Customized Professional Development

for Individuals & Groups

Individual Coaching

Accelerate your personal and professional growth.

One-on-one coaching for professionals, education administrators, and young professionals.

Programs for Organizations

Infuse an individual approach for maximum impact.

Workshops for groups of all sizes to improve individual awareness for team benefit.

Transformational experiences using individuals’ talents as the foundation. 

Leaders in Education

Model growth for your students.

Professional development for system-wide leadership in educational institutions including cabinets, central office, senior leadership, building leadership, and aspiring leaders.

Leadership Development Programs

Personal clarity unlocks potential in others.

Customized offerings that supplement, not supplant, your existing leadership development programs using the powerful combination of the Highlands Ability Battery (HAB) and Turning Points.

Our Four-Step Approach

Awareness · Clarity · Action · Accountability℠


Personal awareness is the foundation for positive, effective change.



Objective input from an outside source gives you the context to achieve clarity.



Taking action based on awareness and clarity results in positive change.


Accountability is the secret to sustaining momentum for long-term results.

How to Work With Us

Potential Engagements

Contact us so we may learn the details. We will ask you about the content, audience, and time considerations for your engagement and can make recommendations as well. We provide customized proposals and work closely with you regarding the process from start to finish.

Interested in Working With Our Network?

To deliver Turning Points’ customized professional development experiences to individuals and organizations requires certification in the Highlands Ability Battery and in Turning Points workshops. Information about the Highlands certification can be found on the Highlands Company website. Please contact us for more information.

About the Founder

My name is Dori Stiles, and I am fascinated by the process of change and the ability people possess to adapt and grow no matter what the circumstances. I work with individuals as well as organizations. I travel for workshops and most often conduct coaching virtually.

In addition to a PhD, I am also the Director of Training & Research for The Highlands Company and a Highlands Certified Consultant. I look forward to talking to you! In the meantime, click below for a little more information about me.


“There was a nice balance of confirming what we know about ourselves and seeing how we balance with others.”

- GA Tech Leadership Development Program

“The workshop was beneficial both personally and as a team. Personally, reviewing the results continued to support the one-on-one conversations. As a group, seeing the strengths of each other helps us build a better understanding and appreciation.”

- Cabinets & Senior Leadership

“The training was very practical and helpful. Having a template for structuring future conversations is a valuable resource.”

- Leaders in Education, Hard Conversations