Melina Lipkiewicz- CEO and Founder of PeopleQ
Great Companies: Please tell me something about the business and how did you come up with such an idea? Melina Lipkiewicz: I was working in leadership roles in the corporate sector travelling a lot and felt I needed to do something more purposeful. Emotional intelligence was always an interest and passion in my roles and so decided I wanted to support other leaders to grow and benefit from understand how emotional intelligence can make a difference to their lives. And then PeopleQ was born, with purpose, focused on the People quotient of a business.
Great Companies: What are the various services and products provided by your company? Melina Lipkiewicz: Leadership coaching and development, PQfactor a tool to measure and cultivate high performance, EQ assessments and performance management consulting.
Great Companies: Why should one choose you over others in this field? Melina Lipkiewicz: My purpose ensues I add value and I bring a unique blend of 20 years in leadership roles plus contemporary coaching practices and certifications.
Great Companies: What are the struggles and challenges you face? Melina Lipkiewicz: Like everyone - filling my new business pipeline with quality conversations with companies who really care about their people and understand the importance of leadership.
Great Companies: What do you think are the few main things which are most important for a successful business? Melina Lipkiewicz: Optimism, purpose, drive, a unique idea that fills a gap in the market and people that are as passionate about your purpose as you are. Followed by persistence and hard work.