Shelley Paxton

Chief Soul Officer, Transformational Life + Leadership Coach
Shelley Paxton is a Chicago-based author, speaker, and certified professional coach. She spent 26 years as a highly regarded marketing and advertising executive stewarding some of the world’s most iconic brands like Harley-Davidson, Visa, McDonald’s, and AOL. Most recently, she served as VP, Global Marketing + Brand (CMO) of Harley-Davidson. In 2016 she walked away from the corporate world to nurture her soul and discover her purpose. She christened herself Chief Soul Officer and called the journey her Soulbbatical. It did more than change her life, it became her calling. She now works as a certified professional coach inspiring others to realize their greatest purpose and potential by living and leading more authentically, courageously and on purpose. Shelley has been selected to train with Brené Brown on her Dare to Lead program in 2019. And, Simon & Schuster will publish her first book, "Soulbbatical: A Corporate Rebel's Guide to Finding Your Best Life,"  in January 2020. Pre-orders available now:
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The Power of No

by Shelley Paxton
lessons through the rearview mirror

Five Things Motorcycling Taught Me About Life and Leadership

by Shelley Paxton

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