IAOTP names Dr. Melinda Fouts as a Top 50 Fearless Leader in their Publication

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Dr. Melinda Fouts will be featured in IAOTP's Top 50 Fearless Leader Publication

New York, NY (PRUnderground) September 23rd, 2021

Melinda Fouts, Ph.D., Psychotherapist, International Executive Coach, Columnist & Featured Contributor for Forbes Coaching Counsel and Founder of Success Starts With You, was recently chosen to be featured in the Top 50 Fearless Leaders Publication by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP).

While being selected to be published in IAOTP’s Top 50 Fearless Leaders Publication, is an honor in itself, only 50 of the world’s most brilliant, courageous, inspirational professionals are selected for this distinction.

These special honorees are hand selected to share their stories of perseverance, resilience, passion and strength. They have made outstanding contributions to society; they have impacted their industries and are respected in their trades. A chapter will be dedicated to each honoree and the book is anticipated to be released in the 4th quarter of 2021.

Dr. Melinda Fouts has exemplary brilliance in her field and has dedicated more than twenty years of her career as a business coach and psychotherapist. She was recognized as Top International Executive Coach of the Year for 2020. Dr. Fouts will receive the Empowered Woman of the Year award while in attendance of IAOTP’s 2021 Annual Awards Gala being held at the Plaza Hotel in New York City this December.

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.

Her impressive repertoire of prior roles has 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 and discovering their blind spots. It can be lonely at the top and as a thought partner, she makes sure you are not alone. 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.

In addition, her successful career as a Psychotherapist and International Executive Business Coach, Dr. Fouts is a sought-after speaker whose keynote address to Women’s Leadership Conferences is Channeling Feminine Power in the Face of Adversity.  She is a sought-out keynote speaker and empowers other new coaches throughout North America by presenting talks on, “Is This Person Coachable” as well as other helpful information for budding coaches.

Dr. Fouts is a Contributor and Member for Forbes Coaches Council. Her newly released book, Cognitive Enlightenment, was to be presented at the London Book Fair, March 2020, the NY Book Fair, May 2020, and the Frankfurt Book Fair in October 2020 until COVID hit.

Throughout her illustrious career Dr. Fouts has received awards, accolades and has been recognized worldwide for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the profession. This year she will be considered for the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award given by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP). She graced the front cover of TIP (Top Industry Professionals) Magazine she was on the famous Reuters Times Square Billboard 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 will continue guiding her clientele to reach into their untapped potential and help them achieve the results that they seek for personal and organizational advancement.


For more information on Dr. Fouts please visit: www.successstartswithyou.net

To view her video biography please visit: https://youtu.be/SaMG2_3Nmb0


The International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international boutique networking organization that 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.

For More information on IAOTP please visit:   www.iaotp.com

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