comfort zones are nice places
but it is challenge that grows dreams
and the character needed to achieve them
i spent a year in the philippines,
learning to live beyond my comfort zone,
awakening with flames overhead
from a fire set by extremists;
without belongings I learned to belong,
to speak a new language
and embrace the world
with grad school in the rearview mirror,
i braved the shoals of parenting and career,
became an author, tranier, coach,
led for-profits and large nonprofits;
an unintentional suffragette,
I got educated in the high the cost of abolition
- of achieving breakthrough and growth -
my own and others
linking arms with those
changing our world for good,
i powered-up my ability to tell a story,
adding digital marketing to a journalism and masters degree, while continuing my deep dive into the brain science of change-management
and the neuroscience of learning;
tools which contribute to breakthough
Melinda is a dynamic coach who accelerates client achievement. Drawing upon analytics, brain science and strategic storytelling to create fearless performances - your next presentation will inspire action.
For 20 years, she has coached and led with unflinching leadership, communication that is authentic, compelling, inspiring.
Elevating performance to the top 3% in the nation, a down-on-their luck enterprise experienced incredible turn-around, with an improvement of 33% in a single year. Others met year-end goals by mid-year, surpassing expectations.
Advancing income 22%, 50% and 74%, doubling participation. and increasing engagement 500% - Melinda inspires a "get it done" spirit.
Known for her unique blend of business acumen, project management, marketing, and engaging communications strategy, Melinda is passionate about elevating your performance, your enterprise, our world.
Whether you're a keynote speaker or a graduate student who's ready to level-up, coaching for inceased audience engagment can be the difference.
Body language, intonation, vocal patterns, word choice (manuscript review or writing and powerpoints that reinforce your message), these things can transform your audience from "Where's the coffee?" to "Count me in!"
i am still learning
Wired to create innovative outcomes?
amplify your impact with collaborative strategies and iterative project alignment that transforms work into the outcomes you envision
led amazing teams that multiplied services, increased customer base 25% and 50% in one year
Prepared to ignite the next best business solution?
business acumen, analytics, industry trend analysis, workflow managment,
empowered teams to restructure $7M budgets, reduced debt 50%, increased revenue 23% and 38%
In Italy, for thirty years under the Borgias,
they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed,
but they produced Michelangelo,
Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance.
In Switzerland, they had brotherly love,
they had five hundred years of democracy and peace –
and what did that produce?
the cuckoo clock