Tammy Heermann

Leadership Transformation Expert and Senior Vice President at Lee Hecht Harrison

Tammy Heermann

Tammy delivered one of the most impactful presentations on leadership capability our team has seen in some time. Her tips were practical, useful and delivered with wit and flair.


Tammy Heermann is a sought-after advisor who helps individuals and organizations get serious about leadership. She has developed pioneering and multiple award-winning programs that change mindsets and that build the critical skills leaders need today to achieve breakthrough performance.

Passionate about advancing female leaders, she is specifically sought out by Fortune 500 companies for her expertise in gender diversity and has designed and facilitated programs that accelerate female talent around the world.

While having a significant impact in the C-Suite, she is happiest when pushing up-and-coming leaders to break through organizational and self-imposed barriers to reach their potential. With real-world stories of her own journey from Senior Consultant to Senior Vice-President, people express the value of Tammy’s down to earth, practical style in creating an environment of trust in a room of strangers.

Tammy sits on the Women’s Leadership Advisory Committee for Women in Communications and Technology. She is a graduate of the London School of Economics with a Master of Science degree in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations and holds an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan.

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  • What Does it Take to be Seen as Strategic?

    Tammy Heermann

    So what does it take to be considered strategic today? Everyone wants to be considered strategic, it’s the holy grail of promotions, of getting that capital if you’re an entrepreneur or being considered a high potential.

  • How to Attract and Retain Strong Talent

    Tammy Heermann

    We can talk about strategies like great employment brand and bias free recruiting and having strong retention policies, but for me, the biggest impact that organizations can make in attracting and retaining strong talent is in the hands of the direct managers.

  • What Leadership is Really All About

    Tammy Heermann

    So much has been written about leadership, I think it is the most prolific topic and we can talk about things like creating a vision and a strategy, or developing followership to bring people along or building teams – and all of that is really important, all the things we find in compani...


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  • Are You Holding Yourself Back?

    Tammy Heermann

    If I’ve heard it once, I’ve heard it a thousand times from the women I work with. “I’m my own worst enemy.” As women leaders, we sometimes spend an inordinate amount of time ruminating about the things we can’t control, and ignoring the things that we can.


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