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Jeff Whitehorn keynote speaker

Jeff Whitehorn

    • Former CEO, HCA Healthcare
    • Author of Leadership Treasure: 25 Bits of Gold Discovered From 25 Years as a CEO
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Jeff Whitehorn Speaker Biography

Jeff Whitehorn is an executive coach and former hospital CEO. He uses his personal experiences from his 25 years as a CEO to help leaders unlock their true potential. He is always ready to provide eye-opening insight and advice that leaves his audience inspired and motivated.

Jeff is a certified coach by the global accrediting body, International Coaching Federation (ICF). He is also a Certified Master Coach by the Center for Coaching Certification.

After retiring from HCA Healthcare in 2017, Jeff followed his passion as a public speaker and executive coach in order to help others become better leaders. He offers true, real-world stories, examples, and transformative insights gained from his professional experiences to his audiences. He strongly believes that lessons learned by experienced leaders should be passed along to others.

Jeff is the author of Leadership Treasure: 25 Bits of Gold Discovered From 25 Years as a CEO.

Things They Don’t Teach You in School
How soon in your leadership journey were you confronted with a situation or challenge that you were completely unprepared? In fact, you never saw it coming. A strong educational background is very important for success. However, there are so many leadership lessons that are not taught in school but are learned through experience. Truly, experience is the master teacher. Jeff Whitehorn reveals and shares ten important leadership lessons for success that he learned “on the job” as a CEO that were never taught in school.

Learning objectives:
• Identify and prepare for untaught but real-life leadership challenges
• Develop a toolbox of tips, strategies, and ideas to utilize to overcome these barriers to success

Executive Presence: How You Can Improve Your Brand
Did you know that 26% of all hiring and promotion decisions are based upon one’s executive presence? Your “brand” can make you or break you in your leadership journey. Executive presence is a set of leadership skills that formulate the way others view and judge you as a leader. Jeff Whitehorn discusses and provides leadership tips that you can implement now to improve your executive presence.

Learning objectives:
• Recognize the top eight drivers that impact executive presence
• Discover ideas that can be implemented to enhance executive presence

Culture CPR: Administer Immediately to Survive the Great Resignation
The Great Resignation has become one of the most power barriers to success for leaders and the teams they lead. What is the first action you can immediately take to stop the exodus of team members? Focus on culture. It’s the foundation for employee retention, and it can be your competitive advantage. Jeff Whitehorn reveals the actions that a leader must take to improve culture in order to help win the battle against the Great Resignation.

Learning objectives:
• Identify the three critical aspects of culture where leaders must focus their time and attention first.
• Discover specific action steps that leaders can take to improve culture and reduce employee turnover

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