Emotional Intelligence Keynote Speakers

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Emotional Intelligence keynote speakers have transformed the way the world relates to others, educates children, connects with family and friends, and conducts business. They prove with scientific evidence that a leader's emotional competencies have an enormous impact on an organization's bottom line. GDA Speakers has a roster of emotional intelligence speakers to speak to your group about connecting, caring, and compassion.


Keynotes: 7 Books: 7 Videos: 17

Jason Barger Featured

Author of "Thermostat Cultures" and named Top 200 Global Thought Leader

Jason is dynamic, funny, a phenomenal storyteller! Perfect for groups looking to cut through distractions and re-engage people around authentic leadership, growing an engaged culture & vision. His latest books "Breathing Oxygen" and Thermostat Cultures" are perfect for teams focused on leadership / culture. Named a Top 200 Thought Leader

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 1 Videos: 4

Kim Becking Featured

NYT Best-selling Author, Empowering Leaders and Teams to Ignite Unstoppable Momentum in a Rapidly Changing World that Never Slows Down.

Kim delivers the WOW as an EXPERIENCE maker and MOMENTUM creator. Inspiring. Engaging. Authentic. Laugh-out-loud funny. Highly entertaining. With a rare ability to connect at a deeper level with audiences and provide MOMENTUM for accelerated results.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 7

Galen Emanuele Featured

Team Culture, Leadership, and Emotional Intelligence Expert

Galen Emanuele is an expert in delivering tangible leadership & communication skills, increasing emotional intelligence, & helping companies establish exceptional team and organizational culture. Along with his business background, Galen's a world class improviser who taught improv for many years & has toured with the cast from 'Whose Line is it Anyway?'

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 2 Videos: 6

Jason Jones, PH.D. Featured

Organizational Psychologist; International Keynote Speaker; Best-Selling Author; and Executive Coach

Dr. Jones is an organizational psychologist, speaker, author, and executive coach. He has spent 20+ years studying and applying proven neuroscience principles for great employee motivation, performance, and engagement. He is the author of the bestselling book "Activator: Using Brain Science to Boost Motivation, Deepen Engagement, and Supercharge Performance.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 1 Videos: 8

Jenn Lim Featured

CEO | Founder | Bestselling Author | Global Workplace Expert

Jenn is a bestselling author, Top-Rated Speaker, & Global Workplace Expert. Her mission is profound - to teach businesses how to create workplaces, led with happiness & humanity, that generate more profit, sustain all people & share how we can make an impact by being true to our authentic selves.  

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 3 Videos: 7

Elizabeth Lombardo, Ph.D. Featured

Acclaimed Clinical Psychologist & Coach; Author of Get Out of The Red Zone; Positive Psychology Expert

Success starts from within. Whether you want to have a healthy body, booming business, or flourishing relationships, the first step is to rewire your brain and cultivate your peak mindset. Dr. Lombardo teaches practical skills to make lasting transformations in your life.

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Keynotes: 9 Books: 1 Videos: 10

Eric Maddox Featured

Negotiator; Author; Consultant; Army Veteran

Eric Maddox collected the intelligence which led to the exact location of Saddam Hussein. Eric is a consultant and author, he delivers empathy based listening as the number one tool for building trust and maximizing influence in all areas of life.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 4

Sara Ross Featured

Leadership Expert. Keynote Speaker & Author. Founder & Chief Vitality Officer at BrainAMPED.

Sara Ross is a Speaker and the Chief Vitality Officer at BrainAMPED, a research and strategy firm dedicated to redefining how we succeed at work and thrive in life by sharing brain-based, vitality-enhancing strategies to create healthier, happier, high performing leaders and workplaces.

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Keynotes: 9 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Dr. Rick Stevenson Featured

Filmmaker. Philosopher. Listener.

Rick’s own story is one of diverging experiences and constant change. Yes, he is first a filmmaker, philosopher, author, and listener but he is also a proud imperfectionist and a committed “authentician.” He believes that we own nothing more valuable than our own stories.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Dr. Shawn Andrews

Author of the Best-Selling Book, The Power of Perception: Leadership, Emotional Intelligence, and the Gender Divide

Dr. Shawn Andrews is a keynote speaker, organizational consultant, business school professor, and author of the bestselling book, The Power of Perception: Leadership, Emotional Intelligence, and the Gender Divide. Dr. Shawn's expertise centers on Leadership, Gender, Emotional Intelligence, Bias, and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 2 Videos: 3

Sandy Asch

Learn From The Expert Who Taught The San Diego Zoo to ROAR

Sandy Asch has inspired 45,000+ leaders in 50 countries and 6 languages to navigate change, manage work-life balance and be more RESILIENT! She inspires audiences to UNLEASH their ROAR and bring purpose and passion to their work.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 4

Bill Benjamin

Emotional Intelligence, Performance and Leadership Expert, Thought Leader on Performing Under Pressure

As a math and computer science guy, Bill discovered the power of managing emotions while he was working in the technology industry. Bill spends time working with senior leaders and their teams at Fortune 500 companies to help overcome barriers and obstacles. 

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Colette Carlson

Business Communication & Human Behavior Expert

Colette Carlson is a human behavior expert and CPAE Hall of Fame motivational keynote speaker who helps leaders and teams change behaviors that impact their relationships, revenue and results. Audiences connect with Colette through her inspiring content, laugh-out-loud humor, and extensive customization.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 1 Videos: 11

Susan David

Management Thought Leader; Award-Winning Harvard Medical School Psychologist; Emotional Intelligence Expert

An award-winning Harvard Medical School psychologist, Susan has been named one of the world’s most influential management thinkers. She offers unique expertise on cultivating more agile, healthy, resilient, and authentically happy people, families, workplaces, and communities.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Sylvie di Giusto

Inspirational Keynote Speaker Empowering Leadership Through Image, First Impressions and Brand Consistency

Learn to create and define yourself through personal image. With 20 years of Corporate experience, Sylvie enlightens audiences with ideas on how to further enhance their personal image, customer sales and thought process. She empowers people and companies to influence their own success by the power of image and branding.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 0 Videos: 3

Sherika Ekpo

Fractional CHRO | Executive Coach | DEIB Executive | Board Director | Speaker | Investor | Author | CHIEF

With over 15 years of experience in HR and Talent Management within Fortune 500 companies, federal government, and the tech industry, Sherika is a community builder, motivational speaker, and architect of the S.E.E. Movement which focuses on inclusive leadership, diverse teams and the empowering women to achieve their goals.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 4

Tom Flick

former NFL QB | Authority on Leadership, Leading Change, Accelerating Performance

Dynamic and highly sought-after, leadership expert Tom Flick has delivered over 2,000 presentations to a "who's-who" list of clients, including Microsoft, Starbucks, Google, Boeing, American Express, Amazon, NASA, The Ritz-Carlton Hotels, and the Pentagon.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 4

Rocky Garza

Challenger; Truth-Teller; Belief Creator; Entrepreneur; Business Consultant

Rocky helps individuals see the clearest picture of themselves that they’ve ever seen. He's helped thousands of individuals find their clarity while serving as the director of a youth camp, on the pastoral staff at church, owning and operating multiple creative businesses, an executive identity coach, and top business consultant. 

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 3 Videos: 4

Arlie Hochschild

Sociology Professor Emerita, UC Berkley, NYT Bestseller

Arlie Hochschild grew up in a very gendered home, with her mother being the care taker and her father the breadwinner. Hochschild drew on these experiences to enable her to do research and write about care giving and having the caring relationship with your children. 

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 2 Videos: 4

Ted Ma

Leadership Strategist

Ted Ma is an international keynote speaker, author, and leadership strategist who works with leaders to increase their influence and impact by creating a culture of mentorship so they can attract, develop, and retain great employees.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Tessa Morgan

Mindfulness Expert, Accredited Trainer in Emotional Intelligence & Personal Growth Coach

Tessa Todd Morgan is a professional speaker, personal growth coach and accredited trainer in Emotional Intelligence. As the Founder of TRIESSENCE, Tessa has coached hundreds of individuals and organizations to achieve a balance of physical, mental and spiritual wellness.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 6 Videos: 5

Mildred D Muhammad

Award-Winning Global Keynote Speaker, Domestic Abuse Survivor, Advocate, #1 Amazon Bestselling Author

Mildred engages audiences on a global scale, sharing her story of terror, enduring abuse, and navigating profound heartache as the former spouse of the DC Sniper. Her platform serves as a beacon for promoting Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention, amplifying the urgency and significance of this crucial cause.

 

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 1 Videos: 3

JP Pawliw-Fry

New York Best Selling Author - Performing Under Pressure

As a provocative and highly captivating speaker and thought leader, JP brings engaging stories and a lot of fun to every keynote. He challenges groups to think differently about human behavior, leadership and how to manage the pressure that is overtaking so many organizations and individuals today.

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Keynotes: 8 Books: 3 Videos: 7

Tara Renza

Emotional Intelligence & Positive Intelligence Practitioner and Thought Leader

Tara is an emotional intelligence practitioner, accomplished author and keynote speaker, fueled by an unwavering mission to empower individuals to embrace their authenticity and "be who they came to be."

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 2 Videos: 2

Ashley Rhodes-Courter

New York Times Best Selling Author of Three Little Words

NYT & International Bestselling author of her memoir Three Little Words (2008), currently being made into a major motion picture; ran for the Florida State Senate, featured on The Today Show, Good Morning America, Nightline, Nancy Grace, ABC Primetime

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Keynotes: 8 Books: 5 Videos: 3

Mike Robbins

An Expert in Teamwork, Emotional Intelligence and The Powers of Appreciation and Authenticity

He has inspired tens of thousands of people around the world to reach new levels of awareness and productivity, both personally and professionally. Mike teaches people important techniques that allow them to be more grateful, appreciative, and authentic with others and themselves.

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Keynotes: 7 Books: 4 Videos: 7

John Sanei

Futures Strategist, Author, Keynote Speaker

John is a best-selling author, Singularity University faculty member, global speaker, podcast host and macro trend specialist. By combining aspects of human psychology, business strategy, and future studies, John provides a unique and holistic approach to achieving future-readiness.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Dean Savoca

Leadership, Building a Development Culture

Dean Savoca, a 25-year veteran of the performance develoment industry, guides businesses on building a development culture. Simply put, Dean helps leaders coach their people. 

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Deirdre Van Nest

Expert for ‘Mission-Driven” Professionals and Entrepreneurs on How to Make An Impact When You Express Yourself

Deirdre Van Nest is the go-to expert for financial advisors, leaders, and anyone in a client-facing role, on improving communication skills (one-one-one or with a group). She's a Certified World Class Speaking™ Coach, Certified Fearless Living Coach, and bestselling author of “Fire Your Fear™.”

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 0 Videos: 3

Tom Varano

Inspirational Speaker/Performance Speed Painter/Entertainer

Emotion Into Art™ is a speed painting show that wows the audience with speed paintings of famous faces, created in minutes, set to loud, powerful music. Some of the pieces are created upside down, then flipped during the process for the 'reveal'.

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