Candy Leigh
Most Recent Book Title
Finding Life In Between, A Journal For Me...To You
Book Description
With a need to simply get away from it all and refresh her perspective, Candy decided to combine her passions of travel and writing and connecting with people into a book – a journal of the stories that connect us all.

One August afternoon, Candy got in her car and drove south from Wisconsin to nowhere in particular. She planned to stop at points of interest, meet people, interview them, and write their stories along the way. The Universe, however, had other plans. What happened instead was a long journey inward, resulting in this memoir of reflections and stories about the beautiful imperfections of life.

The stories within these pages offer the opportunity for all of us to go on our own journeys of vulnerability and self-discovery. As you dive into the intimate and powerful “in between” moments within the chapters, you may find yourself laying claim to your own authentic truths about self-love and worthiness. This book is an invitation for you to find beauty in your own imperfect journey, to open your arms, and come home to yourself.
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Milwaukee/Wisconsin/USA
Author bio
CANDY LEIGH lives in Southeastern Wisconsin. She is the president and owner of Candy Leigh Coaching, LLC. She spent the majority of her career in the financial services industry for a Fortune 500 company, most notably developing diversity and inclusion leadership programs. Candy also spent many years consulting with and coaching sales executives and leaders across the nation.

After a successful corporate career Candy branched out on her own. She decided to pursue her dream of writing and coaching and advocating for individuals. As a coach, Candy encourages all individuals to stand in their truth and create their own narratives. She believes that when we can honestly share our authentic selves in safe spaces, not only do we show up as better employees/spouses/partners, we ultimately open ourselves up to leading more fulfilling lives. Her personal mission is to help and motivate womxn to stand in their truth and live authentic lives.

Candy grew up in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. She completed her undergraduate degree in public relations and organizational communication at the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse. Candy went on to receive her master of arts in communication from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. During graduate school she taught interpersonal communication and studied cultural communication with a focus on gender identity and conflict resolution. She is a certified coach and a certified trainer, and also holds certifications in mediation and negotiation and change management.

Candy is the mother of three children and two long-haired miniature dachshunds. When she is not with her family, she is often traveling to visit her “framily” (friends who are family). She is a retired rollergirl, former triathlete and half-marathoner. Candy is an avid yoga enthusiast, Double Stuf Oreo lover, and self-proclaimed goddess of her own untamed and beautifully imperfect life.
Professional Speaker Topics
The Journey to Worthy - he Power of Standing in Truth
Workshop: How to Live Your Life by Design
Designing Systems for Marketing Success
Favorite Quote or Personal Motto

"Do the best you can until you know better. Then once you know better, do better." -Maya Angelou

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