Recent Speaking

  • Moving From a Team of Leaders to a Leadership Team, Conference for Companies Running on EOS
  • “Fresh Perspectives, Empowered Leaders” Panel, Barnes & Noble Galleria
  • “Be Unf♥<kwithable” Chasing Perfection Keynote, EO Minnesota
  • EOS Workshop Retreat, New York WPO 3
  • “Intuition is Your Superpower,” Chasing Perfection Keynote, Lake Harriet Spiritual Community
  • Chasing Perfection Keynote, Twin Cities Women’s Expo
  • “Intuition is Your Superpower” Chasing Perfection Keynote, AIM Flourish Conference
  • “Finding Joy and Living Your Best Life” Chasing Perfection Retreat, Minnesota WPO 3
  • Results Guaranteed: Strategies for Stress-Free Communication, Murphy Warehouse Co.
  • Taking the Lead: Chasing Perfection Panel, James J. Hill Center
  • Results Guaranteed: Strategies for Stress-Free Communication, ThreeBridge
  • “Unlearning to Learn” Chasing Perfection Keynote, PEN Breakfast Forum


  • Chasing Perfection on WCCO’s Morning Show.  View.
  • Chasing Perfection on KARE 11. View.
  • Women’s Entrepreneurial Experience on WCCO. View.


  • American Indian Living radio: Workplace Health Across the Generations Listen.
  • The Price of Business radio: Is Perfect Work-Life Balance B.S.? Listen.
  • Business Insanity radio: Shatter the Illusion of Perfection. Listen.
  • Small Business Advocate radio: Balance is B.S. Listen.
  • Resist Average Academy podcast: Shatter Illusions. Listen.
  • Women at the Top podcast: Chasing Perfection. Listen.
  • Operationally Speaking podcast: Entitled to Enlightened. Listen.
  • Home Business Radio podcast: Balance is B.S. Listen.
  • Sue interviewed by ForbesBooks for Chasing Perfection. Listen.


  • “Who Supports You, the Coach?” featured in Coaching Perspectives. Read.
  • “4 Ways to Unmask Vulnerability and Become a Stronger Leader” featured in Business News Daily. Read.
  • “The Truth Teller: Entering the Danger” featured on the James J. Hill  Center Blog. Read.
  • “Local Business Leader and Author Sue Hawkes Collaborates with Her Daughter on a New Book” featured in Lake Minnetonka Magazine. Read.
  • “Business Leaders Reveal the Women Who Inspired Them” featured in American Express Open Forum. Read.
  • “4 Tips for Blending 5 Generations in the Workplace” featured in WE Magazine. Read.
  • “3 Ways Leaders Can Navigate Imbalanced Lives” featured in Business Management Daily. Read.
  • “11 Expert Tips to Help Put an End to Self-Judgements” featured in Brit + Co. Read.
  • “3 Ways Unmasking Vulnerability Makes Business Leaders Stronger” featured in 30 Seconds. Read.
  • “Routines, Rituals, Habits and Superstitions” featured in Forbes Books. Read.”
  • “The Importance of Thank You” comments featured in Star Tribune. Read.”
  • Forget Balance! 3 Ways Leaders Can Navigate Imbalanced Lives” featured in TG Daily. Read.
  • “Forget Balance! 3 Ways Leaders Can Navigate Imbalanced Lives” featured in Read.
  • “Forget Balance! 3 Ways Leaders Can Navigate Imbalanced Lives” featured in Young Upstarts. Read.
  • “Leaders Must Maximize Their Time” featured in EHS Today. Read.
  • “Movers and Shakers” in the Star Tribune. Read.
  • “Businesswomen Start Workshop to Inspire Young Women Entrepreneurs,” Women’s Entrepreneurial Experience covered in the Star Tribune. Read.


  • Exemplary Woman of the Community Award, Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce
  • Unsung Hero Award, WomenVenture
  • Women in Business Champion of the Year Award, U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Midwest Region
  • “Top 25 Women to Watch,” Minneapolis/ St. Paul Business Journal
  • Upsize Lifeline Award, Upsize Magazine
  • Dream Keeper Award, Minnesota Governor’s Commission
  • Women Who Lead, Minnesota Business Magazine
  • Achieve! Vision Award, NAWBO Minnesota
  • Enterprising Woman of the Year Award, Enterprising Women

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