customized hr solutions 








  • Maximized potential, effectiveness and fulfillment for coaching clients

  • Break-throughs with manager effectiveness 

  • More engaged, collaborative, productive teams, individuals, and students 

  • Employee retention 

  • Effective group dynamics and communications 

  • Efficient organizations 

  • Professional HR processes for organizations and individuals such as career development, talent management, and employee development

"It's important to highlight the 'human' in human resources. Retaining that focus will produce the best outcomes whether we are working with the whole organization, with leaders, with a group of employees, or a single individual."

OUR MISSION: To provide organizations with customized and creative Human Resources solutions and services through personalized collaboration to enable leaders and employees to fulfill their potential and achieve extraordinary business results.



MICHELLE LUEBKE, Principal Human Resources Consultant, is the founder of Highlight HR Consulting. She has over 22 years of experience in all aspects of HR, including HR process design and implementation, coaching at all levels of management, global HR management, and compliance. Prior to the consulting business, Michelle worked in a variety of HR roles at John Deere, most recently as the HR Operations Lead for the U.S. Agriculture and Turf Division.  Michelle is known for being a compassionate, collaborative, results-oriented leader with strong communication skills.




  • Global leaders, directors, general managers, supervisors 

  • Any country, any time zone 

  • Please listen into my recent podcast interview about coaching

HR Consulting

  • Conflict resolution, difficult employees, terminations

  • Investigations, compliance 

  • Change management and transition

  • Organizational (re)design, effectiveness

  • Building and developing effective teams 

  • Onboarding, including U.S. inpats 

  • Facilitation, assimilation, effective groups 

Training and Development

  • University Adjunct Teaching, Speaking

  • Professional Development

  • “Conversation Counts – Fulfilling Your Potential One Conversation at a Time” – Training on fulfilling individual and group potential

  • Human Resources curriculum development