Providing training, coaching and consulting services to develop and enhance the skills and competencies critical to success in the workplace.

Kelley Ashby Consulting, LLC provides training and consultation services focused on helping organizations develop and enhance the workplace competencies and leadership talents of their students or staff members.   Our training sessions specialize in helping others develop the skills and competencies critical to success in today's workplace.  From preparing college students or recent graduates for the workplace and on-boarding new employees to enhancing the strengths and skills of seasoned personnel, we tailor each training session to fit the specific needs of your organization.  Whether you’re a small business owner or an educational institution, we will help you further develop individuals into valuable and contributing employees highly sought by any organization. Our goal is to provide exceptional advice that will lead to years of success for your students, employees, and/or organization. 

Through our consulting services, we can assist you with developing your own professional and leadership development training sessions or education programs and courses.  Our founder has over twenty years of experience creating successful leadership skill training and development programs that consistently contribute to others' success.  We bring extensive experience and professionalism to every organization and customize our services to your individual needs and concerns.

Connect with us to discuss your training needs, schedule a consultation session, or click on the "contact us" button at the top of this page and complete the form to inquire whether our services are right for you.

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Specialty Areas

leadership and workplace Skill development

  • Workplace Skill Development

  • Identifying Leadership Skills Needs

  • Creating Leadership Development Training Programs

  • Creating Workplace Skill Development Training Programs

  • Developing Leadership Skills

  • Emotionally Intelligent Leadership

  • Management and Leadership

  • Leadership Models

  • Leadership Styles

  • Developing and Implementing Leadership Courses and Academic Certificates

  • Developing Leadership Programs for Student Success

Recruiting, Training, and Retaining Top Talent

  • Attracting and Retaining Millennial and Generation Z Talent

  • Onboarding and Training New Employees

  • Developing the Skills Employers Want in New Employees

  • Enhancing Employee Training Utilizing Leadership Competency Development

  • Building Effective Teams

communication styles & skills

  • Communicating to Manage Conflict

  • Listening to Enhance Communication


  • Strengths in the Workplace
  • Leveraging Your Strengths
  • Building a Strengths-Based Team
  • Strengths-Based Leadership
  • Applying CliftonStrengths® into Programs, Services, Training, or Coursework

student leadership Competencies®

  • Accreditation Using the Student Leadership Competencies®

  • Infusing the Student Leadership Competencies into Programs, Services, or Coursework

  • Developing Competency-Based Curriculum for Groups and Individuals

  • Assessing Student Leadership Competency Development


"Kelley leaves a lasting positive impression and impact with those she teaches.  She holds herself and others to high standards and elevates the programs and individuals with whom she works."

/  Lynne Sebille-White, Senior Director, Career Advancement

at the Pomerantz Career Center, the university of iowa /