JP Pawliw-Fry

  • The Leading Authority on the Impact of Emotions on Performance
  • Partner and Co-founder, IHHP
  • A World Renowned Speaker on the Topic of Emotional Intelligence

Dr. J.P. Pawliw-Fry is a thought leader on the subjects of leadership, performance and managing change. He is a performance coach to Olympic athletes and business leaders. He is Partner and Co-founder of the Institute for Health & Human Potential (IHHP), a recognized as a world leader in developing and delivering unique training programs in Emotional Intelligence to increase performance and leadership. JP is responsible for turning its research and development work into new ideas and models that can help individuals and organizations find an edge in a competitive world.

 
  

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I do not say this lightly - the most powerful keynote I have ever heard. JP was charged with setting the tone for the rest of the week - he clearly over-delivered.

A Sample of the Groups That Have Hosted JP Pawliw-Fry
  • US Navy
  • IBM
  • Merck
  • Association for Manufacturing Technology
  • Ernst & Young
  • Pfizer
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Redefining Leadership: What Highly Effective Leaders Do

Many factors have been attributed to great leadership. In this riveting keynote, you’ll discover the secrets of the best! Senior executives will learn key strategies to move their teams to the next level and how to select and retain the best and brightest. EQuip your organization with an edge. ...

Many factors have been attributed to great leadership. In this riveting keynote, you’ll discover the secrets of the best! Senior executives will learn key strategies to move their teams to the next level and how to select and retain the best and brightest. EQuip your organization with an edge. Discover why Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is the single greatest driver not only of effective leadership, but of performance at all levels of an organization. It is Personal Leadership throughout the organization that will allow you to outperform the competition.

The Motivation Myth: High Performance Sales is Not Driven by Motivation But by Managing Setbacks Effectively

All sales people are not created equally! If 20% of your sales force brings in 80% of the business, what then differentiates the high-performers from the average? In this fascinating keynote, Dr. Pawliw-Fry draws from cutting-edge research and his work with Olympic medalists, professional athletes a ...

All sales people are not created equally! If 20% of your sales force brings in 80% of the business, what then differentiates the high-performers from the average? In this fascinating keynote, Dr. Pawliw-Fry draws from cutting-edge research and his work with Olympic medalists, professional athletes and high performing sales teams around the globe. Discover the definitive edge that will drive sales performance - and the business.

You Can't Stop the Waves But You Can Learn to Surf! Tools to Thrive in Turbulent Times

Why do some organizations and individuals falter during times of uncertainty while others thrive in chaos and find ways to adapt? Is it our IQ or technical skills that gets us through those times - or our ability to keep it together and manage ourselves intelligently? Discover how EQ differentiate ...

Why do some organizations and individuals falter during times of uncertainty while others thrive in chaos and find ways to adapt?

Is it our IQ or technical skills that gets us through those times - or our ability to keep it together and manage ourselves intelligently?

Discover how EQ differentiates high performers from others in turbulent times. Your team will walk away with tools to outperform the competition during uncertainty.

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 pow ...

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.

Individuals will learn:

What is at the heart of the BIG DISCONNECT between the generations

Why most popular management gurus are wrong about the ‘values’ gap that ‘exists between the generations

Understand the brain science of emotions and the critical role EI plays in bridging the generation gap

Three strategies to help boomer and veteran leaders engage ‘new generation’ employees more successfully in order to increase discretionary (extra) effort and retention (and, for your high potential Gen X & Y’s) how to become more effective leaders themselves – how they can take more responsibility in leadership, including how to more effectively manage the boomers on their team!

This program will help leaders cut through the ‘noise’ clouding this critical management issue and provide them with insight and tools they can use the very next day to improve their performance. It will draw from our cutting-edge research on the generations as well as our work with Olympic medalists, professional athletes and high performing leaders around the globe.

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Biography

When Goldman Sachs in New York hit the storm of the 2008 economic crisis, who did they turn to for advice and counsel on leading change? When Credit Suisse in Switzerland were struggling with the banking crisis in 2009, who did they turn to coach their senior leaders and challenge them to have the conversations that matter to help drive change and performance? Dr. JP Pawliw-Fry.

JP is the co-author of the New York Times and Amazon bestselling book Performing Under Pressure, Doing Your Best When it Matters Most, and performance coach to Olympic athletes and business leaders. He melds innovative research with powerful inspiration to create thought-provoking and moving keynote presentations. An expert in performing under pressure, he is one of the world’s most highly sought-after keynote speakers on leadership. Every year, JP speaks with individuals and leaders on over five continents helping them to improve their overall performance.

Formerly, JP taught executive education at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management (ranked number one, worldwide) and Queen’s University Executive Development Center. He is now a contributing member of The Institute for Health and Human Potential's research team, a group that attempts to bring rigour to understanding what allows some leaders’, individuals or organizations to perform more effectively under pressure to drive meaningful results or how they can ‘be their best when it matters most’.

He has coached or worked with senior leaders at a number of Fortune 100 companies — including long-term relationships with Johnson and Johnson, PWC, Goldman Sachs, and HSBC — as well as Olympic and NBA coaches, US Army and Navy, the CIA to name a few.

JP has trained at Queen’s University, Harvard Medical School’s Mind Body Medical Institute, the Stress Clinic at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center and the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. He delivers high performance programs to leaders at the board level down to middle managers at Fortune 500 companies, the world’s top business schools, Olympic and professional athletes as well as educators, sales professionals, business and government leaders around the world.