Innovating with purpose. Leading with integrity.  

Mindful Warrior is a mission-driven company founded by global leadership, team building, and performance consultant Cornelia Cannon Holden, MDiv in 2007 in order to train values-driven individuals, leaders, and organizations to create healthy, sustainable cultures that inspire creativity, joy, and innovation. The company builds learning environments for high-performance teams by offering individual executive coaching, workshop and retreat facilitation, transformational residential educational programs, and foundational training in leadership capacities and skills. Clients receive engaging, well-designed, high-quality printed materials to convey mission, vision, organizational structure, and culture.

Trusted by world-class organizations and institutions 

  • United States Women’s National and Olympic Ice Hockey Teams (CO)
  • Private Wealth Management Teams in Silicon Valley and Los Angeles (CA)
  • Middlebury College Athletic Department (VT)
  • Stevenson School (CA)
  • Kambala School (AUS)
  • Hotchkiss School (CT)
  • Thacher School (CA)
  • Rivers School (MA)
  • Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School (MA)
  • Brown University Women's Lacrosse Team (RI)
  • Columbia University Spirituality Mind Body Institute (NY)
  • Georgetown University Women's Lacrosse Team (DC)
  • Yale University (CT)
  • Navajo Nation (AZ)




We work with boards and Heads of School around the world to help you partner effectively and build safe, high-trust leadership teams and learning environments. We introduce shared conceptual frameworks and practices to all members of the school community, including boards, senior leadership teams, faculty, staff, students, and parents.

We design and implement flagship two-week residential student leadership programs at partner sites around the world to train the next generation of ethical leaders. 


We work with private wealth management firms, family businesses, start-ups, foundations, and entrepreneurs to provide you with leadership, performance, team building, and culture development services.


We work with organizational leaders, administrators, and coaches to help you build athletic cultures that support high-performance teams and whole athlete development.

Career Development

We offer transformational residential retreats for young professionals eager to clarify their identity, discover meaning, and pursue their calling.

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