Dr. JP Pawliw-Fry is an emotional intelligence keynote speaker; leadership thought leader, peak performance expert, and co-author of the New York Times bestseller, Performing Under Pressure. As a speaker and consultant, JP challenges groups to think differently about human behavior, leadership, and how to manage the pressure that is overtaking so many organizations and individuals today.
Some of JP’s engagements include Fortune 1000 companies and strategic clients such as Johnson & Johnson, McDonald’s, Oracle, Pitney Bowes, Salesforce, ServiceNow, PepsiCo, Whirlpool Corporation, Cushman & Wakefield, and Zoetis, Inc.
Organizations face significant challenges: an accelerated rate of change, the threat of disruption, ambitious targets, or aggressive competition. They can only overcome these challenges with exceptional and authentic leadership.
For over twenty years, JP’s curiosity and passion for helping people manage their emotions have driven his research-based approach (his organization surveys over 40,000 people a month) in developing science-based skills and tools required to build a culture of exceptional leadership. His work with leaders from Fortune 500 companies such as Goldman Sachs, Intel, Coca-Cola, and Johnson & Johnson, as well as the US Marines, Olympic athletes, and NBA and NFL teams, has provided him with considerable opportunities to test his science-based tools in environments of high pressure. He knows what works when leaders face their most significant challenges.
As a provocative and highly captivating speaker and thought leader, JP brings engaging stories and much fun to every keynote. He challenges groups to think differently about human behavior, leadership, and how to manage the pressure that is overtaking so many organizations and individuals today. JP provides fundamental tools to help teams leverage the power of vulnerability and empathy, teaching the science of emotional intelligence to embrace pressure and manage the disruption and challenges they are facing.
JP is the co-author of the New York Times bestseller, Performing Under Pressure: The Science of Doing Your Best When it Matters Most, published in 65 countries and named one of Inc. Magazine’s Best Business Books of the Year. JP can be found reading, dancing, or cherishing time with family when he is not traveling the globe. It is no coincidence that he loves working with professional and Olympic athletes as he is an avid and enthusiastic athlete. JP loves participating in various sports, including running, volleyball, hockey, and swimming, and considers himself a ‘professional’ rugby fan.
JP Pawliw-Fry is a contributing columnist for The Economic Times (the second-highest circulation newspaper in the world). His high-content and enormously inspiring leadership presentations include a fascinating multimedia show and leave audiences with different strategies they can implement the very next day to make a real difference.