Aperture was founded with the goal of making work life more easeful by building great leaders through the foundations of mindfulness.

Leadership in your business, community, or home is one of the most rewarding roles in life. And also one of the most difficult. We’re here to help. There is extensive research on whether leaders are born or made. At Aperture, we know that great leaders and great organizations can be made. How do we have such confidence? Because we’ve done it.
There is also extensive literature on the benefits of mindfulness. The attitudinal foundations of mindfulness can be the launchpad of great leadership. That is why Aperture helps individuals and organizations develop great performance through mindfulness-based processes.

The bottom line is great leadership can be cultivated through guidance, mentoring and commitment to a process of improvement.

Founding Aperture – Brad Baldwin

I am energized by the opportunity to share my story with you. I have enjoyed a two-decade career in executive leadership, leadership development, and human resources. I’ve learned from great mentors and also through the difficulties that are an inevitable part of life. There have been personal successes and countless failures, those highs and lows have at times been overwhelming. The integration of mindfulness into my daily experience has provided the joy and satisfaction of a more easeful and productive path forward.

Aperture was founded to support you on your journey of discovery. I look forward to helping you find the authentic leader within you and the easeful and productive path available to you.

Brad Baldwin

Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.

— Viktor E. Frankl


Let the light in. Let us help you.

Aperture helps chart a clear path for putting the attitudinal foundations of mindfulness into action. We use a combination of skill development and perspective building that builds the understanding of self necessary to be a great leader. Applying this process with mentoring support enables a person to become an easeful and more effective leader.

Clarity is key to great leadership. We nurture a mindful approach to leadership helping you through a process to cultivate clarity about your self, your style, and how you can use this authenticity to be effective.

To know thy self is the beginning of wisdom.

— Socrates

If we hope to go anywhere or develop ourselves in any way, we can only step from where we are standing. If we don't really know where we are standing... We may only go in circles.

— Jon Kabat-Zinn

We are excited to work with you

Individual mentoring
Aperture uses a process-based executive coach model that teaches both skills and perspectives conducive to being a more effective leader for your team, community or organization.
Organizational engagement
Aperture nurtures a more mindful organization through assessment, roadmap delivery, and execution support. A variety of engagement opportunities using tailored curriculum can infuse the attitudinal foundations of mindfulness throughout your organization.
Instruction – Introductory programs, MBSR and beyond
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a scientifically backed process to reduce suffering and enhance resilience. During an 8-week intensive program, participants learn to practice mindfulness to respond to the stress in each individual’s life.