the last five years: Essentialism by Greg McKeown. I tell everyone about this book. I even begged my well-read business partner until he finally gave in, read it three times and actually implemented most of the book’s principles. Application is a lost art.

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Conflict – Good or Bad?

Working with a leadership team this week on team dysfunction, I’m struck by the way most people (specifically in the workplace) view conflict—arguably 8/10 have a negative perspective and would claim to avoid it. But what if the right kind of conflict delivers results? What are we missing when we don’t engage it?

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Development – the new currency.

Consider the following scenario: You have a rockstar employee with all the potential in the world. She’s willing to do anything for her job and actively pursues growth opportunities within the company. You’re a fabulously innovative workplace attracting world-class people. And yet, management styles are lacking and there’s nothing in place to mentor or develop the employees you have. Our girl has even offered to help create a professional development plan, but you’re too focused on your day-to-day responsibilities to consider this a worthwhile investment.

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