She was named to the Next Generation of Masters by NoNiche Magazine and known as someone with great insightful, combined with a practical sensibility of what the everyday work experience needs to get results.
JoAnn Corley is a dynamic, inspiring speaker, trainer, career and management coach. She has a contagious passion and energy for the topics she teaches and has shared that passion with thousands across North America specializing in seminars on The Power of Execution, Creative and Innovative Thinking, Effective Management and Leadership, Emotional Intelligence, Powerful Communication and Dynamic Team Synergy.
She is also co-author of the book, Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Success, a collaborative effort with some of the top female motivational speakers in North American and hailed by Jack Canfield of Chicken Soup for the Soul fame as a must read, along with the recently released books The 1% Edge and Wisdom@Work. Ms. Corley utilizes her 20+ years of business experience, expertise in the knowledge of work functions and thousands of hours of human behavior coaching to consult in areas such as organizational design, creative and innovative thinking, management development, and adaptive leadership strategies.
She is known by her clients as insightful, passionate and an acute strategic thinker as she assists them in reaching their targeted outcomes.
Ms. Corley founded Convergence Consulting Group in 1998, a human resource-organizational development firm, which has provided services to a variety of industries such as; accounting & finance, engineering, government, staffing, risk management, not-for-profits, and sales to name a few.
Variety also describes the type of coaching and consulting clients Ms. Corley’s has helped over the years, which have included governmental leaders, scientists, engineers, PHDs, executives, finance and accounting consultants, mid-level managers and small business owners.
She took her consulting and coaching experience on the road conducting seminars and workshops all over North America and Puerto Rico. She has spoken to thousands of people and in every major city in the U.S.
Ms. Corley attended ConcordiaCollege, Moorhead, MN and EasternIllinoisUniversity. Prior to launching her consulting practice, she spent several years as the International Benefits Manager for a not-for-profit, then moved on to become a Senior Recruiter for the Richard Michael Group, a boutique Chicago recruiting firm.
Creative & Innovative Thinking – The Next New Skill.
Organizational Strategies for the Overwhelmed.
Can’t We All Just Get Along? – Enhancing Team Synergy Through Personality Types
E.Q. & You – An Introduction to Emotional Intelligence
Leadership From the Inside-Out – How to Match Personal Power With Positional Power.
How To Kick the Stress Habit
How to Manage Conflict With Finesse & Tact.
Creativity Day Camp for Trainers – How to Spice Your Content & Delivery.
Ken Wallace, President Visionworks Consulting, Inc.
“Dynamic! – Excellent” – Joy Dooley – Lisle Job Club
A Career Coaching Client who recently bought a business. “After 3 weeks it feels GREAT! It really feels like the right thing! I first wanted to keep you informed. More importantly I want to thank you for your help. Thanks a bunch. I really feel that I am experiencing my dream :-)”
Attendee from a Wilmington, Delaware – Women’s Conference.
“Just wanted to drop a line to say “Thank You”. Again, I wanted to commend you on your presentation. I was so impressed with the presentations presented by you…Here it is months later and I still rave about what a MARVELOUS and productive time we all shared together.”
Recent update from a previous career coaching client. “I am doing well…A lot has been happening, and I’d like to give you credit for helping me. I’m extremely grateful for you and hope that I can be an inspiration for people you are coaching.
Yoko, Ching-An, and Sansan still talk about their experience with you on your coaching help.” -Manager of Business Application Development
Management Training Project! “I wanted to take time to thank you for your contributions to our management team. You have made a lasting impression (and more importantly had a lasting effect) on all who participated in your Management training presentation and the subsequent smaller “change” group sessions that followed.
JoAnn, if I may recommend your many talents to any other company I would welcome the opportunity. The Richard Michael Group and I thank you for your contributions to ours.”
-Tina K. Hagopian, -Vice President of Training and Development -The Richard Michael Group
“JoAnn Corley was superb! Hands down, she is one of the best speakers I’ve ever seen.”
-Kathy Missillo – Exe. Sec. University Health Systems
“She is phenomenal – off the charts wonderful! JoAnn you are awesome. I appreciate your talents and gifts.. You have taught me much.”
Jennifer Pommier, Franciscan Ministries, Office Mgr.
“JoAnn was fabulous!” Xai Her, Exe. Secretary. UHC
“It is people like her that make a difference. Bravo!!! fun, humorous…” Gabriela Jimenez, Specifications Clerk, International.