Your secret weapon for impossible changes.

Modern Keynote Speaking, Performance Optimizing, and Executive Coaching for High Achievers

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meet henna

2x TEDx + Global Keynote Speaker. Author. Executive Coach. Workplace Performance Expert.

I was considered one of the best recruiters on the east coast – and I gave it all up. I had an incredible sales and consulting career. I shattered records and was in the top 10% of the company every year. I loved the industry – but my heart broke every time I helped a high-performing employee exit their high-potential team. Something had to change – and it was going to start with me.

what I do

At its core, I'm in the business of creating impossible change.

I spend time with hungry professionals and we have powerful conversations. I learn what’s working and what isn’t. I see the things about you that are hard for you to see, and together we discover the hidden things that have been holding you back, and we fix them – fast.

Our work together is an espresso shot for accelerating performance mindset, interpersonal dynamics, high-impact communication, and embracing bumps in a world that keeps optimizing for smoothness.

how it works

Strategic risk-taking skyrockets performance.

With over 20 years of real-world experience working closely with ambitious leaders and teams in a variety of industries, my team and I have boiled down the mindsets, actions, and tools into a science-based, modern approach to boost strategic risk-taking, social fitness, and success at work.

read the book

Good Awkward is a 10x-award winner, including Kirkus Reviews’ Best Book of the Year! ⭐

"I feel seen! Good Awkward is a relatable reminder of how embracing our inner awkwardness can actually help us perform better at work — and in life. Highly recommended!"

Karen Dillon, Former Editor of Harvard Business Review and New York Times best-selling author

or read the Inc. column

The Awk-word

Henna is thrilled to be an Expert Columnist for Inc. Magazine!

select workshops, keynotes, and seminars

Leadership Development and/or Women in Leadership

The power-over paradigm is dead. We help modern leaders and emerging leaders empower their teams, boost their confidence, and powerfully navigate change.

Persuasion and Influence, Sales, & Revenue Growth

Time is money! Ditch the old ways and ignite your sales through new techniques, the latest strategies, and a fresh mindset for the modern era.

Performance Optimization & Mindset

The world isn’t short on ideas, it’s short on execution. Learn how to activate your Personal Inertia and take proven, actionable steps to work less hard and make more impact in everything you do.


happy clients

  • We had the absolute pleasure of working with Henna for our leadership experience. Her energy was contagious and her competence shined through from the very first call. Not only was she spot on with her content and messaging, but we couldn’t have asked for a better partner in the process. She was a delight to work with, her content resonated meaningfully with our participants. We cannot wait to work with Henna again!
    Robyn Ginese, Global Head for Executive Leadership and Development, FIS Global

  • Henna actually makes it happen. We started working together at a point where I was feeling very low in my career. By the end of our 2nd session, she helped me overcome several obstacles, taught me how to identify the things I was doing to hold myself back, and gave me tools to better position myself for success. 

    Thanks to Henna, I have an entirely new approach to my role, and am talking with my manager about a promotion next month.
    Melanie S. VP, Fortune 500 Financial Services Firm

  • If you are looking for a coach or speaker to light a fire in your growth team —Henna is who you should book.

    Her session gave our team so much energy (as in, I had to cut my team off and move on to dinner at the end of the day). Her real-world applications and solid guidelines to high-performance growth are pretty incredible.

    10/10... do recommend!
    Rebecca Black, VP of Marketing, RevUnit

  • Henna, I'm still buzzing from your presentation this AM. Our entire group continues to share positive sentiments. Thank you so much for an amazing workshop!

    I would highly recommend Henna speaking ANYWHERE to ANY audience!
    Chefik Simo, Manager of Business Development & Strategic Partnerships, Getty Images

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