Date: Jan 15, 2020Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

SOLD OUT – Business Development Workshop: Learning How to Build Revenues, Retain Clients and Leverage Your Network

Wed, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Bryant Park Corporation
General PublicMedia & Tech


Generating and sustaining business is key to a successful career. In this workshop, you will learn how to leverage your network, develop selling strategies and maintain strong client relationships. If you are looking how to differentiate yourself and your company, this 90-minute highly interactive workshop will provide you with tips and techniques to ensure that your business development efforts result in revenue growth.

Michael Melcher, a partner at Next Step Partners, an executive coaching and leadership development firm, and Madelyn Sierra, HBS ’84, an executive coach and leadership development consultant will facilitate the workshop.

Note: Entrance to 5 Bryant Park is on 41st Street between 6th Avenue and Broadway – NOT on 6th Ave.

Please note that no refunds will be issued.



Michael Melcher

Global leadership coach; Partner, Next Step Partners; author, "The Creative Lawyer"; NPR guest contributor

As an executive coach and writer, with a background in business, law, and diplomacy, Michael is a seasoned expert on developing leaders with a special gift for communications, including: writing, speaking, teaching and working in diverse cultural environments. He works with clients to bring out the full potential of leaders and teams, sharpen their abilities to make better decisions, and achieve strategic objectives.

His clients have included Google, AOL, Turner, BNP Paribas, Doctors Without Borders, Population Services International and the Rockefeller Foundation.

He speaks Spanish and Mandarin Chinese, and has delivered coaching and leadership development programs in Haiti, El Salvador, China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, Tanzania, France and Italy. He has published numerous articles as well as two books, including The Creative Lawyer: A Practical Guide to Authentic Professional Satisfaction.

He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College and earned a JD/MBA from Stanford. He previously served as a Foreign Service Officer in India and Taiwan, worked as a securities lawyer with Davis Polk & Wardwell, and founded an Internet start-up.

He lives in Manhattan and Western Massachusetts with his partner and twin sons, Nicolas and Mateo.


Madelyn Sierra '84

Executive Coach Leadership Development Consultant Trusted Advisor

Madelyn Sierra is a is an executive coach and leadership development consultant who helps executives and their teams improve their business results. She is a graduate of Harvard Business School.

Madelyn works with clients to develop high-performing teams, manage organizational change, lead others effectively and widen their network and sphere of influence. She also coaches them on how to enhance their executive presence and personal brand. She has also worked with leaders as they transition to new roles and supports them during on-boarding to ensure that they land early wins.


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Date: Jan 15, 2020Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM


Bryant Park Corporation5 Bryant Park aka 1065 6th Avenue
New York, NY 10018
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  • Free / Patron Members
  • 20 / Member/Member Guest (limit one)
  • 50 / Non-Members


Julian Alexander, Viji Annamalai, Joseph Belfatto, Brooke Biederman, Rebecca Binder, Hampton Bridwell, Jacqueline Burgos, Atanas Christov, Mickael Dada Amos, David Dicker, Margaret Downs, Sarah Elliot, Alejandro Esteve, Elizabeth Fairfax Brown, Luke Ferrandino, Julia Fowler, Ira Friedman, Johnson Garrett, Gil Gerstl, Claire Gilmartin, Rena Han, Clare Hawthorne, Evan Horowitz, Mie Iwasa, Sudhir Kakadia, Jean Kim, Claudia Lang, Steven Latham, Serena Lese, William Lese, Matt Litman, Ira Mandel, Ira Mandel, Michael Melcher, Sultana Mustafa, Matt Myers, Priyanka Nishar, Monica Okusa, Meredith Oppenheim, David Overton, Stephen Pack, Jackie Piccolo, Leslie Quick , Stacie Rabinowitz, Samina Rind, Samina Rind, Serra Saridereli, Brian Shaw, Madelyn Sierra, Peter Simon , Tiago Siqueira, Edward Staehlin, Richard Tiagi, James Wilson, Jingping Zhang, Min Zhang


Madelyn Sierra '84

Bryant Park Corporation

5 Bryant Park aka 1065 6th Avenue, New York, NY, 10018