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Leadership: Mystery Solved
(But Do You Want The Answer?)
Date: Sep 19, 2019 Beginning at 4:15 PM
Session Duration
1.25

Learning Objective
Participants in this program will:
Consider essential concepts from EQ, Engagement, Positive Psychology, and Neuroscience that connect leadership presence and business impact
Review the linkages between Leadership Behavior and Organizational Outcomes
Study five leadership “crimes” and solve for solutions Experiment with several linguistic and somatic conversation tools Generate and share strategies they can apply in their own organizations

Session Description
We have a crisis in leadership. We burn through extensive resources training leaders to run effective organizations and satisfy the needs of all stakeholders. Yet bajillions of employees still feel unloved and disconnected. So what do we do? We take action! Run a survey, create a plan, hold a meeting! Many meetings!

But action is not a solution, and often it makes things worse. Sometimes we don’t need leaders to DO as much as we need them to BE. They must get better at holding the emotional and physical space of leadership. Because in an Experience Economy, no one cares how much you know until they know how much you care.

In this interactive session, the audience will examine the question, “What if Leadership was a Core Business Strategy?” What would need to change and how might outcomes shift if we prioritize leadership presence and competence for the sake of the employee experience?

You might not like the answer, but it’s not a mystery!

Session Speaker

Jim Smith

The Executive Happiness Coach®

More About Jim Smith

Jim Smith is a global executive coach, international speaker, author, and troublemaker. He works with leaders who are successful AND stressed, to better balance their lives, up-skill their leadership and build more positive workplace cultures.


His passion is to create a Happier world and workplace, one Leader at a time. Jim spent 20+ years in the corporate world where he held executive roles in Sales,
Marketing, Finance, Operations, and HR. He has coached leaders from 30 countries and six
continents to become better leaders and human beings.

Jim@TheExecutiveHappinessCoach.com ~~ www.TheExecutiveHappinessCoach.com
Jim earned his PCC (Professional Certified Coach) designation through the International
Coach Federation, and holds multiple certifications as a Senior Professional in Human
Resources (HRCI and SHRM). He was one of the first 300 people globally to earn
certification as an Authentic Happiness Coach!


Jim is a founder and past president of the ICF Cleveland Chapter, a past two-term president
of the Cleveland Society for Human Resource Management, and serves on the board of the
HR Leadership Group. In addition, he serves as a Mentor Coach for two coach training
organizations in the US and Singapore, and is an adjunct MBA Instructor for Baldwin
Wallace University.


Jim is the author of "Happiness At The Speed of Life: 13 Powerful Strategies for Finding
Happiness at Home and On the Job,” as well as several books and e-books on Happiness,
Leadership, and Coaching, and he has touched the lives of over 18,000 people through his
work on Happiness and the enhancement of Positive Emotion. He has used the 13
Principles of Happiness to raise his own family and to deal with work, life, love, and tragedy.
Finally, Jim wants you to know this: he lives in a multigenerational home and dances a little
every day, he worships the Forces of Darkness (Dark Coffee, Dark Beer, and Dark
Chocolate), and deeply believes that Happiness is a Decision, not an Event!