Dr. Shade Kolade

Dr. Shade Kolade

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Leadership Consultant, Business Strategist, High-Performance Coach, Transformation, Author

Dr. Shade Kolade is a leading authority in leadership consulting, business strategy, and research excellence. Her dynamic speaking style is engaging and powerful, empowering listeners to convert challenges into opportunities and cultivate a "can-do" attitude. Whether coaching professionals and business owners to become top performers, building strategic plans for corporations, or sitting on boards, she brings a unique blend of transformative coaching, strategic acumen, and research-driven insights to propel individuals and businesses toward unparalleled success. When not transforming individual and organizational leadership, she stays up to date with the latest trends, and enjoys quality time with her family.

DR. SHADE KOLADE BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Shade Kolade is the Founder and CEO of The Leadership Synergy Institute. She is a beacon of inspiration and empowerment in a world where businesses and careers are complex, uncertain, and challenging. Her empowerment journey started early in life, haven been born to an astute businesswoman who engaged her in entrepreneurship and critical decision-making. Guided by her mother’s resilience and grit, she embraces a legacy that surpasses professional accomplishments, influencing her approach to personal and professional issues.

Dr. Shade Kolade has expertise as a Research Professor, Leadership Consultant, speaker, and coach. She leverages her extensive knowledge and passion to help individuals and organizations reach their full potential. Her contributions to leadership development, community building, and STEM education position her as an inspiration for success and transformation. She is recognized and celebrated for her significant contributions in academia, community engagement, and leadership consulting, establishing her as a visionary and catalyst for positive transformation.

As the principal consultant at the Leadership Synergy Institute, Dr. Shade Kolade drives initiatives to foster the growth of individuals as impactful leaders. The institute’s transformative programs, including the “Leadership Accelerator Program” and the “Course Creation Accelerator Program” on their online coaching platform, actively reshape the lives, careers, and businesses of professionals, entrepreneurs, and corporations. These initiatives actively reshape professionals, entrepreneurs, and corporations’ lives, careers, and businesses. The institute’s core value, “Uplifting Expertise and Cultivating Leadership,” mirrors her dedication to developing influential and dynamic organizations.

Dr. Shade Kolade has multiple advanced degrees, including a PhD in Microbiology. She is a recipient of the distinguished Titular Fellowship, and a certified Leadership Coach, Speaker, and Trainer with the John Maxwell Team, Dr. Shade’s work benefits from her diverse experience as a university professor, scientific researcher, and leader in various corporate and government departments.

Dr. Shade Kolade’s corporate and academic skills are elevated by her international and multicultural experiences. As a black Canadian, she has a deep understanding of the intricacies involved in embracing multiple cultures and the interplay of their values and perceptions. This understanding serves as the foundation for her approach, inspiring innovation and cultural transformations in the organizations she partners with. Her expertise in communication, leadership development, and thought leadership makes her an exceptional communicator.

Dr. Shade Kolade has received numerous nominations and awards, including the 2024 Corporate Vision’s Canadian Business Awards and the 2024 Global Business Insight Awards, in recognition of her business acumen and thought leadership. Her journey is not just professional; it’s deeply personal, shaped by her unique experiences and their profound impact on her life. Her role in the “Succeeding as a Black Woman in Canada” Project stands out among her initiatives, showcasing her dedication to inclusivity and transformative leadership. This project empowered over 100 immigrant women in Canada, resulting in a remarkable 30% increase in career advancement and a 52% boost in participants’ confidence levels.

Dr. Shade Kolade envisions a future that involves making a significant impact that would influence policies on social inclusivity, transforming workplace cultures, community building, and compassionate leadership. Through keynote speaking engagements focused on transformational leadership principles, she carefully designs topics to encourage, empower, and stimulate transformative thinking. Dr. Shade’s engaging and impactful presentations draw from her diverse experiences in academia, community engagement, and leadership consulting, inspiring audiences to take meaningful action.

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Dr. Shade Kolade Topic Presentations

silencing the inner critic: mastering impostor syndrome for personal and professional excellence - empowering self-confidence and overcoming impostor syndrome

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • In the riveting exploration of “Silencing the Inner Critic: Mastering Impostor Syndrome for Personal and Professional Excellence,” Dr. Shade Kolade delves into the intricate workings of the inner critic that often fuels impostor syndrome, hindering personal and professional growth. This session is about, “Empowering Self-Confidence and Overcoming Impostor Syndrome,” and promises a transformative journey toward building resilience and fostering unwavering self-confidence.

    Participants will gain invaluable takeaways, starting with a comprehensive understanding of the roots of impostor syndrome and how the inner critic contributes to its persistence. Dr. Shade Kolade provides practical techniques and actionable strategies for silencing the inner critic, enabling individuals to break free from the limitations imposed by self-doubt. Attendees will leave equipped with the tools to cultivate a positive self-image, embrace their achievements, and navigate challenges with newfound confidence.

    This session is designed to empower individuals to achieve excellence in all aspects of life by conquering impostor syndrome. The takeaways extend beyond the event, offering participants a roadmap for continuous self-discovery and personal growth. “Silencing the Inner Critic” is an inspiring and practical guide for those seeking to unlock their full potential, fostering a mindset of excellence and self-assurance in both personal and professional endeavors.

leadership unleashed: navigating complexity with confidence - embracing the challenges of leadership in a dynamic world

cultivating inclusive leadership: shaping the future of work - building diverse and empowered teams for lasting success

mastering difficult conversations: transform conflicts into growth - navigating conflict with grace and constructive communication

effective remote team collaboration: navigating the virtual workspace together - building strong connections in the digital realm for optimal team performance

stress management and well-being at work: finding your zen in the workplace - navigating workplace stress for enhanced productivity and well-being

strategic excellence: crafting a business strategy for long-term success - unlocking the power of purposeful planning in today's competitive landscape

career evolution: navigating paths to professional growth - strategies for advancing your career in a dynamic landscape

the art of connection: mastering essence of meaningful relationships - building authentic connections for personal and professional success

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