O’CONNOR | Kevin O’Connor
Leading Teams to the Bottom Line During Uncertain Times
Kevin O’Connor is the president of Kevin E. O’Connor & Associates, Ltd., a management consulting firm specializing in Leadership Development, Team Building and Creative Problem Solving for today’s executive… especially today’s emerging leader: technically trained professionals (Physicians, Engineers, Attorneys, Information technologists, etc.) who find themselves promoted to leadership positions.
Working especially well with managers and staff who have gained mastery in technical expertise, but may need further training in the skills of Leadership, Team Building and useful Change Development, Kevin’s ability lies in the enhancement of useful communication and the prevention of useless conflict.
Kevin is a veteran, professional speaker, with more than 2,000 professional presentations over the past 26 years. He has graduate degrees in Education and Counseling Psychology and Spirituality, with post-graduate training in adult learning, organizational development and creative problem solving. He is a faculty member at Loyola University in Chicago and is the author of 5 books including, Profit-Ability: Leading Teams to a Better Bottom Line, When All Else Fails: Finding Solutions to Your Most Persistent Management Problems and The Communications Coach. In addition, he writes The O’Connor Letter on Leadership which is published monthly and presents one new management idea with each issue.
Kevin has been awarded the CSP, Certified Speaking Professional, by the National Speakers Association. This coveted designation has been granted to less than 400 professional speakers in the world.
SPEECH TOPICS AND DESCRIPTIONS
The Leader Within… Yes, You!
A fast paced interactive program designed to educate, entertain, and inspire action and follow through with new and with seasoned leaders of team.
Living & Working with (Sometimes) Difficult People
Kevin looks at cooperation and conflict on working teams, and how to resolve conflict with communication.
Team Building… Tactics That Work
Learn how to develop methods that reinforce strong team support systems as well as know how to work better with members of your team that may be a bit more challenging. Interactive, fun, and highly valued by past participants due to its help at the time of the workshop as well as after.
Managing the Generations: Collaboration through Difference
This interactive workshop will help managers lead the new generation of workers . . . the “Gen X” employee.
Consensus Building to Ye$: Big Money Decisions Done Well
This seminar helps you find “your way” to making the bigger (and sometimes riskier) financial decisions…with more consensus and certainty.
High Quality (and Profitable) Communication Between Managers and Staff
In this workshop, participants will learn: 4 Ways to make contact by leading others by understanding their expectations and desires; understanding the psychology of connection and inclusion; the dynamics of conflict; the implications for team development by changing behaviors in an organization for safety, productivity and harmony; and non-manipulative persuasion through teaching others skills and attitudes while creating a learning community.
Profit-Ability: Leading Teams to a Better Bottom Line
Join us for an informative, humorous, and interactive session designed to send you off from the conference with new ideas, new enthusiasm, a lighter spirit-and real ideas for increased Profit-Ability-a better bottom line!
Coaching, Counseling and Feedback: Working with Sometimes Remote Teams
Join us for an engaging, skill building workshop that will help you work more effectively with the people who “possess the necessary information.”
“Customerizing” Your Patient Care
The vocation of the healer is to assist the healing process. Now more than ever before, a collaborative approach with the patient and with other hospital staff is the norm. These skills help our patients survive the pain, the loneliness and the fear of illness.