Nancy Miriam Hawley is CEO of Enlignment®, Inc. She and her husband, Jeffrey McIntyre, work individually and in partnership with executive management teams and entrepreneurial individuals, couples and families. They coach their clients to cultivate strong relationships through clear communication in order to develop and sustain thriving businesses.
In partnership Miriam and Jeffrey co-authored a book entitled You and Your Partner, Inc.: Entrepreneurial Couples Succeeding in Business, Life and Love, published in 2012 to good reviews in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes and Bloomberg Businessweek. Their co-authored work The Seven Intelligences of Leadership®, an integrative approach to visionary leadership, was featured at the International Coaches Federation of New England 2008 Annual Conference.
Miriam has a passion for working with entrepreneurs and copreneurial couples. She has a contagious and inspiring commitment to living life fully. A bold, direct and graceful communicator, she brings compassion, insight and clarity to her work. Prior to shifting her focus to leadership coaching and consulting, she conducted a private psychotherapy practice for over 30 years. Miriam is known to clients and colleagues as a rigorous listener for each person’s greatness. She combines an infectious vision of what is possible with confidence in every person’s potential for greater accomplishment and satisfaction. She challenges her clients to be focused and strategic in taking action with passion, purpose and integrity. Miriam’s clients span the fields of law, medicine, biotech, engineering, development, financial services, and the arts.
Miriam is a founder of the Boston Women’s Health Book Collective, Inc., the organization responsible for writing the best seller Our Bodies, Ourselves, a book that shifted the national and international dialogue about women’s health, sexuality and power. She also co-authored Ourselves and Our Children, a book about families and parenting. The BWHBC continues to thrive globally as an educational and activist organization forty years after its inception. Miriam was honored in 2012 as one of the Makers: Women Who Make America. As a catalyst for global transformation, she is a highly regarded keynote speaker and facilitator of dialogues to unleash visionary leadership at work, at home, in the community and in the world, with a commitment to sustainable relationships and extraordinary results.
Well versed in the Sufficiency conversation generated from the work of Lynne Twist, author of The Soul of Money and co-founder of The Pachamama Alliance, Miriam is a seasoned facilitator of the Awakening the Dreamer, Changing the Dream Symposium, an international effort dedicated to creating an environmentally sustainable, socially just and spiritually fulfilling human presence on the planet. Committed to expanding the sufficiency dialogue, she co-produced the first Global Sufficiency Summit in 2007, organized and co-hosted the second in 2008, and was on the Executive Team for the 2010 Summit. Miriam has led and coordinated Sufficiency Call Teams since 2003, and facilitates national forums and coaching calls for leaders and leadership teams with a focus on sustainability practices. Her keynote presentations include such titles as “The Power of Enough” and “Enough Already! A Sufficiency Dialogue for Creating a Sustainable World.” She was instrumental in creating the first ATD Business Symposium in 2008.
Miriam interfaces with the work of Peter Senge as a consultant member of The Society for Organizational Learning, where she presented the ATD Symposium in 2009. As an active member of SoL’s Coaches Community of Practice, Miriam participated in an initiative to create a SoL coaches certification course for systems thinking in action. The pilot program was launched in 2010 and has been delivered in: Boston; Seattle at Microsoft; Budapest, Hungary; London, England; Tokyo, Japan; and Bangalore, India. As a founding partner of Systems Perspectives LLC, she trains and coaches international business leaders in systems thinking. She also coaches global leaders in several Harvard Business School Executive Education Programs.
Miriam and her husband Jeffrey McIntyre were featured speakers at the International Coaches Federation of New England 2008 Annual Conference, where they presented their co-authored work The Seven Intelligences of Leadership®, an integrative approach to visionary leadership.
Miriam earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in History and Psychology and a Master’s degree in Social Work, with a specialty in groups and organizations. Miriam’s professional memberships presently include the Society for Organizational Learning (SoL) and The Boston Club. She is on the Board of the Sufficiency Foundation.