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…

Fighting the Delegation Resistance

Fighting the Delegation Resistance! Delegation. Terrible idea. I mean – I can do it faster, better myself. Raise your hand if you’ve ever thought this. Come on – no one’s looking. You know who you are – put it up. OK – we all buy the importance of delegation… in...

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If You See Something. Say Something

“If you see a suspicious bag left entirely unattended, you have permission to alert a member of our security staff,” said no one working at an airport EVER. Heck no. “If you see something, say something” are the words to live by. This is a command -- notan invitation...

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The Ten Keys to Making Work…REALLY Work Better in 2017!

I write a newsletter called "Making Work...Work Better."  So let's do this.  Let's call 2017 the year we make this happen. The infographic below captures the 10 keys to making work... work better.   They're simple and essential... and this newsletter, throughout 2017,...

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