Meet Melanie Shudofsky

Leadership Development Coach Helping Leaders And Organizations To Increase Their Effectiveness Based On People’s Strengths

Melanie Shudofsky is a leadership and organizational development coach who works online and in-person with leaders like you to increase their effectiveness based on people’s strengths.

She works from the core value that you can only lead with maximum performance by knowing what truly motivates you and your team. Melanie knows that by working from people’s strengths, work satisfaction increases, and you and your team are better equipped to deal with continuously changing and demanding working environments.

She has worked for a wide range of organizations in Europe, Africa, and Asia. Amongst others as an organizational development advisor at the Indonesian government, a strategy advisor for the Dutch-Nepalese social enterprise ‘6 Degrees Academy for Women’, and a program manager for the NGO Amref Flying Doctors.

Besides a certified Master Life Coach, Melanie works with the Management Drives coaching methodology as a certified Partner. Furthermore, she is a published author of the book ‘The Art of Being: Awakening To Your Inner Guide.’

Melanie holds a Master’s Degree in Global Health from the Maastricht University and a Master’s Degree in International Development from the Radboud University, both in The Netherlands and in partnership and close collaboration with universities in Canada, Thailand, India, and Ethiopia.

Her extensive knowledge and experience of the global work field in which leaders like you operate allows her to be a true leadership development coach expert, whether for individual leadership coaching, team, or organizational development.

Are you curious about whether Melanie can help you?

She is looking forward to hearing from you!

While working from her passion, Melanie is currently living in Switzerland, taking every opportunity to climb mountains, whether on rock, ice, or snow. Her Indonesian dog Senja often accompanies her in the Alps with much delight for them both.

Testimonials

Right from the start, I was impressed by her way of approaching strategic and complex challenges we had with taking our foundation to the next level. She is an expert in simplifying complex and complicated issues into a structured and straightforward approach. Melanie is always open to trying new ideas and is eager to learn from others. She is very emphatic and an excellent listener.

Debbie Middendorp

Co-Founder & Social Entrepreneur at 6 Degrees Academy for Women

During Melanie Shudofsky's Management Drives Team Session, I gained valuable emotional and cognitive insights into myself and the group. Melanie did very well on steering the group by really living what we as a group need.

Andreas Frey

Unit Head Project Management, Hilti Group

The Management Drives Team Session with Melanie Shudofsky was very interesting, well-paced, and energizing. The session really helped us focus on our most critical team challenge.

Edward Przybylowicz

Business Unit Head, Hilti Group

Teams and organizations looking to strengthen their performance capabilities and reach their potential both individually and as an organization would greatly benefit from what this program can bring to the table.

Gita Pelinck

Co-Founder & Social Entrepreneur at 6 Degrees Academy for Women

I experienced working together with Melanie as very pleasant and inspiring. She knows how to guide people in achieving results under challenging circumstances.

Robin Bos

Policy Advisor at DWA

Right from the start, I was impressed by her way of approaching strategic and complex challenges we had with taking our foundation to the next level. She is an expert in simplifying complex and complicated issues into a structured and straightforward approach. Melanie is always open to trying new ideas and is eager to learn from others. She is very emphatic and an excellent listener.
Debbie Middendorp
Co-Founder & Social Entrepreneur at 6 Degrees Academy for Women
During Melanie Shudofsky's Management Drives Team Session, I gained valuable emotional and cognitive insights into myself and the group. Melanie did very well on steering the group by really living what we as a group need.
Andreas Frey
Unit Head Project Management, Hilti Group
The Management Drives Team Session with Melanie Shudofsky was very interesting, well-paced, and energizing. The session really helped us focus on our most critical team challenge.
Edward Przybylowicz
Business Unit Head, Hilti Group
Teams and organizations looking to strengthen their performance capabilities and reach their potential both individually and as an organization would greatly benefit from what this program can bring to the table.
Gita Pelinck
Co-Founder & Social Entrepreneur at 6 Degrees Academy for Women
I experienced working together with Melanie as very pleasant and inspiring. She knows how to guide people in achieving results under challenging circumstances.
Robin Bos
Policy Advisor at DWA