Leadership and communication expert 


Need an expert to engage, educate, and inspire your leaders to greatness? Bring leadership and communication expert and author Halelly Azulay to speak at your next event, conference, or company meeting. Halelly is a dynamic and energetic speaker who shared her research-based expertise in a way that is fun, interactive, and interesting. Frequent audience comments include words like, "engaging!", "knowledgeable!", "inspiring!", and "enthusiastic!".

Halelly has spoken to audiences large and small at industry conferences, corporate meetings and events, and association meetings. As a curious and voracious life-long learner, thought leader and author, she is always on the cutting edge of industry research and publications and shares the latest findings with audiences of leaders, managers, and high-performers around the U.S. and internationally. Her unique ability to convey this information through concrete examples, engaging stories, interesting discussions and enlightening metaphors lets audiences learn easily and get motivated to take action toward their goals. They walk away with specific tools and techniques that they can implement right away, on the job, to increase their effectiveness and engagement.



Halelly Azulay is the author of Employee Development on a Shoestring (ATD 2012), a book providing managers and supervisors hands-on tools and techniques for developing employees outside the classroom and on a budget. She is also co-author of several other books and has written articles and guest blogs for other prominent sites such as Keith Ferrazzi's MyGreenLight and the official ATD blog. 

Praise for Employee Development on a Shoestring

Whether you are a supervisor looking for…developmental ideas or a trainer seeking ways to stretch your company’s training and development budget, this book delivers.
— Elaine Biech, "The Trainer's Trainer", author of The Business of Consulting and dozens of other books
In this book, Halelly Azulay drills down into the details of how to set employee training goals and follow through. Better still, she gets the importance of keeping employees up to speed in a constantly changing workplace, and doing so in ways that are respectful of their individuality and your company’s values.
— Daniel H. Pink, best-selling author of To Sell Is Human, Drive, and A Whole New Mind
Halelly Azulay has written a book that will help supervisors and professionals develop their staff within the limits that most organizations now face–time and budget!
— Marshall Goldsmith, million-selling author of New York Times bestsellers, Mojo and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There
Collaboration and networking are now broadly recognized as fundamental competencies for effective leaders and teams. Employee Development on a Shoestring offers practical, hands-on ideas to help leaders develop those skills in their employees. With a focus on informal and social learning methods, Halelly has shined a light on ways to increase skills that directly impact business results.
— Keith Ferrazzi, best-selling author of Never Eat Alone and Who's Got Your Back
This book is a superb resource for growing talent in any industry and any organization. This book is the perfect ‘guide-on-the-side!’ It will be dog-eared quickly.
— Beverly Kaye, Founder, Career Systems International and co-author, Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: Career Conversations Employees Want
In the current economic environment, leaders are challenged to do more with less when it comes to employee development. This book provides practical ideas, implementation tools, and techniques needed to solve business problems that improve employee performance in order to achieve better business results.
— Kimo Kippen, Chief Learning Officer, Hilton Worldwide
Halelly Azulay is the consummate Learning 2.0 thought leader, from strategy to the tactical and practical. This is a terrifically researched guide for building an educated and engaged workforce at every budget level. It delivers valuable examples of benefits and challenges to both employee and organization. Learning is at the heart of the business culture of tomorrow. It is the silver bullet for retaining the best and brightest talent.
— Jeff Marmins, CEO and Founder, C7group