Vivian Blade

Recognized as one of Engagedly’s Top 100 Global HR Influencers of 2021, Vivian Blade is a sought-after leadership expert and thought leader. She works with the world’s top brands, equipping leaders to build better, more resilient workplaces equipped to thrive in spite of insurmountable odds. She helps companies solve the pressing burnout, turnover, and workplace culture challenges your company is struggling with right now.

Her impact is felt as a frequent keynote speaker, and in delivering transformative leadership development programs, executive coaching, and corporate consulting. She also works in academia as an Adjunct Professor of Leadership & Organizational Behavior, and Project Management for the University of Louisville College of Business.

Vivian is a prolific writer whose articles, featured in a number of professional, industry, and business publications, and published books have helped thousands of professionals succeed. Her #1 best-selling book Resilience Ready: The Leader’s Guide to Thriving Through Unrelenting Crises reveals the key to living and leading with resilience. FuelForward: Discover Proven Practices to Fuel Your Career Forward reveals the inside secrets of career success. And her book, Influence in Talent Development, unpacks how to SCALE this essential skill for greater impact. 

She contributed to other books published by ATD, "Find Your Fit: A Practical Guide to Landing a Job You'll Love", and “Work the Problem: How Experts Tackle Workplace Challenges”.