Heart to Heart Leadership provides personalized programming, coaching, and consultation services that help you discover and cultivate your motivations and strengths – so you can lead with purpose and empower others to thrive.

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How We Support Your Leadership Journey

For Individuals Who Want to Grow as Leaders

Feel like you have the skills but want them to better align with your potential and purpose? Renew the spirit of your leadership to build a life that is meaningful to you and others. Our leadership development programs help you better understand your core motivations and gain practical tools that enable you to lead effectively and achieve your goals.

For Organizations That Want to Nurture Their Team

What are your organization’s goals, issues, or unexplored opportunities? Our programs are tailored to your needs, whether that’s getting your team aligned with your mission and values, helping your leaders strengthen their skills, supporting your HR objectives, or beyond.

Purpose-Driven Leadership Development Programs

First, we sit down with you in person or virtually to gain a deep understanding of your goals. Then we recommend programs, coaching and services tailored to nurture the leadership skills and organizational improvements you seek.

In the meantime, learn more about some of our most popular programs, then book your free, no-obligation consultation so we can get to know you.

Leadership from Within

This course is our original in-depth and practical guide that goes beyond competencies and skill-building.  It is an interactive journey that gives leaders a road map to navigate the challenges of personal and professional growth.

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Purposeful Leadership Program

One of the most comprehensive leadership development programs available, our Purposeful Leadership Program allows you to develop the competencies you need to transform the way you lead & live in today’s world.

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The Enneagram at Work

One of our most popular programs, The Enneagram at Work, familiarizes individuals and teams with the Enneagram System as a resource for deepening self-awareness and increasing one’s ability to better understand, relate, and work with others.

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Working as One Program

Develop the skills to better lead teams to stay focused, remain positive, and be more productive. This Workshop packs a powerful message–Good things happen when people work together. Learn how to have impactful conversations that build cooperation and get results.

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Heart to Heart's 31st Annual Breakfast

Mon, May 6th 2024 at 7:00 AM

The Annual Breakfast is the primary fundraiser of Heart to Heart Leadership, a 501(c)3 nonprofit. Heart to Heart is only possible through the support of organizations and individuals like you. Your gift helps us to continue our work and allows us to offer affordable program fees so more community members can benefit.

Heart to Heart Leadership's 31st Annual Breakfast

30+ Years of Serving Our Community

For over 30 years, Heart to Heart Leadership has been working with individuals and organizations to cultivate purpose-driven, values-based, community-minded leadership. We’re proud to partner with many outstanding community organizations, including:

Akron Children's Hospital
Akron Coffee Roasters
Akron Public Schools
Akron Zoo
City of Green
Buckingham Doolittle
Community Legal Aid
Conxus NEO
County of Summit
DRB Systems
Fair Housing
Kent State University
Knight Foundation
Leadership Akron
South Street Ministries
University of Akron
United Way
Summit Education Initiative
The Well CDC

In our clients words…

“The Heart to Heart program has become a great way for us to provide a holistic approach to leadership development at all levels.”

Akron Children’s Hospital

“As a result of our StrengthsFinder training with Heart to Heart, we restructured our entire sales team and approach.”

Mimi Vanderhaven

“Heart to Heart is woven into all training we do as an organization… including the corporate headquarters for Global Imaging Systems.”


“For over 15 years, Heart to Heart has been an integral part of our success story. Try this program, it transforms positive energy in your workplace.”

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Schedule a Free Consultation

Tell us about yourself, then book your free, no-obligation consultation to learn how Heart to Heart can support you.

Announcing the Center for Immersive Leadership!

Heart to Heart Leadership has merged with United Way of Summit & Medina – creating the Center for Immersive Leadership to combine our strengths for even greater impact. We’ll continue to bring you the leadership training and development programs you value from our team.

This website will remain as your place to learn more about our programs and services until the Center for Immersive Leadership website goes live.

Our mission remains the same: To develop inclusive leaders who achieve collective goals for transformational change with our communities.

Visit the Center for Immersive Leadership website for more info about the new initiative.