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
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Latest Articles

Three Things That Can Block Our Empathy
Three Things That Can Block Our Empathy
February 15, 2020
Most of us would like for others to understand, recognize, and share in our feelings, and it can be demoralizing, lonely and painful to experience another person’s lack of empathy. In busin
Tolerating discomfort is a leadership trait.
Tolerating discomfort is a leadership trait.
January 27, 2020
It can feel like a paradox: the times when we grow the most and feel happiest often require that we experience discomfort. When I think about moments of greatest growth for leaders and team...
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 ...