This conversation starts off with the powerful question of “who are you when you are alone, in your own head?” It’s one thing to put on your outside persona for others, and yet there isn’t always alignment from what we are showing to others and how we feel on the inside. It’s so easy to stay stuck and limited in how we show up in our lives, holding ourselves back from stepping into our true authenticity and our personal power. And when we continue to push down our emotions, fears and doubts, they’ll eventually show up somewhere and wreak havoc on our health, mindset and ability to live fully. In this interview with Michael Sherlock, we talk about her vulnerable journey through suicidal ideation, depression and the power of putting bright blue streaks in her hair, and how it has all guided her to become more vulnerable and fearless, not only in how she lives her life, but in how she shows up as a leader to train others. 


More about Michael: Don’t be fooled by the name, the hair color, or crazy shoes. Michael Sherlock is serious about business. She is dedicated to creating positive, productive, and profitable workplaces, and helping individuals, and businesses unlock their ultimate potential. 


Before launching her global training company, Shock Your Potential, Michael was Vice President of US Sales for two multi-national medical device companies, responsible for net revenue exceeding $75 million and as many as 500 employees at a time. In 2020 she released the Shock Your Potential App, an on-demand training tool for leadership and sales professionals and was chosen as #12 of the Top Female Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2021 by


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