Over 25 years of experience

in management consulting and training

Whether it is customer service, written communications, listening skills, diversity awareness, increased productivity, team building, facilitations or employee development, Debra Gould & Associates, Inc. will design a program custom tailored to meet your organization's needs.

Debra Gould & Associates, Inc.

Debra Gould & Associates (DGAI) is a woman owned minority business based in New Orleans. We provide Management Consulting, Training, Facilitating, Business Motivational Keynoting, Surveys, and Executive Coaching services to commercial and government clients. DGAI is certified with WBENC/NMSDC and WOSB Program with the Small Business Administration.

DGAI 2021 Webinar Series

Completed DGAI Webinar Series 2021:

April 27: Effectively Managing Your Time

May 4:  Key Strategies to Create or Accelerate Your Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Program 

May 11: N/A


Upcoming DGAI Webinar Series 2021:

May 18: The Future of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 2021

May 25: Unconscious Bias

June 1: What an Inclusive Workplace Actually Looks Like, And Key steps To Achieve It


June 15: Change Management: Where There’s Change There’s Opportunity

June 22: N/A

June 29: Invited to Lead

July 6: Leadership in the time of Covid19 – Helping your team beat "Zoom Fatigue"

July 13: Leadership: How to Pivot in Uncertain Times
July 20: Learning to Lead: Effective Decision Making

July 27: Problem Solving & Decision Making
August 3: Creating a Strategic and Critical Thinking Culture

August 10: From Conflict to Consensus

August 17: Project Management

August 24: Master 3M’s: Management, Morale and Motivation

August 31: Cornerstone of Customer Service: Integrity, Respect and Accountability (IRA)

September 7: Natural Teams

September 14: Cross Functioning Teams

September 21: Interpersonal Communication: Building a Better Foundation for Communication

September 28: Organizational Skills

October 5: Stress Management: Stress…Eustress…Distress           

October 12: Work/Life Balance

October 19: Goal Setting: What Do You Want for Yourself?

October 26: Creativity & Innovation

November 2: Developing Others

November 9: Effectively Managing Your Time!

November 16: The Future of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

November 23: N/A

November 30: Unconscious Bias

December 7: What an Inclusive Workplace Actually Looks Like, And Key steps To Achieve It


December 21: N/A

December 28: Change Management: Where There’s Change There’s Opportunity

Why Choose Debra Gould?

Debra Gould, the Positive Choice

Professional Speaker • Management Consultant • Trainer • Author

With twenty years of experience in the training and development field, Debra Gould continues to mesmerize and motivate audiences with her charismatic style, insights, and positive attitude. Gould is a member of the National Speakers Association, the American Society for Training & Development, the Society for Human Resource management, New Orleans Chamber of Commerce and New Orleans Regional Black Chamber of Commerce. She is certified with Women's Business Enterprise National Council, Louisiana Minority Supplier Development Council and the U.S. Small Business Administration Women-Owned Small Business Program.

She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Southern University at New Orleans, and she received a Master of Science degree in Management from Florida Institute of Technology.

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