Melinda Fouts, Ph.D., Psychotherapist, International Executive Coach, Columnist & Featured Contributor for Forbes Coaching Counsel and Founder of Success Starts With You, was just recently selected as Top International Executive Coach of the Year for 2020 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the industry.
While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, longevity in the field, other affiliations and contributions to their communities. All honorees are invited to attend the IAOTP’s annual award gala at the end of this year for a night to honor their achievements. www.iaotp.com/award-gala
With over 2 decades of professional experience as a business coach and psychotherapist, Dr. Fouts has certainly proven herself as an accomplished professional and expert in the field. As a dynamic, results-driven leader, Dr. Fouts has demonstrated success not only as an Executive Business Coach, but in every role she has held. Her impressive repertoire of prior roles have included Psychotherapist and Owner/Founder of her private practice in psychotherapy. Dr. Fouts leverages her strengths and insights from her psychology background to help leaders and managers in transition through increased self-awareness. Dr. Fouts’ unique approach from other business coaches is that she helps get rid of thinking and behavioral patterns that tend to keep executives stuck. Her key areas of expertise include but are not limited to: small business consulting, enhancing emotional intelligence, self-awareness, unlocking fullest potential, brainstorming, identifying limitations, challenges, obstacles and optimizing performance.
Dr. Fouts’ Business, Success Starts with You, is based upon the premise that you are already successful. Increasing self-awareness to increase emotional intelligence and unlocking blind spots are paramount to continued success. Dr. Fouts uses assessment to bring more awareness.
Aside from her successful career as a Psychotherapist and International Executive Business Coach, Dr. Fouts is a sought-after speaker and a Contributor and Member for Forbes Coaches Council. Her newly released book, Cognitive Enlightenment, will be presented at the London Book Fair, March 2020, the NY Book Fair, May 2020, and the Frankfurt Book Fair in October 2020.
Dr. Fouts earned her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of New Mexico, her MA in Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute, her Ph.D in Psychology from Saybrook University and her Executive Coaching Certification from the College of Executive Coaching.
The President of IAOTP, Stephanie Cirami, stated “Choosing Dr. Fouts for this award was an easy decision for our panel to make. She is brilliant at what she does and contributed so much of her wisdom, and passion to help executives uncover their true potential. She is humble, gracious and we felt she would make an amazing asset to our organization. We are looking forward to meeting her at the gala and know we will be seeing more amazing things from this incredible woman.”
Throughout her illustrious career Dr. Fouts has received awards, accolades and has been recognized worldwide for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the profession. For 2020 she is being considered for a feature in TIP (Top Industry Professionals) Magazine and is being considered for the Empowered Woman of the Year Award. Also for 2020 Dr. Fouts, was selected as Top International Executive Coach of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) and she will be honored at their Annual Awards Gala being held at the Plaza Hotel in NYC.
Looking back, Dr. Fouts attributes her success to her perseverance, mentors she has had along the way, and staying passionate in all her business endeavors. When not working, she enjoys traveling, and spending time with family. For the future, she hopes to continue to make a difference in people’s lives any way she can.
For more information on Dr. Fouts please visit: www.successstartswithyou.net
The International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international boutique networking organization who handpicks the world’s finest, most prestigious top professionals from different industries. These top professionals are given an opportunity to collaborate, share their ideas, be keynote speakers and to help influence others in their fields. This organization is not a membership that anyone can join. You have to be asked by the President or be nominated by a distinguished honorary member after a brief interview.
IAOTP's experts have given thousands of top prestigious professionals around the world, the recognition and credibility that they deserve and have helped in building their branding empires. IAOTP prides itself to be a one of a kind boutique networking organization that hand picks only the best of the best and creates a networking platform that connects and brings these top professionals to one place.
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