Speaking + Employee Workshops


Lea McLeod speaks on compelling topics for high achievers and professionals in today’s complex workplace.


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Lea McLeod understands the challenges job seekers and professionals face in today’s workplace. As a speaker and workshop facilitator she is direct, relate-able and approachable. With humor and wisdom, she’ll help your audience transform the situations that keep them stuck.


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“Lea’s presentation style was just right for this type of workshop. She kept her formal presentations short & spent more time with group discussions & activities. The content was perfect for the needs of our group. Lea really seemed to understand the dynamics of our group and she tried to engage each participant in the discussions.”

Lisa Rowley, Program Director | School of Dental Health Science
Pacific University


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“Lea was a great presenter and really engaged our students in a recent presentation on using social media in the job search. She is able to take a complex, sometimes overwhelming idea for students, and explain it in a way that makes it less intimidating for them. She understands the diverse challenges students face in the college to career transition. She is positive, engaging, encouraging and passionate!”

Carolyn Killefer, Career Counselor
Oregon State University


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“Lea is a motivating and knowledgeable speaker that is able to address a wide spectrum of professionals in a relatable and inspiring way. In addition, she’s an outstanding corporate coach that I’ve had the pleasure of working with.”

Michelle Lagos, MBA
Director of Business Development at TitanCoding, Inc. – Principal of Lagos Consulting


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Companies and organizations Lea McLeod has worked with.


When she speaks to your group, it’s all about Action Steps that help you and your audience break through, and regain the sense of confidence and empowerment you deserve in your work! Here are her most popular topics.



Powerfully Speaking: How Women Give Up Confidence, Power and Profit With These 5 Communication Missteps

We’ll cover 5 major communication errors women make that erode their self-confidence and negatively affect how others perceive them. And, we’ll chart action steps to change all that!


Making Bank: Negotiation Strategies for Women

Are you prepared to negotiate a job offer? A raise? A promotion? A contract? This talk presents solid, successful strategies for women in organizations, and in business for themselves. This topic can also be tailored to a mixed gender audience.


Bossonomics: Repair, Restore, and Redirect Your Relationship with your Boss

Let’s face it. Bosses can have a major impact on the quality of your work life. And when it’s not going well, it’s painful. We’ll cover where the boss is coming from, and identify 10 action-oriented steps to mitigate the challenges of managing your boss.


LinkedIn, Social Media and Your Job Search

LinkedIn is an essential tool in your job search toolkit. But many avoid it, or don’t optimize the presence they DO have. We’ll cover 5 steps to build a great LinkedIn Profile, and, 5 steps to write a great LinkedIn summary. And both will be keyword optimized so you attract the perfect employer for you.


The 10 Second Resume Test

Is your resume up to scratch? In this workshop, we’ll walk through a two-part resume writing process that will carry you through your entire career. You’ll first learn about the Super-Resume methodology and once that’s complete, how to design your employer-ready materials.


Women in Technology: Sisterhood of the Shattering Glass

It’s hard to break new ground. And women in today’s technology business are. But women drop out of tech jobs at an alarming rate. We’ll look at inspiring groundbreakers in STEM and how they paved the way for today’s women in tech to leave a legacy for future generations, so that today’s women are inspired to “keep going.”


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“Lea designed and delivered a meaningful curriculum for our new university hires, facilitating the “Transition from College to Corporate” sessions and engaging the participants through interactive learning activities. She has a passion for helping others to develop and is totally professional in her engagement. Lea adapted the content to incorporate HP’s leadership standards and processes making the learning that much more meaningful. The students totally enjoyed Lea and she was fun to work with!”

Donna Forsyth

Manager, Global Procurement PREP program at Hewlett-Packard

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Need something more? Let’s design something that works for your group!


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