- Authored talent management book: 15 Shifts - The Essential Guide to Transform Your Talent Management
- Authored management book: The 1% Edge - Power Strategies to Increase Your Management Effectiveness
- Authored time management productivity book: Organizational Strategies for the Overwhelmed: how to manage your time, space, and priorities to work smart, get results, and be happy
- Authored creative thinking book: Brain on Fire - Unleashing Your Creative Superpowers
- Spoken through-out North America, in every major city in the U.S. and every state
- Regularly featured in on-line media and radio
People have said about JoAnn that she is an emerging voice in the business marketplace...a catalyst for innovative thinking...passionate for bringing theory into reality in the laboratory of real life! She brings fresh thinking that matches the realistic management needs of the 21st century workplace. She is known as a champion of human potential in the arena of business enterprise.
JoAnn Corley is an experienced human resource / talent management professional and a dynamic, inspiring business speaker. She has a contagious passion and energy and has shared that passion with thousands through-out North America specializing in seminars on, Holistic Talent Management, Effective Management and Leadership, Time & Organizational Management, Personal Empowerment, Emotional Intelligence, Creative and Innovative Thinking, Team Productivity & Collaboration. She has the unique distinction of having conducted seminars in every state in the U.S. and every major city.
She is author of of several books as well as contributing author to the book, Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Success, a collaborative effort with some of the top female motivational speakers in North American and hailed by Jack Canfield of Chicken Soup for the Soul fame as a must read.
JoAnn also has a unique passion for the connection of technology to enhancing the quality of both one's personal and professional life. She sees herself as a "non-techie tech" who loves to learn about what's next. That interest lead to the development of her mobile learning-training app - The 1% Edge Portable Coach (available on all smartphone platforms).
Ms. Corley founded Convergence Consulting Group in 1998, a human resource-organizational development firm, which has provided services to a variety of industries such as; accounting & finance, engineering, government, staffing, risk management, not-for-profits, and sales to name a few. It was re-named The Human Sphere™ to reflect expanded offerings under the umbrella of holistic talent management. The Human Sphere is a brand initiative of JoAnn Corley Companies Inc, a third-party certified WOSB.
Variety also describes the type of coaching and consulting clients Ms. Corley and her strategic partners have helped over the years, including governmental leaders, scientists, engineers, phds, executives, finance and accounting consultants, mid-level managers and small business owners.
Ms. Corley attended Concordia College, Moorhead, MN and Eastern Illinois University. Prior to launching her consulting practice, she spent several years as the International Benefits Manager for a not-for-profit, then moved on to become a Senior Recruiter, a boutique, INC 500 Chicago recruiting firm. She has worked for 2 INC 500 companies and has a professional affiliation with ASTD, SHRM.
She has also been quoted or featured in articles for NBC News, Huffington Post, Salesforce.com, Monster.com, Harvard Business Review, HR Hero, ATD National, SHRM National, Management Business Daily, Recruiter.com to name a few. She is currently on-going business and leadership contributor to Huffington Post, Recruiter.com, & Salesforce.com - In The Media