“Sometimes you have to dance with the devil.
Own the dance floor… Own your space… Own your experience… Make conscious choices…”
– Dr. Denise Berger, Founder of Aliki Consulting
Achieving flow state, leaning into service, and navigating your unique thrive in and out of the office:
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 alikidesigns.com.