Learn fundamental leadership skills that keep staff engaged and you at your best as a leader.


Weak leaders are like holes in the hull of a ship...

It only takes one to sink the entire crew.

The harsh reality of most healthcare and senior living managers is that they fail as leaders.

They tread water day and night, clinging to impossible work hours and managing teams that gave up months ago.

Meanwhile, strong leaders are sailing through their work, effortlessly engaging and retaining staff…and doing it all without working 24/7.

When the waves of crisis come crashing down, will you be the North Star that keeps your team afloat?

Improve Leadership Cohesion

Inspire trust, collaboration, and joint decision-making in your leadership team.

Better Decision-Making

Learn how to maintain composure and clarity during difficult times, so you can make fast, rational decisions when most needed.

More Confidence Leading

Discover the mindset tricks top leaders use to wash away self-doubt and feel empowered during every step of their leadership journey.

More Time For Family

Stop drowning in an ocean of overwhelm and overwork. Have more time for your family and feel more passionate, energized, and effective.

Maximize Leadership Output

Go from putting out fires and running on the "manager’s treadmill" to working on big-picture, needle-moving tasks.

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Delve Deeper into our course library

The tools, actions, and small-but-mighty tweaks in our courses will turn you into a devastatingly effective leader who thrives under any challenge.

Step-by-Step Program

All of our courses are online and self-directed. Each is made up of short, easy-to-digest videos and include simple action steps.

Learn at Your Own Pace

All you need is internet access to begin learning. Learn on the go, wherever you want, whenever you want.

Tried & Tested Material

500+ senior living and healthcare leaders have boosted employee engagement and built a better work-life balance using our leadership development courses.

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Our leadership courses

Learn more about the leadership courses we offer and get a detailed breakdown of each course module.

Fearless in the Case of Crisis

Right now, being a leader in healthcare and senior living is overwhelming, confusing and downright frustrating. Fearless in the Face of Crisis is the ultimate playbook for leaders.
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The Stability Zone

ARE YOU AT YOUR BREAKING POINT? Stress-filled day after stress-filled day. Find peace in the middle of chaos with my very best, easy-to-implement stress-busting advice in bite-sized videos.
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Fully Staffed

Can you imagine what it would be like to be Fully Staffed? We're talking Fully Staffed with team members that make you proud. People that make your organization, and YOU, look really good!
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The Recruitment Course

Ready to finally break free from this staffing nightmare? Our on-demand, online course will help you get you the very best staff quickly!
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Meet your online course curator

Denise Boudreau-Scott struggled for years as a leader in skilled nursing and assisted living. After endless courses, books, and mentors, Denise was able to turn it all around and become the high-performing leader she needed to be. Now, she has condensed her entire learnings into foolproof leadership courses that teach you the A-Z of being an effective healthcare leader.


Denise Boudreau


Cornell University
Ithaca, NY
Degree – Masters of Health Administration
May 1994

University of Scranton
Scranton, PA
Degree – Bachelor of Science, Gerontology
May 1992

Denise Boudreau has over 20 years of in-the-trenches experience working in acute care, senior living, and long-term care. During this time, she worked as part of many unmotivated teams and poor healthcare cultures. This ultimately fueled her desire to build better cultures in healthcare and senior living organizations by giving inspiring keynote presentations and speeches.

Denise is a national keynote speaker and founder of Drive, a culture consultancy firm that optimizes progress and profits for healthcare and senior living organizations. (Turns out, great mashed potatoes don’t really drive financials—who knew?) 

Drive’s proprietary 4-step “culture process” specializes in finding profitability hiding in plain sight, by focusing on culture—which is also hiding in plain sight. Imagine… the strongest driver of your business financials actually has nothing to do with business.

Denise became nicknamed “The Queen of Culture” when others started to notice that she had a bit of a vigorous addiction to it: not only did she found her culture consultancy, Drive, but she also founded the non-profit New Jersey Alliance for Culture Change (as one does) in between chairing the Marketing Committee for the National Long Term Care Administrators’ Board (NAB) and lecturing at Cornell, her alma mater, where she received her Master’s in—ready for it?—Health Administration after completing a Bachelor of Science in Gerontology from the University of Scranton.

Denise has dedicated her life to being both an excellent microwaver as well as a leader in the healthcare and senior living field—we won’t even mention the boards she serves on. In her spare time, she is proudly known as “The Servant of the Mutant Chihuahua,” as she’s the owner of a 26-pound Chihuahua named JJ, as well as the mother of twin boys (who are not, as of yet, mutants… but give it time).

She lives in Key West, her superpower is finding the positive in any situation, and she’ll fight anyone for an In-N-Out Burger. Denise has also visited every state in the U.S., in case you needed one more reason to hate her. 

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