Transforming Leaders Who Are Building a Brighter Future

Great leadership starts with personal transformation.

My personal and professional transformation began six years ago when I found myself feeling overwhelmed and unfulfilled from years of chasing goals that weren’t aligned with where I wanted my career to be. Like many of the leaders I work with today, I felt stuck and burned out.

I decided to make a change, which began with pursuing my lifelong dream of earning a doctorate degree.  I became fascinated by research showing how much better life can be when we learn to change our perspectives and find more productive ways to deal with stress. From my research, I started developing and using strategies that enabled me to use my emotional intelligence to break through my burnout and connect to my passion.

Today, I’m thrilled that I get to help others do the same. My vision keeps me inspired and motivated, and guides me in doing what I love — transforming the lives of leaders who are building a brighter future for themselves, their organizations, and the world.

Ready to shift your perspective, transform your life, and make the impact you’ve been envisioning?

Transforming Leaders Who Are Building a Brighter Future

Great leadership starts with personal transformation.

My personal and professional transformation began six years ago when I found myself feeling overwhelmed and unfulfilled from years of chasing goals that weren’t aligned with where I wanted my career to be. Like many of the leaders I work with today, I felt stuck and burned out.

I decided to make a change, which began with pursuing my lifelong dream of earning a doctorate degree.  I became fascinated by research showing how much better life can be when we learn to change our perspectives and find more productive ways to deal with stress. From my research, I started developing and using strategies that enabled me to use my emotional intelligence to break through my burnout and connect to my passion.

Today, I’m thrilled that I get to help others do the same. My vision keeps me inspired and motivated, and guides me in doing what I love — transforming the lives of leaders who are building a brighter future for themselves, their organizations, and the world.

Ready to shift your perspective, transform your life, and make the impact you’ve been envisioning?

Senior Fellow at The University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education

I’m honored to work with leaders who grace these halls

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Dr. Kandi Wiens

Researcher. Change Expert. Soccer Mom.

I am a researcher, speaker, executive coach, and organizational change consultant. I’m also a Senior Fellow at The University of Pennsylvania, where I teach in the PennCLO Executive Doctoral Program and co-lead the Penn Master’s in Medical Education Program. All of my work is deeply rooted in the latest positive psychology, emotional intelligence, and mindset research.

I bring a unique combination of education and extensive experience to my work, including:

  • 23 years of experience consulting for organizations experiencing change
  • A doctorate degree from The University of Pennsylvania – awarded triple distinctions for proposal hearing, final defense hearing, and dissertation research
  • An MBA from The University of Oregon
  • A bachelor’s degree from Montana State University

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