Growing Resilient Leaders

Leadership is a skill.
It can be developed.
We show you how.

take route to grow

At the heart of authentic leadership are deep, honest conversations.
Do you have the courage to hold them?
Do you know enough about yourself and those you work with, to lead them in these conversations?

Business Solutions

Successful leadership growth has its roots in Emotional Intelligence. Mila equips participants to meet the business challenges facing them.

Education Solutions

With a unique combination of business and educational strategic experience, Mila supports schools and universities.

Keynote Services

 Creating context for your next event with keynote and guest speaker services.

our programmes

Mila programmes enable individuals and organisations to find their meaningful roots, uncover their limitless potential, and thrive and adapt positively on a clearly mapped journey to success.

Using the principles of Emotional Intelligence, we facilitate the critical conversations that are essential to changing your business landscape and driving successful growth and performance. We create spaces for people to see clearly who they are, how they think, how they behave, and then most importantly – what this all means when they show up for work.

who benefits?

Those who are willing to shift their perspective and find new ways to approach stuck spaces.

Those who are willing to reflect and commit to hardwiring new habits that will make them more effective.

Those who are willing to share and empower others with the tools.  



creating context with keynote services

Carey-Lyn speaks from the heart as she shares her personal story of resilience and the six insights from this journey with practical take aways framed by current research.


“Approachable, learned, humble and used real-life examples from her own life. She is an inspiration. More of our leaders must attend the course.”

Pitso Gaegopolwe

Debswana | Botswana

“Carey’s professional manner is matched by her passion for working with our people and bringing out the best in them. Her expertise in Emotional Intelligence and Culture Change has added incredible depth to our staff performance. Most recently, Carey has been part of a Mentorship initiative, working with both Mentors and Mentees to develop capacity for problem-solving and decision making. Carey is knowledgeable and approachable and I would recommend her services.”

Delphine Martin

Human Capital Business Partner | DMC

“Obvious commitment to and knowledge of the field. Material allows for great introspection and reflection. Would benefit almost all colleagues and friends I can think of.”

Susan Smit

HHO Africa Consulting Engineers | Cape Town

“Very relevant to managing people in a Consulting and Engineering environment. Excellent knowledge and presentation. Very well complied material, will serve as a valuable reference for the future.”

John Craig

Knight Piesold | Cape Town

“Knowledgable, competent, energising and inspirational.”

Craig Robertson

Project Portfolio Manger | Debswana | Botswana

“Carey is extremely knowledgable with a fantastic personality. Perfect for the content and context of this course. Structured, logical and descriptive material. Would recommend this to everyone.”

Adri Pienaar

Transnet National Port’s Authority | Cape Town

“Very important course for all Debswana managers and supervisors. She knows her stuff and connects well with audience on real life experiences.”

Alebakwe Moganetsi

Debswana | Botswana

“I recommend the training to be undertaken to all organisations, private and government.”

Ali Said

Development Bank of South Africa | JHB

“Excellent. Could be life changing.”

Len Jenson


“The programme is very practical and it opens your awareness on things that you do and why you do them. Thank you very much Carey for the value that you are adding in our lives. The fact that you also use your personal experiences makes you more relatable. I truly enjoyed the course. Keep up the awesome work.”

Mayakazi Ntikinca

DMC | East London

“Carey is knowledgeable and this will help me greatly in my current job.”

Kilma Mtsabe

Lomo Consulting | Tanzania

“No matter where you are in your life this workshop has meaning.”

Lindsay Barnard

Jumbo Stores | East London

mila blog

Influencing Uncertainty

Influencing Uncertainty

What if the perceived challenge is greater than my perceived resources? This is the perfect storm for anxiety. The perfect storm is an idiom derived from the 1997 Sebastian Junger book by the same title, used to describe a critical or disastrous situation caused by a...

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A White Swan disguised as a Black Swan

A White Swan disguised as a Black Swan

And the impact of bias on the current economic crisis Remember the 1995 movie called Outbreak? Dustin Hoffman plays the lead role with a star cast including Rene Russo, Morgan Freeman, Donald Sutherland and Kevin Spacey. A  deadly virus, carried by a monkey host from...

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Hope and Possibility- Can We Lure Them Out?

Hope and Possibility- Can We Lure Them Out?

You may write me down in historyWith your bitter, twisted lies,You may trod me in the very dirtBut still, like dust, I'll rise. Extract from Still I Rise by Maya Angelou "You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies You may trod me in the very dirt...

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– Peter Block

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