Bryan’s Take:

Deborah Grayson Riegel, acclaimed author of the #1 bestseller “Go To Help,” seamlessly integrates psychology and improv to offer practical workplace wisdom and coaching to her clients.

For over two decades, Deborah has guided leaders and teams in effective communication. Teaching at Duke and Columbia Business Schools, she tailors transformative programs for senior executives.

One of Deborah’s keys to effective communication is making sure the fit is right. She believes before embarking on any professional partnership, it’s crucial to spend time being transparent and real with one another. Ensuring that there is mutual compatibility lays the foundation for a fruitful collaboration ahead.

Tune in to the One Away Show to hear how a recognition Deborah received in high school kickstarted her career, and how this life changing event got her to where she is today!

About Deborah:

For over 20 years, Deborah Grayson Riegel has been teaching, coaching, and writing about leadership communication, helping global leaders and teams communicate more effectively in a dynamic and diverse marketplace. As an Adjunct Faculty at Duke University – The Fuqua School of Business, and a Leadership Communication Instructor at Columbia Business School Executive Education, Deborah designs and delivers custom programs that enhance the skills and impact of senior executives across various industries and sectors.

Deborah is also a prolific author and columnist, with a #1 bestselling book, “Go To Help: 31 Strategies to Offer, Ask for, and Accept Help”, and has written multiple articles on topics such as feedback, influence, conflict, and collaboration. She draws on a background in cognitive and social psychology, appreciative inquiry, and improv comedy to offer practical, research-based, and engaging solutions to common workplace challenges. Deborah’s mission is to help leaders balance professional credibility with personal authenticity, and to foster a culture of learning and growth in their organizations.

Deborah’s life changed when a national recognition during high school launched her career into the stratosphere. Hear her story on today’s One Away Show.



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