Mildred Black Hooks


America’s #1 People Optimizer | Entreprenuer | Speaker | Coach | Consultant

Mildred is a sought-after speaker, entrepreneur, consultant, and author with a passion for optimizing to unlock potential. Mildred’s passion for human potential is interwoven into everything that she does. As Founder and Principal of People Optimum Consulting, LLC, Mildred Black Hooks partners with leaders and organizations to transform, optimize, and grow. Mildred finds deep fulfillment in serving the underserved as the Director of Missions and Community Outreach at her church. Mildred is an entrepreneur, wife, and mother of five beautiful children.

In her career, Mildred spent 20+ years in key leadership roles, helping organizations strengthen people, systems, and structures to realize exceptional outcomes. Mildred holds an Executive MBA and two Senior Professional HR certifications, SHRM-SCP, and SPHR.


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❖ My Journey from Blindness to 20/20 Vision

❖ The Glory Mindset

❖ Creating the Culture You Want

❖ The Real Deal from an HR Sister

❖ Communication to the 3rd Power

❖ Enhancing Employee Engagement

❖ Hardwiring Success in Your Company

❖ Advancing Your Career

❖ You Can’t Say That At Work

❖ Gaining & Keeping Trust

❖ Performance Management that Works

❖ Executive Presence - A Seat at the Table

❖ & Many More



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