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Lesley Calvin | Program Advisory Committee Spotlight

Lesley Calvin is the Chair of the Program Advisory Committee (PAC).

Leadership Niagara’s PAC is our hardworking team of community-focused leaders that develop and foster our organizations’ programs – including Accelerate civic Leadership+.

These amazing volunteers make LN the top leadership development program in Niagara and we would love for you to get to know them!

Today we celebrate Lesley Calvin MA, CPC, PCC. She is a Coach, Facilitator & Speaker at her business, Positive Forward Motion.

A Bit About Lesley

Lesley Calvin is a Leadership Development Coach, Trainer, and Speaker (certified eSpeaker) and is highly revered as an Emotional Intelligence Specialist with a warm, dynamic, and impactful approach to her coaching, facilitation and speaking engagements.

As a former Higher Education Administrator and Leader of People and Departments, Lesley has dedicated almost two decades in her passion-driven career, to the personal, professional and leadership development of individuals and organizations, with the mission of furthering Positive Forward Motion in the FAST laneĀ© (Frustrations, Assumptions, Stress, Triggers) by addressing the ultimate triple bottom line – Personal, Professional and Leadership success – in order to fuel productivity, increase buy-in and drive results. Lesley is known for building high-performance individuals, teams, and programming.

Lesley Calvin is one of few Leadership Development Master Practitioners with the expertise and certification to administer and facilitate both the Energy Leadership Index (ELI) Assessment and the Emotional Intelligence Assessment (EQi-2.0) both recognized by Forbes in their top 3 as must take assessments for Professionals & Leaders. With this unique and specialized combination, Lesley works with individuals and teams to identify strengths, triggers, and development areas, in to deliver elevated results, fuel positivity and foster engagement.

Working with individuals and organizations looking to increase their emotionally effective leadership capacity is her niche. Building emotionally intelligent high performing skilled professionals, leaders, and organizations is her mission. Fostering awareness of self and others, optimizing individual and collective Emotional Intelligence, and increasing adaptability and tolerance in times of change, and stress is her deliverable.

With a Masters degree in Organizational Leadership (MAOL), Designation as a Certified Professional Coach (CPC), an PCC Professional Designation by the International Coaching Federation (ICF), certification as a Mastermind Facilitator, and MOST IMPORTANTLY, an immeasurable passion for personal, professional and leadership development, Lesley Calvin has led countless individuals to understand themselves deeper, build confidence, and healthy assertiveness, as well as develop a framework for cultivating a positive mindset, manage stress and conflict and practice emotional self-regulation in the FAST LaneĀ© of life and work.

Lesley’s Coaching and Training approach is rooted in positive psychology and aims to support the healthy development of balance between self and others, personal and professional and, work and life.

Lesley takes pride to ensure anyone investing their precious time in her, leaves feeling supported, that they have added to their leadership and emotional Intelligence toolkit, literally and metaphorically, and feels confident about next steps and stretch goals. Her authentic, dynamic, and engaging delivery style leaves you wanting to sign up for her next workshop, 1:1 coaching or Mastermind (small group coaching) session before you are finished the one you are in!

Find more about Lesley below!

September 20th, 2021