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Permission to Be Human: Book Clubs and Author Fireside Chats

Got a book club or want to start one? With 25 or more purchases of the Permission to Be Human, you’ll have the opportunity to have the author, MaryBeth Hyland, join your community for a candid fireside chat on anything that sparked your interest in her book!

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Discuss Permission to Be Human in More Depth and Learn How to Create a Thriving Culture in Your Organization

The book

Permission to Be Human: The Conscious Leader’s Guide to Creating a Values-Driven Culture, is written by MaryBeth Hyland, a world-renowned workplace culture and mindfulness expert, and creator of “values-based mindfulnesstm

Permission to Be Human is a step-by-step guide to creating a thriving culture where people matter, stay, and grow so that your business and well-being succeeds

With book club discussions and author fireside chats, you can explore Permission to Be Human in more depth, with MaryBeth herself.

Learn more about the book here.

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Did you know?

Businesses with a strong learning culture enjoy employee engagement and retention rates around 30 to 50% higher than those that don’t.


Author Fireside Chats: Learn with MaryBeth

Think of this as a live podcast recording where you get to have your most pressing questions answered when it comes to all thing’s workplace culture, well-being, core values, emotional intelligence and more.

Author fireside chats are a phenomenal way to spread Permission to Be Human to your community. . You’ll have the opportunity to host  a dynamic conversation with MaryBeth and get copies of her book for all your people

By the end of the 1-hour live session, you and your people will be able to apply these simple yet profound ideas and techniques to your own life and organization.

You can create your own set of questions or choose from our pre-existing guide. This is a vibrant experience that can include live Q&A from your audience throughout.

As the hosting partner, you would serve as the moderator and facilitator of the experience and open it to your community.

In-person fireside chats at $1,750 locally and $3,000 nationally

Book Clubs: Create a Meaningful Experience for Your Book Club Community

With the purchase of 25 or more audio, e-book or hard copies of Permission to Be Human, you’ll have access to discounted bulk pricing as well as a chapter-by-chapter reflection guide to lead your book club discussions.  You can dig deeper into the areas that interest you, take your understanding to a new level and learn how to apply this wisdom.

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Values-Based Mindfulnesstm Coaching and Training Services

Alignment Coaching

Values-Based Mindfulness Coaching: Know, Own, and Live Your Values.

Whether you are an executive, leader, or entrepreneur, we will guide you in bringing life to your values and creating environments where people thrive — starting with yourself. Learn to transform the way you approach your own well-being and align with your core values each day to empower your team members to do the same.

Ideal for: Executives and Entrepreneurs


MaryBeth Hyland is a leading global speaker on Workplace Culture, Values, and Mindfulness.

Through personal storytelling, data and proven practices MaryBeth will passionately meet each audience member where they are and immediately ignite permission to be human.

Every speaking event with MaryBeth is an uplifting and empowering experience, providing actionable, practical advice on creating environments where people thrive at work, home, and within.

Ideal for: Companies, Associations, Conferences

Author Chats and Book Club

MaryBeth is the author of Permission to Be Human: The Conscious Leader’s Guide to Creating a Values-Driven Culture — a step-by-step guide to creating a thriving culture where people matter, stay, and grow so that your business succeeds. Are you ready to ignite alignment in your organization?

Purchase 25 or more books for your team and take part in a private discussion between MaryBeth and your team to dive deeper into the contents of Permission to Be Human.

Ideal for: Teams, Organizations, Associations, Community Groups

Individual Leadership Courses

Returning to your authentic self is one of the most empowering and fulfilling experiences you can take on in life.

With all that possibility, it can also be incredibly difficult to know the path and stay grounded in the values that represent what you truly stand for in life.

Craft a lifestyle that’s a reflection of your core beliefs with our individual leadership courses:

Knowing and Living Your Values

➤  The Journey to Alignment

Ideal for: Leaders, Executives, Coaches & Consultants

Not sure which service is right for you?

Take the First Step Towards Reducing Stress, Living Your Values, and Creating a Thriving Culture. Identify Your Unique Values Profile with a FREE Self-Assessment.

The first step to realigning with your values is identifying what they are. We’ve created a free survey to help you know, own, and live your values. All you need is five minutes to reflect, and we’ll email a summary straight to your inbox.