Meet the Founder

Author, entrepreneur, speaker, strategic consultant, wife and mother, Misha wears many hats. 

As founder and author of The GSD Factor she shares her passion and life motto of “GSD – Get sh*t done” with her readers, podcast listeners, and clients. The GSD Factor Life consists of six attributes – confidence, inquisitiveness, imagination, presence, resilience, and influence. When you activate these attributes it ignites a transformation in your professional and personal life. 

She is also founder of Etymology Consulting, where Misha and the team partner with their clients to identify, innovate, and implement to ignite a change throughout your organization. 

Misha is an advocate for the under-voiced, mentoring the next generation of business leaders across all industries, empowering those that need professional direction and clarity. Misha mentors collegiate students through The Wond’ry, Vanderbilt’s Innovation Center. The Wond’ry is the primary point of connection for students interested in innovation and entrepreneurship.

Misha is a strong believer in individuals collaborating to empower and encourage one another as we trailblaze our industries and bring about much needed change.

Why I do what I do

There is power when you can learn something from every experience. You can learn what to do and what not to do.

Our daily lives and interactions allow us to learn lessons that can change the course of our trajectory.

With over twenty years in the corporate world and a myriad of life experiences, I want to share my story to encourage others, provide hope, and offer wisdom to those willing to listen.