With more than two decades of strategic and corporate communication experience–including consulting for entities such as Ameriprise Financial and the state of Minnesota, as well as holding senior positions with 3M, Carlson Companies, Maytag, and AmeriPride–she knows how to deliver the right words, in the right way to drive change, manage crises, boost engagement, and build a stronger brand.
Melissa’s Training and Consulting Services
Crisis Communication Services
Crisis communication services will help you communicate authentically to various audiences, prevent and respond to a crisis and help you gain practical skills for overall communication in the workplace.
Leadership Skills Training Courses
Leadership skills training courses help you reach your internal goals through the development of thoughtful, respected leaders and cohesive teams. You’ll gain the tools you need to resolve a current business crisis, work collaboratively and protect your company’s reputation.
One-on-One Executive Leadership Coaching
Executive leadership coaching helps you develop the strategy and skills to address major roadblocks by using effective communication skills to advance your agenda more effectively. It allows you to customize your experience and give you real-world examples and practical tips to respond to a crisis in your company.
Leadership Guest Speaker
Melissa DeLay is a speaker, author, and founder of TruPerception. With more than two decades of strategic and corporate communication experience, Melissa knows how to deliver the right words, in the right way to drive change, manage and avoid crises, boost engagement, and build a stronger brand.
Benefits of having Melissa as your leadership guest speaker:
- Her speaking program provides real-world examples and practical situations from over two decades in the industry
- She identifies communication strategies that help amplify your voice
- She covers topics like diversity and inclusion
- Her experience in crisis management will help you navigate business disruptions and threats
- She will help guide you through topics like work relationships, how to ask for a promotion, and authentic stories of challenges so great they threaten to destroy entire companies, ruin personal reputations, and expose remiss leaders
Are you looking for a leadership guest speaker or keynote speaker in Minneapolis?
Are you looking for an engaging, award-winning leadership speaker? Melissa DeLay is a speaker, author, and founder of TruPerception.
With more than two decades of strategic and corporate communication experience, Melissa will help guide you through topics like work relationships, how to ask for a promotion, and authentic stories of challenges so great they threaten to destroy entire companies, ruin personal reputations, and expose remiss leaders.
Online Leadership Development Coaching
The Boardroom is a digital version of the coaching services and retainer services Melissa offers, which are available at a self-paced and self-taught consumption. This course is designed to help middle managers, high performers, and those with advanced degrees receive guidance and coaching for any obstacle they may face during their careers:
- Bad relationship with your boss or management team
- How to navigate the “mind games” of the business world
- Negotiate a promotion
- How to show up to meetings and show your best self
- Promoted, now what do you do?
Consider this a boardroom masterclass for the real boardroom, and set yourself up to elevate your career!
C-Suite & Governance
Reputations and businesses can be ruined in seconds with just one viral post – you need to know how to respond to a crisis in business.
Nothing is more important than preserving the good name and relationships you’ve worked hard to build. But sooner or later, a crisis may arise that threatens both. It’s during those times that effective business communication coaching is critical.
Today’s workplace can feel like a battle’s being waged, full of communication conflicts and drama between employees.
If you’re struggling with communication antics, underhanded scheming, or conflict resolution between team members, you need business crisis management in the form of professional communication training.
Professionals & Managers
On average, you spend 70% of your day communicating. Yet, it’s also one of the most misunderstood and underdeveloped skills most people have—especially at work.
People don’t know how to fix communication issues in the workplace. Developing business crisis management skills is the solution. We can help.
Overcoming a Business Crisis
Through stories of corporate intrigue, learn about challenges so significant, they threaten to destroy entire companies, ruin personal reputations and expose remiss leaders! See how to respond to a crisis in business through The Truth about Scandal.