Gratitude and Grace with Dr. Denise Berger, Creative Minds Series

It is an honor to have Dr. D back for a vulnerable share on her transformative year in alchemizing her physical suffering while establishing her intentional leadership coaching and organizational strategy vision, ALIKI Consulting .

I truly did not realize the magnitude and  level of pain my dear friend had been through in 2022 and I am RELIEVED that she is coming out stronger and with a whole new set of tools to inspire and share with all of you.

Tune in to this authentic interview:

Dr. Denise Berger (Dr. D) helps individuals, teams, and organizations achieve growth with purpose. She brings together practice-based, hands-on experience – having run a global Fortune 500 business group, with strategy consulting expertise – in the areas of social responsibility, risk management, international business, leadership development and DEIB progression, and academic research-based knowledge and wisdom. As a graduate-level educator of leadership and service in Pepperdine’s Social Change & Entrepreneurship program, Dr. D develops curriculum and teaches contemporary theories and practices in collaborative, agile and inclusive leadership. As an organizational effectiveness expert Dr. D focuses on inclusive culture, leadership and talent development, and outcomes-based strategy. Dr. D spent over 20 years in corporate America, received a MBA in Marketing and International Business, and received her Doctorate in Organizational Leadership, with a dissertation focus on how the largest U.S. Global Fortune 500s do CSR “the right way” and why. Dr. D is a partner at Social Justice Partners LA. She has coached many non-profits, including CNN Heroes and TedTalk speakers. She is on the board of the Environmental Charter School and Open Temple. Finally, Dr. D. is a PQ® (Positive Intelligence) Coach for leaders looking to have greater impact in the world. She also happens to be a jewelry designer and founded


Thank you Aliki Designs and Dr. Denise Berger for your devotion to corporate social responsibility, for our interview and our collaboration.
“Gratitude abounds on The Dr Denise Show podcast. Check it out. And don’t forget to holiday shop! Our Aliki One line was co-created with Dr Denise (McDermott) and 21% of the price you pay goes to Lama Tenzin’s orphanage in India. Shop now at and use promo code holidayfriendship2022 to get 25% off these and any other designs this month!  #alikiwear #alikiclasp #friendshipbracelets #holidaygifts #giftsforher #giftsforhim #giftsforthem #ad #gratitudeandgrace” @alikidesigns (IG & Facebook)