The transformational leadership facilitators at Authentic Leadership International know that it takes a lot of courage to be authentic… to make that bold move… to embrace who you really are.

Let our leadership coaches guide you every step of the way as you explore within to bring out the greater version of who you are.

Confidence for Leaders

Click here to begin your journey to bold, authentic transformation through our Weekly Bold Moves. They are simple, actionable and absolutely free. Boldness begins with one small step.

“Don’t ask what the world needs, ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs are people who have come alive.”
– Howard Thurman

Colleen Slaughter | woman Entrepreneur business training


“Bringing about transformation calls for a strong, trust-based relationship with my clients.

Clients say they are better able to get in touch with their true selves, and to muster the courage needed to step out of that old way of being which no longer works… into a life which is infinitely more impactful and fulfilling.

What does this look like for you?

It all starts with taking that first bold move that will help you get there.”

Meet Colleen…


  • Colleen is an international professional with a powerful desire to see others evolve to their greatness. She has a flair for connecting with people from all backgrounds and from all parts of any organization. She also has a strong drive, and the talent to match, to achieve excellent results.
    Rosemary Allan
  • Colleen is a person of incredibly high integrity. She brings a calm, but assertive leadership ability that is highly effective for getting results. She is also a brilliant thinker, and has a gift of discernment that is very valuable to her clients.
    Sean Carroll
  • Colleen did a great job coaching me. She helped me clarify my goals, regain my enthusiasm, improve my relationship with my business partner, and pursue a definite court of action. I highly recommend Colleen!
    Theodore Rueter
  • Colleen gave a terrific presentation to a group of HR executives on doing business internationally. She is a well-prepared, persuasive speaker and has a solid understanding of international cultural issues.
    Laura Edgerton
  • We were delighted with Colleen’s presentation 'Setting Boundaries to Spring Forward: the Role of Balance in Your Professional Success'. Not only did Colleen put forward an innovative approach to fulfillment and productivity, but her presentation also engendered a very lively and engaging discussion among all of the participants. We learned a lot and enjoyed ourselves at the same time. Colleen comes with our high recommendation!
    Yakesh Khanna
  • I was very impressed with Colleen’s presentation on ‘The Six Emotions of Effective Leaders’ I recently attended. What a fresh and insightful perspective for the type of ‘new thought’ that is in great need for the corporate arena. I highly recommend her as a coach and a speaker. Well done!
    Anne Marie Bass
  • Colleen came and spoke at the Women in Business luncheon in Wilmington, NC. Her talk, “Gaining a Seat at the Table: Expanding your Visibility and Influence” was well received and a great addition our speaker series. She comes highly recommended.
    Jenna Curry
  • Thank you for an amazing session on the ‘Six Emotions That Shape Leaders’. I was most impressed with your presentation skills as well as the message. I have surely learned a lot & know these new skills will be a bigger help in the near future. For once, I was able to stay focused and walk away with the most important lessons for the corporate world.
    Dawn Gour
  • Colleen, I just read your newest blog today in my email on Transformational Leadership. Thank you so much for writing about this! I have finally found a description of the leadership style that best suits me and know how to move forward without comparing myself to other leaders and how they lead.
    Anne Poole
  • I love your tips and will be sharing your link with others. I like the idea of BOLDLY changing the way one conversation at a time. You are an inspiration for many and I truly appreciate the work that you and your team does!
    Kelley Bell