(2019 Circle of Excellence inductee)
When she launched SparkVision, a Baltimore-based management consulting business, in 2015, MaryBeth Hyland admits she had “no idea whether I’d make it.” But in four years, she has earned a reputation as an effective speaker, workshop leader and consultant to companies looking to improve their work culture.
Highland has been honored as a top millennial blogger by the social feed reader Feedspot, and cited as a woman “on the move” by the Associated Black Charities.
How have you embraced your journey?
It’s easy to embrace the warm-fuzzy highs of the journey, but what’s harder and even more important is embracing the lows. Our wounds have the greatest wisdom when we take the time to reflect, connect and grow from them. Personally, it was through owning all of the dark moments in my life that ultimately set me free to create from a place of light. When you choose to own all the pieces of your story, it no longer owns you.