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Kevin O'Connor

Kevin O'Connor

    Speaking and Communications Specialist

Fee Range

$7,500 - $10,000

Travels From

Illinois

Kevin O'Connor - Keynotes and Breakouts

Kevin O'Connor - Keynotes and Breakouts

Kevin O'Connor, CSP

Kevin O'Connor, CSP

Kevin E O'Connor | Leadership Speaker

Kevin E O'Connor | Leadership Speaker

Kevin E. O’Connor, CSP is an author, executive coach, businessman, and professional speaker. He specializes in working with professionals–particularly technical professionals–who have been promoted to leadership positions where they now lead their former peers.

Kevin holds three masters degrees and his expertise focuses on the challenges of leadership, business relationships, and the effectiveness of teams.

  • Kevin customizes his message by communicating with his audiences in advance.
  • He facilitates his message with their knowledge through his interactive presentations.
  • He follows up with audiences through a unique and simple program designed for long-term learning

Most of his professional work is for Pharmaceutical and Medical professionals. He works with and has worked with Medical Affairs for Searle, OhioHealth, Pharmacia, Sanofi-Aventis, Amgen, ISTA, Takeda North America, Novartis, ONYX, Intermountain Healthcare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Baxter, Gundersen Lutheran Health System, Baxter BioScience, USAF Medical Command, Eli Lilly, The American College of Physician Executives, MDAnderson, Underwriters Laboratories, The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, The Joint Commission, Loyola University of Chicago (A member of the faculty), Columbia College (A member of the faculty), The American College of Healthcare Executives, and The George Washington University in Washington, DC.

Kevin also works with technical professionals who have been promoted to lead teams of other professionals, their former peers. He facilitates programs on communication, leadership, and creativity, especially in the Medical and Pharmaceutical fields as well as in other technical areas such as Dean Foods, McDonalds, FASTER Asset, Milliman, the Cities of Oak Park, IL, Peoria, AZ, the Produce Marketing Association, and more.

Kevin is a CSP (Certified Speaking Professional). Less than 590 persons in the world hold this honor for speaking excellence.

Kevin is a Senior Lecturer at Chicago’s Loyola University and is faculty for Columbia College of Chicago. He teaches both graduate and undergraduate students.

Kevin is an author, having authored and co-authored six books. Kevin’s most recent books (co-authored with Cyndi Maxey, CSP):

  • Present Like A Pro: The Field Guide to Mastering the Art of Business, Professional, and Public Speaking (St. Martin’s Griffin Press, 2006)
  • Speak Up! A Woman’s Guide to Presenting Like a Pro (St. Martin’s Griffin Press, 2008)
  • 10 Steps to Successful Time Management (ASTD Press, 2010)

He is currently writing a book on facilitation and another on finding influence especially with those who do not think they have to be influenced by you!

To book Kevin O'Connor call Executive Speakers Bureau at 901-754-9404.

I Know You Can’t Read This But:

Kevin's presentation on how to make a greater impact (much greater) when you speak (no matter the topic or audience). 

Living and Working with (Sometimes) Difficult People:
Kevin looks at cooperation and conflict on working teams, and how to resolve conflict with communication. 

 

The New Art of Leadership:

It’s You! A discussion of how great communications skills are at the heart of great leadership skills.

 

Speak Up! How Men Evaluate Female Presenters…And What to Do About It:

A look at the perceived differences in communication between men and women, and how to to navigate these waters in the workplace. 

Speaking Topics:

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