NORMA T. HOLLIS
AMERICA’S LEADING AUTHENTIC VOICE DOCTOR
Norma T. Hollis is a champion for the human spirit. Her programs guide leaders to build the spirit of their team by celebrating the authenticity of team members and collaborating for mutual objectives. As a result, leaders gain clarity about their role while gaining a deeper understanding of the people that they lead. They find their ‘authentic voice’ and use it in empowering and energizing ways.
Norma developed her programs after 30 years of researching human nature from many perspectives. In her first career in the non-profit world of child development, she managed multi-million dollar organizations in difficult urban areas. As a corporate trainer for several Fortune 500 companies she impacted corporate culture while building teams and increasing productivity. As an entrepreneur she worked with speakers to help them find their authentic voice and create professional speaking careers. She is also trained as a spiritual director and facilitates a special program that certifies speakers and coaches to deliver her authenticity process. Now she combines all of her talents to help people find, live and share the authentic spirit that lives within. People who have participated in her programs have raised income, improved productivity, lost weight, removed skin rashes, stopped stuttering and had numerous other impressive benefits that have positively impacted lives and improved organizations.
The popular Authenticity Assessment™, a tool to rate a person’s authenticity is the brainchild of Norma T. Hollis. The assessment examines how the human spirit is expressing itself within the nine dimensions of authenticity that Norma’s research revealed. Her related Corporate Assessment rates organizations on their success at meeting the authenticity needs of employees, customers and the community.
Norma’s programs are thought provoking and help people gain new perspectives of themselves, their purpose and their work life. Her programs focus on one or more of four basic beliefs:
- We each have an inner voice which is the way our human spirit communicates with us.
- The human spirit must function within the structure of society.
- People are happiest and most productive when they find the place that aligns their human spirit most authentically within society’s structure.
- The human spirit can find alignment using an organized process.
She is the author of several books and workbooks. Her authenticity process has several published works including Ten Steps to Authenticity the summary of her assessment and entire process. In addition she has nine workbooks – one for each of the dimensions of authenticity and numerous audios related to each dimension. Other books include The Process to Become a Professional Speaker, A Workbook for New and Emerging Speakers and several booklets addressing various challenges she has faced such as The Candida Epidemic and Mystic Footprints. She has been a regular columnist for several magazines including Healthier You, Sharing Ideas, Black Meetings and Tourism and Turning Point.