Best known for her "make-it-happen" attitude and her ability to connect big picture strategy with real world action, Joy Duling helps time-pressed professionals discover systems and tools to achieve their business goals.

She launched A 25 Hour Day, LLC in 2005, after spending more than a decade planning and managing key projects for government and nonprofit organizations.  

Joy holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Eureka College in Eureka, Illinois and a Master’s Degree from the University of Illinois at Champaign with a specialization in Policy, Planning and Administration.

She received both the Ronald W. Reagan Fellowship and the Michael Dunn Fellowship for excellence in academics, service, and leadership.

Joy's most recent published work, "The G.O.A.L. Program:  How to Achieve What You Really Want This Year", is a self-study guide to help goal-seekers achieve their personal and professional best.  The program is now being used by coaches and consultants globally to help their own clients achieve amazing goals.

Joy actively contributes to the advancement of causes she believes in, sitting on the Board of Directors for the Cochlear Implant Awareness Foundation (ciafonline.org),
the National Association of Women Business Owners’ Central Illinois Chapter
(nawbo-cil.org), and the Greater Peoria YWCA (ywcapeoria.org).  

She is also a member of the Greater Peoria Chamber of Commerce, Women in Leadership, and the International Association of Facilitators.  

Joy has been a columnist for the Peoria Woman Magazine and currently writes on Business Coaching Issues for Inter-Business Issues Magazine.  

She resides in Peoria with her husband and 12-year-old daughter.