Expert on Organizational and Personal Resilience, Author
Eileen McDargh is founder and CEO of the consulting firm, The Resiliency Group (a division of McDargh Communications). Organizations like Cisco, Novartis, Oracle, and Procter & Gamble hire her firm to teach them ways of building resilient leadership teams and workplaces.
Since 1980, Eileen McDargh has helped organizations and individuals transform the life of their business and the business of their life through conversations that matter and connections that count. She has become known as a master facilitator, an award-winning author, and an internationally recognized keynoter and executive coach.
She draws upon practical business know-how, life's experiences and years of consulting to major national and international organizations that have ranged from global pharmaceuticals to the US Armed Forces, from health care associations to religious institutions. Her programs are content rich, interactive, provocative and playful—even downright hilarious.
In 2020, Global Gurus International, a British-based provider of resources for leadership, communication and sales training, also ranked her third as one of the World’s Top 30 Communication Professionals following a global survey of 22,000 business professionals.
Eileen has written six books and her seventh book Burnout to Breakthrough: Building Resilience to Refuel, Recharge, and Reclaim What Matters will be published by Berrett-Koehler Publishers in the summer of 2020.
In Her Own Voice™: A Retreat For Resilient Women
Come away with other women who bring their own wisdom to the fire. Be supported and taught skills for leading a life by design and not by default. Allow your voice to be finally heard above the chatter of others. Allow your body and soul to be nurtured by the warmth of nature and the ambiance of luxury. You will learn how to powerfully and positively shape the direction of your future.
Resilient Relationships: Plain Talk for Complex Times
The pace of change, the lure of dazzling technology, and the speed of life have created the opposite. The most human of all connections is conversation – an internal and external event that has become blurred. We’ve forgotten how to talk to each other – if in fact some of us ever knew. In many instances, we have never been taught how to listen. At the deepest level, we’ve probably never stopped long enough to even listen to ourselves. This presentation explores a model for understanding and growing the conversations we have with ourselves and with each other so that everyone becomes fully engaged in the work we are tasked to do.
Radical Resilience: Staying Rightside Up in a World That’s Upside Down
Radical resilience requires the courage to challenge, commit, and contribute in ways that positively impact both today as well as many tomorrows. Participants will: Discover how to grow the skills of adaptability, agility, laugh-ability, and alignment for producing results that put YOU in control of your ship, learn a four-part model for methodically tackling the tough issues you currently face, and explore what great leaders do to inspire teams to stay in the game and thrive.
The Power of Engagement: Inside Out Leadership for Resilient Teams
It’s time to START talking and get back to work! Create a competitive edge in engaging and retaining talented employees and customers on the most human of playing fields: conversation. Without that connection, there is no energy of engagement. Discover the secret of viewing points, orange batons and Little Davids in creating teams and fostering loyalty.
Mountain-High Wisdom for Every Day Resilient Living
Your audience will join Eileen on this walk in the wilderness to discover fresh perspectives, practical practices and laugh-out-loud-joy in the process. Whether they are a world-weary worker juggling the demands of a hectic life or a seeker of soul-satisfying experiences, this speech is their key to refresh, renew, rethink and recharge.
Lead-Her-Ship—Claiming the Power, Passion, Play, and Purpose of Our Lives
A presentation for reliving and laughing about our foibles, for celebrating our uniqueness, for renewing our passion and commitment to life, and for establishing the common traits which allow all of us to bloom where we are planted. We can learn to be heroines of our own story and leaders shaping tomorrow for all our children.
Work For a Living and Still Be Free to Live: The Secret For a Resilient Life
Balance is baloney! Discover a better metaphor for the realities of living in a 24/7 world. Learn the power of choice and how to conduct a C.A.T. scan of your life. Develop strategies to create a life by YOUR design and not by default.
The Energy Connection: The Secret to Resilient Living
You’ll never think of energy in the same way again. Forget OPEC and prices at the pump. Discover your own reservoir of power and purpose with five tools to drill down into your own internal well of possibilities. Human energy is a priceless commodity. When it comes to energy and the capacity to do work, discover how to get it, renew it and stop giving it away.