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Johanna Lyman

Culture & Leadership Development Expert

Johanna is the Principal Consultant and Practice Leader for Culture and Inclusion at Kadabra. She helps small companies get to their next level of success, build a culture that supports sustainable profitability, and develop their teams to their highest potential. She has helped thousands of people all over the world build the business of their dreams and step into being the leader they’ve been called to be. She is a certified coach and business development expert with more than fifteen years of experience helping executives, consultants, and business owners build and develop successful businesses.

Prior to starting her own business in January 2005, Johanna was a CFP(R) at Merrill Lynch, a Divisional Vice President of Sales at Warnaco during the peak of their success, and she had a 10-year career working up the corporate ladder at Filene’s Department Stores, a division of May Co. She’s a Certified Change Management Specialist and Six Sigma Lean Professional (Green Belt).

She has spoken at conferences such as the HR.com annual conference, Sustainatopia, ISC2 (internet security and compliance), and Chico State’s This Way to Sustainability conference, and the WOW Conference for Women. She has also spoken at meetings like the International Council for Small Business Development, the Capital Club San Jose, the Natural Healers Network, the Awareness Network, Women For Change Coaching Community, Mastery for Women, Rhode Island SHRM, and at her own live events.

May 16, 2021

How to Use Values to Create a Brave Company Culture, Inclusivity & Belonging with Johanna Lyman

How A Longing to Belong Led to A Career of Helping Companies Build Brave Cultures, Inclusivity & Belonging

Mindsets Strategies Interviews