What I Like to talk About

Women's personal empowerment in live and career. How to love yourself first to empower your life.

Unwritten rules to career success - secrets to getting promoted

Leadership development

Executive presence

Self promotion and managing your personal brand / reputation

My Background

Vivian Blade works with ambitious organizations and professionals who are determined to win. She is a recognized talent management expert, working with companies like yours to build solid and sustainable bench strength in your leadership pipeline. In her work as a consultant, author, keynote speaker, trainer and executive coach, her passion in Building Leaders and Developing Excellence empowers companies to fuel incredible leadership, and professionals to fuel incredible careers. 

Vivian has over 20 years of experience working for Fortune 100 companies, GE and Humana. Her experience and background make her the ideal professional for your company’s talent pipeline development. She holds an MBA and B.S. in Business Administration and teaches aspiring leaders at the University of Louisville College of Business.

Vivian is a prolific writer whose articles, featured in a number of professional, industry, and business publications, and published book have helped thousands of professionals succeed.  She is the author of two books that reveal the inside secrets of career success: "FuelForward: Discover Proven Practices to Fuel Your Career Forward" (http://vivianblade.com/books.html), and a contributor to "Find Your Fit", a book from the Association for Talent Development (https://www.td.org/Publications/Books/find-your-fit).

Vivian’s expertise in her field is evident in the professional certifications she holds, including GE Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Black Belt and Green Belt, Certified Project Management Professional, Certified Net Promoter Associate, and ASTD Training and Consulting Skills Certificates.

In 2009, she launched Experts in Growth Leadership Consulting, LLC.  She has worked with many global organizations, such as Johnson & Johnson, Proctor & Gamble, Brown-Forman, and GE, as well as individual professionals. 



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