Like you, leadership expert and business strategist Colby Harris has seen the word leadership defined numerous ways over the years. Is it all about the situation? Is it meant only for the chosen few who rise to the top? Or, is there a different story?
With over 5 years of executive coaching, speaking, and most importantly, real-life, in-the-trenches business experience, his view is radically different. Colby appreciates and shares with listeners, that leadership is a choice and not about position, tenure or titles. Leadership is for everyone, everyday. It's how we should live our life.
Colby, sometimes referred to as the “Lead-ucator” for his ability to stir up a group or as the “Perspective Coach” for his coaching skill that brings out the best in people. He is known for his practical, street-savvy style; Colby's fusion of real-life stories and his conversational techniques connect with his audience at an intimate, intense and individual level.
Prior to his leadership efforts, Colby, was a former at-risk youth himself. He
understands the challenges that many of his students face on a daily basis at home, at school, and in the every day life. A computer programmer by education and passion, an entrepreneur where he created, managed, and sold a successful post construction cleaning service. And the founder of a corporate nonprofit exchange program for aspiring business professionals, Colby attained a key role in the African American Male Initiative at Augusta University. He has served on the board of advisors for a successful Internet start-up company and assisted the group leadership programs all across Georgia.
Colby has served as the Executive Director with the Say No To Average, Inc organization for several years. He is the Master Facilitator of the The Youth Leadership Workshop, where he empowers at risk youth to challenge life and become a leader for greatness. He continues to work with the best and brightest in the leadership development field.