Johna Little


Johna Little is a Senior Talent Development Consultant with over 12 years of experience in the Learning and Development profession. She is a certified Star Trainer and Development Dimensions International (DDI) certified facilitator. She is passionate about helping others learn the steps for creating personal and professional goals in an effort to reach their desired outcomes.

She currently works on the Talent and Organizational Effectiveness team at NiSource in Columbus Ohio. She works closely with senior leaders to identify processes and solutions to improve performance and leadership capabilities throughout the organization.

Johna began her professional career as an Administrative Assistant for Discover Card and credits the experiences from that role as the springboard to achieving her professional and personal goals. She values the strategic and supportive role Administrative Professionals play in high-performing organizations.

Johna loves Columbus, OH, and her community. She served as a member of the Goodwill of Columbus Business Advisory Council and as a Band Boosters board member for her local school district. Johna and her husband enjoy raising their two beautiful daughters, Sophie and Mati. She has a passion for music and annually attends a local, 13-hour performance of every recorded and released song by the Beatles.

LAB OVERVIEW: Creating Professional Goals to Reach Stardom

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 | 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Star Achievers seek every opportunity to continuously develop. You always have opportunities to expand your horizons. Maybe you’re looking to move up, move out, or further develop in your current position. Like a ship sailing across the ocean, you could get turned around, lost, or frustrated if you don’t have a compass to guide your progress. The compass, like goal setting, keeps you motivated and pushes you to reach your destination.

During this fun and interactive 90-minute Learning Lab, you’ll roll up your sleeves and work through a step-by-step process to create a personal, development focused goal. Everyone who attends will walk away with a goal and action plan that can be implemented immediately. Goal setting can be challenging, however, with the right attitude, skills, and guidance you can turn hopes and desires into reality!

  • Learn a proven process for goal achievement.
  • Develop a focused, detailed goal.
  • Create a roadmap for reaching your goal.
  • Overcome obstacles by recognizing opportunities for growth.
  • Capitalize on people resources to expedite reaching your goal.