Christine Comaford

Leadership and Culture Coach

For over 30 years Leadership and Culture Coach Christine Comaford has been helping leaders navigate growth and change. She is best known for helping her clients create predictable revenue, deeply engaged and passionate teams, and highly profitable growth. She delivers these impactful outcomes as a result of her decades of building her own and her clients’ business plus her expertise in human behavior and applied neuroscience.

Bill Gates calls her “super high bandwidth."

Bill Clinton has thanked her for “fostering American entrepreneurship.”

Newsweek says “by reputation, Christine is the person you want to partner with.”

Christine is sought after for providing proven strategies to shift executive behavior to create more positive outcomes, enroll and align teams in times of change, massively increase sales, product offerings, and company value. Her coaching, consulting and strategies have created hundreds of millions of dollars in new revenue and value for her clients. The potent neuroscience techniques she teaches are easy to learn and immediately applicable to help leaders see into their blind spots, expand their vision, and more effectively influence outcomes.

CEOs, Boards and Investors count on Christine to help them:

  • Increase accountability, communication, execution among team members resulting in profound revenue, profit, market position growth.
  • Navigate rapid growth where internal priorities are frequently shifting and the team is challenged to quickly adapt and stretch.
  • Resolve conflict or improve alignment of business partners, teams, board members.
  • Improve the leadership and communication skills of C- and VP-level executives by helping them overcome their blind spots and challenging behaviors, and expand their vision.
  • Execute a new business model or complete company turnaround with executive and cultural support.

As an Entrepreneur, Christine has built and sold 5 of her own businesses with an average 700% return on investment, served as a board director or in-the-trenches advisor to 36 startups, and has invested in over 200 startups (including Google) as a venture capitalist or angel investor. Christine has consulted to the White House (Clinton and Bush), 700 of the Fortune 1000, and over 300 small businesses. She has helped over 50 of her clients to exit their businesses for up to $425 million. Christine has repeatedly identified and championed key trends and technologies years before market acceptance.

Christine has been called to serve two U.S. Presidents in managing change. She worked with the Clinton Administration on developing and implementing the USA intranet strategy which ultimately enabled millions of Americans to access government services through the internet. Under the George W. Bush Administration, Christine helped to reinvent the Small Business Administration and passed a $4 billion bill in Congress.

Christine has also led many unconventional lives, adding to her 360 Degree ability to understand business not as just a set of strategies, but also as a complex web of human interaction. She has been a: software engineer (at Microsoft, Apple, Adobe, Lotus), entrepreneur, and venture capitalist.

Christine is a leadership columnist for www.Forbes.com. She has appeared on Good Morning America, The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch, CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, FOX Business Network, PBS, CNET and is frequently quoted in the business, technology and general press at large. Stanford Graduate School of Business has done two case studies on her and PBS has featured her in three specials (Triumph of the Nerds, Nerds 2.0.1, and Nerd TV). CNET has broadcast two specials covering her unconventional rise to success as a woman with neither a high school diploma nor college degree. Her two New York Times bestselling business books are SmartTribes: How Teams Become Brilliant Together and Rules for Renegades.

Christine believes we can do well and do good, using business as a path for personal development, wealth creation, and philanthropy.

To book Christine Comaford call Executive Speakers Bureau at 901-754-9404.

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  • Speaking Topics:

    Business Culture, Coaching / Mentoring, Communications, Leadership, Marketing, Teambuilding, Vision

  • Travels From:

    California

  • Price:

    $30,000 - $50,000

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LEAD Change Effectively – Why It Matters

Your Awesome Brain & How It Works

For over 30 years Leadership and Culture Coach Christine Comaford has been helping leaders navigate growth and change. She is best known for helping her clients create predictable revenue, deeply engaged and passionate teams, and highly profitable growth. She delivers these impactful outcomes as a result of her decades of building her own and her clients’ business plus her expertise in human behavior and applied neuroscience.

Bill Gates calls her “super high bandwidth."

Bill Clinton has thanked her for “fostering American entrepreneurship.”

Newsweek says “by reputation, Christine is the person you want to partner with.”

Christine is sought after for providing proven strategies to shift executive behavior to create more positive outcomes, enroll and align teams in times of change, massively increase sales, product offerings, and company value. Her coaching, consulting and strategies have created hundreds of millions of dollars in new revenue and value for her clients. The potent neuroscience techniques she teaches are easy to learn and immediately applicable to help leaders see into their blind spots, expand their vision, and more effectively influence outcomes.

CEOs, Boards and Investors count on Christine to help them:

  • Increase accountability, communication, execution among team members resulting in profound revenue, profit, market position growth.
  • Navigate rapid growth where internal priorities are frequently shifting and the team is challenged to quickly adapt and stretch.
  • Resolve conflict or improve alignment of business partners, teams, board members.
  • Improve the leadership and communication skills of C- and VP-level executives by helping them overcome their blind spots and challenging behaviors, and expand their vision.
  • Execute a new business model or complete company turnaround with executive and cultural support.

As an Entrepreneur, Christine has built and sold 5 of her own businesses with an average 700% return on investment, served as a board director or in-the-trenches advisor to 36 startups, and has invested in over 200 startups (including Google) as a venture capitalist or angel investor. Christine has consulted to the White House (Clinton and Bush), 700 of the Fortune 1000, and over 300 small businesses. She has helped over 50 of her clients to exit their businesses for up to $425 million. Christine has repeatedly identified and championed key trends and technologies years before market acceptance.

Christine has been called to serve two U.S. Presidents in managing change. She worked with the Clinton Administration on developing and implementing the USA intranet strategy which ultimately enabled millions of Americans to access government services through the internet. Under the George W. Bush Administration, Christine helped to reinvent the Small Business Administration and passed a $4 billion bill in Congress.

Christine has also led many unconventional lives, adding to her 360 Degree ability to understand business not as just a set of strategies, but also as a complex web of human interaction. She has been a: software engineer (at Microsoft, Apple, Adobe, Lotus), entrepreneur, and venture capitalist.

Christine is a leadership columnist for www.Forbes.com. She has appeared on Good Morning America, The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch, CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, FOX Business Network, PBS, CNET and is frequently quoted in the business, technology and general press at large. Stanford Graduate School of Business has done two case studies on her and PBS has featured her in three specials (Triumph of the Nerds, Nerds 2.0.1, and Nerd TV). CNET has broadcast two specials covering her unconventional rise to success as a woman with neither a high school diploma nor college degree. Her two New York Times bestselling business books are SmartTribes: How Teams Become Brilliant Together and Rules for Renegades.

Christine believes we can do well and do good, using business as a path for personal development, wealth creation, and philanthropy.

To book Christine Comaford call Executive Speakers Bureau at 901-754-9404.

INFLUENCE ANY OUTCOME
Using Neuroscience to Sell Better, Lead Better, Market Better

 Now more than ever leaders need to be able to influence outcomes. Good intentions are rarely assumed, people are on the lookout for manipulative tactics, and even subtle persuasion efforts are suspect. Influence is no longer about doing something to someone to get what you want. Real influence is about forging deep connections quickly, stepping into someone’s world authentically, and striving for consistent win/win outcomes.

In this session you’ll learn potent neuroscience techniques for getting buy-in, agreement and even enduring loyalty from anyone. Results may include learning how to increase team member emotional engagement, loyalty, and ownership-focus; close sales faster; and improve your relationship with your children and spouse!

First you’ll explore the subconscious mind, and how each human being experiences the world. Then you’ll learn how to apply these simple and highly effective techniques to achieve specific business and personal life outcomes.

GUARANTEE GROWTH
Leverage Neuroscience to Get Predictable Revenue, Passionate Teams, Profitable Growth 

Are you consistently growing revenues and profits each year?

Are your team members highly efficient, energized and emotionally engaged?

Are your sales people able to accurately predict their performance?

In today’s uncertain economic climate you need the latest tools to optimize your growth and employees in order for profits to soar. Chances are good you’re growing in one of these areas but not all three at the same time… what if you could?

In this value-packed program you’ll learn key neuroscience techniques that have enabled 50 of the fastest-growing North American companies plus tech titans Google, Apple, Microsoft, Oracle and others to get year-over-year profitable growth and have lean peak performing teams. You’ll leave this program with techniques you can immediately apply to improve the outcome of your next quarter.

INFLUENCE ANY OUTCOME
Using Neuroscience to Sell Better, Lead Better, Market Better

Now more than ever leaders need to be able to influence outcomes. Good intentions are rarely assumed, people are on the lookout for manipulative tactics, and even subtle persuasion efforts are suspect. Influence is no longer about doing something to someone to get what you want. Real influence is about forging deep connections quickly, stepping into someone’s world authentically, and striving for consistent win/win outcomes.

In this session you’ll learn potent neuroscience techniques for getting buy-in, agreement and even enduring loyalty from anyone. Results may include learning how to increase team member emotional engagement, loyalty, and ownership-focus; close sales faster; and improve your relationship with your children and spouse!

First you’ll explore the subconscious mind, and how each human being experiences the world. Then you’ll learn how to apply these simple and highly effective techniques to achieve specific business and personal life outcomes.

MAKE YOUR TEAM SMARTER OVERNIGHT
The Neuroscience of Compelling Leadership

How would your business grow if you could become smarter overnight?

What would the impact be if you could tap into more parts of your brain to increase innovation, creativity, emotional engagement, vision, feelings of safety, belonging, and mattering?

And what would the impact be if you could guide your entire company to this state too?

Today’s leaders need to be more connected to a deeper ability to communicate & influence others to cause higher levels of accountability and productivity on their teams.

You will explore a model of leadership that takes into account both the dynamics of teams and the individual leader in a company. Through interactive exercises each participant will be able to actually experience a shift in their relationship to knowing where leadership is “out”, and how to put it back “in” in a new way. The presentation will offer a cutting edge toolkit for leadership problem diagnosis and resolution, and human performance optimization.

QUOTA BUSTERS
Inside The Brain Of Your Buyer

Do you want predictable high margin revenue?

Are you generating high quality leads on a regular basis and quickly converting them to clients?

Do you have a path to convert those clients into repeat clients and vibrant referral sources?

Do you want a proven sales and marketing process and plan to achieve these key results?

In this highly interactive training, we explore aspects of neuroscience that can be applied to sales with remarkable results.

Through interactive exercises each participant will be able to actually experience a shift in their relationship to prospecting, marketing, lead generation and cultivation, and client care. The brave new world of sales and marketing is more emotional, more human, more connected than ever before. By delving into the reward network of the brain we learn how to light it up, and how to bring profound positive experiences to our prospects, customers, and even our teams. The presentation will offer a cutting edge toolkit for sales and marketing problem diagnosis and resolution, and human performance optimization.

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