A GREAT LEADER?
LEARN FROM SOMEONE WHO’S BEEN THERE.
As a recipient of numerous distinguished speaker awards, Motivational
Keynote Speaker Bill Benjamin has reached audiences at company
meetings, associations and trade shows around the world. Groups
of more than two thousand have delighted in his energy, passion
and enthusiasm. His keynote speeches based on Emotional Intelligence
address how people deal with change, build teams and become great
leaders, making him a much sought after speaker for companies
interested in moving their teams to the next level of performance.
Bill has a degree in Mathematics with a major in Computer Science
from the University of Waterloo in Canada. In addition to leveraging
his background in sales to motivate and inspire more extroverted
groups (e.g. sales and marketing), Bill's degree in Mathematics
and technical background give him credibility and shared experience
when he is delivering motivational keynotes to groups that are
more analytical in nature (Financial, IT, engineering, etc).
Bill intimately understands what it means to thrive in business
during times of change - over a twelve year period he was a senior
sales and marketing executive in the turbulent technology industry,
and with his leadership, the company grew their revenues dramatically
and went from number ten in their industry to number one!
Benjamin’s Most Requested Topics
Redefining Leadership: What Highly Effective Leaders
According to a Harvard study, Emotional Intelligence is the greatest
driver of success in leadership. Learn how to manage emotions
more intelligently to lead more effectively.
You will learn:
• The 2 key reasons individuals get promoted and achieve
• Why smart people fail and the brain science behind high
• That emotions are infectious – as a leader you
have the power to unleash best performance or to sabotage it.
• Why Emotional Intelligence counts for more than IQ for
Playing Big: ™ Getting to the Top and Living to
91% of people who get to the top never live to enjoy it!. The
price of performance is killing them, literally – compromising
critical elements of their health, happiness and personal relationships.
You will learn:
• The link between high performance and an individual’s
ability to maintain a critical level of
health, happiness and personal relationships.
• The 4 Decisions of Leadership that will sustain Top
• Why individuals play the wrong game and fall prey to
three traps when they undertake change.
High Performance Sales: What Makes a Sales Person Successful?
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.
You will learn:
• The 2 key qualities that differentiate the top 20%
of sales people.
• How to be resilient in the face of setbacks and adversity.
• How to connect to the emotional needs of your clients.
• High performance techniques used by Olympic medallists,
professional athletes and by Bill himself!
is Bill Benjamin?
Bill has over 20 years of business experience and has had responsibility
for sales, marketing, finance,
customer service and technology functions. Bill’s training
includes advanced degrees in Mathematics
and Computer Science, which makes him a hit with analytical people.
Bill’s time in sales and marketing roles also allows him
to tell stories and present in a way that connects with more extroverted
groups. What audiences like about Bill is how genuine he is on
stage, and his passion and enthusiasm for becoming a better leader.
they say about Bill:
"What made Bill's session exceptional was the way he
connected Emotional Intelligence to the 'warrior mentality' of
the Air National Guard. We learned techniques to improve our ability
to deal with tense and stressful conditions. In a couple of challenging
situations after the session, my Squadron immediately put the
techniques to use! Thanks, Bill."
Air National Guard
"This program is having a very powerful impact on my
life! By sharing his experience of applying Emotional Intelligence
to his business and personal life, Bill inspired me to make changes
in myself. Bill is a very passionate and effective speaker; I
believe everyone could benefit from attending his presentations!"
"Bill's presentation was one of the most inspiring I've
ever been to - and I've seen a lot of presentations. Bill has
a wonderful delivery style that combines intellect and emotion
... I could listen to him all day!".
YMCA of USA
"This was a terrific presentation! It helped me analyze
myself and how to improve my relationships with others - both
at work and personally. The points you made were pertinent, interactive
and relevant I would have loved a longer program. Thank you for
presenting such a thoughtful and dynamic presentation to the NIH
National Institutes of Health
AIG Sun America
Black & McDonald
Blue Cross Blue Shield
BMO Financial Group
Ernst & Young
Federal Reserve Bank
Harman Pro Group
Help Desk Institute
Johnson & Johnson
National Football League
National Hockey League
National Conference of
Royal Bank of Canada
US Federal Government