Jane Murphy

Jane Murphy, author of What could happen if you do nothing?" A Manager's Handbook for Coaching Conversations, is a partner in Giraffe Business Publishing LLC and Giraffe LLC, a consulting firm that designs custom solution to help organizations improve their management capabilities of their people.  Jane also leads Giraffe's coaching engagements, working with clients to solve business and leadership challenges.  Jane has been principal and co-founder of several publishing ventures, including KIDVIDZ, which won numerous awards for its special-interest videos. She has received grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Rockefeller Foundation and served as an adviser to Tufts University and Grolier Publishing. In addition to a master's in education, Jane has professional certification in executive and organizational coaching from New York University.  She also has a professional certificate from New York's Institute of Culinary Education and a diploma from the London Film School.  She is a member of the International Coaching Federation and the Women's National Book Association.  She has co-authored several books, including STAYTUNED! (Doubleday) and The Great Big Burger Book (Harvard Common Press.)  She speaks regularly on custom and special-market publishing.

Khatun Huber, co-author of What could happen if you do nothing?" A Manager's Handbook for Coaching Conversations, is a facilitator, writer and executive coach working with professionals in advertising, finance, and the scientific communities. A member of the International Coaching Federation, she is certified by New York University in executive coaching and organizational development.  She is also trained by Wilderness Medical Associates as a search-and-rescue professional specialized in remote environments and urban mass-casualty disaster scenarios.  A volunteer for the Red Cross Disaster Reserve, Huber also sits on the advisory board of Amend.org, a nonprofit addressing childhood road traffic injury in Africa.  She has also been a regular commentator on Sirius (FM) radio on coaching and other subjects.

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