IF IT'S ENGAGEMENT YOU NEED, THEN YOU NEED:
Thomas J. Lee
Are you satisfied with the status quo?
Is average good enough for you?
Is your team achieving its full potential?
Or . . .
Do you need more fully engaged people for organic growth?
Do you need breakthrough change that sticks like Velcro?
Do you need managers to seize the challenge and the work of leading people?
Quit stalling. Your competition isn’t. The time to act on people engagement is now!
JUST A FEW OF THE COMPANIES
THAT HAVE RELIED ON TOM'S EXPERTISE:
For all these companies and many others, Tom has brought clarity to the differences between leadership and management and their arm-in-arm relationship with engagement and alignment.
He has shed light on the bottom-line value of people engagement, the enduring myths around leadership, the power of fully integrated strategic communication, the vital role of the informal voice in large organizations, the real day-to-day work of walking the talk, the magic of servant leadership and the emotional intelligence it requires, and so much more.
His explanations are so compelling, his models so applicable, and his examples and stories so colorful, people remember them for years and years. You will, too. Experience Tom today!
WORK WITH THOMAS J. LEE
THOMAS J. LEE has taught leadership to thousands of people in top-tier companies. He has spoken in fourteen countries on five continents. He lectures at The University of Chicago and speaks at professional conferences. He is an authority on leadership for powerful engagement and sustainable change, and his insights on servant leadership and emotional intelligence strike a new chord that can change cultures and turbocharge engagement. His memorable stories, eye-opening models, simple explanations, and rhetorical tools create “a-ha! moments” even for cynical, been-there and seen-it-all managers.
Speaking & Presentations
A professional member of the National Speakers Association, Thomas J. Lee draws on decades of diverse experience and the wisdom it taught him to offer thought-provoking talks on leadership, engagement, and the energy of communication. You will remember his stories for your entire career. A dynamic speaker with international experience, Tom has spoken at professional conferences and corporate venues throughout the United States and across Canada, as well as in Europe, South America, Asia and Africa. Audiences from London to Buenos Aires, from Warsaw to San Francisco, from Johannesburg to Calgary, and from Amsterdam to Bogotá have applauded his affirming message of opportunity, growth, and actionable priorities.
Training & Development
Too many people in business think of leadership as the individuals at the top of an enterprise, a department, a team, or perhaps a project. It can be that, of course, but it’s more helpful to think of leadership as the work of uniting people and building a critical mass of support in support of a particular change. Moreover, as Harvard’s Nitin Nohria asserts, the real work of leadership — the energy that gives life to it — is clear, compelling, credible communication. Properly understood, strategic communication proceeds through four distinct states, each with its own challenges and opportunities. Thomas Lee explains all this with vivid examples you won’t forget.
Consulting & Support
Have you identified the specific competencies necessary for strategic communication? Are you fully integrating your organization’s formal, semi-formal, and informal strategic communication? Do you actively manage metamessages? Do employees say they hear things first from the rumor mill? Are your strategic initiatives dying in one of the Four Graveyards of Strategy before they can take root? Do you know the real, practical differences between managing and leading and between alignment and engagement? Are you still relying on the failed process of “cascading” messages? If you acknowledge any of these telltale signs, you need Thomas Lee to set your strategic communication on the right path for the 21st century.
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
“I recommend Tom for any change or challenge situation, and for any communications executive who needs to ensure that she or he can help the corporation get in tune with the needs of its own people. . . . His work is a great antidote to one of the toughest corporate diseases, the combination of apathy and cynicism that leaders too often unwittingly cause by not being aware of how corporate crowds and individuals in that crowd function, and what makes human beings alert and enthusiastic.”
— Bjorn Edlund, ABB and Royal Dutch Shell