Melina works with leaders and go-getters who want to use their success to leave a legacy of positive change.

That includes you.

Melina works with dedicated, thoughtful people who want to leave a legacy of positive change and success by challenging her clients to be in service of others while putting themselves first.

Become The Leader You Always Wanted

While most coaches tend to work from a static set of programs, Melina take the time to learn each of her clients’ personal traits and build off of them, customizing services to effect positive changes in defined areas of need.


Let’s talk and learn about communication.

Including elocution (the skill of clear and expressive speech, distinct pronunciation, articulation and personal speaking style), tone, volume, use of dramatic pauses, humour and humility.


Clients learn to put themselves in the place of the asker, to use their own curiosity to understand the intent of others.

We work to overcome unhelpful response habits to tough questions, such as defensiveness and deflection, to win audience trust and respect.


As the world becomes more and more complex, the ability to navigate emotions effectively is more important than ever.

That’s where Melina comes in. With Melina, you’ll be better equipped to handle whatever life throws your way.


Command attention and respect in every situation.

You are counselled on how to be seen as an expert in your field and invite others to do business with you at first glance.

Maybe you’re born with it …

Maybe you need Melina



By focusing on communication, emotional intelligence and collaboration, Melina prepares you to be successful in everything you do.

When you’re ready to take your career to the next level, whether that’s leading a team or starting your own company, it is vital to have a discreet wingman (or woman, in this case) who understands your strengths and weaknesses, who prepares you – top to bottom and inside-out – for major milestones. Whether you’re looking to build a high performing team or to own an audience, it can be a tough solo act. That’s where Melina comes in.

Melina will be there to support you the whole way; helping you build strategy, expanding your skills and making your goals a reality.


For 20 years, Melina has worked with her clients to improve their presentation skills, tone, and overall confidence.

Now, she wants to work with you!

Focus on You

1-on-1 Coaching

A custom-tailored coaching experience that provides VIP one-on-one mentoring that is designed to provide you with the support you need to be successful. Working with Melina 1-on-1 includes:

  • 6 x 1-hour coaching sessions
  • Identifying your “Why” and purpose
  • Improving communication and interpersonal skills
  • Drafting support for presentations, meetings and speeches
  • Preparing your video calls for impact – from backgrounds to camera angles and lighting
  • Personal branding (from personal style/wardrobe coaching to scripting)
  • On-Site/Day-Of coaching for events
  • 24/7 Text and/or phone access

Focus on Your Team

This small group workshop, with a maximum of three (3) attendees at a time and conducted virtually over 4 weeks, will provide your group with a solid, foundational skill set based on the basics of communication. Weekly topics include:

  • Learn the simple formula to deliver clean, clear presentations.
  • Figuring out what you want to say, why and how to deliver it.
  • The importance of priming your brain to speak, not just using your presentation deck.
  • Personal brand and style – why everything from posture to passion is important!


Become the most influential speaker/presenter in your company – and beyond. Learn how to deliver simple, clear presentations that impress your audience.

  • Learn the simple formula to deliver clean, clear presentations.
  • Figure out what you want to say and why.
  • Discover the foundational elements of storytelling to engage your audience(s).
  • Link storytelling with data for audience buy-in


Discover the foundational elements of delivering information to improve your presentations and make them more memorable. Learn how to connect with your target audience in a meaningful way by sharing your authentic self:

  • Learn the elements of an effective story
  • Find personal stories with strong messages
  • Link your stories to your message
  • Practice delivering your stories to engage your audience


Gracefully navigating conversations when emotions run high, such as negotiations or question & answer periods, can be easier. Using an easy-to-follow model, participants will practice being in the “hot seat” to find their confidence.

  • Acknowledging the importance of comments or questions
  • Investigating the reasons behind questions or objections
  • Discovering answers and when to provide them
  • Successfully closing conversations and negotiations


From values to triggers, your team will discuss and develop their emotional intelligence skills in a safe, open forum so they can be in better service of each other and the company. Bring your team together by:

  • Focusing on emotional intelligence, both wonderful and challenging
  • Sharing and receiving feedback
  • Learning when and how to ask for help
  • Building team camaraderie through observation and shared mindset

Melina has really helped to develop my presentation skills, beyond what I thought I was capable of. I remember my goals were to engage the audience more, use stories, analogies and humour however I felt this was a distant and probably unachievable goal. Melina provided very helpful coaching and enabled me to accomplish everything I had set out to. I know I could not have done it without Melina’s coaching!

Laurence Duhamel
Leasing Director, JLL

Melina never disappoints! She challenges in a fun but direct way to make sure you are thinking through the situation at hand – so that you can be your absolute best. What I love most about working with her is the enthusiasm she always shows, and you know, it’s infectious. She has made me think carefully about what and why I want to communicate and has definitely made an impact.

Rodney Hill
Chief Risk Officer, OMERS

Working with Melina was a delight. I love how she genuinely listens to your ideas and comes with just the right words and ways to present them. Melina knows exactly where and how to help her clients. She actually takes the time to understand their strength and weaknesses and works with what she has to achieve great results. Thank you Melina you have taught me skills and lessons that have helped me better my communication and presentation skills.

Kinza Jabeen
Manager (Major Incident), OMERS

Melina worked with me on preparing for a professional speaking engagement. She laid down a plan. She was direct and had a strategy to move the work forward. Her insights and coaching were right on the money. I walked into that talk with confidence. I had a story to tell and it was framed perfectly for the audience. I can’t thank Melina enough for simply being OUTSTANDING.

Sheryl Stotland

Are You Curious?

Let’s jump on a call and spend the 15-minutes to get to know each other.

We’ll both have a better sense of where you’re at when we’re done.