About Melissa

For more than twenty years, Melissa Williams-Gurian has worked as an executive coach and leadership development consultant. Her clients include Fortune 1000 companies and high-level executives and their teams from a wide range of fields, including technology, manufacturing, retail, public education, nonprofit, financial services, and health care.

Her areas of expertise include:

  • One-on-One Coaching
  • Coaching Intact Teams
  • 360-Degree Assessment Surveys
  • Developing High-Performing Teams
  • New Leader and Manager Transitions
  • Team Building
  • Individual and Organizational Branding
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Developing Emotional Intelligence

What do you really believe? What do you truly want? What are you here to do?

“This must-read book teaches critical leadership skills through people stories that keep the pages turning. Readers can use this book to strengthen their self-knowledge and improve communication at work and in the rest of life.”

Latest Articles

A New Workbook for Leading With Self-Knowledge
A New Workbook for Leading With Self-Knowledge
December 15, 2019
As I wrote in the introduction to my first leadership book, "How Do You Want to Show Up? Find Your Inner Truths--and Lead with Them", I have been curious from an early age about what makes ...
Acknowledging Emotions in the Workplace
Acknowledging Emotions in the Workplace
November 2, 2019
Emotions need acknowledgement in the workplace. Otherwise, they’re a little like free radicals—molecules containing an unpaired electron that are known to be unstable and highly reactive
The Power of Authentic Conversations
The Power of Authentic Conversations
October 12, 2019
Engaging in authentic conversations allows people to feel most alive and real, and leads to high morale. We need real conversations in order to provide clarity and move discussions, decision...