Bill Benjamin is the CEO of the Institute for Health and Human Potential, a successful international business, recently named one of the “Fastest Growing Companies” in the “Fast 100” ranking in PROFIT Magazine. Bill understands the barriers preventing leaders from growing profits and nurturing a healthy corporate culture. Bill struggled early in his career as a leader. He applied the same EI techniques he teaches, enabling him to engage his team members – ultimately growing a computer software business from $2 million in sales to $75 million. Bill’s practical and scientific approach to leadership, combined with his advanced degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science, make him a hit with analytical audiences. His experience in sales gives him a high degree of energy and enthusiasm. ***CURRENT TOPICS \"Leadership 2.0 - The Science Behind Great Leaders\" What do highly effective leaders do differently? Is there a science to great leadership? The answer is yes, and the key is learning the science of managing emotions. According to a recent Harvard study, Emotional Intelligence is the greatest driver of success in Leadership. \"High Performance Sales - What Makes a Successful Sales Person?\" It’s not their IQ, education or even product knowledge. They need to have a certain amount of these, but what sets the high performers apart from the average is their ability to deal with setbacks and connect with clients. \"The Big Disconnect - Why most (well intentioned) Leaders miss out on engaging the next (well-intentioned) Generation\" The largest generation of people in history — some 77.5 million people — are about to retire. Over the next 5 to 15 years, the workplace will shift to a new generation of leader. Organizations that can’t figure out how to keep and engage this new generation of employee will lose. This powerful keynote will provide a framework to better understand the BIG DISCONNECT that is at the heart of generational tension and show how the tools of Emotional Intelligence (EI) are critical to successfully bridging this gap.