Sinikka Waugh, President and Founder of Your Clear Next Step is a recognized leader in understanding people and in adapting tools, techniques, and processes to meet the demands of the situation at hand. As a popular presenter and trainer, her energetic and engaging style drives home the art and science of making business better for individuals, teams, and organizations.
Her background in languages and literature, her natural inclination as a relentlessly positive “people-ist”, and her career in project management and business analysis have prepared her to easily connect with people to lead and coach them to even better.
From her earliest memories, Sinikka has felt called to teach. Since 2008, Sinikka has led the Iowa-based training company Your Clear Next Step. Your Clear Next Step is committed to making communities better by making business better for individuals and organizations. As a project manager, business analyst, facilitator, trainer, and coach, Sinikka is known for consistently helping people find innovative ways to work together, solve problems, and get things done.
Since 2006, Sinikka has provided compassionate leadership in transformation initiatives, and her tools for helping others through change have positively impacted many individuals and organizations in the area and around the country.
Sinikka is active with the Central Iowa Chapter of the PMI and the IIBA. She is a Rotarian and is consistently active in the faith community in Indianola, Iowa. Sinikka holds a BA from Central College, an MA from the University of Iowa, and is a certified Project Management Professional through the Project Management Institute. Sinikka and her husband Spencer live in Indianola, Iowa with their two daughters.