Accelerate Learning & Impact

Strategic Consulting and Coaching for Continuous Improvement Leaders Who Want to Build a Thriving Learning Culture in their Organization

Accelerate Learning & Impact

Strategic Consulting and Coaching for Continuous Improvement Leaders Who Want to Build a Thriving Learning Culture in their Organization


Want to fast-track your effectiveness as a change leader but not sure where to start?

Take my FREE Change Katalyst™ self-assessment now!

This simple but powerful quiz will help you discover exactly what you need to do to transform yourself into a highly influential change leader who accelerates the rate of learning and impact in your organization.

Can you relate to any of this?

You’re a passionate, ambitious, lean, agile, operational excellence and continuous improvement leader. You’re eager to take your skills to the next level and make a lasting impact on your organization.

BUT, you’re struggling with…
  • Frustration because you’re seen as the “tools and projects” person, and not the influencer you know you can be.
  • Uncertainty about how to prioritize your time and resources, and how to get buy-in from executives on what they need to do to build a true culture of learning
  • Exhaustion from trying to address too many conflicting, changing “priorities” and “solving” the same problems day after day – without making any sustainable progress.
  • Discouragement  that despite your formal change role — you’re not creating the results and impact you want.
But it doesn’t have to be this way!
There is a way to become the influential, inspiring leader you know you can be, to gain the skills you need to create buy-in across the organization, and to feel confident and impactful as you create lasting change.
Hi, I’m Katie

I’m an internationally recognized organizational leadership consultant, coach, speaker, Shingo-award winning author, and learning enthusiast dedicated to helping purpose-driven leaders like you to create, not just sustainable change, but also transform their entire organization by creating a Chain of Learning®.

My passion for this is driven by the belief that if we cultivate curiosity and caring, and stay in an attitude of learning, we can achieve anything.

As your strategic partner, I’ll help you discover the elements you’ve been missing to lead with intention and create sustainable change. You will gain the knowledge and skills you need to unlock your potential in yourself, your team, and your organization. However, the real value of this transformation lies in your enhanced personal capabilities, confidence, and influence. Our work together will help you connect with your purpose, equip you with the confidence to step into your leadership potential, and empower you to create sustainable impact.

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Unique services designed to ignite engagement and learning in your organization


Personalized coaching, mentoring, and learning experiences to develop the capabilities and confidence to accelerate change in your team and organization


Inspirational keynotes and customized workshops that energize your audiences to step into their potential as transformational, learning change leaders

Japan Study Trips

Immersive learning experiences to Japan where you’ll discover first-hand the secrets behind learning cultures and people-centered leadership.
My clients get results

Will you be my success story?

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Learning to Learn, Leading to Learn Books

My Shingo award-winning book, written in collaboration with celebrated Toyota leader Isao Yoshino, and its companion workbook, are your guides to how to lead with intention and create lasting impact.

Leading to Learn Accelerator

Comprehensive learning experience that gives you simple, tangible practices to build a culture of continuous learning through developing your people and yourself. Available for individuals and teams

On-demand eCourses

Online courses that offer self-paced experiences that will help you and your team become more innovative, strategic, and effective change leaders and coaches.
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Are you ready to lead transformational change & create a culture of learning?

You don’t have to have all the answers, and you don’t have to do it alone.
You can have a strategic partner by your side!

Whether you’re ready to get started, unsure which option is right for you, or need something different – let’s talk. Together, we can co-create a plan that fits your needs.

Take the FREE Change Katalyst™ self-assessment now!

Discover precisely what you need to do to become a highly influential change leader and establish a thriving culture of learning within your organization.

Take my FREE Change Katalyst™ self-assessment now!

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