How to Decode Executives: What they say, what they mean, and what you should do



Susan is a thought leader in the field of learning & development and executive coaching. She has been a senior leader at a variety of companies including Sterling National Bank, S&P Global, Girl Scouts of USA, Porter Novelli, and JPMorgan Chase.

She is the author of a textbook for Scott Foresman and has written articles for a variety of publications. She was also an adjunct professor at the New School for Social Research.

Susan holds a B.S. from Syracuse University, an Ed.M. from Harvard University, and certifications as a Certified Professional Coach (CPC); Senior Professional in Human Resources; Senior Certified Professional; Associate Certified Coach (ACC), and Hogan Assessment Practitioner.

In her spare time, she travels with her husband and two children and takes the occasional African-Caribbean Dance Class.

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LinkedIn: Susan Kushnir


Over the past 30 years, Barbara has trained tens of thousands of professionals from individual contributors to CEOs and all levels in between. Across the globe, Barbara is considered to be one of the world’s premier trainers in virtually every industry within organizations ranging from small companies to fortune 500 corporations.

Clients rely on Barbara’s intensely passionate and refreshingly candid approach to connect with individuals and teams, challenging them to think beyond the current situation. This results in a learning experience or coaching engagement that exceeds the identified objectives. Clients benefit from better communication, improved sales and higher employee engagement.

Barbara graduate from Skidmore College. She is an avid cyclist and is proud to say she recently summited Mount Kilimanjaro with her twin daughters. Barbara resides in Sarasota, Florida.

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LinkedIn: Barbara Sucoff