We are so thrilled you have found us. Leadership Resource Academy is a leadership training and coaching program dedicated to helping professionals cultivate and implement strategic leadership skills.
What is good leadership?
Leadership is the vital component all organizations need. No matter how great a product or service might be, if there isn’t great leadership in place, success is unlikely.
Though it’s very important, leadership training is often overlooked. It’s not really taught formally and few people find that great mentor who teaches them how to be a leader.
We’re here to fill in that gap.
- Too many leaders are struggling and frustrated. There’s never enough time to get everything done and delegation seems impossible and overwhelming. It doesn’t have to be this way.
- Our program gives you the tools you need to take control of your responsibilities and lead you to success, without crazy hours and aggravation.
- Not only do we give you the necessary tools, but we also coach you based on what YOU need. And we stick around for several months to help you and your team implement each tool in a way that is practical and makes sense.
- The transformation from frustrated and frazzled to calm, cool and collected is amazing. All it takes is a little perspective, our coaching, some new tools and ideas, and a bit of determination. Success is within your grasp.
How awesome would it be to enjoy coming to work everyday?
To not stress about the million things that haven’t gotten done, or how to deal with everything? It’s possible and the solution is only a click away.
Who are we?
Merry McFadden is the co-founder of Leadership Resource Academy and an entrepreneur with a rich history of helping business leaders to efficiently run their organizations, maximize strategic/marketing initiatives and, ultimately, increase profits.
Before starting Leadership Resource Academy, Merry served for more than 20 years in various business management roles. After a successful career in Healthcare Management and growing a dynamic transportation/interpretation company to a national platform, she now provides consulting services to professional leaders.
She works with leaders in various industries to grow their businesses and increase their revenue while efficiently managing processes within the organization. As a business coach, she has found her passion - helping others to succeed in business and leadership.
Merry enjoys spending time with her family (husband and three children) as well as music, wine and traveling.
Ronnie T. Davis is the co-founder of the Leadership Resource Academy. With the desire to help people reach their potential and vision and 20 years of experience, Ronnie has taken herself from educator to certified coach and trainer. She works with individuals, groups and businesses.
Ronnie works with a variety of assessments and profile development tools to create personalized interactive workshops for businesses and groups as well as creating and implementing strategic plans. Communication, team-building, time management, and effective management techniques are prepared and tailored to each workshop or client.
Ronnie holds a B.S. degree in Elementary Education and Masters Degree in Education, as well as a Certification in Administration from Towson University. She is a certified Personal Life Coach, Social + Emotional Intelligence Coach and Career/Business Coach, a DiSC specialist and has a certificate in Applied Positive Psychology.
Our core values.
We Foster Leadership Skills
Leadership is a skill, one that has to be learned by everyone. We bring those skills to you and your team so that you can grow as a professional and become an effective leader.
We Pursue Growth & Self-Awareness
We believe leadership is about reaching your greatest personal potential while helping others reach their potential as well. Personal growth and self-awareness are necessary to practice leadership.
We Practice Integrity
You can't practice great leadership without integrity and great leaders, lead by example. Therefore we practice integrity in everything we do. We aren't just talking the talk, we're walking the walk too.
We Embrace Practicality
Great leadership is about recognizing what works and what doesn't. Strategies and solutions aren't one-size-fits-all, we help you determine how to implement leadership skills in a way that works.
About our process.
Training is provided at convenient times for our students--easily accessible.
Our live training sessions will also be available to review if you miss them.
When you have specific questions, we will have answers for you with quick turn around times, you won't have to wait.
We're here to share to share our knowledge, teach you strategies and coach you through our process.
Real Tools & Strategies
We will teach you the skills you need to implement strategies that work for your specific situation.
Understanding how to apply your skills and strategies to your situation will make it easier to use them in real time.
Productivity will increase due to increased, efficient problem-solving skills.
Leadership skills will help when working with teams, both personally and professionally.
This is what makes us different. You learn the skills related to one theme/concept and are provided a month of support to integrate each one.
Through various methods of support, we will be there to brainstorm solutions for YOUR specific challenges.
We help you keep on track with all the previous skills you learn as you move along through our training. So everything you learn to put in practice, stays in practice.
Having a personal coaching team behind you over the several months of training makes all the difference. You're not doing it alone. We're right there with you.
Find the best fit.
We offer a variety of payment plans.
Access to all of our training modules.
Personalized coaching and follow-up.
Payment plans available to make it easy to invest in yourself.
Access to all of our training modules for as many employees as you'd like.
Personalized coaching and follow-up.
Customized payment options for busineeses.
Need more information?
Answers to some frequently asked questions.