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Dr. Gladney - The Success Psychologist

Dr. Lawana Gladney, PhD, renowned speaker, trainer, author, and media personality is known as the Success Psychologist.  Her PhD in Instructional Psychology and Technology focuses on emotional wellness and the science of the mind. This degree not only focuses on human behavior, but how the brain processes information that will lead to change.  Having that expertise and background, coupled with years of research, Dr. Gladney has developed several programs and systems that when applied, is guaranteed to change perspectives, attitudes, and behaviors of individuals.   

As CEO of Gladney Enterprises, LLC, Dr. Gladney has presented her message to millions around the nation. She has worked with many of the nation’s fortune 500 hundred companies including, IBM, AT&T, PepsiCo, Aetna, Texas Instruments, Pitney Bowes, U. S Coast Guard, Freddie Mac, U. S. Department of Defense, Federal Aviation Administration, Pentagon, and many others. 

She is the creator of the Personal Success Quadrant (PSQ) and works with individuals to help them unblock psychological barriers that keep them from succeeding while attracting success in their mind, body, relationships, and finances.  She also works with CEO’s of small companies to identify their blockers to success, so they can scale and grow.   She has developed many programs and speaks on Success, Emotional Management/Wellness, Power of a Woman, Self-Motivation, Business Success, and Leadership.

Her ability to connect with the audience coupled with her energetic style is an explosive combination that leaves the audience wanting more.  She was even the top five most requested speakers in the Meeting Professional International organization which consists of over 24,000 meeting planners and suppliers.

She is a television personality and media expert and is host of an international podcast, previously a co-host of a cable show, a radio show host, a residential expert for Insights on Fox 4, The Drew Pearson Show, as well as being interviewed. by several local and national TV shows.  She was featured on many national radio and TV shows including; Tom Joyner Morning Show, Washington Watch with Roland Martin, Black Enterprise Business Report, and Good Morning Texas, Good Day Dallas and many others. She has been featured in the Dallas Morning News, Redbook.com, Rolling Out.com, Ebony and other national magazines.   She has contributed to articles and advice for several magazines including, In Touch magazine to offer advice to celebrities such as Tom Cruise and Brad and Angelina.    She has also been honored and awarded with the Dallas Business Journal Women in Business Award, Meeting Professional’s International-Supplier of the Year, and Quest for Success Business Award from the Dallas Black Chamber. 

As a leader she has served on several boards, National Speakers Association, Meeting Professional’s International, and is the founder and past president of Young Educated Sisters (Y.E.S., Inc.), an organization established to help deter teenage pregnancy through empowerment and is the founder and executive director of a non-profit organization for women, The Six Million Dollar Woman’s Club.  

She has created a plethora of products including the Psychology of Success CD series The Gladney Prosperity System, Creating Amazing Employees, Successful Parenting Program, and is the author of six books, and contributing author of four books.  One of her latest books that is her bestseller is, If You are in the Driver’s Seat, Why are You Lost? A Roadmap to an Amazing Life that has helped thousands to re-calibrate their lives.  What she deems as her greatest accomplishments are her four beautiful children, a son Jordan, and daughters, Bria, Jazzy, and Lexi. 

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