Expand Your Authentic Vision

Resources and Inspiration to Support You on Your Journey

Shirin Behzadi
Board Member, Advisor
and Keynote Speaker

Expand Your Authentic Vision

Resources and Inspiration to Support You on Your Journey

Blog

How do you see people?

I sometimes worry that we don’t see each other as fully formed human beings… instead we see a cardboard cut out of “a manager” or “the guy in Accounting”. When we don’t know each others’ stories, it becomes easy to misunderstand each other. If you hear me speak on stage,...
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What’s Your Secret?

Someone recently asked me whether there are any “secrets” to entering a new organization, whether as a board member, new executive or even at a more modest level? Three things came to mind… First, no matter how great your experience, recognize that you don’t yet know this organization. So start with...
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Healing in an Ever-Changing World

The events of 2020 and the pandemic have been difficult, confusing, unpredictable, and traumatic for many. However, despite all of these challenges, a spirit of resilience has shown up. Humans have an amazing ability to adapt to many circumstances and find their way to thrive. This doesn’t mean that traumatic...
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Speaking Events

EY Strategic Growth Panelist

I had the honor of being a part of the 2019 EY Strategic Growth Forum panel. It was a thoughtful discussion on raising capital and going public.
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Cultures United Conversation Series with Orange County United Way

I had the honor of continuing the Cultures United conversation with United Way Orange County – this time taking a look at minority-owned businesses in Orange County! Martha Daniel, CEO & President, Information Management Resources, Inc., and I discussed the ins and outs of being a minority-owned business leader, mother,...
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Yelp Business Webinar: 9 Steps to Grow your Business Successfully

Growing your business can be challenging, confusing, and risky—but it’s also one of the most rewarding parts. As you consider expansion, there are a few key fundamentals that can be applied to any business type. During this special Yelp Business event, I explained the most important building blocks when taking...
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Events & Interviews

From the daily cover of Forbes to conversations and interviews, I share stories that I hope inspire others to achieve financial success and personal joy.

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Motivation & Advice

I share practical advice on how to seek financial success and personal joy in the face of adversity. From tips on leadership to daily struggles such as loneliness or self-doubt, I provide insight and motivation to anyone looking to grow and thrive!

Bomani Cold Buzz

I have the privilege of working alongside my son, Sam Madani, as an advisor to his rapidly growing company, BOMANI Cold Buzz. It’s been an adventure that has brought us even closer. I love and admire him, his co-founders, and the entire BOMANI family.

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