Melanie Katzman is an author, psychologist, consultant, and sought-after expert in executive development, group dynamics, and leadership diversity. Connect First, her debut business book, was an instant national bestseller and a #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller. She founded Katzman Consulting in 1999 and has worked with businesses in 31 countries. She is also a partner of the global social enterprise Leaders’ Quest, serving a community of 12,000 members. She has held faculty positions in psychiatry at Weill-Cornell Medical Center and the University of London, was a senior fellow at Wharton Business School’s Center for Leadership and Change Management, and has been a visiting professor at numerous universities across the globe. She is co-creator and co-host of Women @ Work on SiriusXM, and has been featured in the Financial Times, The New York Times, Vanity Fair, and on ABC, CBS, and Lifetime. She lives in New York City.