Strategic Planning: How to Gain Clarity in Crisis
April 23, 2020 | Online | register now @

Join me for this complimentary webinar Thursday at 12:30pm ET on Lean Frontiers.

Indiana Lean Healthcare Summit
April 29-30, 2020 | Noblesville, IN |

Learn, Network, and Share with Hoosier Healthcare Professionals! Healthcare in Indiana is experiencing a remarkable transformation. Providers are facing today’s challenges with “Lean Thinking” to minimize waste

During her half-day session titled Top Ways the Kata Can Improve the Consumer / Patient Experience, attendees will learn how the Improvement / Coaching Kata helps Healthcare professionals understand, address, and ensure all consumer / patient interactions are value add to the patient and their healthcare needs.

Past Events

April 18, 2020 | Online | | view flier

Join the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Indianapolis Chapter Inc., in partnership with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.- Alpha Mu Omega Chapter, Ivy Endowment and AARP, as we present the 10th Annual financial literacy symposium called Sister-Nomic$ – Building Financial, Emotional, and Physical Wealth.

Designed with our sisters’ financial needs in mind, this virtual economic empowerment workshop will center on topics such as telecommuting, budgeting during a crisis, and emotional well-being during a crisis.a sister, cousin, neighbor or best girlfriend! Each guest must register.

Katacon 6 – Keynote
Feb 20-21, 2020 | Austin, TX |

KataCon (Kata Summit) is the annual gathering for those practicing Toyota Kata and those who want to. This is a dynamic, sharing community that will help you connect with knowledge, behaviors, and people to keep you moving toward your goals.

In her session titled Mastering and Achieving Challenging Goals via the Improvement Kata, Deondra will share how she uses Strategic Vision Boards and the four steps of the Improvement Kata to empower individuals and groups to visualize their life’s purpose and achieve challenging personal and professional goals by experimenting through obstacles – one target condition at a time.

American Society for Quality Speaker
Feb 11, 2020 | Indianapolis, IN | details on

Dinner speaker for the Indianapolis Section of the American Society for Quality. More details soon!


Vision Board Recap with Leaders of Tomorrow
Jan 11 2020 | Indianapolis, IN


Kata Practice – Improvement and Coaching
Sep 25-27 2019 | $2750 per seat | Ann Arbor, MI | View flyer (PDF)

A learning lab for managers, supervisors, and team leaders who want to practice how to help their teams achieve difficult goals in the crazy competitive business world of today. Featuring hands on interactive exercises and kata dojo! With Mike Rother, Jeffery Liker, Tilo Schwarz at Zingerman’s Mail Order’s working warehouse in Ann Arbor, MI.


Calmly Stepping into Practicing the Toyota Kata
Tue, Jul 16 2019 (30 minutes) | Hosted webinar

Deondra Wardelle is a leader, organizer, corporate trainer, licensed health coach, problem solver, motivational speaker and continuous improvement professional. This webinar focuses on practicing the Improvement and Coaching Kata to remove the stress from building a new habit and implementing change.

Jack and Jill of America, Inc: The Mighty Midwestern Region – Mothers’ Vision Board Workshop | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Private Group Session – Authors’ Vision Board Workshop | Sunday, January 21, 2018

Private Group Session – New Year’s Vision Board Workshop | Sunday, December 21, 2017

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