Services We Offer
The Problem

Over 56% of professionals struggle to articulate their value on paper through their resume.

-LinkedIn, 2018


External hires were 61% more likely to be fired from their new jobs than were those who had been promoted from within the firm. –Wall Street Journal, 2016

Companies fail to choose the candidate with the right talent for the job 82% of the time – Gallup Business Journal


The unemployment rate for African Americans is 7.4% (as of 2/2018) while the national average is 4.7%. 

-Dept of Labor & Statistics, 2018


With the average hiring cycle taking about 84 days, people don’t have time for preventable errors as a professional.


Managers account for at least 70% of variance in employee engagement scores across business units. – Gallup Business Journal

The Solution

Part of the solution is coaching and developing professionals to move into leadership roles more seamlessly and take ownership of their career trajectory. Often times the talent needed for a company is right in-house, whereas other times, a fresh new perspective is needed and thus career-seeking professionals need to understand how to strategically plan for their career trajectory. To that end, we also understand that having top talent means nothing if they don't work cohesively and if managers and supervisors are not effectively leading.

Our main objective at Educate, Equip, and Empower Pro Svcs, is accelerating talent & leadership development while advancing women & diversity in the workplace. Often times this is through individualized coaching but other times, we are working with organizational teams.  

About Educate, Equip and Empower Professional Services

Educate, Equip, and Empower (formerly NLW Career Prep) is a consulting agency that handles short term and long term succession planning for businesses to develop and promote staff from within. We also help individual professionals grow and thrive within their respective careers and secure employment. We provide corporate trainings to businesses whose goal is to shift the paradigm among their staff to educate, equip, and empower them to work more cohesively, and produce higher output. Our corporate curriculum allows senior level management and executives to invest in their staff's growth while still placing ownership on the individual staff members for their career trajectory plans and to have more accepting and inclusive environments that attracts and retain more diverse talent. 

 We believe investing in one's personal and professional growth is vital to have a successful career trajectory and allows businesses to retain and hire quality talent. We love to partner with organizations with succession planning to develop and implement institutional programs that are centered around career growth and leadership development for the staff. Whether we develop your full plan or we are the strategy for implementing a pre-existing plan, our goal is to equip your staff with the knowledge, tools, and strategies to be more engaged, productive, and to stay with the organization during the  growth of their career. 

One unique value add about us, is our special focus on mid and senior level women of color to help move them into high level senior roles within their industry. Using a customized leadership development and career-coaching model, we work with professionals to refine interpersonal skills, strategize a growth plan, implement the plan, grow leadership presence, navigate workplace conflict and politics, and reflect for accountability. 

CEO and Principal Consultant, DeAnnah Stinson Reese and her team has 15+ years of experience in human resources, coaching, and leadership development to provide a unique and comprehensive approach for servicing clients. Some examples of the professional development trainings provided to companies include “Using EQ to Navigate Workplace Conflict”, “Leading Vs. Managing: Investing In Your Staff to Create Buy-In and Growth From Within”, and “Inclusion vs Acceptance in Workplace Cultures”.

DeAnnah has worked with a variety of companies. (swipe to view)

We have partnered with various businesses and education institutions such as Haron River, Creative Percent, The Hire Group, Houston Community College,  and many more. 

Contact Us Today To Get Started! 
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