Amy Drader is a management consultant and coach with over 20 years’ experience in HR and operations. She knows first-hand the joys and challenges of leading people and is dedicated to helping managers and teams advance their performance. Amy is the owner of Growth Partners Consulting, a boutique leadership and team development consulting firm that provides customized training, coaching, and professional development resources. Amy holds an MA in Human Resource Development, a BA in Communication Studies, is a credentialed coach with the International Coach Federation, and is certified Senior Professional with the Human Resources Certification Institute.  Her writing has been featured in online business magazines like Insights for Professionals and TLNT. She writes a weekly blog dedicated to the enhancing leadership and team performance.