Our Leadership Book Will Help You Create the Organizational Culture of Your Dreams by Permitting Your People to Be Human

Creating a company culture where people matter is an intentional practice. To do this effectively, conscious leaders need a plan. In Permission to Be Human, MaryBeth Hyland, founder and chief visionary of SparkVision, provides step-by-step advice on how to create a sustainable business by knowing, owning, and living your company’s core values.

The book




When you Read MaryBeth’s Leadership Book, You’ll Learn How to:

Identify the factors that impact your team’s dynamics

Lead your organization in creating a thriving, connected culture

Empathize and relate to the human experience at work

Empower your team members to lead in alignment with your organization’s values.

Ultimately, Hyland’s conscious leadership book is for every culture champion who is yearning for the tools to create a flourishing workplace environment. The process starts with uncovering your company’s core values and ensuring the entire business is in alignment with them. As a result, you’ll gain increased engagement, productivity, and profit.

This company culture book is not for those who are:

Looking for a silver bullet to solve other people’s problems

Not invested in their people and themselves

Hoping someone else can fix their culture for them.

This company culture book is for those who are:

Willing to start the deep work with themselves before they project onto others

Deeply invested in their people and themselves

Interested in learning through the discomfort of growth.

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!

Endorsements for our Company Culture Book

About the Author:

As the founder and chief visionary of SparkVision, MaryBeth Hyland knows that extraordinary success is rooted in the vision, values, and culture crafted by purpose-driven leaders and their tribe. With over a decade of experience built on knowledge from a BA in social work and an MS in nonprofit management, she is recognized for her ability to guide individuals and teams to know, own, and live their values.

And she does that with the understanding that we all have a deep desire to know and return to our most authentic selves—at work, at home, and within. As a culture consultant, mindfulness teacher, and values expert, she engages audiences and teams all over the world with her humanistic style of facilitation, coaching, and empowerment.

Her recent awards include the Daily Record’s Circle of Excellence, Innovator of the Year, Top 100 Women, Leading Women, and Associated Black Charities’ Civic Engagement Leader. She also has been recognized as a leading expert by the Washington Post, Huffington Post, Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, and more.

Her life mission is to create spaces where voices are heard, stories are released, and purpose is ignited.

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

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Amazon reviews of Permission to Be Human:

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"The book business leaders like me need to read right now."
"The book business leaders like me need to read right now."

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"As an executive leader, I wish this book had been available decades ago!"
"As an executive leader, I wish this book had been available decades ago!"

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"The word "guide" in the title is lived up to. MaryBeth backs up her ideas with success stories."
"The word "guide" in the title is lived up to. MaryBeth backs up her ideas with success stories."

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.