FOUNDER AND PRINCIPAL Susan Hodgkinson Susan Hodgkinson is a leadership development expert, award-winning executive coach and author and sought-after speaker who works with emerging and established leaders from a wide range of industries in the U.S. and abroad. A trailblazer in personal branding, Hodgkinson founded The Personal Brand Company in 1994, fusing her long-time career in corporate marketing and branding with her proprietary leadership development model, The 5 P’s of Leadership Brand®. Personal Brand Company

Susan Hodgkinson is author of The Dignity Mindset: A Leader’s Guide to Building Gender Equity at Work (2019), a trailblazer in personal branding and founder The Personal Brand Company. She is a leadership development expert, award-winning executive coach, and professional speaker.

She works with thousands of professionals in a diverse array of businesses who know they must strategically manage their own professional learning, leadership development and personal brand to succeed — for their company and themselves. She is the author of The Leader’s Edge: Using Personal Branding to Drive Performance and Profit. The book received the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award. She published her second book, The Dignity Mindset: A Leader’s Guide to Gender Equity at Work in August, 2019.

She is a keynote speaker at National Conferences such as TOIGO Groundbreakers, and at corporate leadership events in industries ranging from financial services to biotech. She is a Featured Speaker at the 2020 Open Lecture Series at ESMT University, Berlin, Germany. Hodgkinson is one of the CUTV News “Empowered Women” Series Spotlighters in 2020.

Hodgkinson is a member of — and contributing writer to — the Forbes Coaches Council. Her work has most recently been featured in The Wall Street JournalThe New York Times, The Indian Express, The Detroit Free Press, Essence Magazine, The Boston Globe, and other major electronic media and syndicated business columns. She holds her MBA from Simmons School of Management and is on the Executive Education faculty there, at Boston’s The Partnership, The Commonwealth Institute and at other business schools and Leadership Institutes.

Another amazing session, Sue. I can't believe how much content you cover in a day – all the while keeping the message relevant and tangible. It was a great day. Thank you." - Cheryl Dwyer, Life Sciences Co.

A partial list of The Personal Brand Company clients:

  • Genzyme/Sanofi
  • Bank of America
  • Chubb Insurance
  • The Partnership
  • World Economic Forum
  • Ross School of Business
  • MIT
  • Sunovion
  • Shire
  • Filmpool, Germany
  • Comcast
  • Women in Seafood, the Americas
  • Simmons School of Management
  • Produce Marketing Association
  • Merck
  • Pfizer
  • Acadian Asset Management
  • Con-Way
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Boston Scientific
  • Celgene
  • Keryx
  • Novonordisk
  • Raptor Pharma
  • Odyssey Women of Color
  • Diversity Woman
  • Mass. Conference for Women
  • Toigo
  • UniQure
  • The Commonwealth Institute, Boston and South Florida

Read the latest book by Susan Hodgkinson

Finally, a book that breaks through to the heart of why gender equity has stalled and what to do about it. The Dignity Mindset gives business leaders innovative, actionable and practical solutions on how to stand for inclusion and lead a cultural shift in their organizations at the belief system level.

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