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

Upset? Confused? Gather the Facts.
Upset? Confused? Gather the Facts.
February 27, 2019
When we feel hurt, confused, or angry at work, it can hijack the entire day. And often, those feelings develop from an interaction we have with another person.Sometimes our feelings emerge f...
Team Effectiveness May Start With You
Team Effectiveness May Start With You
January 31, 2019
I’ve been writing lately about finding leadership identity, and how knowing ourselves better can improve our lives. But there’s another reason to cultivate self-knowledge and leadership iden
Finding Leadership Identity, Part 2
Finding Leadership Identity, Part 2
January 15, 2019
Last week I posted about the process of defining who we are at our core, by looking closely at the elements that make up our past and creating a timeline. Digging in and figuring out what br