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Question: I was recently passed over for a promotion because I "don't look like a leader".  What should I do? 


  Join us for Enhancing Your Professional Image workshop on November 7th held at SAKS Fifth Avenue. Learn more here! 



Nila Betof, COO, is the current President of the Forum of Executive Women




Watch the video on Peter Dean's book The Coachable Leader for USAirways Radio  

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The Leader's Edge/Leaders By Design™ is a leadership development, executive coaching and consulting firm that has partnered with hundreds of

c-suite, executive and high-potential men and women to enhance their leadership styles. Our talented team of coaches is diverse, with years of experience working in corporate settings. This ensures that each of our coaches is positioned to strategically develop the specific initiatives outlined by leaders who work with us.


Our vision is to assist executive and high-potential

men and women in cultivating their leadership excellence so they can achieve success in the

top tiers of organizations.

Workplace Practices That Ensure Productivity
Join us for a dynamic leadership development breakfast event on how to effectively build and lead a team - November 14th at the Rittenhouse Hotel.

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  • Fully focused in the area of leadership development
  • Established team of well-regarded and seasoned executive consultants aligned around protocol and process
  • Principals of firm continuously contribute intellectual capital to the field
  • Many years of ongoing relationships are a function of reputation for high-quality work

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Jane E. Beale
Senior Consultant

Stay tuned for our ASK THE COACH initiative to launch in mid-September. We encourage you to submit your coaching or leadership questions through our LinkedIn page, Facebook, Twitter or anonymously by email at askthecoach@the-leaders-edge.com.

Learn more about Ask the Coach


Ellen Petersen was recently certified by the Center for Creative Leadership to administer their suite of feedback instruments. 
She also received certification by Hay for the ECSI Emotional Intelligence Tool. 


We are excited to announce that Wolters Kluwer is sponsoring our 11/14 event on Practices That Ensure A Healthy Workplace


  Congratulations to Molly Shepard for the re-issue of her sold out 2008 book!  Breaking Into the Boys' Club has a new, updated edition released in June 2014.
Dr. Peter J. Dean has released his 10th book, The Coachable Leader: What Tomorrow's Leaders Need to Know Today
Order your copy 

Molly D. Shepard has published a new book titled Preparing for Your Primetime: A Women Boomers Guide to Retirement
Order your copy 

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