"Dr. Marilyn Puder-York is solutions oriented and experienced making her one of the most value added coaches I have encountered in my professional Human Resource experience. I have referred her to several of our senior executives over the years. The feedback has consistently been excellent. Marilyn has firsthand experience as a business practitioner as well as deep knowledge of/education in human behavior. With that, she effectively and simultaneously applies scientific and practical approaches. Most coaches have one or the other and, as a result are too academic and out of touch or too light when it comes to how adults learn and manage stress. She brings the best of both. Marilyn is a straight shooter with a strong sense of what her client can process in the moment. She’s perceptive, relatable, with a practical approach delivering messages in a way that allows her client to hear it and act. She has a knack for helping executives identify their areas for development and their blind spots. The outcomes of her work" have enhanced the executives’ leadership."
Chief Human Resources Officer at The Conference Board
"I’ve had the great pleasure to know Marilyn over the past two decades. She provided coaching to one of my senior leaders who truly benefited from her razor-sharp insights, delivered in a motivating and non-judgmental manner. I have since then recommended her to others and would not hesitate to engage her again if the opportunity arises. She has had great success in assisting people move up in their careers by helping them be more self-aware and providing them with the tools and guidance needed to navigate the corporate political landscape. She is warm, personable and has high emotional intelligence, and is terrific to work with."
CFO at USGA
"Marilyn is truly a valued resource for our organization. She is an insightful executive coach who understands our partners, our business and the challenging environment in which we operate. Due to her vast experience, Marilyn is highly skilled at providing thoughtful feedback and recommendations as to how our partners can optimize their performance, which in turn directly benefits our professionals, our business overall and certainly, last but not least, our clients."
Steven J. Kimble
Chairman and CEO of Deloitte Tax LLP
"Throughout my corporate career leading talent management and leadership development functions, I turned to Dr. Marilyn Puder-York when I needed a coach to work with a valued senior executive who needed to change his/her behavior in order to continue succeeding. Marilyn's background differentiates her. She brings deep clinical perspective AND, because she was a corporate executive herself, she understands the "unwritten rules" of organizational life. Marilyn knows what it takes to thrive even in the most challenging circumstances. She speaks executives' language. She's a quick study, with a no-nonsense approach. She uses her laser-like insight to assess situations and individuals; then she guides her clients, providing practical advice, and achieves outcomes that benefit both the individual and the organization."
Organization Consultant and Leadership Coach
"There are so few people that have the capacity to bring out the best in others, and to help them find their own truths in a very complex world. Marilyn is not only one of the smartest people I have ever known, she is one of the most compassionate, empathetic and genuine. She is a treasure to anyone who is blessed to have her touch their life!"
Andrew H. Banoff
President & CEO
Jewish Senior Services
"Dr. Marilyn Puder-York is masterful in working with executives to be more effective authentic leaders. I have seen first hand how executives she coached became inspirational and transformational in how they led their people and organizations. Insightful, balanced and calm in her approach, Marilyn has a remarkable and rare talent. Beyond her competencies, she can be trusted with great confidence."
CEO The Ellig Group
"This book is like Dr. Marilyn Puder-York herself - warm, wise, down-to-earth, practical and eminently useful. She cuts through psychological jargon to lead leaders through their path to a more powerful grasp of the present they operate in. Anyone who aspires to be an effective leader can benefit from the tools she provides."
Director of Voice of America and Pulitzer Prize Winning Editor and Author
"I know no one more insightful and wise than Marilyn Puder-York. More than possessing keen powers of analysis, Marilyn unfailingly offers spot-on and practical advice. She is a true resource for those confronting thorny problems in the business world."
Adam Namm, former U.S. Ambassador to Ecuador
"A no-nonsense, straight shooting pro. She can deliver relevant immediately helpful knowledge to executives about their behavior more efficiently than any other delivery mechanism that I have been exposed to or, in fact, know about."
William I. Spencer
Late President Citicorp/Citibank
"Street smarts and corporate savvy in one professional. A rare find."
Walter B. Wriston
Late Chairman and CEO Citicorp/Citibank