Our Mission

At Lead Above Noise, our mission is to #Activate teams to deliver their most powerful results. And we believe some really important things. Namely that:

  • Work can and should work better.
  • Real change comes in small packages. We don’t design big, lofty, three-year road maps. We trade in #microchanges: the tiniest increments of change that are simple to implement, minimize risk and disruption, and add up to big wins from the ground up.
  • The answers to how to activate your teams lie…with your teams. We don’t tell you the answers. We design and facilitate the process to extract the answers, turning them into action plans.

About Rachel

The founder of Lead Above Noise, Rachel was named by Inc. Magazine as one of the Top 100 Leadership Speakers of 2018. HerĀ professional experience has spanned the Fortune 100 through three-person startups, and everything in between. She has held roles in Human Resources, Client Management, and Operations Leadership. And the diversity of her experience has provided a unique and practical perspective on how a business is run from the inside out.

Rachel believes to her core that great organizations are grounded in great leadership. Her personal mission is to partner with leaders who believe the same; who recognize their most important role is not doing the work, but unlocking the great work their teams have the potential to deliver: the work that brings about customer delight. In other words, Activation.

With her Bachelors Degree in Human Development from Cornell University, and her Masters Degree in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University, Rachel’s history has solidly prepared her to partner with teams of leaders ready to lead above the noise.