The Leading Edge, founded by Detra Johnson, provides coaching and learning services that inspire cohesive working and living environments. The Leading Edge curriculum design incorporates your industry challenges and trends. It is a blueprint that creates a more engaging learning experience while providing practical application.
Our mission is to be a resource that provides intentional thought leadership for personal and organizational growth.
Our vision is a world that promotes and cultivates good will with an understanding of the interconnectedness of change.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CLASSES
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT CLASSES
This class is for new or experienced leaders that want to be more effective in their leadership role.
The objective of this class is to understand your leadership style and build an effective team collaboration environment. All topics have experiential exercises that allow you to embrace leading a team effectively.
Coaching to Excellence
Team Building Essentials
Transitioning into Leadership
This class is designed for a new leader that has been promoted into leadership. The objective of this class is to understand how you can best develop collaboration within your team, and be most productive.
Leadership vs. Management
Promotion and Team Dynamics
Coaching to excellence
Leading Edge to Conflict Management
This class is designed to support maneuvering difficult relationships and resolving conflict scenarios.
Styles of Handling Conflict
Diplomatic Techniques to maximize results
SALES DEVELOPMENT CLASSES
Leading Edge in Sales
This class is designed for new and experienced Sales Representatives
in any industry. The objective of this class is to share a consultative sales process that will improve sales results and maintain customers.
Techniques for Prospecting Effectively
The art of negotiating and closing the deal
Building a complete customer relationship
Customer Service Excellence
This class is designed for anyone that interacts with customers; rather directly or indirectly. The objective of this class is to improve communications and provide excellent customer service to customers and co-workers.
Components of Excellence
Values and Customer Service
Techniques for handling difficult customers
PROFESSIONAL KEYNOTE ADDRESSES
Leading Edge in Project Management
This class is designed for a newly assigned Subject Matter Expert (SME) that is involved in a project implementation.
Phases of a project
Overcoming challenges of being the SME vs. Project Manager
Understanding scope and documenting risks
Maintaining balance in operations while engaged in project phases
Leading Edge in Communication Skills
This class is designed for to support participants in becoming more effective communicators.
How to identify personal Communication Style
Components of Communicating effectively
Communicating no with all styles in difficult situations
Channels of communicating to get the desired results
Help for your career goals while building positive connection to company values, mission and strategy.
PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS
Joy from the Inside
Envision Your Success
PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT KEYNOTES
In-Vision Your Life
ONE-ON-ONE CAREER AND LIFE COACHING SESSIONS
In-vision Your Life
If you are feeling overwhelmed by work and life demands, my services aim to introduce clarity and self-motivation. I also teach techniques and provide learning tools to better manage the emotional stress of everyday life.
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