Melissa, CEO of Lamson Consulting, has a Masters in Intercultural Relations. Melissa is an experienced speaker and media personality with more than 20 years of experience in human resources, leadership, manager training, and global workforce development. She has founded companies in Europe and the US, has clients and projects in over 40 countries, and has authored 6 books. She has offered companies such as 3M, LinkedIn, SAP, and Siemens the leadership tools and insights to build successful management and project teams in every corner of the world. She understands that individuals and organizations must upskill their management techniques and training to respond to an increasingly decentralized and multicultural workforce, yet time and again - she sees leadership approaching diversity and inclusion all wrong.
Melissa is the author of a new book called THE NEW GLOBAL MANAGER: Learning to Manage Well in a Complex Business Environment, the book is a daily resource for managers - providing practical tools, frameworks, strategies, and tips for successfully managing teams face-to-face and virtually.
Through our interview, Melissa will help listeners understand common mistakes, learn the strategies that have the greatest impact, discover ways to get buy-in for Diversity and Inclusion initiatives and increase employee engagement.