At Lead Above Noise, we design and facilitate interactive experiences that inform, equip, and empower leaders to #Activate potential and deliver performance.

Our focus is not on traditional “trainings” as training implies we have the answers.

We believe your leaders and teams have the solutions, ideas, and strategies to move your organization forward.

Sure, we bring in tools and frameworks to move you toward action – but our core expertise is in helping you leverage the full power and potential of the talent you’ve hired.

What is Activation?

For nearly 20 years, Employee Engagement has been the gold standard for how we’re doing at work. Engagement goes the logic, is commitment, and commitment yields results.

Our experience tells us, however, that this logic is problematic for 2 primary reasons:

(1) Engagement continues to hover at 25 – 30% which says whatever we’re doing to impact it simply isn’t working

(2)Engagement represents commitment which only tells us how much our teams want to deliver on our goals. But the real question should be – how able are they to deliver on our goals?

Activation is the answer to that second question. It is simply the state in which all members of our teams are able – unobstructed, informed, connected, empowered – to do the work they do best, delivering the results that delight our customers.

Wonder what we stand for? Here are some highlights from our blog…

Opportunity Cost. Is It What’s Crushing Our Potential?

As a person who took “Econ for Psych Majors” in college (with all due respect to my econ-minded psych-majoring compatriots), even I can say the concept of “opportunity cost” was intuitive to me from the get go. As an example, my husband and I are going to see Seinfeld...

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The investment you can’t afford not to make

Ah spring break. It’s a beautiful thing. Last week my family took a much-needed vacation with some sunshine and waves. One of the many activities in which we indulged was a three-mile kayaking adventure. I rode in a tandem kayak with my 10-year-old daughter. She has...

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Hey. Can we talk about burnout?

I challenge you to go run a mile. Now I challenge you to run a mile…without shoes. Now I challenge you to run a mile…without legs. You see what I did there? I set a challenge. Then I made it harder. Then I made it pretty darn near impossible… but I’ve framed it such...

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Tiny House Thinking… Why Your Business Needs It

  Is mine the only family recently addicted to HGTV's Tiny House Hunters? I mean, families of four + two dogs living in 200 square feet? Crazy! But a little bit amazing...? I would never survive in a tiny house: full stop. But... there is something so compelling...

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