Making a Leadership Difference
This session will be focused on how almost anyone can exercise leadership and influence using tools and tips for tapping into one’s own motivation and initiative. It will include instruction on leadership and motivation theory and their application in the real world. The emphasis will be on encouraging participants to take an active role and to accept personal responsibility for motivating themselves and others toward leadership, influence and action oriented initiatives.
Our Speaker, Stephen Friedman is a skilled and recognized executive coach, career coach, facilitator and trainer, working in the areas of leadership and management skills development, group and team development, organizational learning and human resource management for numerous organizations and individuals. His experience with in this area spans over 25 years. Stephen specializes in teaching management professionals about various aspects of interpersonal communication, leadership development, Human Resource Management and group development in the workplace as well as career enhancement and development.
Stephen is an award winning member of the Faculty at the Schulich School of Business at York University since 2000, where he teaches Organizational Behaviour, Human Resource Management, Leadership and Strategy at both the BBA and MBA levels. He also teaches custom seminars in group development, coaching, performance management, and other leadership/management skills for Schulich’s Executive Education Centre and works as a coach in Schulich’s award winning Executive MBA Program. Stephen has worked with groups and individuals from a host of industries.
Stephen’s casual and affable delivery style immediately puts his participants at ease and sets a unique interactive and engaging tone which has made him a sought after and repeat facilitator and coach for numerous organizations across Canada. Stephen specializes in coaching, group facilitation, training, instructional design and delivery of corporate education and development programs. Using an energetic and highly experiential delivery, Stephen establishes achievable goals and objectives, strategically involving the participants in the delivery and discovery process. He holds an M.A. and an Honours B.A. in Psychology.