Najah Drakes is a high-powered, motivational speaker who challenges ambitious professionals to disrupt the cyclical habit of busyness. She empowers leaders and attendees to blaze their unique trail by impacting the world and the community around them in a way only they can. Najah speaks on Work-Life Balance, Self-Care Integration, Time Management/Prioritization, Mindset, and Parenting.
Najah Drakes is a Work-Life Balance Strategist, Personal Development Coach, and Self Care Expert at Spark Her Blaze. As a burnout survivor, she helps ambitious professionals achieve success beyond their resumes by taking back control of their calendar, time, and peace. She empowers leaders to purposefully achieve success in their physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health while balancing their professional success. After over 20 years of working with multi-million dollar companies, Najah now uses her strategic and data analysis skills to help professionals harness the data of their lives to empower them to prioritize their well-being; systemize work, home, and life; and maximize peace, freedom, and time. She is a YouVersion (The Bible App) Partner and her Devotional, “It’s Time: 7 Time Management Strategies to Take Back Your Calendar, Reduce Overwhelm, and Flourish on Purpose has been completed by thousands. Najah has been married for almost 23 years. She and her husband are the proud parents of 5 amazing sons.
Najah Drakes is a Work-Life Balance & Personal Development Coach, author, speaker, blogger, serial entrepreneur, former CFO, mom of 5, and burnout survivor.
As a former corporate executive, Najah spent 20 years leading strategic analysis for multi-million dollar companies by helping them increase their profits, troubleshoot challenges, and analyze scores of data to reach ambitious goals. In her last corporate role, Najah spent 10 years serving in multiple capacities of a multi-location occupational medicine practice including CFO, Interim HR Director, and Director of Physical Therapy.
After two decades of galvanizing companies, Najah shifted gears to empower ambitious professionals to achieve success beyond their resume by taking back control of their calendar, time, and peace. After over 20 years working with multi-million dollar companies, Najah now uses her strategic and data analysis skills to help leaders harness the data of their lives to empower them to prioritize their well-being; systemize work, home, and life; and maximize peace, freedom, and time.
Najah facilitates workshops for Corporations, Women’s Groups, Community/Civic Organizations, Churches, and Government entities on how to practically and purposefully prioritize their well-being while well-doing.
Najah is a YouVersion (The Bible App) Partner where her Devotional, “It’s Time: 7 Time Management Strategies to Take Back Your Calendar, Reduce Overwhelm, and Flourish on Purpose. She is also the author of Divine Java: A Personal Affirmations Journal to Extract Your Bold Flavor from God's Divine Cup & creator of the Purposeful Prioritizer, a prioritizing tool that empowers women to clarify and pursue their priorities daily and on purpose.
She holds a Bachelor's Degree from Spelman College and a Master of Arts degree with Distinction from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. Najah is the founder of Spark Her Blaze where she coaches and empowers women to spark their flame, so they can blaze their uniquely divine trail.
In her free time, you will find Najah dancing, reading, writing, and loving on her husband of 23 years and their five sons.
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Najah is the ideal speaker for women’s retreats, conference keynotes, and breakout sessions.