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About Linda Coleman-Willis

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Linda Coleman-Willis is one of America’s leading experts in the areas of self improvement and personal development.  She is a certified life coach, an award winning speaker, best selling author, magazine columnist, TV/radio personality and a highly sought after trainer and keynote speaker for corporations and organizations across the country. 

As a “Life Coach” Linda helps her clients identify personal and/or professional goals, develop strategies and an action plan for achieving those goals, and holds them accountable for their actions.  Linda has coached hundreds of CEO’s, executives, entrepreneurs, and business people on the mechanics of power communication skills, and how to get outstanding, lasting, powerful results both personally and professionally.  She has dedicated her life to empowering people.  Her coaching sessions, workshops and seminars are all designed to transform lives.

Linda has been a certified diversity trainer since 1992.  Her company provides time tested, validated, internationally recognized learning tools.  The Performance line of products includes self-assessment instruments, personal profiles, visual aids, and training programs designed to help organizations achieve their goals by developing their people.

Widely sought after by corporate America as a trainer and keynote speaker, Coleman-Willis’ client list includes the likes of Prudential, Blue Cross, AT&T, Veterans Administration, Pepperdine University, Shell Oil, Century 21, Farmers Insurance Group and numerous organizations and associations.

Linda is the author of several books including her national best seller, Loving Yourself First A Woman’s Guide To Personal Power.  She is a contributing author in Chicken Soup for the African American Soul and the African American Woman’s Soul and writes a syndicated column “Positive Talk with Linda."  She has produced an award winning tape series entitled “How To Change Your Life, and Achieve the Results You Want,” two DVDs entitled “Over The Wall: How To Overcome Obstacle,” and “Ten Steps to Stay Motivated In Times of Challenge & Change.”  Her latest is a CD series, “Secrets of World-Class Communication.”

Through her seminar “From Concept to Completion” Linda has taught hundreds of speakers, authors, and entrepreneurs how to write a book in ninety days.  In this two-day seminar Linda takes you step by step through the writing process using techniques that are guaranteed to cut the time it usually takes to write a book by two-thirds. 

For three and half years Linda hosted a successful radio talk show "The Motivational Power Hour" and a popular weekly cable TV show “Women of Prominence, Women of Promise."  She worked with Les Brown and Gladys Knight to help promote Personal Achievement Television.  Linda has appeared on more than 100 radio and TV shows nation wide, and is the subject of an article entitled “Getting To Know You” in Essence Magazine where she shares her spiritual solutions for getting high on life. 

As a humanitarian Linda works tirelessly to help raise money for breast cancer.  She sits on the board for Women of Color Breast Cancer Project and has helped to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars to support breast health.  For her contributions and fundraising efforts she was recognized with Women of Color’s 2004 Woman of the Year award. She has used her best selling book, Loving Yourself First to help raise money for breast cancer, homeless shelters, and recovery centers.  In 2008 she wrote and helped to self published a book for the Women of Color Organization entitled From Tribulation to Triumph: Breast Cancer Survivors’ Stories of Faith, Courage and Healing.  All proceeds from this book benefits the Women of Color organization.

For the past six years Linda has helped to plan, develop and present leadership training for the 200 plus auxiliary leaders of a mega 20,000 member church.  As Chair of the Leadership Development Team Linda helped to plan, produce and implement quarterly and annual leadership conferences.  She is currently part of the “Train the Trainer” program.  In addition, she has successfully conducted over 100 of her own public training seminars.

Linda has received numerous awards including the YWCA’s Incredible Women Making History, Citi-Bank’s Woman to Watch, the Cameron Eugene Library Literacy Enhancement Award, Black Women’s Entrepreneur’s Woman of Achievement, and the Los Angeles Sentinel’s 2005 Distinguished Woman award.

Linda is the past president of National Speakers Association Los Angeles Chapter, listed in Who’s Who in Professional Speaking and Great Women Speakers.  She is winner of the “Golden Microphone” award and the prestigious “Connie Award” for platform excellence. 

Linda received her Real Estate Sales license in 1981; Her Real Estate Brokers license in 1986 and graduated with honors from the Mortgage Banking Institute with an emphasis in finance.  For eight years she was a top producing sales person and a member of the distinguished “Million Dollar Club.” Linda worked as a real estate loan officer for Wells Fargo Bank handling four branches and the CRA Community Development Liaison for Bank of America handling all of Southern California.  She co-owned and operated a Real Estate Firm and Mortgage Brokerage Company before entering the speaking and training field and establishing LC & Associates in 1996.


To book Linda Coleman-Willis for speaking engagements or to facilitate a personal development workshop click on Request Linda 

or contact Ann Brown (213) 243-8258.   Linda is located in Los Angeles, California, but is available to speak nationally.


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