Joanna Barclay is an energetic, personable leadership consultant, international speaker, and author, who values inspiring and transforming leaders, resulting in high performing workplaces. With extensive experience in speaking and leading seminars, she is passionate about sharing her wealth of knowledge in employee engagement and organizational effectiveness. Her expertise is in working with leadership teams, enabling them to clarify their goals, assess the current environment, work effectively together, and develop plans to meet the needs of the future. She has worked with many of clients in areas of cultural transformation, strategic planning, organizational change, leadership development and team building.
Her many strengths include building consensus where ideas come together, enabling people’s voices, ideas and contributions to be heard. She is a valuable asset to leadership teams who wish to design a workplace culture of excellence and inclusion. Joanna has the unique ability to engage people to such a degree that those who enter a session as individuals leave as one strong team committed to working together.
She has a keen understanding of human dynamics through her work teaching yoga and meditation, and Director for the TLEX Program, (Transformational Leadership for Excellence), a gold standard in leadership development, which enables people to reach their full potential.
With more than 20 years of experience in management consulting, Joanna has worked with a wide variety of clients including the pharmaceutical industry, IT companies, federal and municipal government departments, associations, non-profits and private corporations. She also has years of sales and application development experience with Oracle Corporation and Digital Equipment.
Joanna has an Honours B.A. in Management of Information Systems from the University of Ottawa and has studied widely in the areas of organizational development, facilitation, leadership and learning. She is a member of the Association of Professional Speaker of Singapore, has earned her certificate in Organization Development from the NTL Institute of Applied Behavioral Science, is a Certified Cultural Assessment & Transformation Consultant with the Barrett Values Center, an International Association of Facilitators Certified Professional Facilitator, an Institute of Cultural Affairs Certified Technology of Participation Facilitator, and a certified level 2 Personal Strengths consultant.
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