"Make people want to say yes to you because when they want to say yes to you, they find a way to say yes to you" - Michelle Tillis Lederman.
Connection creator Michelle Tillis Lederman is an expert on workplace communications and relationships. Michelle's mission is to help people work better together and advance their individual impact. Named by Forbes as one of the top 25 networking experts, Michelle is a speaker trainer, coach, and author of four books, including the Connector's Advantage and the internationally recognized The 11 Laws of Likeability.
An executive coach, people, expert, and CEO of Executive Essentials, Michelle inspires organizations and individuals to build real relationships and get real results. Having worked with The fortune 500, nonprofit, university, and government clients she's identified the common struggle. Its people challenges.
When asked by her young son, what she does she simply replied, "I help people work better together."
This purpose has driven her work with clients large and small, including JP Morgan. J&J. Deutsche Bank, Michigan State University MetLife. Sony, Ernst & Young, the Department of Environmental Protection, and Madison Square Gardens. Highly sought after for her energetic, engaging, and authentic presentations Michelle has appeared on stages around the globe.
She holds a Certified Speaking Professional designation from the National Speakers Association, placing her within the top 3% of speakers. Her deep expertise has led her to be a regular media contributor appearing on CBS. NBC, Fox NPR, CNBC, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Working Mother, US News and World Report, MSNBC, Forbes, and USA Today among many others. Michelle spent a decade in finance with positions in audit, M&A, finance consulting, venture capital, and hedge fund investing.
Passionate about education. Michelle served as a communications professor at NYU's Stern School of Business on the Faculty of the American Management Association, Lehigh Executive Education, and Rutgers Executive Education.
She received Her BS from Lehigh University, her MBA from Columbia Business School holds the PCC designation from the International Coaching Federation and is certified in Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching Method. Executive essentials is a certified woman business enterprise.
Michelle lives in New Jersey with her husband two sons and two rescue dogs.
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