SSL was born from a soft ache to learn more in order to do better. What has bloomed is a pragmatic way of living and leading.

Our mission is to help leaders connect to themselves so they can then connect to others.

Our core values remind us how we can keep growing energetically, and leading mindfully. 

Self-awareness /soul’s acknowledgement/  We proactively participate in humble reflections & recognition of our words, thoughts and actions.

Self-care /trust oneself/  We intentionally protect, respect, and tend to our spirit.

Lift others /selfless service/ We willingly and relentlessly practice helping, and guiding others.

I’m Courtney

By day, I work in Ops and study L&D. By night, I write about leadership. 

I’ve been in management for over 10 years, but suffering from burnout and substance abuse brought me to my rock bottom in 2019. Thankfully, I surrendered, got the help I needed, and have used self-awareness & mindfulness to transform my relationship with work, my teams, my coworkers, and myself. 

What I’ve realised since then is the more effort I put into my own personal development and overall well-being, the bigger impact it has made in my career and relationships.

From personal experience, I know how overwhelming it can be to be in a leadership or management position without the support, or tools you need to successfully lead a team and / or yourself. I started SSL as a way to stretch creatively, convey my passion for leadership, and hopefully to add value by offering tools, inspirations and insights to help you on your journey.

Leadership is the art of caring for ourselves, so we can then care for others, in order to get the results we desire.

Thank you for taking the time to read this page. I want to connect with more like minded people, so please reach out and say hi. I would love to hear what you’re working on or how I might be able to help.

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