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Dr. Tara Reed, Ph.D., affectionately known as the Motivator, Communicator, Educator, is an accomplished professor, entrepreneur and highly sought after dynamic leader and speaker with expertise in communication, education, business, philanthropy and nonprofit organization. Dr. Reed’s ability to come across with a common sense approach, honesty and compassion, will inspire and reinvigorate you to move to the next level!


Dr. Reed is the Founder and CEO of Next Level Consulting, established in 1999 as a marketing and public relations consulting firm, where she continues to grow her brand by incorporating professional coaching, public speaking engagements, and educational consulting. Dr. Reed is also a Tenured Full Professor of Speech Communication in Fort Worth, TX where she currently resides. Dr. Reed’s next project is based on the motivational tool described as “Power of One”. The #OnePearlMovement will inspire H.O.P.E. which stands for Helping One Pearl Everyday move from exclusion to inclusion, unfulfilled to satisfied, hidden to visible. P.E.A.R.L. stands for Purposed. Empowered. Ambitious. Resilient. Leader.


Dr. Reed earned a Ph.D. in Education, Master’s Degree in Communication Studies and Bachelor’s Degree in Business. In addition, Dr. Reed is a Licensed Real Estate Broker, holds membership within multiple associations, honor societies, and is a life member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Dr. Reed has been recognized by her community and national organizations for the work that she has done, which exemplifies her commitment to the members in which she serves.


“It only takes One P.E.A.R.L. to move the world!” Dr. Tara Reed


I'm not your average Speaker, Coach, Consultant...

I'm the Motivator, Communicator, Educator!

My diverse experience, background has prepared me to help you get to your next level!

Dr. Tara Reed is a Motivator, Communicator and Educator! With over 20 years as CEO of Next Level Consulting, specializing in working with, a Tenured Professor of Speech Communication and a Transformational Leader, Tara continues to empower people to live their best lives her inspirational messages and the One P.E.A.R.L. One H.O.P.E. Movement! 



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Do you feel like 2020 left you on 0? Make 2021 the year of 1! 1 more time, 1 more chance, 1 more forgiveness, 1 more prayer. You never know, that 1 more can make all the difference! 


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Never Give Up on Your Purpose. Empowering Change for Success.

There is power in committing and challenging yourself to get to the finish line no matter how long it may take you. Dr. Reed believes in you, now do you believe in you? The time is now and the time is yours!

Iris Adkins, Tech Industries

I am ONE

Purposed. Empowered, Ambitious. Resilient. Leader.

I provide the Power of One through

Motivation, Communication and Education. 


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