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My Journey

Farm Girl & Healer

Hi, I am Samantha.

I am leadership cultivator guiding individuals to reclaim the natural born leader within. I am a 2016 Minnesota Teacher of the Year with a Master's in Educational Leadership centered in mindfulness-based education and educational system change. My approach to leadership and learning offers hands-on experiences to develop self-leadership, healthy relationships, and skills to change the world within and around us. Every experience that I design incorporates personal wellbeing, culture, mindbody science, and interfaith spirituality. From a farm in rural America, I am a small-town girl with a world-wide vision to transform leadership and personal empowerment for next generation leaders anywhere in the world.
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My job is unique.

My mission is to help people design their own personal ecosystems by rewriting society’s unwritten rules and expectations to unleash their skills as natural born leaders. I aim to be a voice of truth, honor, and freedom and an unwavering, vibrant source of hope, courage and change that will empower our future generations to discover a new way to lead, influence and thrive using the powers of physiology, psychology, spirituality, and the power of story to transform their world.

The world is in need.

We live in a very different world from yesterday.  Where fear of the unknown, disconnected leadership and a lack of trust are prevalent voices in the minds of many.  It’s no wonder that the future of our communities is filled with angst and trepidation. How do we even begin to create a groundswell of change when the unwritten rules of our societal system, cultural beliefs and educational system have not changed in over a century?
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It's quite simple.

As we think about the future of our next generation, the status quo needs a new voice. It’s time to stop seeking out and start looking within to create new models of living and leading that are rooted in foundations other than assumptive narratives and limiting beliefs.  What if we actually looked at personal ecosystems rather than societal systems to give rise to hope? 

It matters!

To all of the young-spirited people looking for something more, this is our time. I speak your language; I feel your struggles and I hear your stories. I too, have been there myself, more than you know.  Changing leadership paradigms is hard, it’s rewarding, it’s necessary, and it’s a gift. This is the most pivotal time in our modern history to shape who we become and how we make our mark on this world by removing the cultural norms and societal expectations that hold us back. Patterns and cycles are about to be broken, accountability and intentional action are paving the way, and collective wellness, faith and community are inspiring us as we rewrite those new rules.
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Embrace the journey.

We are overcomers and trailblazers with a rebel yell on a bold mission.

At our core, we are rising, we are emerging and we are unstoppable.

This is about cultivating compassionate leadership, unearthing our greatness, and planting the seeds of a new movement led by natural born leadership.

Now rise. Go change the world.