Kashonna Holland is an engaging keynote speaker, an inspiring coach, a motivational author, and an insightful corporate trainer. Kashonna is the President & CEO of Simply Kashonna, a business built to promote BOLD, FEARLESS and COURAGEOUS living. She goes beyond surface issues to address the pink elephants that inhibit personal, professional and spiritual potential.

Kashonna has helped many people walk through the ambiguity of their lives and on to defining their life’s purpose by discovering their authentic self. Kashonna’s heart for God is the filter through which her love for people flows; it’s quite evident in everything she does. Both, in the corporate arena and in ministry, strategic growth and development of people have always been the focal point of her service. Corporately, she has held positions in both Human Resources, as well as the Staffing industry. Additionally, Kashonna spent years in a pastoral role where crisis intervention and spiritual guidance were her primary responsibilities. Understanding that leadership training and development is essential to any corporation or organization’s growth, Kashonna founded Leading Forward LLC. Leading Forward is dedicated to enhancing employee engagement, performance, productivity and morale.

Through corporate relationships and interactive group/focus sessions, she has facilitated workshops in Customer Service, How to Handle Difficult People, Navigating Conflict, Emotional Intelligence, Developing Yourself and Others, Behavioral Based Interviewing, Diversity and Inclusion, to name a few. In addition, she has facilitated and provided training for both, the DISC and Myers Briggs personality assessments. Kashonna’s area of expertise is transformational leadership development and personal empowerment.

In expanding her platform, Kashonna has launched a weekly talk show, “Simply Shift w/Kashonna: The Talk Show”, where she engages in spontaneous dialogue with experienced guests, facilitating messages of empowerment and hope. She hosts quarterly live, intimate events known as “The Heart Chamber” for women interested in redefining sisterhood through peer coaching, networking, and candid discussion on the joys and realities of pursuing a dream. Kashonna is also the author of 7 Days to Simply Shift: A Daily Guide to Transforming Your Mindset Personally, Professionally and Spiritually. She has the awesome privilege of serving as an Ambassador for the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women, encouraging women to live heart healthy. No matter the venue, Kashonna will impact you with her contagious energy, vibrant smile, and sincere message.