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Aleta Norris

Principal and Co-Founder, Living As A Leader®

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Meet Aleta Norris

Aleta Norris is an expert leadership coach and trainer with 30 years of experience developing leaders. She is also a highly sought-after speaker for annual meetings, keynote engagements, panel discussions and networking groups.

In 2002, Nancy and Aleta co-founded Living As A Leader® to support the effectiveness of leaders at all levels of an organization. Today, Aleta oversees Living As A Leader’s sales and marketing activities, as well as the launch of the company's new Living As A Leader Online services.

Additional Expertise:

  • Contributing author on the topic of leadership for various publications
  • Co-authored the Living As A Leader® Leadership Development Series and System 
  • Earned MS in organizational science and adult education, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
  • Best selling author of "Women Who Spark: 12 Steps to Catapult Happiness, Cultivate Confidence, and Discover the Purpose of Your Life"

“I have been blessed over the years to have improved the lives of many people through my commitment to teaching and reinforcing effective leadership skills.”

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ALETA NORRIS

Principal and Co-Founder, Living As A Leader®

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Seven Nuggets to Strengthen Employee Engagement and Retention

In this blog, Aleta Norris shares seven small nuggets that make a big difference for improving the employee experience and increasing the likelihood that they will (happily) stay with your company for years to come.

March 14, 2019 | By Aleta Norris

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The Art of Caring About Your Employees

The Art of Caring About Your Employees

Often, when we ask leaders what they struggle with in their role, they share, “I don’t know how to motivate people.” Showing your employees that you care is one of the most effective ways to improve employee productivity and retention, and inspire and motivate them.

Here are five ways you can demonstrate to your employees that you care… without feeling like you’re “Coddling” them.

February 13, 2020 | By Aleta Norris

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Why Difficult Conversations Take A Bad Turn… and What To Do About It

Why Difficult Conversations Take A Bad Turn… and What To Do About It

What do you do if you’re having an uncomfortable conversation with your employee and they get mad, blame someone else, deny what you say or start crying? Here is how to handle these four predictable, not-so-great employee reactions to your candid, not-very-comfortable conversation.

October 3, 2019 | By Aleta Norris

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