The lead author of Growing Up at Work, Yael C. Sivi, LCSW, is an executive coach and a Gestalt psychotherapist. Her expertise is helping people grow psychologically so they can lead with greater integrity and relate more authentically to others. Yael’s work takes place at the intersection of professional growth and personal transformation. For two decades, Yael has worked with thousands of employees, managers, and leaders in Fortune 1000 companies and nonprofit organizations on topics related to authentic leadership, emotional intelligence, and conscious collaboration.
The co-author of Growing Up at Work, Yosh C. Beier, MSC, trained as a scientist, consultant, mediator, and therapist. He brings a highly interdisciplinary background to his role of executive coach and consultant. Combining analytical skills, systemic thinking, and a deep understanding of human behavior, Yosh speaks both the language of human and organizational dynamics. A native of Germany who moved to New York, he has worked as an executive and leadership coach for nearly two decades—and brings his experience as a global organizational effectiveness consultant and high-performance team coach to his engagements. Yosh has worked with many Fortune 1000 companies and various nonprofit, governmental, and nongovernmental organizations. He is a managing partner and cofounder of Collaborative Coaching. Yosh has served as the board chair of a Buddhist nonprofit organization, as well as heading its strategic planning committee, among other roles.