Alex YaroslavskyAlex Yaroslavsky is an Executive Coach with 20+ years of coaching, teaching and mediation experience. His industry experience includes Financial Services, Nonprofits, Pharmaceuticals, Construction and Higher Education. Alex builds trusted partnerships with senior leaders to help them create highly effective and collaborative teams. His coaching enables clients to receive and act on honest feedback, effectively read their audience, speak with executive presence and successfully navigate difficult conversations.

Having lived in Asia and Europe, Alex has a global perspective of cross-cultural communication. Immersion in new languages and cultures has taught him the importance of tone and body language as well as how to speak directly, diplomatically and effectively.

Alex is an ICF-accredited coach and a graduate of the Georgetown Institute for Transformative Leadership. He holds a Master of Industrial & Labor Relations degree from Cornell University and a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from New York University. Alex is an experienced facilitator and trainer, comfortably leading groups of 100+ participants. He is also a successful conflict resolution expert, having taught many mediators and resolved hundreds of disputes.

Alex has helped senior leaders and their teams to:

  • Increase emotional intelligence by creating awareness of word choice, tone and body language
  • Engage in challenging conversations with clients and co-workers while preserving the relationship
  • Align intention and impact by understanding one’s own and others’ preferred communication styles
  • Become more aware of emotions and effectively manage and channel internal dialogue
  • Attain clients trust by shifting their narrative from positional to interest-based
  • Dramatically increase trust with team by speaking more transparently and revealing priorities and needs
  • Resolve group conflict by understanding conflict dynamics and engaging in constructive discussion
  • Develop stronger executive presence through mindful curation of occasion-appropriate image
  • Increase productivity by making strategic choices and prioritizing work

Alex has worked with the following industries:

  • Construction
  • Financial Services
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Nonprofit
  • Legal
  • Sports & Entertainment
  • Technology

Alex has worked with 50+ clients, including:

  • Bank of America (UST) Brooklyn Hospital Columbia University Citicorp
  • ConEdison
  • CUNY
  • FBI
  • General Assembly Goldman Sachs Fordham Law School HSBC
  • Hughes Hubbard
  • Inst. for Philanthropy
  • Int’l. School of BKLN JPMorgan Chase
  • MetLife
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Museum of Jewish Heritage National Basketball Assoc. NYC Bar
  • Pfizer
  • Port Authority
  • Skadden Arps
  • UJA Federation
  • Yeshiva University