Classroom Teacher turned Entrepreneur; Founder of WIT — Whatever It Takes; 3x TEDx Speaker; Host of "DO WIT" Podcast; Contributing Writer for Forbes
A classroom teacher turned entrepreneur, Sarah Hernholm knows how to motivate an audience of thousands or a dozen executives in a boardroom. Sarah will inspire your audience to take action, tap into their entrepreneurial mindset, and deepen their EQ.
Sarah Hernholm is a former elementary school teacher turned entrepreneur. In 2009, she left the classroom to create the international non-profit WIT — Whatever It Takes. At WIT, Sarah works with audiences around the world who are interested in using their voice and ideas to launch businesses, non-profits, and/or social movements. WIT also focuses on helping t(w)eens develop emotional intelligence, soft skills, and an entrepreneurial mindset.
Since launching WIT, Sarah has created the t(w)een coaching program 360 Self, Inc. Sarah also writes for Forbes and Today Show Parent, hosts the “DO WIT” podcast, speaks on stages and zoom rooms around the world, and is currently writing her book 11 Tips for Doing WIT.
Sarah has become a national leader in entrepreneurship education and youth empowerment. Embracing the life of an entrepreneur as the Founder and President of WIT, Sarah believes everyone can benefit from an entrepreneurial mindset. Since 2018 she has been giving talks at schools, boardrooms, conferences, and on zoom to audiences interested in connecting with the younger generation, developing greater EQ, cultivating an entrepreneurial mindset, and more.
How Anyone Can Tap Into Their Entrepreneur Mindset: Discovering the Mindset that Puts You in Control of Your Life and Career
In this topic, Sarah will explore the concept of the entrepreneurial mindset and how anyone, regardless of whether they are running their own business or working for a company, can benefit from adopting this mindset. We will discuss how this mindset puts people in the role of “victor” rather than “victim” in their lives and careers, empowering them to take control and create the future they desire. Attendees will learn practical techniques for developing an entrepreneurial mindset, and how to apply this mindset to achieve success in any area of their life.
Leaders Are Prioritizing Emotional Intelligence at Work: Easy and Accessible Tips and Strategies for Prioritizing EQ at Work and the Ripple Effect this Choice Can Make
Sarah Hernholm will describe the importance of emotional intelligence in the workplace and provide easy and accessible tips and strategies for developing and prioritizing EQ. She will also discuss the ripple effect that prioritizing emotional intelligence can have on both individuals and the organization as a whole. Attendees will leave with a better understanding of the value of emotional intelligence in the workplace and practical steps they can take to improve their own EQ.
Five Life Lessons Teens Can Teach Us: Harnessing the Wisdom of the Younger Generation
This speech will explore the valuable life lessons that teens can teach us as adults. We will delve into five key areas where we can learn from the younger generation to improve our own lives. By tapping into our own experiences and memories from our teenage years, we can gain a new perspective and understanding of how we can help the current younger generation thrive. Attendees will leave with a renewed sense of purpose and motivation, and a better understanding of how to support the next generation in their journey towards success.