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Rethink Success.

Unlock the confidence to lead with intuition

Cortney McDermott had it all—a rising career at a Fortune 500 company, a loving husband, the Jimmy Choos. To an outsider, she was living the dream. But inside, her mind was racing from meetings to e-mails to childcare, and her thoughts were filled with self-doubt. Forced to rethink what it means to be successful, Cortney realized that it’s not about achieving goal after goal. It’s about learning to sustain yourself. To live a life of purpose, you must first look within.

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Rethink Success.

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"Soulful, sassy, and full of practical insights. If Eat, Pray, Love married The 4-Hour Workweek, McDermott's book would be their firstborn child."

- Monika Lutz, VP Sales, Voiceplace & Bestselling Author

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"Change Starts Within You is self-awareness without being preachy. Cortney offers insightful wisdom for lasting change through simple strategies to remember that your most precious resource is yourself."

-Betsy Blankenbaker, Bestselling Author

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“Brilliantly innovative & extraordinarily creative…

Cortney is deeply committed to creating good in the world. Her enthusiasm is contagious.”


Top100 Thought Leader on Trustworthy Business Behaviour & Advisor to Nelson Mandela & President Obama

“Cortney unleashes her wisdom with deep attention and inquiry. Her work is timely and important for personal, organizational and market transformation. We need more thought leaders like Cortney to help guide a resilience that is rooted in the self-discovery of internal terrain rather than a focus on the external.”

Sally Bell

Senior Associate Director, MBA Professional
Development at University of Oregon Lundquist College of Business

“Cortney’s work provides an easy to follow road map to help navigate the question that so many of us are facing today: how to make an impact in the world, create abundance, show up for your family and community – AND maintain a healthy relationship with self and planet. Cortney shows you how to live a Sustain Able life where anything and everything is possible.”


Tony Award Winning Broadway Producer & Qoya Teacher

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