It isn’t just our experience as executive coaches that helps us drive change:
Our commitment to authenticity and courage helps our clients get clear on their true purpose and live fully aligned with their own unique set of values to facilitate lasting, meaningful transformation.

The Story Behind “Bolder moves, Higher levels”

You might have noticed our URL, www.boldermoves.com. Wondering what that has to do with our company name, Authentic Leadership International, and our work as change leadership facilitators?

We know – first-hand – how self-doubt and a lack of the right tools and resources can block you from achieving the highest levels that you’re capable of. We also know about the joy, fulfillment, and freedom and the subsequent expanded results that await when you boldly break through barriers to transform into the best you possible.

Please don’t take our word for it. The world’s premiere 360 degree tool, The Leadership Circle, and its accompanying book, Mastering Leadership by Leadership Circle Founders Bob Anderson and Bill Adams, refer to “Courageous Authenticity” as the most powerful trait in determining a leader’s effectiveness.

Who We Are

Authentic Leadership International is a Leadership Development firm specializing in Executive Coaching and Leadership Development. We have over eleven years experience driving change for individuals, for small-to-medium enterprises, and for Fortune 500 companies. We help our clients to exceed prior performance to develop into the leaders they only dreamed they could be.

Colleen Slaughter Raue, Managing Partner

Colleen Slaughter Raue holds multiple degrees in coaching and leadership; she works with people both in the U.S. and abroad. Colleen has a proven track record of helping her clients achieve lasting change by helping them to identify, connect and ultimately act on their core values.


At Authentic Leadership International, we don’t take a mainstream approach when it comes to executive coaching (or anything else, for that matter). So let’s skip over the boring stuff and get right into who we are, what we do, and most importantly – why we do it. Ready?

“Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.”

Company Profile

Authentic Leadership International LLC (ALI) is a woman-owned executive coaching and change management organization focused on giving ambitious international leaders the tools they need to make the bolder moves that are in true alignment with their core values – so that they can create lasting transformation and reach higher levels – in their careers and beyond.

  • Executive and leadership coaching
  • Facilitation
  • Customized training
  • Change management consulting
  • Leadership development solutions

Authentic Leadership International provides a personal approach to organizational transformation by focusing on action planning and follow-through, as well as goal and vision achievement. Our facilitators and trainers design and implement meetings to develop skills in these core areas:

  • Communicating and Building Trust with Multicultural Teams

  • Managing Up

  • The Role of Trust in Impactful Leadership

  • Effective Language for Getting things Done

  • The Role of The Body in Showing Up as a Leader

  • Building Effective Teams

  • Individual performance effectiveness through communication, leadership embodiment, problem solving, and interpersonal business relationships


Change Versus Transformation:

There’s a difference between change and transformation. You can change your clothes. You can change your haircut. You can change where you live or the car you drive. But you can just as easily change your hair back to the way it was, move back to your old address and reclaim your former wheels.

Not so with transformation.

Transformation happens at a much deeper level. It’s about going deep within your soul to meet the bigger version of yourself. A shift in your consciousness happens, and returning to the “way things were” or the “old you” is no longer possible. That’s our definition of transformation.

Say Hello to a Greater Version of You:

Truth be told, it takes a lot of courage to be authentic in today’s world. We’re often asked what it means to be bold. Our answer is always the same: you get to decide that. It’s different for everyone. That’s part of what authenticity is all about.

Our purpose as change leadership facilitators at ALI is to help you transform into that “bigger” version of yourself. Your skills, your education, your confidence…have taken you this far. Yet deep within, you know that there’s so much more.

What Does Transformation Look Like?

Our clients often tell us that they are better able to get in touch with their true selves, to more clearly understand where their limiting beliefs about themselves and about what’s possible originate, and to muster the courage needed to step out of that old way of being which no longer works…into a life and career which are infinitely more fulfilling.

That might mean leaving a less satisfying job to take on a more fulfilling one, stepping away to focus on family, speaking up to claim your inner power, going after that promotion, or expanding your reach (or any combination of those!). In short, it means you get to shine even more brightly…

Now let’s take those bold moves – and soar to higher levels – together.

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  • "Colleen is an expert in building leadership programs for both emerging leaders and international women leaders. She effectively executed leadership workshops for women in our organization of various levels of professional stages, including executives and women preparing to travel internationally. Her commitment to supporting women is admirable. And the training and mentorship programs are dynamic, engaging, and provide all the fundamentals necessary to succeed abroad, and in new positions of leadership."
    - Bianca Jones
  • "I highly recommend Colleen as a coach and leader. She coached me through challenging experiences. Colleen understood my situations and helped me to see new choices and perspectives with her creativity, logic, intuition and compassion. Her insights opened new pathways for me. I appreciated the professionalism, high energy and problem-solving that she brought to our conversations."
    - Marcia Tank
  • "Colleen has a well organized approach to career building and helps you create a sensible approach to your professional growth. She was very helpful to me when I went through a variety of internal promotion and external job interviews. I achieved all of the goals that were originally identified for my career and Colleen played a critical role in that success. "
    - Matt Markowitz
  • "Colleen is a keen and perceptive listener, unafraid to challenge herself and others. Having lived and worked in different countries, she is able to interact with people from multicultural environments and diverse backgrounds. Colleen has a friendly disposition without losing sight of the task at hand...!"
    - Neha Coureil
  • 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