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Harriet L Russell, MS, ERYT   (#2925256)   

Basic Information

Columbia Station, OH
Business Ease Overseas
CEO/President; Cross-Cultural Strategist
19322 East River Road

Columbia Station, OH  
Metro Area
Cleveland, OH

Personal Information

Additional Information

ICF Member
Certified by a professional coach training school
Certifying Institution
Kripalu Center coaching 1992; John Maxwell Leadership Coaching 2019
Coaching Involvement
Years coaching experience
more than 10 years
Academic Degree
Master's degree


Cross-Cultural Strategies and Intercultural Communications Coaching and Stress Management, Multicultural Diversity and Inclusion, Diversity and Cultural Intelligence. Certified John Maxwell Leadership  Coach. 
For 30 years, Harriet Russell has been doing one thing — Stopping people from offending each other when doing business internationally. From managing Public Relations at Sony in the Big Apple to translating for Peter Jennings and the ABC News staff at the Tokyo Economic Summit to jetting off to Minsk for the U.S.State Department to educate and motivate entrepreneurs, Harriet works with individuals and groups both in the USA and abroad. 
Harriet lived and worked overseas for eight years and is fluent in several languages. She is a published author by Encyclopedia Britannica, and has taught intercultural communications at universities here and abroad. Harriet has been commended by the Fulbright Commission and given an award by Rotary International for creating friendly relations among peoples of the world — and not just because she knows to kiss twice in Spain and three times in Italy. Harriet has been interviewed by NBC, ABC, CBS, Crain’s Business, Asahi Shimbun Daily, and more.

Let’s face it. Culture impacts business. A global mindset is key to success in today’s world. Whether working with a diverse group within an American business, or with overseas clients, intercultural communication can make or break relationships. Misunderstandings can range from the merely humorous to downright offensive, hindering business from moving forward.

Harriet's coaching clients learn skills to effectively communicate across cultural boundaries, and grow their businesses in the process.

“I enjoy bridging differences between cultures and individuals and inspiring people on the path of personal growth and understanding."
For more about Harriet and her coaching, keynote speaking, and trainings contact her through her website: ;;