Michele has more than 30 years of professional sales and leadership experience for Fortune 125 companies including Xerox, ADP, and Boise Cascade Office Products/OfficeMax. In her last corporate position she led dynamic employee teams to 13 consecutive years of double digit, year-over-year sales growth.
Michele is a certified (ICF) Executive Leadership Coach, Speaker and Consultant who focuses on Transformational Leadership and Organizational Cultures for the Future @ Work. Her experience and unique perspective can help organizations create a balanced environment that harnesses the power, unique skills, and contributions each employee delivers by eliminating conflict through understanding and education.
Michele is a “Navigational Facilitator.” Her gift is the ability to understand (“get”) people and to facilitate their leadership journey. This gift is coupled with her proficiency to predict trends and changes in the Future @ Work. She is fueled by a sense of urgency to help organizations prepare Transformational Leaders who best serve a changing workforce.
Michele’s thorough research and experience has led to her passion for defining the role that generational values play in influencing the way leading organizations operate. Her expertise in corporate culture and strategic leadership help her to assess opportunities quickly. Organizations that embrace the skills and talents of a diverse workforce are well balanced and poised to succeed. She will work with your organization to create a balanced environment that harnesses the power, unique skills, and contributions that each associate delivers by eliminating conflict through understanding and education.
“As the Director of Talent Acquisition & Development for Beall’s, Inc., I have the pleasure of sourcing, assessing and implementing our corporate training and development initiatives. Michele Norris has had a strong alliance with Bealls for many years, but in 2013 I began working directly with her on our corporate training programs. Michele is extremely knowledgeable, insightful and offers a fresh perspective when discussing the generational gaps in the workplace. She embraces the challenges that it presents and offers insightful tools to help bridge the gap between multiple generations working together in the corporate space. She has taught training to all levels in our organization and is both professional and approachable. As a trainer it is vital to gain the trust and credibility from your audience and Michele has proven to be successful with each and every training session. I highly recommend Michele for any opportunities that she seeks in the future, she is truly exceptional!”