Meet Our Founder

Barbara Morris-Blake

An entrepreneur, speaker, and Certified Professional Coach with over 20 years experience. She is passionate about helping clients increase the well-being of their top talent and create organizational impact.

A trusted advisor, visionary and a skilled communicator, Barbara guides people with energy, creativity and a collaborative style. Executives and team leaders value her support as an insightful problem solver who can steer the change process and lead companies and individuals to higher ground.

With an exceptional ability to listen, engage, and motivate people, Barbara easily builds trust at all levels of an organization.

She is also a speaker who shares insights on what make leaders successful today.

Barbara has a deep understanding of psychometric tools and is a Certified Lumina Practitioner, mindfulness practitioner, and a Predictive Index Partner. She has her MBA in Leadership and Management, and is certified in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Basadur Simplicity Thinking (Strategy) and problem solving) and takes a design thinking approach to problem solving. Barbara is an emotional intelligence expert, who has taught conflict resolution and helped organizations resolve conflict in pairs and partners. She is also an expert in issues affecting overachievers.

Barbara moved to Austin, Texas from Toronto, Canada in 2015 and still calls both home. She, and her husband, Jeff Heckler, live in Hyde Park with their two dogs.