Work that’s simple, purposeful and impactful
Lead Above Noise was born from a belief that work should simply work better. We enter the workforce, fueled by newness and enthusiasm and hope, and somewhere down the line, we hit a roadblock. Well-meaning leaders unintentionally, but routinely, stifle debate and innovation, and team members grow weary and lost. But complex problems don’t always require complex solutions. Sometimes, the answers are simple. Sometimes, a fuel fill-up is right around the corner.
In 2014, we began creating workplace solutions that were simpler and more purposeful. With you, we work collaboratively, uncovering and synthesizing the solutions already embedded in your organization. Your expertise plus our insights — those are the ingredients to game-changing transformation.
How do we fuel this transformational compound? Through employee experience, leadership development and keynote speaking. With enthusiasm, integrity and candor.
Meet our founder
Rachel Cooke is the founder of Lead Above Noise, a firm poised to be your partner in retaining, engaging, and developing your talent — your secret sauce, your rocket fuel, your most invaluable corporate asset.
A sought-after experience designer, facilitator, speaker, and coach, Rachel crafts employee experiences and delivers leadership development that unlock employee potential and, in turn, leave your clients and customers delighted. Rachel’s gift for blending her external expertise with a company’s interior wisdom, experience and intuition has won her accolades from a diverse slate of clients, including American Express, Wolters Kluwer, Cisco, Splunk, AMC Networks, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Scholastic and many more.
Named by Inc. Magazine as a Top 100 Leadership Speaker, Rachel’s insights have been featured in such publications as Inc. Magazine, Thrive Global, Bloomberg Quint, Fast Company, Business Insider, HuffPost and more. Rachel is also the host of Macmillan’s Modern Mentor Podcast, a weekly show delivering actionable tips and insights for those striving to define and achieve their version of success.
Rachel holds her master’s degree in organizational psychology from Columbia University and her bachelor’s degree in human development from Cornell University.