Step Into Your Authority

Want to do good work in the world?

Self-doubt. Isolation. Hubris. These are a few of the gremlins that creep up on well-meaning leaders in all walks of life. Knowing where your authority comes from and how to be with it can bring focus, meaning and creativity to your leadership.
I can help you understand your authority, and use it ethically to lead people, projects and causes.



I’m an executive coach, leadership and organizational consultant. I have been a student and practitioner of authority for more than 15 years. I would be delighted to partner you in standing in your authority – and making big ideas, functional teams and creative leadership happen.

because authority is attractive

Two Ways Perfectionism Affects Your Authority

Years ago I heard a captivating talk by Resonate author Nancy Duarte at the World Domination Summit. Duarte’s talk, delivered seamlessly and in fact, resonating deeply, was about the elements of a great speech.  Her talk modeled everything she spoke of: it had a good story arc in which the audience was the hero, and she, as guide, clearly illustrated the potential for our success as speakers. She spoke mostly of renown speakers like Martin Luther King Jr. and Steve Jobs, but she included just the right...


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Professional Authority

Are your efforts to lead mitigated by a constant need to put out fires?

Do you struggle with knowing how to have certain kinds of uncomfortable conversations, how to get your team to work effectively, and create a culture that breeds productivity and loyalty?

I help leaders step into their authority and cultivate their leadership presence — from building teams, running meetings and giving presentations, to creating effective off-site retreats.


Personal Authority

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them - that only creates sorrow.

— Lao Tzu

When yoga, therapy and coffee are no longer helping you through the changes, or in your efforts to find satisfying love, meaningful work, or zest for life, you could be ready to step into your authority via personal authority mentoring.