We can become 1% better — every single day.
Goal Digger Influences Strategic Growth by individualizing experiences for you and your business. Our focus is self-awareness and discovery to inspire growth and development. Through coaching conversations, you are challenged to recognize and reach your potential as an authentic leader.
The goal is to dig deep and empower the best version of you for your life and career. We are aware success looks different for everyone and engage you in the process of defining what that looks like to increase your creativity, boost happiness, and be a part of building a prosperous career and life through individualized programs and coaching.
Coaching is not telling you what to do. Coaching is challenging you with the hard questions and holding you accountable to what you say you will do. Goal Digger brings additional perspective to the individualized leadership conversations and HR-based programming with hands-on and research-based experience with generations in the workplace, all to bring out the best in you.
“Coaching is unlocking a person’s potential to maximize their growth.”
– John Whitmore
Coach, Educator, Entrepreneur, Founder, Mom
Dr. Ashley Lang has nearly two decades of experience in higher education, leadership, retail, and marketing. She is the Founder and Influencer of Strategic Growth at Goal Digger, challenging people and organizations to own who they are. Ashley is also an adjunct professor for the online leadership master’s program at Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa. In her roles she influences strategic growth in people and businesses as she sees the possibilities in them and empowers them to discover their own identity and be their authentic selves. The opportunity for her to be a part of the growth and development of young girls and women is what drove her to be a coach for Girls on the Run and stay engaged in Gamma Phi Beta International Sorority.
Ashley holds a Bachelor of Arts in Textiles and Apparel from the University of Northern Iowa. She earned her Master of Science in Counseling and Student Personnel, College Student Affairs from Minnesota State University, Mankato, and completed her Doctor of Education in Interdisciplinary Leadership at Creighton University.
Ashley is fascinated by generations and spent several years researching successful and challenging interactions between millennials and baby boomers in the workplace which demonstrates the need for intentional and individualized leadership training and development.
As a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach and a Certified Facilitator of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Ashley utilizes the CliftonStrengths and MBTI as tools for self-awareness in the leadership journey. Furthermore, her experience in leadership and development assists in creating individualized development and action plans for those she engages with.
Make time to intentionally explore who you are, what you are, and where you fit to move towards your vision of the future.
Breathe life into your visions and enlist others to assist in the leadership journey.
Improve team and individual productivity and communication and build collaboration through shared values and goals, helping your organization perform at a higher level.
“Everyone walked out with action steps, and also feeling good about the meeting. The next day, my team all offered positive feedback and were totally blown away by Dr. Lang and her command of the session. It was truly invigorating!”