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Benjamin

Bill Benjamin

Leadership, Change & Emotional Intelligence Speaker
Country: USA

Keynote speaker Bill Benjamin is an expert on transformation, leadership and how to overcome challenges. His engaging speaking style and authentic approach catches the audience in a way that few speakers are able to do. As a natural storyteller, he uses funny anecdotes combined with science and research, that makes everyone understand and learn from his keynotes.

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With a background in math and science, speaker Bill Benjamin became very interested in Emotional Intelligence, the understanding of the brain and how it reacts under pressure. As a young man, Bill struggled with his leadership skills – a struggle he is very honest about as it proves, his knowledge is not just theoretical. When he stumbled upon the Institute for Health and Human Potential [IHHP]’s brain science based approach to Emotional Intelligence, he was impressed and wanted to be part of the team and soon became partner in the company. A commitment and passion he carries into his keynotes.

Speaker Bill Benjamin also has a passion for writing and regularly writes for the CEO magazine, Training Magazine, and other leadership publications. He contributed to the New York Times and Amazon bestselling book “Performing Under Pressure: The Science of Doing Your Best When it Matters Most”, co-authored by JP Pawliw-Fry and published in 65 countries with multiple translations.

Bill has a background in sales and marketing, which gives him real-world experience and makes him understand the challenges most organizations have to face and overcome. Speaker Bill Benjamin is able to show his audience the importance of the relationship between soft-skills and leadership.

 

    Speaker Bill Benjamin Keynote Topics

     

    Are you an Exceptional Leader? Why Meeting Your Biggest Challenges has Everything to Do with Leading Under Pressure

    • What exceptional leaders do differently from the average, to help their people manage change and perform at their best.
    • How to build a culture ready to take “smart risks’ and innovate.
    • Specific tools to leverage pressure and help others get to the next level of performance.

     

    The Science of Emotional Intelligence: The Missing Ingredient Behind Building a Highly Engaged Organizational Culture

    • What the brain does under pressure and specific tools & strategies to effectively manage situations of tension and conflict.
    • Self-awareness: understanding the impact of your leadership style and how to win the hearts and minds of your people by connecting to the emotions that drive their behavior.
    • Engaging stories from the frontlines of leaders who are stepping up and winning in the most challenging, pressure-filled circumstances.

     

    Why the Conversation You are Not Having is Holding You Back: Getting to The Last 8%

    • What is a “Last 8% Conversation” and why most people avoid them.
    • How to have these conversations in a way that the other person can hear us.
    • How to navigate the difficult emotions that typically prompt us to avoid the Last 8% Conversation.
    • How to inspire your team to be more courageous and skillfully step into having the conversations they need to have.

     

    All Change is Personal: Why Leading Through Disruption and Change is About People Not Technology

    • How to identify the traps leaders fall into as they attempt to manage the pressure of change.
    • How to create an environment of risk-taking and learning to adapt to disruption.
    • Concrete tools to help leaders manage their emotions, thoughts and conversations to lead more effectively in the face of change and uncertainty.
    • How to help your organization take action and approach the pressure associated with change and disruption with more confidence and enthusiasm.

     

    Performing Under Pressure: The Science of Doing Your Best When it Matters Most

    • How to better manage pressure so instead of becoming a ‘derailer’ it becomes a competitive advantage to grow your career and help your organization drive performance.
    • Research from our study of 12,000 people and what the top 10% did to excel under pressure.
    • Three pressure insights that will help you avoid the sabotaging effects of pressure.
    • Stories of leaders and organizations who have managed pressure effectively to get to the other side of performance.
    • How to build your ‘COTE of Armor’ (Confidence, Optimism, Tenacity, Enthusiasm) to help inoculate you against pressure and increase your confidence as you walk into any pressure situation.

     

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