Maximize Success

Sue loves what she does.

Sue Hawkes helps CEOs and their leadership teams succeed.

As a bestselling author, keynote speaker, Certified EOS Implementer, Certified Business Coach, WPO Chapter Chair, and globally recognized, award-winning seminar leader, Sue brings over twenty-five years of experience to her clients. She is CEO of YESS! and has designed and delivered dynamic, transformational programs for thousands of people. Sue has received numerous awards including the Dream Keeper award recognized by the Governor’s Council for her leadership program, the Regional U.S. Small Business Administration Women in Business Champion of the Year award, the Exemplary Woman of the Community award,  WomenVenture’s Unsung Hero award, Women Who Lead from Minnesota Business Magazine, NAWBO Minnesota’s Achieve! Vision Award and named a 2018 Enterprising Woman of the Year. Sue has been featured in publications including Inc., EntrepreneurThrive Global and The New York Daily News. 


YESS! partners with organizations and leaders committed to translating their training and development investment into high-return, sustainable performance; YESS! aligns your effort with your ROI. Sue catalyzes healthy teams, effective communication, discipline and powerful leadership. Sue is also a monthly columnist for Minnesota Business magazine, and her newest book, Chasing Perfection- Shatter the Illusion; Minimize Self-Doubt and Maximize Success, is due for publication September 2017.

Change Your Practices, Change Your Life

Sue’s passion is helping people design and live successful, fulfilling lives through powerful leadership, effective communication, no nonsense coaching, and healthy teamwork.

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