SHORT version

Ana Melikian (me-LEEK-yan) is a Board-Certified Coach with a Ph.D. in Psychology. She is also the Host of the Mindset Zone Podcast, the Director of Education for Book Yourself Solid®, and the founder of Solo Biz Academy.

Helping coaches and consultants create a pipeline full of ideal clients is Ana’s specialty. She loves to teach services professionals how to leverage LinkedIn via H2H (Human-To-Human) Networking & Outreach.

Born in Portugal, Ana now lives in Phoenix, Arizona, with her husband, daughter, and dog Puffy. She has a lovely accent and even if you miss a couple of words, the return-of-investment for your attention is priceless.

You can find more about her at

LONG version

Ana Melikian, Ph.D., BCC, founder of Solo Biz Academy, and host of the MINDSET ZONE podcast that was featured in The Huffington Post “15 Podcasts That Will Leave You Pondering Life’s Big Questions.”

Ana is originally from Portugal, and before she moved to Phoenix, Arizona, she lived in England, and Spain, where she completed a Ph.D. in Psychology and two Master programs.

She started her online coaching business in 2010, became an Elite-Level Book Yourself Solid® Certified Coach in 2013.

In 2015, Ana co-founded More Clients More Fun MCMF, a program specialized in leading-edge LinkedIn strategies for business development to land high-value clients. MCMF delivered training to over 10,000 business owners in six continents and worked with over 250 training and coaching companies and organizations including Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching®, The Ken Blanchard Companies®, Book Yourself Solid®, The Corporate Agent®, and the Association of Corporate Executive Coaches® – ACEC.

Ana is also the founder of Solo Biz Academy, a membership site designed to help coaches, consultants, trainers, and speakers to navigate the online world and market their services online with ease and joy.

At present, Dr. Melikian is the Director of Education for Book Yourself Solid® and she loves to help coaches and consultants grow their businesses (even if they hate marketing and selling).

One of her expertise is to help executive coaches & consultants develop a systemic approach to get high-value clients on LinkedIn via H2H (Human-To-Human) Networking & Outreach.

Ana is also an accomplished public speaker and trainer. She has spoken in person in dozens of venues in the US and Europe and participated in hundreds of webinars, podcasts, and other online events.

You can find more about her at

Melikian (me-LEEK-yan)

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