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Coming in Septeber 2022


Judy Wilkins-Smith

Author of Decoding Your Emotional Blueprint

"Today more than ever we need leaders who are willing to model what success can look like when they lead from the heart. It takes grit to be a leader but it takes heart to elevate those around you. Steel Backbone Soft Heart shows why these two powerful traits are critical for visionary leadership."


"Cheryl DeSantis has written a

must-read primer for anyone wanting to take their leadership to the next level…Steel Backbone, Soft Heart shares  Cheryl’s personal journey that has honed her transparent, real and transformative style of leadership - Read this book! - and learn from one of the best on how to be the type of person that leads authentically, creates immense loyalty and leaves a lasting legacy."

Chris Hamilton


President and CEO, Red Collar Pet Foods and Founder, Borealis Partners, LLC.

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“Cheryl has consistently leant into her personal and professional growth while courageously navigating complex systems and people over the years. She is committed to leading and living from her heart (wisdom) and many people and businesses have benefitted from her leadership and approach to life. This book gives you practical tips and exercises to find your own heart-centered path.”

Helen-Jane Nelson (HJ)

Founder & CEO, Cecara Consulting Ltd

"And here’s the secret: it doesn’t take a lot to show people you care, but it does take authenticity. Through authentic heart-centered leadership, you can build a team ready to support you and stick with you, regardless of whether it’s in the workforce, the sports arena, the PTA, or in your living room."

-from Steel Backbone, Soft Heart

Smart, insightful, strong and compassionate, Cheryl has a way of kicking us in the ass while giving us anemotional hug at the same time. Steel Backbone, Soft Heart cuts through the BS of our mind’s endlesschatter and offers us a path toward true work/life harmony.

Jamie George


Author and Executive Coach


As a leader, Steel Backbone, Soft Heart  is a must read for empowering your role in today’s business marketplace.  Cheryl’s Heart-Centered Leadership will transform your life, career and business while you discover the power of your empathic Heart and your inner strength of your Backbone.

James M. Rink


Purpose of You

Speaker, Author, Television Producer

+ CEO, Rink Entertainment, LLC

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