Sonja Mustiful is Executive Coach, Author, and Chief People Officer/Essence of Coaching, a consultancy with intentionality of empowering leaders to discover their strengths, uncover their blind spots, and rise to their potential. She created Essence of Coaching after discovering her enthusiasm to inspire leaders to become more than they thought possible and lead with authenticity. Sonja specializes in leadership development and organizational effectiveness. Prior to Essence of Coaching, Sonja was the Vice President of Human Resources. She led transformational change and continues to create space for leaders to stretch their leadership muscle and embrace diverse perspectives. Sonja holds a Master’s degree in Human Resources, certification as an Executive Coach from the International Coach Federation (ICF), Brené Brown Certified Dare to Lead™ Facilitator, author of Aim High Ask Why, and her latest book release, Navigating Your Next Career Move.