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Michelle Maldonado
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Michelle Maldonado is a former corporate attorney turned business development and operations professional. With experience building and leading conscious, compassionate and successful teams, she brings the "how" of what she does to everyday endeavors across the e-learning, technology, online media and other industries in her service as Associate Vice President of Corporate & Strategic Relationships for an online learning institution.

She is passionate about helping people find their leadership vectors in order to help influence change at the "glocal" level. Through her work, Michelle shares concepts of leadership authenticity and its natural convergence with emotional intelligence, mindfulness, principles of conscious capitalism and other practices to inspire personal and workplace transformation. Her work has been featured in The Inspire Leadership Series, Leadership Excellence, Chief Learning Officer, Talent Management, Human Capital Insights, Training, and other leading industry publications and conference venues around the country.. Michelle lives in the Washington, DC metro area with her husband and their ten-year old son.

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What We Can Learn From Max Schireson's Resignation

(1) Comments | Posted December 5, 2014 | 11:26 AM

A few months ago, MongoDB (a leading open source, NoSQL database applications company) announced that Dev Ittycheria would become its new President and CEO, effective this past September 2014.

The real story here isn't that MongoDB may be changing the technology landscape, or that it may be poised...

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6 Life Lessons I Learned From Talking About Sex With Our Son

(1) Comments | Posted May 21, 2014 | 1:05 PM

Our son came home from second grade one day with something on his mind. It was clear that whatever it was, it was bothering him a great deal. In my awesome mommy fashion, I asked him if there were anything he wanted to talk about. He immediately blurted out, "Yes,...

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Finding Your Power: Part II -- Wings to Fly

(0) Comments | Posted January 16, 2014 | 4:48 PM

The Gift of Forgiveness

In my last post, I talked about the importance of loving yourself first. In this post, I want to talk about another important part of our inner work: forgiveness. Forgiveness is a gift we give ourselves and is a natural outcome when you love yourself. Not...

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Finding Your Power: Part I -- Me First

(0) Comments | Posted January 13, 2014 | 4:33 PM

The journey of finding your power, when taken in earnest, changes you from the inside out. It changes all that you say, do, think and feel about yourself, your relationships and life's circumstances. At first blush, the concept may sound a little foreign. But, once you commence the journey to...

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Involution: The Journey Begins

(0) Comments | Posted November 4, 2013 | 11:34 AM

This post is part of a series on Cultivating Leadership Presence through Mindfulness. The series culminated in a four-day mindful leadership retreat in New York in October 2013. We are happy to announce the opening of registration for the early April, New York-based...
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