Will You Say Yes?

SYI supports people to be Powerful, Positive, and Professional. These skills are foundational to effective leadership and support the development of emotional intelligence skills (or people skills).

Powerful: KNOW
You are comfortable owning your skills and strengths.
Positive: LIKE
You like your world and you look for what is right, what is working, and what is going well.
Professional: MODEL
You move through the world modeling respect, fairness, and consistency.

Join us at the SYI to get concrete skills, tips, tools, and strategies to be Powerful, Positive, and Professional!


Yearly Archives: 2009


This was written after sitting with a mother, as she tried to explain how she feels living through another day of her daughter’s addiction, and was first shared in December 2007. I am posting it again, because there have been several people that have recently shared stories of addiction that […]


“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.” Ambrose Redmoon When you’re driving, you can’t always see what’s coming on the road, can you? But yet you keep moving forward. You drive, and you trust that even when you […]

The Impact of You…

“Think you can’t change the world? Too late, you already have. It was changed for the better the minute you were born. There are more people than you can imagine who will never be the same because they came in contact with you… if only for a fleeting moment.” Gail […]

Our paint…

“The thoughts we choose to think are the tools we use to paint the canvas of our lives.” Louise Hay More and more we are shining a light on the significance of our thoughts, and how those thoughts ultimately shape, guide and define our lives. Who is in control of […]

Believe in Your Power

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” Harriet Tubman I was asked what I think made some people so successful, and what my advice would be to those […]