Turning Managers into Leaders And People Power Into Results

Merge’s leadership development consultancy has one singular focus – to turn managers into leaders; to help great people become exceptional leaders so that they can turn their people power into real and tangible results.

Featured In

The Globe & Mail Canadian Accountant
People Talk Profit Magazine CMF&D

Leadership Development

Creating high-performing workplaces using solid and compelling content with humor and realism

At Conferences and Events

Merge takes real-world research and makes it relevant to your organization, combines it with time-tested strategies and delivers the entertaining tools, solutions and mindsets your managers need for long-term leadership success. Read More

In Your Organization

Merge knows that the best way to develop skills in your leaders is to craft a training program that is uniquely designed to meet the needs of your organization and your people. Read More

As an Individual

While many of Merge’s live leadership learning events are designed for groups of people, that doesn’t mean that you’re on your own if you’re looking for learning opportunities just for yourself – Merge can still help! Read More

Turning Managers into Leaders - Leadership Development


one-on-one mentoring for high potential leaders

Giving leaders capability and confidence in a supportive and confidential manner

Sometimes being in a leadership role feels like you’re caught between a rock and a hard place! Your managers have increasing demands of you – greater productivity, improved customer service, and stronger leadership. Your staff have unrelenting questions and problems – process bottlenecks, escalating workloads, and interpersonal conflicts. And all the while, your time and resources dwindle.


Practical advice in leading publications

11 Ways to be more engaging online in The Globe and Mail

Virtual, or at least hybrid work, will continue well into next year, and maybe even […]

Read More

The Globe and Mail: how to display true empathy in the workplace

Empathy is a key workplace skill, yet harder in remote working situations.  Merge’s latest column […]

Read More

In The Globe: Manifesting ‘workplace courage,’ an important but underrated skill

A recent situation at a major hospital recounted to me by my therapist friend is […]

Read More

Four principles for creating an effective hybrid workplace culture in The Globe and Mail

When it comes to remote or hybrid teams, it takes more work to lead. Here’s […]

Read More

In The Globe: As video conferencing fatigue continues, here are 10 ways to make virtual team meetings engaging and fun

People are getting Zoomed-out, Meet-maxed, and Webex-weary.  So what’s a leader to do?  Find a […]

Read More

Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global publishes Merge’s profile story

Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global Magazine picked up the feature article that Authority Magazine published about […]

Read More

The compelling case for ‘good enough” in The Globe and Mail

“Good enough” often carries a negative connotation. But perhaps it’s time to celebrate its biggest […]

Read More

In Authority Magazine: How to give honest feedback without being hurtful

This feature article about Merge by Penny Bauder from Authority Magazine answers this question and […]

Read More


merge gupta-sunderji, csp
leadership expert

Turning managers into leaders and people power into results

Merge’s leadership development consultancy has one singular focus – to turn managers into leaders; to help great people become exceptional leaders so that they can turn their people power into real and tangible results. Through her speaking, training, mentoring, facilitation and consulting services, Merge helps leaders in organizations create high-performing workplaces.

About Merge Gupta-Sunderji


Rave Reviews! Audiences love Merge


Turning Managers into Leaders Blog. Join the conversation.

Now is a great time to assess (or re-assess) your personal motivations

Glynis Devine and I have been professional colleagues for several years, but only just recently we also started collaborating on several projects.  As a result, she has also become a dear friend.  I am SO thrilled that she agreed to guest on the blog today. As we enter yet another pandemic wave across the country,…

Read More
leading from a distance

If you’re leading from a distance, you need to shift your leadership focus

Today’s blog post continues with our video series on the challenges that come with leading…

Read More
achieve objectives

If you want to achieve objectives, you need to set goals

One of your primary responsibilities as a leader is to achieve objectives, to get things…

Read More
online engagement

11 Ways to improve online engagement

Let’s face it, online engagement can be challenging.  And it’s not going to get easier…

Read More