Dare to Thrive

We've never needed one another more. This is a moment that will change everything.

We have a chance to transform ourselves, our organizations and world. It won't be easy or obvious. But with wisdom, courage and compassion, we can thrive.


Partial List of Clients

Book a Live Event or Virtual Conversation

Teams and organizations need help RIGHT NOW in navigating the unknown - while providing stability and hope for those they serve. Through a keynote address, workshop, or retreat facilitation, Anne is eager to have a meaningful dialogue with your organization - both learning and teaching as we move through transition and change together.

About Anne

Dr. Anne Harbison is an executive leadership educator known for her work with some of the world’s greatest organizations and thought leaders.

Beginning her career in Brand Management at Procter & Gamble, she then served as a management consultant specializing in organizational change and learning. Anne was a Principal Strategic Consultant in Gallup’s executive leadership practice, working domestically and internationally in the health care, manufacturing, retail and government sectors. She received her doctorate from Harvard University researching and teaching on best practices for leadership success.

Anne's been a featured speaker at the Brookings Institute, The Academy of Management and the Association of Talent and Development, as well as over a dozen Fortune 500 companies.

A native Kentuckian, Anne now lives in Minneapolis with her husband and three children.

"Anne Harbison wins the ’Nobody Else’ awards in terms of leadership, culture and people development. Nobody else brings the level of insight, thoughtfulness, and relevant life experience to the types of complex challenges we face today. Whether as a 'guide on the side' (a consultant and coach) or a ’sage on stage’ (speaker), Anne brings a unique and time-tested wisdom to her clients.” "

Mike Morrison, PhD
Founder and Dean of University of Toyota; Author of The Other Side of the Card

"You will be a better person, professional, colleague and friend by working with Anne. She challenges leadership teams while finding the right dose of nurturing support to push everyone to new thinking and results. I highly recommend partnering with her."

Suzanne Foster
President of Stanley Health; former President of Medtronic Advanced Energy

"When it became clear that women in our company felt they didn't have the same opportunities that men had, we hired Anne. Combining humor intellect, honesty and vast knowledge, Anne helped us bridge the gap and brought us closer as a leadership team. She is the most impactful consultant I've ever worked with, organizationally and personally."

Mike LeJeune
CEO GlassArt Design; Former CEO of Fabcon Manufacturing

"Anne’s work was inspiring. She has a way of pulling the best out of all of us. She made us a stronger, more inclusive organization."

Tony Sanneh
LA Galaxy Soccer Star, Bush Foundation Fellow

"Okay, here’s the deal…Anne is the real deal. I am a fan and recipient of her amazing leadership and dare I call it, humanity development work. She is real, raw, passionate, on fire with commitment and super fun, too! A perfect blend of the essence of Brene Brown and Erin Brockovitch, you can count on being inspired and moved to action. I would be in any Anne Harbison room anytime, anywhere."

Rick Tamlyn
International Speaker, Leadership Educator and Coach, author of Play Your Bigger Game

Expert Insight and Action

For over twenty-five years I've researched, coached and consulted with leaders striving to make the most of tough situations - using them as catalysts for growth and transformation. I was six months into the writing of this book when the coronavirus hit. As we all struggle to navigate this crisis - and opportunity - I am moving forward with passion and urgency to share what I have learned and witnessed along the way. Order through Amazon or any major book retailer.

Online Learning

This is the perfect moment to invest in your professional development anywhere, at anytime - though JourneyLead's proven curriculum. Expert content, practical application, meaningful growth.


Many groups call themselves teams, but they lack the shared identity, influence and impact that true teams deliver. Through retreats, workshops, coaching and facilitated meetings, groups shift from "me" to "we" with outstanding results.

Executive Coaching

For over ten years, Anne and her expert team have served Fortune 500 leaders in growing their talent, performance and organizational culture - creating meaningful change and lasting impact.

Learning and Leading Together

Whether you're an educator, executive, consultant, thought-leader or individual looking for inspiration, insight and guidance during this unprecedented time, I invite you to join our growing community. I will learn from you, and will offer everything I have. This moment in time will change us all. Let's do it together.

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