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The Art & Practice of Leadership Coaching

Monday, April 4, 2005 President’s Reception Closing Keynote Speaker

One of the most sought-after and highly regarded coaches in the world, Dr. Goldsmith has worked with over 70 major CEO’s and their management teams. A world authority in helping successful leaders achieve positive change in behavior, Dr. Goldsmith has been recognized by nearly every professional publication and association in his field. He was named by the American Management Assocation as one of 50 great thought leaders and business executives that have influenced the field of management. He has been listed in The Wall Street Journal as one of the top ten executive educators, in Forbes as one of five most-respected executive coaches, in the Economist as one of the most credible thought leaders in the new era of business, and in Fast Company as America’s preeminent executive coach. Dr. Goldsmith’s work has also received recognition from the Academy of Management, the Institute for Management Studies, the American Society for Training and Developing, the Center for Creative Leadership, the Conference Board and the Human Resource Planning Society. He is the best-selling author of 18 books and is a regular contributor to Fast Company. He teaches at executive education programs for major corporations, is a faculty member at both Dartmouth and the University of Michigan, and is currently working with select Generals in the United States Army.


Creating Organizational Change through Respect & Dialog

Monday, April 4, 2005 Lunch Keynote Speaker

In addition to her duties as the principal of Potentials, an international coaching and organizational development consulting firm, Dr. Van Eron has also conducted research, lectured, and published articles on transformational leadership, organizational development, and workforce diversity. She works with leaders, multicultural teams and organizations on five continents and facilitates the Human Resource Executive Forum, a networking and benchmarking group for managers responsible for diversity in major corporations.

The Physics of Leadership

Monday, April 4, 2005 Opening Keynote Speaker

Steven Phillips is returning to our PCMA 9th Annual Conference as one of the highest rated speakers of past conferences. Dr. Phillips has extensive experience as an Organization Development professional, working with senior executives at such companies as Microsoft, PepsiCo and Viacom. He is also renowned for his “behind the scenes” executive coaching, working one-on-one with Presidents and CEO’s as they develop and implement successful leadership strategies. Dr. Phillips is a content-rich and charismatic speaker who brings his audience humor, passion, and genuine concern for making positive change.

The Tipping Point: Using Focused Coaching to Execute Your Strategies

Tuesday, April 5, 2005 Opening Keynote Speaker

Dr. Julie M. Smith has dedicated her life to innovative applications of behavioral science in order to help both individuals and global organizations achieve unprecedented success. As the co-founder of CLG, the world’s leading provider of behavior-based strategy execution and performance improvement consulting, she works with many of the Fortune 100 recognized leaders in a wide variety of fields, from communications to petrochemicals. Dr. Smith’s recent book, “It” Happens! is the centerpiece of her 2nd global enterprise, LifePath, LLC, an innovative provider of personal change products.
www.ithappens.com | www.clg.com

New Ideas for New Coaches

Tuesday, April 5, 2005 Lunch Keynote Speaker

An international coach and professor in the fields of psychology and management, author of more than 30 books, and president of a graduate school of psychology, Dr. Bergquist consults on and writes about personal, group, organizational and societal transitions and transformations. His work ranges from the personal transitions of men and women in their 50’s to the struggles men and women have in recovering from strokes to the experiences of freedom among the men and women of Eastern Europe following the collapse of the Soviet Union. He co-founded and now serves as co-executive editor of the International Journal of Coaching in Organizations.

A Longfellow Benediction

Tuesday, April 5, 2005 Closing Keynote Speaker

Dr. Longfellow is a consultant, poet, philanthropist and outdoor educator who brings to the fields of coaching and mentoring a distinctive and richly experienced perspective. He is a founder of the Outward Bound movement, and as the Academic Vice President of Prescott College, he is the first academic leader to embed outdoor education in a collegiate curriculum. Dr. Longfellow has led corporate executive teams through the Grand Canyon, combining white water teambuilding with the reading and writing of poetry and strategic planning on the river banks. Dr. Longfellow is also a descendent of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and a principal in the ongoing efforts to preserve the heritage of H. W. Longfellow.

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