Michelle Tillis Lederman

2 Day Intimate, Immersive Workshop Experience with Career and Communication Expert, Executive Coach and Best Selling Author

Michelle Tillis Lederman

Thursday/Friday October 15-16, 2015
Manhattan, NY ~ Limited Seats Available

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The Problem:

  • $11 Billion is Lost Annually Due to Employee Turnover (~ Bloomberg BNA)
  • Employee Disengagement Costs More than $500 Billion per year (~ Gallup)
  • 56% of Employers Report Difficulty Retaining Top Talent (~ Towers Watson)
  • #1 Reason Employees Leave… Their Boss (~ Payscale)

 The Solution:

  • Become a Relationship Driven Leader
  • 2 Day Intimate Live Workshop ~ Limited Seats Available
  • Thursday/Friday October 15-16, 2015 in Manhattan, New York

 Program Benefits:

  • Build trust to improve productivity, morale, loyalty and retention
  • Improve collaboration, reduce conflict and increase your influence
  • Lead with confidence and authenticity
  • Improve Listening and Flexibility
  • Communicate Effectively with Different Personality Types
  • Create a personal brand that boosts your visibility and impact
  • Excel in making new and lasting connections
  • Add value to your network and stay top of mind
12 HRCI Recertification Credit Hours Toward PHR, SPHR
12 HRCI Recertification Credit Hours Toward PHR, SPHR & GPHR

About Michelle Tillis Lederman:

Michelle Tillis Lederman, CPA, MBA, PCC and named by Forbes as one of the 25 Professional Networking Experts to Watch in 2015, is an accomplished speaker, trainer, coach, and author of three books; The 11 Laws of Likability, Heroes Get Hired and Nail the Interview and Land the Job.

As the founder and CEO of Executive Essentials, a training company that provides communications and leadership programs, as well as executive coaching services, she has delivered seminars internationally for Fortune 500 companies, universities, and nonprofit organizations including; Madison Square Garden, Citi, J&J, Deutsche Bank, GE, Columbia Business School, Target, Sony, and The Museum of Modern Art. Michelle was an Adjunct Professor at NYU’s Stern School of Business and serves on the faculty of the American Management Association and Rutgers Executive Education.

Forbes Award BlueMichelle’s has appeared on NBC, CBS, Fox, and hundreds of radio shows across the country including; Gayle King, NPR, and Martha Stewart Living. She has been featured in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Star Ledger, Working Mother, Real Simple, US News & World Report, and on MSNBC among others. Her book, articles, quizzes and videos have been featured on USA Today, AOL, Forbes, CNBC, and About.com.

Michelle received her BS from Lehigh University, her MBA from Columbia Business School, and her coaching certification from the Institute for Professional Empowerment Coaching. Michelle is certified in numerous assessment tools including Myers Briggs (MBTI), Lominger Voices 360, Whole Brain (NBI), Social Styles, Thomas Kikman (TKI), and Insights Inventory. She lives in South Orange, NJ with her husband, two sons, and rescued dog.





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Relationship Driven Leader

Pre-Program Assessment

NBI LogoNBI (Neethling Brain Instrument) Assessment Tool:

  • Online Assessment of thinking preferences
  • Affects information analysis, communication and decision making
  • Results given and reviewed in workshop
  • Coaching and exercises to work with four styles of thinkers/communicators

Program Curriculum Day 1

Module 1 – Authenticity:

  • How to lay the cornerstone for mutual understanding, connection and growth
  • The real you is the best you
  • The most powerful tool for forming real relationships

Module 2 – Self Image:

  • How to project the best parts of your true self
  • Develop your personal brand
  • You have to like You first

Module 3 – Perception:

  • How to make the best first impression
  • Improve how others perceive you
  • Take control of body language, verbal and vocal tools, online presence
  • Review results from NBI Assessment, understanding and working with the four styles

Module 4 – Energy

  • How to become more conscious of the energy you transmit
  • Awareness of the energy others transmit
  • Increasing emotional intelligence (EQ)
  • Four options to transform challenges into productive energy

Program Curriculum Day 2

Module 5 – Curiosity

  • How to open a dialogue and begin a connection
  • Uncover commonalities to build a relationship
  • Open versus close ended questions and probing questions to go deeper

Module 6 – Listening

  • How to listen more effectively to become more influential
  • The three levels of listening
  • Tips to improve listening and mistakes to avoid

Module 7 – Similarity

  • How uncovering similarities helps build trust
  • Mirroring through body language
  • Moving past differences to find similarities and common ground

Module 8 – Mood Memory

  • How to shape mood memory to build influence and impact
  • The interconnection of self-image, perception and energy
  • Tactics to leave lasting positive impressions

Module 9 – Familiarity

  • How to continue building connections after an interaction
  • Familiarity strengthens comfort level, trust and connections
  • Tactics, tools and technology to keep you front of mind and build familiarity

Module 10 – Giving

  • How giving creates value in relationships
  • Keep giving and asking separate, process is not quid pro quo
  • Ways to give that are easy and valuable for both parties

Module 11 – Patience

  • How to use patience with ourselves and others to produce results
  • Relationship building is not linear
  • Developing trust over time, playing the long game

Additional Program Items


  • Michelle will serve as a connection curator for participants, inside the workshop and with her personal network (Value: Priceless)
  • Action Taker Bonus: FREE 45 minute 1-on-1 Personal Coaching Session with Michelle for 1st 5 registrants only (Value: $500)
  • FREE 6 month membership to Contactually, a leading Customer Relationship Management System (Value: Over $200)
  • FREE 1 hour interview with Top iTunes Podcaster Jordan Harbinger of The Art of Charm (Value: Exclusive/Priceless)
  • FREE Exclusive Access to Closed LinkedIn Group for RDL Program Graduates (Value: Priceless)
  • Additional Surprise Bonuses to be Announced

Also Included:

  • Relationship Driven Leader Workbook (approximately 100 pages)
  • Relationship Driven Leader Personal Action Plan to implement post-program
  • Results and Analysis of NBI Assessment
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee – if you don’t love it after the first day, let us know to get a full refund

Contact Michelle if you would like to bring this on site or visit her events page to see what she has coming up.

Limited Seats Available – Registration Open for Limited Time

Questions: Contact Program Manager, Erin Budwick: (858) 602-2662 | erinbudwick@gmail.com

Contact Michelle if you would like to bring this on site or visit her events page to see what she has coming up.

What People are Saying about Michelle and her Programs:

Michelle handled a demanding audience of CEO’s, CIO’s, and Fund Managers with energy, humor, professionalism, and spontaneity… The program was absolutely great.

Frank Fanzilli
Former Managing Director &
Global Chief Information Officer
Credit Suisse


rupaWhat a powerhouse Michelle is. From the point I walked into the room and shook hands with her until I left I couldn’t stop listening. I appreciated her wit and humor, it was like listening to a friend. I highly recommend her if you are looking to inject energy and purpose into your organization!


Rupa Kale
Bottle & Bottega

michaelMichelle immediately lit up the room with her energy and ability to connect and relate with the audience. She’s an outstanding balance of motivation, empathy and professionalism.

Michael Malone
Associate Dean
Columbia Business School



Saying Michelle was phenomenal is an understatement. Her talk was packed with both great insights and practical, meaningful tips. She’s the kind of speaker I couldn’t take my eyes off… she had an energy that not only inspired the audience during the program, but continues to inspire us long after.


Stefanie Wichansky
Founder & CEO
Professional Resource Partners LLC


ianMichelle is an outstanding coach who provides ongoing services to faculty and PhD students including observation, advice, and counsel in the areas of planning, problem management and opportunity development, and classroom presence coaching. She has always received outstanding feedback and I enthusiastically recommend her.

Ian Stewart
Director of Faculty Development
NYU Stern School of Business


aidaMichelle was energetic, informative, put humor into her program and kept us involved as an audience.


Aida Visakay
AxisPointe, LLC


tomMichelle was outstanding! The concepts from her program were fresh, practical, and compelling.

Tom Dowd
Associate Director, Alumni Career Solutions
Lehigh University



Michelle always stands out as a leader in every room she enters. I have found her commitment to being prepared, and her drive to ensure an “exceed all expectations” outcome, most admirable. Her deep understanding of the corporate environment creates very “real” and relevant outcomes.”


Farhad Motiwalla
Strategic Communication Lab

Limited Seats Available – Registration Open for Limited Time

Questions: Contact Program Manager, Erin Budwick: (858) 602-2662 | erinbudwick@gmail.com

Contact Michelle if you would like to bring this on site or visit her events page to see what she has coming up.


  • 1 X payment $1,995 (Save $501) or
  • 4 X payments of $624 over 3 months (Online Registration Not Available)
    Contact Program Manager, Erin Budwick directly
    Cell: (858) 602-2662 or erinbudwick@gmail.com