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: Teens


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 […]

There are no replicas~

“Live up to YOUR potential, instead of imitating someone else’s.” Martha Burgess She wanted her daughter to be her own person. She wanted her daughter to listen to her own voice, not the incessant clamoring of mass media, to determine her path. She begged her daughter to believe that she […]