I coach business leaders and professionals who want to achieve greater success in their lives. Some are executives or teams who want to experience personal and professional breakthroughs. I also coach business entrepreneurs who want to take a chance on themselves to achieve the impossible.


Collaboration is the currency of the future, will teams finally collaborate?

By Edna Figueroa - May 11, 2021

I recently discussed the topic of collaboration with a team of United Way leaders as they focused on how to effectively bring millions of people together to create more resilient and equitable communities. Collaboration is one of the most fundamental, and most precious, of human activities. Collaboration fuels the advancement...

Leadership has no color, but we need to look beyond to recognize everyone

By Edna Figueroa - May 11, 2021

Leadership has no color, but we need to look beyond to recognize everyone. When we discover that our views do not represent the only truth or choose to look beyond the visible and invisible differences, we can develop our fullest potential as a leader.   Inclusive Leadership (IL) is not...

The year that changed everything — and created room for anything!

By Edna Figueroa - February 5, 2021

The scale of change in our lives this year – personally and professionally – revealed the most fragile aspects of our selves. It also revealed our response to love and pain, and to what matters most. While this year brought its share of disappointments, it also gave us gifts we did...

A Shared Dream: Find Supporters to Push You Across the Finish Line

By Edna Figueroa - October 21, 2019

Earlier this month we saw an affirmation of human potential in the field of athletics when Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya became the first human to complete a marathon in less than two hours. This was one of those achievements that many thought was impossible, like Roger Bannister finally breaking the...

Creating diverse teams is likely to do more in a corporate culture than one diverse board member that most employees will never see or interact with…

By Edna Figueroa - October 17, 2019

I'm delighted to introduce "Inclusive Insights" a series of videos showcasing some of our Diversity & Inclusion national leaders. Today, we have the honor to hear from Zahira (Zah) Gonzalvo, Flagstar Bank, Diversity & Inclusion Leader. This platform will help us share information on what is driving success in the...

Success is Closer Than You Think!

By Edna Figueroa - October 3, 2019

8 Powerful Lessons Learned from Pursuing My Dreams. I always share with clients that in order to fulfill their dreams, they must take time to reflect on what’s truly important to them. So it seems only fair that I take a moment to share with you some personal reflections after...

Developing A Strong Self-Concept is the Foundation of Success

By Edna Figueroa - July 30, 2018

SUMMARY A strong sense of self, or self-concept, can help keep you focused on what really matters to you, making it easier to weather any criticism or misstep. It’s a difficult process but it is important to help you uncover indisputable strengths. “Seek out that particular mental attribute which makes...

Creating A Sacred Space For Inclusive Conversations

By Edna Figueroa - May 30, 2018

As I watched the recent Royal Wedding, I could not help seeing the human movement on display, one that is welcoming a more inclusive world. And I thought, creating the space for more inclusive conversations at work also is an intelligent choice. Millennial and post-Millennial employees, who represent over a...

Leadership Coaching; Unlock Your Success

By Edna Figueroa - April 4, 2018

There no longer is a well-defined path to career success or personal fulfillment. And more people are willing to take detours along the way in order to achieve a better work-life balance. Now, more than ever, individuals must take responsibility for their journey. That’s not easy, and that’s where coaching...