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!


Category Archives: Happiness

Say Yes More…

                      Carrie Stack, Emily Kennard/Director of Development, Trailblazer Studios Say Yes MoreI am saying “yes” more in my life & it feels like big things are happening.As the founder of the Say Yes Institute, I think many would assume I […]

New endings…

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.Maria Robinson¬† I have talked to a lot of people that wish that they had a different “beginning” in life. Some talk about the “beginning” in terms of a different life growing […]

It’s time to dance…

“Opportunity dances with those who are already on the dance floor.”Jackson BrownDid you go to the dance, but you’re hiding in the bathroom? Or, have you just skipped the dance all together, deciding to stay home (safely) on the couch…again? How many of us crave a chance to be on […]


  Sometimes we are very harsh over time that we feel that we may have wasted or decisions that we made in our past that we now regret. We can never move forward if we are holding ourselves hostage to our yesterdays. Yesterday is over, and what is done, is […]

Creating the reflection

          “The world is a great mirror. It reflects back to you what you are. If you are loving, if you are friendly, if you are helpful, the world will prove loving and friendly and helpful to you. The world is what you are.” ~Thomas Dreier […]